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Toward a Unified PNT — Part 1

October 2, 2014By
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Complexity and Context: Key Challenges of Multisensor Positioning
The next generation of navigation and positioning systems must provide greater accuracy and reliability in a range of challenging environments. No single navigation technology is robust enough, so a multisensor solution is required. read more

Innovation: Scintillating Statistics

October 2, 2014By
FIGURE 2. Current multi-GNSS data collection system configuration at Jicamarca Radio Observatory in Peru. (GLO = GLONASS, BDS = BeiDou System, VPN = virtual private network, ISMET = ionospheric scintillation monitoring event triggering, RAID = redundant array of independent disks)

A Look at High-Latitude and Equatorial Ionospheric Disturbances of GPS Signals
In an effort to help improve the monitoring, mapping, and modeling of scintillations, a team of researchers led by Prof. Jade Morton is monitoring high-latitude and equatorial scintillations and they discuss some of their preliminary results in this month’s column. read more

The Business & Product Showcase — October 2014

October 1, 2014By

The Business section from the October 2014 issue. Download the PDF here. Includes: Septentrio Consolidates Sales for Americas with Altus; NovAtel Adds IMU to SPAN Line; IFEN Launches SX3 Software Receiver; ION Awards Given to Misra, Banville; CTIA Super Mobility Week; ION GNSS+ Conference PLUS: ION GNSS+ Product Showcase read more

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2014 State of the GNSS Industry Report

October 1, 2014By

The 2014 State of the GNSS Industry Report reveals the results of our annual survey of GNSS professionals, covering the state of their business, the economic climate for GNSS products and services, driving market factors, the government’s role in funding and regulating, budgets devoted to R&D, the effects of jamming, and the “Issue of the Year.” Click here to download the 2014... read more

GPS World Leadership Dinner and Race to Market

October 1, 2014By

Invited guests at the annual GPS World Leadership Dinner, a special event held September 11 during ION GNSS+ in Tampa, Florida, heard perspectives from sponsors Lockheed Martin, Exelis, Raytheon, and Braxton Technologies, as well as visions of GNSS progress from our four award winners. Leadership Awards were given to Javier Benedicto Ruiz, Galileo Project Manager, European Space Agency (Satellites category); Sherman Lo, senior research... read more

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GIS Builds Awareness, Improves Treatment, Aids Prevention

October 1, 2014By
Figure 1. Mammograms in last two years; percent of respondents, by counties.

North Coast Media announced in May 2014 its plans to donate to the American Cancer Society a portion of all October issues’ revenue from its market-leading media brands: GPS World, Pit & Quarry, LP Gas, Pest Management Professional (PMP), Landscape Management (LM), and Golfdom. “Giving back is an important part of the culture here at North Coast Media,” said President... read more

CSR Webinar Registration

October 1, 2014By

Indoor Location with SiRFusion from CSR   Date: December 4, 2014 Time: 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST Duration: 1 hour (plus extra time for Q&A) Indoor location has become a hot topic, carrying the promise of ubiquitous location and user context. Set to take social networking, analytics, content targeting and enterprise efficiency applications to a new level, the... read more

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25th Anniversary GNSS Timeline

September 1, 2014By

GPS World’s 25th Anniversary GNSS History Timeline, from the September 2014 Special Supplement “GNSS Industry: Past, Present, and Future.” Download the PDF. read more

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