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GNSS Market 2017 report released

June 14, 2017By

MarketReports.biz has published a detailed market research study focused on the GNSS Market across the global, regional and country level. The GNSS Market 2017 report provides a 360-degree analysis of the market from the point of view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the... read more

ICAO requests information on unmanned traffic management systems

June 14, 2017By

During AUVSI Xponential 2017, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, announced a Request for Information (RFI) on traffic management systems for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The RFI is an opportunity for industry and governments to submit ideas to define the issues so that global solutions can be proposed, debated and agreed on. As UAS... read more

Altair markets narrowband cellular chipset with integrated GNSS

June 14, 2017By

LTE chipset maker Altair Semiconductor has demonstrated GNSS functionality integrated in its new ALT1250 narrowband CAT-M1 and NB1 (NB-IoT) chipset. In addition to GNSS functionality, the ALT1250’s extreme level of integration eliminates the need for most external components required to design a cellular Internet of Things (IoT) module. Its GNSS capability was demonstrated June 13  at the Sierra Wireless Innovation Summit... read more

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Taoglas launches Axiom reference design for connected cars

June 12, 2017By

Taoglas has launched Axiom, a reference design for a low-profile, compact multiple-antenna solution for the next generation of connected cars. Taoglas is a provider of GNSS, automotive and Internet of Things products. The reference design will help automobile manufacturers overcome one of the biggest challenges of the connected car: where and how to place the multitude of antennas needed for maximum performance. As many... read more

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Sokkia introduces field-to-office GeoPro software

June 9, 2017By

Sokkia has introduced a pair of software solutions for its total stations, robotics and GNSS rover systems — GeoPro Field and GeoPro Office. GeoPro Field provides a graphical user interface designed to collect field measurements for land surveying and construction activities. “End-users needing a field tool to collect and import measurement data into design and drafting software will find GeoPro Field to... read more

Thales signs contract to upgrade Europe’s EGNOS

June 9, 2017By

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Thales Alenia Space for an upgrade to Europe’s EGNOS satellite navigation augmentation system, which underpins the safety-critical use of satnav across Europe, according to ESA. Designed by ESA and being exploited by Europe’s GNSS Agency (GSA), the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) improves the precision of GPS signals over... read more

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Telit receives AT&T certification for automotive-grade module

June 8, 2017By

Telit’s 300-Mbps LE940B6-NA LTE Cat 6 module has received AT&T certification for use on the carrier’s North American LTE wireless networks. The smart module is the first 300 Mbps Cat 6 automotive-grade solution certified by AT&T, Telit announced in a press release. With advanced security features, the LE940B6 aligns with automakers’ vehicle roadmaps which include requirements for secure, high-speed mobile data... read more

Navigation from LEO: Current capability and future promise

June 8, 2017By

Editor’s Note: This online preview presents brief highlights from the upcoming July cover story in GPS World, “Navigation from LEO: Current Capability and Future Promise.” The article is by David Lawrence, H. Stewart Cobb, Greg Gutt, and Michael O’Connor of Satelles, Tyler G. R. Reid and Todd F. Walter of Stanford University, and David Whelan. Webinar on Thursday. The Satellite... read more