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Magellan Integrates RoadMate with Position Logic Tracking Platform

October 13, 2015By
The Magellan RoadMate RC9496T-LMB commercial navigator.

Magellan is integrating its RoadMate RC9496T-LMB fleet navigation device with Position Logic’s advanced GPS tracking software solution. The partnership allows Position Logic service providers to leverage all Magellan RoadMate RC9496T-LMB devices. The RoadMate RC9496T-LMB, a 7-inch Android GPS fleet navigation device, is available now to current and prospective Magellan and Position Logic customers. Position Logic, a division of KORE, provides precision... read more

Global Car GPS Industry Analyzed in New Market Report

October 13, 2015By

The Global Car GPS Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the car GPS market spread across 108 pages, profiling 21 companies and supported with 245 tables and figures. The report is divided into 13 major chapters that offer an overview of the current market, as well as forecasts for the car GPS... read more

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Cobham Launches Two ‘Sailor’ Marine Receivers

October 13, 2015By
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Cobham SATCOM has launched two new Sailor satellite navigation receivers. Both the Sailor 656X GNSS and new Sailor 657X DGNSS (Differential GNSS) are black-box products designed to be part of a system Cobham SATCOM refers to as its “multi-function universe.” The advanced touchscreen Sailor 6004 Control Panel at the heart of the Multi-Function Universe provides full control for all products connected to it from a single... read more

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UK Government Releases Space Weather Preparedness Strategy

October 12, 2015By
The different space weather phenomena. (Image: UK Department for Business Innovation & Skills)

A “Space Weather Preparedness Strategy” has been issued by the government of the United Kingdom. The document sets out the nature of the risk to the UK from severe space weather, as well as progress made to prepare for the risk and priorities for future work. Responsibility for managing the risk passed from the Cabinet Office to the Department for Business,... read more

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Newest GNSS Satellites Being Tracked

October 12, 2015By

News courtesy of CANSPACE Listserv. Galileo has added two satellites to its constellation. Shortly after the Galileo satellite using the E24 PRN code started transmitting, its sibling began transmitting using code E30. Several stations participating in the International GNSS Service Multi-GNSS Experiment are tracking the new satellites. Prof. René Warnant from the University of Liege has reported that as of 10 October,... read more

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Prototype Car Travels from Paris to Bordeaux in Autonomous Mode

October 9, 2015By
An autonomous Peugeot Citroën has driven itself all the way from Paris to Bordeaux, a distance of 360 miles (550 km).
(Credit: PSA Peugeot Citroën)

On Oct. 2 one of PSA Peugeot Citroën’s four autonomous vehicles traveled the motorway from Paris to Bordeaux to take part in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress, which was held Oct. 5–9. The 580-km trip was completed entirely in autonomous mode without driver involvement. The car autonomously adjusted its speed and changed lanes to overtake, taking into account other vehicles,... read more

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Satlab Offers Hydrographic Echo Sounder for GNSS Rover

October 9, 2015By

Swedish-based Survey and GIS equipment maker Satlab Geosolutions AB has announced the availability of its SLD-100 GNSS Rover accessory to facilitate Hydrographic measurement in bodies of water up to 100 meters in depth. It is designed for those who find themselves needing to survey into bodies of water, streams and rivers. With survey-grade accuracy, the Satlab SLD-100 can be added to any brand... read more

ISRO: All 7 IRNSS Satellites in Orbit by March

October 8, 2015By

All seven satellites of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) are expected to be in orbit by March 2016, reports New Delhi Television, citing Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Kiran Kumar. “We expect by March 2016 all the seven constellation of IRNSS to be in orbit,” Kumar said. Four IRNSS satellites are now in orbit, with three remaining to complete... read more

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