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Security not just a receiver problem: NTP attacks on time servers

September 21, 2016By

NTP attacks on time servers and other vital topics will be explored in GPS World‘s Sept. 22 “GPS/GNSS and Cybersecurity” webinar, sponsored by Microsemi. Sign up now for free attendance and participation in the free-form Q&A that will follow the four expert presentations. In its most general form, spoofing can be conducted using RF as well as cyber attacks. Cyber... read more

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DT Research delivers rugged tablets purpose-built for industry

September 19, 2016By

DT Research has released the DT395CR and DT395GS rugged tablets. While designed for field professionals, the tablets cost less than consumer-grade tablets over the lifetime of the product, DT Research said. Both DT395 tablets are highly durable to withstand extreme environments, designed with fully integrated options to eliminate easily broken attachments in mission-critical scenarios, and include security, privacy and productivity settings. The DT395GS tablet is designed... read more

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Google rolls out emergency service

September 17, 2016By

With more than 70 percent of calls to emergency services coming from mobile phones, getting necessary help — fast — to the caller can be challenging if they don’t know where they are or can’t communicate for any number or reasons related to the emergency. Current emergency solutions rely on cell-tower location, with a location radius of up to several... read more

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NovAtel announces VEXXIS family of GNSS antennas

September 16, 2016By
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NovAtel has introduced its new VEXXIS series of GNSS antennas. NovAtel made the announcement at ION GNSS+, which is being held this week in Portland, Oregon. The VEXXIS series includes two lines of antennas, the new GNSS-800 series and the GNSS-500 series introduced earlier this year. The series offers the latest advancements in GNSS antenna technology for multi-constellation and multifrequency... read more

GPS III satellite delivery slips because of capacitor

September 15, 2016By

Lockheed Martin has pushed back the delivery of the first GPS III satellite by four months after discovering that a subcontractor failed to conduct testing on a ceramic capacitor, part of the navigation payload, according to Bloomberg. Delivery of the satellite was expected in August, but will now be delayed four more months and won’t be shipped until at least... read more

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Microsemi announces thermally improved chip-scale atomic clocks

September 15, 2016By
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Microsemi Corporation has announced its new thermally improved chip-scale atomic clock (CSAC) components with full operating and storage temperature. The new devices offer low-power holdover atomic clock technology without compromising size, weight and power (SWaP) while operating at a wide temperature range. Microsemi is exhibiting this week at ION GNSS+, being held in Portland, Oregon. With an operating temperature range of -10... read more

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Xsens launches knowledge BASE for inertial tracking, wearable motion capture

September 15, 2016By
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Xsens has launched BASE, an online technology platform with a community forum and a knowledge base on 3D motion tracking technology and products. On BASE.xsens.com, the knowledge base contains inside information about micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) sensors, inertial measurement units (IMU), sensor fusion algorithms, body-motion tracking and motion capture. It also provides best practices, tips and tricks for the use of Xsens’ successful products... read more

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Rx Networks adds SBAS and QZSS for test and development

September 15, 2016By

Rx Networks Inc., a mobile location technology and services company, announced test and development access to upcoming SBAS and QZSS services at ION GNSS+, where the company is exhibiting. ION GNSS+ is being held in Portland, Oregon, Sept. 12-16. The addition of QZSS and SBAS to its location.io service platform enables Rx Networks to provide regional correction data and additional... read more

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