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Next-to-last GPS IIF satellite launched into orbit Posted on 02 Nov 2015 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The U.S. Air Force successfully launched its 11th and next-to-last Boeing-built Global Positioning System GPS IIF series satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex... Read more»

RIEGL Launches BathyCopter UAV with Lidar Posted on 01 Nov 2015 in the Product Showcase & UAV/UGV categories.

Following RIEGL‘s debut of the RiCOPTER at INTERGEO 2014, a fully integrated UAV-based lidar surveying solution, the company used INTERGEO 2015 in September to launch its new BathyCopter. The BathyCopter... Read more»

NVS Technologies Releases L1 RTK Receiver Posted on 01 Nov 2015 in the Latest News & OEM & Product Showcase categories.

NVS Technologies AG has launched an L1 RTK+Heading GNSS receiver. The NV08C-RTK-A is fully integrated multi-constellation satellite navigation receiver with embedded RTK functionality and compatibility with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and... Read more»

ŠKODA App Lets Kids Drive along with Parents Posted on 01 Nov 2015 in the Mobile & Transportation categories.

Czech automaker ŠKODA is offering a tablet game that gives kids in the backseat the opportunity to follow along as their parent drives. With the ŠKODA LittleDriver app, children can... Read more»

GPS Shape-Changing Device Guides through Touch Posted on 31 Oct 2015 in the Latest News & Mobile & OEM categories.

A handheld GPS device uses touch to help you determine where to walk. Made with a 3D printer, the cube-shaped “Animotus” was designed with the visually impaired in mind, reports... Read more»

El Chapo’s Accomplices Used GPS Posted on 31 Oct 2015 in the Mobile categories.

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s accomplices knew where the world’s most wanted and powerful drug lord was at all times because he had television in his cell that has a GPS... Read more»

University of Georgia Teaches Precision Ag with Corn Maze Posted on 31 Oct 2015 in the Machine Control/Ag categories.

University of Georgia precision agriculture students used GPS to design a corn maze in honor of football coach Mark Richt. George Vellidis, a UGA crop and soil sciences professor, gave... Read more»

U.S. Forest Service Deploys Avenza PDF Maps App for Firefighting Posted on 30 Oct 2015 in the Latest News categories.

Every year thousands of acres of forests are engulfed in fires. Recognizing the benefits of geospatial technology, the United States Forest Service (USFS) Geospatial Management Office (GMO) is using Avenza System Inc.’s... Read more»