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what3words Uses 3 Words as Coordinates to Identify Location Posted on 10 Feb 2015 in the Video Spotlight categories.

what3words explains its coordinates system based on words while at the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. what3words splits Earth’s surface into 57 trillion 3-meter... Read more»

Raytheon GPS Ground Program Passes Review Posted on 09 Feb 2015 in the Aviation & Space & Defense & GNSS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

The ground control system (OCX) that Raytheon is developing for the next-generation GPS program has passed a Pentagon review, reports Reuters. The program will be monitored to ensure it stays on track, a... Read more»

Delta Rocket Moves to Launchpad for March GPS Launch Posted on 09 Feb 2015 in the GNSS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

The Delta 4 rocket that will launch the next GPS satellite has been rolled out to the launch pad, reports Spaceflight Now. The satellite itself, GPS IIF-9, will be attached to the... Read more»

Report Looks at Feeding Growing Global Population with Precision Farming, IoT Posted on 09 Feb 2015 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

A new report by Beecham Research examines how the agricultural sector is embracing precision farming to face challenges raised by an increasing worldwide population and the impact of climate change. The United Nations... Read more»

BeiDou Precision Nav Will Receive GPS, GLONASS, Galileo Signals Posted on 09 Feb 2015 in the GNSS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

A senior Chinese government space official on Feb. 5 said precision-navigation user receivers in China will be fitted with chipsets receiving satellite signals from BeiDou, GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo, according to Space... Read more»

Esri Federal GIS Conference: Introduction Video Posted on 09 Feb 2015 in the Video Spotlight categories.

Geospatial Solutions‘ and GPS World‘s Art Kalinski is reporting live from the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. Check back on our websites for more video updates,... Read more»

Judge Rules Against LightSquared in Claims Against GPS Firms Posted on 09 Feb 2015 in the GNSS & GNSS News & Latest News & Mobile/Wireless categories.

A U.S. judge dismissed the bulk of two lawsuits by LightSquared and equity owner Harbinger Capital Partners, reports Reuters. The suits accused Trimble, Garmin and Deere & Co. of misleading... Read more»

Latest Galileo Satellites Reach Launch Site Posted on 06 Feb 2015 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & GNSS News & Latest News categories.

News from the European Space Agency Another two Galileo satellites have touched down in French Guiana ready to take their place in Europe’s satellite navigation constellation. The pair, safely cocooned inside... Read more»