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Photos: GEO Business 2014 in London Posted on 28 May 2014 in the Latest News & Mapping & Survey News & Surveying categories.

GPS World Publisher Steve Copley is attending GEO Business 2014, where GPS World is a sponsor. The show is being held in London this week. He’s been tweeting from the... Read more»

McMurdo Group Completes Acquisition of Techno-Sciences Posted on 28 May 2014 in the Government News & Latest News & Public Safety categories.

McMurdo Group, an end-to-end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness (MDA) company, has acquired Techno-Sciences, Inc. (TSi), a provider of SAR satellite ground stations, integrated emergency response center... Read more»

Watch out for Falling Coconuts — with GPS Posted on 27 May 2014 in the Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Personal Navigation & Personal Tracking categories.

Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia, is looking to reduce any potential deaths from falling coconuts, reports ABC News. The Douglas shire council is mapping the GPS locations of its coconut trees,... Read more»

Test Shows Galileo Increases Accuracy of Location-Based Services Posted on 27 May 2014 in the Galileo & GNSS News & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News & Mobile Devices & OEM News categories.

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and Rx Networks Inc., a mobile location technology and services company, announced the results of tests conducted by the company measuring the performance of Galileo when... Read more»

Globecomm Receives Contract Extension from NATO for GPS-Based Tracking Posted on 27 May 2014 in the Defense News & Latest News & LBS/Wireless News categories.

Globecomm, a global provider of communications solutions and services, has received a contract extension from NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) valued at $9.6 million to extend communication services... Read more»

Geoforce Releases Tiny Industrial GPS Tracking Device Posted on 27 May 2014 in the Fleet Management & Latest News & Machine Control/AG News & Personal Tracking & Shipping & Transportation News categories.

Geoforce, Inc., an international provider of asset management solutions for the oil and gas industry, has announced the widespread commercial availability of the GT0, a tiny industrial GPS asset-tracking device.... Read more»

Trimble Introduces Compact OEM GNSS UHF Receiver Module for High-Accuracy Positioning Posted on 22 May 2014 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control & Machine Control/AG News & OEM News & UAV/UAS/UGV categories.

Trimble has introduced the Trimble BD930-UHF receiver and communication module. As part of Trimble’s GNSS OEM portfolio, the new compact module features centimeter-level, Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) positioning capabilities coupled with... Read more»

Raytheon’s VIIRS View App Provides World Weather to Mobile Users Posted on 21 May 2014 in the Aviation & Space & Government News & Latest News & Mapping & Natural Resources & Product Showcase categories.

Available for iPhone, iPad and Android, VIIRS View provides mobile device users a look into the type of data meteorologists and climatologists use every day to track the weather and... Read more»