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u-blox Joins CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium Posted on 28 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

u-blox, a wireless and positioning module maker, has become a member of the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium. The industrial-driven consortium is dedicated to the development and deployment of Cooperative... Read more»

FAA Grants Topcon UAS Exemption for Sirius Posted on 27 Apr 2015 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

Topcon Positioning Systems has received a national exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that allows for operation of its unmanned aerial system (UAS) in the United States. The exemption covers... Read more»

Schweitzer Labs Adds PTP Support to Network Clock Posted on 27 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Product Showcase categories.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has added support for the Precision Time Protocol (PTP) to its SEL-2488 Satellite-Synchronized Network Clock. In a single clock, users can now synchronize end devices with sub-microsecond... Read more»

Trimble Expands Product Line for Surveyors Posted on 27 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Survey categories.

Trimble has expanded its portfolio of geospatial solutions for surveyors, engineers and mapping professionals. Highlights include new total stations, a new GNSS receiver and new field and office software features.... Read more»

Project Counters Ionospheric Disturbance for GNSS Posted on 27 Apr 2015 in the Design & Test & Latest News categories.

After 27 months of intensive research, a project team funded under the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme has come up with a solution to counter the problem of ionospheric disturbance affecting... Read more»

J.D. Power: Collision Tops Nav, Paves Way for Autonomous Driving Posted on 27 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile & Transportation & UAV/UGV categories.

Three of the top five technologies consumers most prefer in their next vehicle are related to collision protection, according to a new J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Tech Choice Study. Technologies that reduce the... Read more»

Happy 20th Anniversary, GPS! Posted on 24 Apr 2015 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The Global Positioning System marks its 20th year of operation on Monday, April 27. Below is a timeline showing important milestones in the 20 years since the constellation reached full... Read more»

Exelis Launches Surveillance Tool for UAV Operators Posted on 24 Apr 2015 in the Latest News & Product Showcase & UAV/UGV categories.

Exelis has launched its first airspace situational awareness tool designed specifically for unmanned aerial system (UAS) operations in the United States. Symphony RangeVue puts real-time Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) surveillance... Read more»