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NovAtel’s OEM7 7.03.00 firmware offers new and enhanced features

July 20, 2017By

NovAtel’s OEM7 v7.03.00 firmware is now available on all OEM7 receivers. The OEM7700, OEM719 and OEM729 can be updated to the 7.03.00 firmware, which supports new features like the SPAN Land Vehicle technology, direct inertial measurement unit (IMU) connections and tracking of the NavIC Indian regional satellite system on the L5 frequency. The SPAN Land Vehicle feature provides performance benefits specifically... read more

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UAV solutions to be showcased at Intergeo

July 19, 2017By

Legal issues, international market analyses and best practices take center stage at the Interaerial Solutions Expo (IASEXPO). Plus: Drone use in surveillance. read more

Applanix, Waterloo U collaborate on autonomous vehicle tech

June 29, 2017By

Applanix is collaborating on advanced research for autonomous vehicle guidance and control systems with the University of Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR) in Ontario, Canada. Applanix is a Trimble company. Applanix will provide WatCAR with its positioning and orientation system for testing autonomous guidance and control systems in real-world conditions. Applanix will also provide the Trimble GNSS-inertial board set... read more

Polynesian Exploration launches high-accuracy navigation system

June 27, 2017By

Polynesian Exploration Inc. has launched its high-accuracy navigation system for demanding applications such as autonomous driving and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Polynesian Exploration is a navigation startup founded by a group of navigation-industry veterans in Silicon Valley in October 2016. The navigation system is designed to fully utilize the advantages of both GNSS and inertial navigation systems (INS) to provide centimeter-level position... read more

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Location and context advances in Android

June 27, 2017By

Plus access to raw GNSS measurements for all By Steve Malkos Technical program manager, Google Google’s annual developers conference in May, Google I/O, featured many announcements, accomplishments and 2017 plans. Of particular interest, the Android Location and Context Team’s talk “Android Sensors & Location: What’s New and Best Practices,” is available online. This followed a keynote by CEO Sundar Pichai... read more

UAV update: GPS jamming, tethered drones, NASA UTM and space planes

June 21, 2017By

GPS World columnist Tony Murfin provides an overview of the hazards of — and at least one remedy for — GPS jamming, along with an update on the rise of tethered drones, UAV airspace traffic management, beyond-visual-line-of-sight drone operations and more. read more

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Septentrio releases 4.2 firmware for greater performance, security and functionality

June 15, 2017By

Septentrio has released version 4.2 firmware for the AsteRx4, AsteRx-U and the newly launched AsteRx-m2. The 4.2 firmware brings higher output rates, low and constant latency, support for TerraStar-C and a built-in NTRIP caster. The 4.2 firmware targets machine control applications delivering higher output rates with consistent and low latency. Maximum output rates have increased on all platforms: up to... read more

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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