Jackson Labs provides GNSS PNT replacement module for legacy receivers

November 23, 2015By
M12M Replacement Receiver GNSS module.

Jackson Labs Technologies Inc. has made available the M12M Replacement Receiver GNSS module that is form-fit-function compatible to the legacy Motorola M12M and M12+ timing and navigation receivers. It uses an eighth-generation GNSS timing-enabled receiver allowing 72 GNSS-channel reception with any two GNSS systems being received simultaneously. The M12M adds configurability via USB ports as well as dual in-line package (DIP) switches and various status... read more

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Alternative GPS/GNSS test method plus simulation updates

November 19, 2015By

Note: In May 2013 this newsletter published a column on “What’s New in GNSS Simulation.” This month, Editor Tony Murfin takes a brief look at a new start-up in GNSS simulation, Skydel, and its software signal simulator. We also provide quick updates on the latest from those simulation companies and others. Skydel Software-defined simulator Skydel provides a software-defined simulator using... read more

Launchpad: IoT chip, simulators, threat detector

November 12, 2015By

Featuring new products in the OEM, survey, mapping and unmanned aerial vehcile sectors. read more

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New Navia GLONASS navigation receiver released

November 9, 2015By

The new GLONASS module Navia NL3333 has been released by the EuroMobile Wireless Solutions Company. The module is made in an original 8.7 millimeter by 9.5 millimeter form-factor on the base of MediaTek MT3333 chipset. The manufacturer has achieved reduced dimensions, as well as significant reduction in a power consumption compared with previous Navia modules. In all such significant improvements, according to the... read more

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Trimble Thunderbolt PTP Grandmaster Clock Designed for Next-Generation Networks

November 9, 2015By

Trimble has introduced a new grandmaster clock to address the synchronization needs of the fast growing next-generation LTE-Advanced and small cell network market. The Thunderbolt PTP Grandmaster Clock (GC), coming in the first quarter of 2016, was introduced at the ITSF 2015 Time and Synchronization in Telecoms Conference, held in Edinburgh, UK, Nov. 2-5. Trimble said it value-engineered the industry-standard grandmaster clock, focusing... read more

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Spirent Issues Ebook on Testing Drones, UAVs

November 4, 2015By

Spirent has issued a free new 28-page ebook designed to provide An Introduction to Testing Navigation and Positioning Performance in Drones, UAS and UAVs. According to Spirent, “The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is starting to take off in commercial and military sectors. The potential applications of UAVs are many – including survey, mapping, media reporting, delivery, reconnaissance, conservation... read more

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IZT Solutions’ over-the-air system tests GNSS receiver performance

November 2, 2015By

German research organization Fraunhofer Gesellschaft has developed and presented an over-the-air (OTA) wave-field synthesis system for test and certification of GNSS receivers. The testing platform is at its Fraunhofer IIS Facility for Over the Air Research and Testing (FORTE) in Ilmenau, Germany. The innovative and complex OTA test system is based on hardware and software solutions from IZT GmbH, such as powerful RF receivers... read more

NVS Technologies Releases L1 RTK Receiver

November 1, 2015By

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 BeiDou. NV08C-RTK-A is specifically designed for use in high-accuracy applications, demanding low-cost, low-power consumption, small form factor and high performance, such as construction, mining and industrial; environmental and structural monitoring;... read more

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