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Make it real: Developing a test framework for PNT systems and devices

Tests of the robustness of commercial GNSS devices against threats show that different receivers behave differently in the presence of the same threat vectors. A risk-assessment framework for PNT systems can gauge real-world threat vectors, then the most appropriate and cost-effective mitigation can be selected. Vulnerabilities of GNSS positioning, navigation and timing are a consequence of the signals’ very low... read more

Testing susceptibility to GPS spoofing

October 30, 2016By

Spoofing as it applies to GPS is an attempt to deceive a GPS receiver by broadcasting signals that the receiver will use instead of the live sky signals. Spoofing is different from jamming. Jamming is easier for a receiver to detect, and while it can disrupt the receiver, it cannot relocate it. Spoofing can be used as an attack on... read more

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Telit offers new GNSS module

October 25, 2016By

Telit‘s Jupiter SE873Q5 module is now available. The SE873Q5 is an ultra-low-power, high-sensitivity GNSS module with very small physical dimensions, completely compatible with its SE873 module. The new module leverages Telit innovation in miniaturization technology to improve power saving and sensitivity, delivering longer battery life and expanding design possibilities for tracking and navigation application areas particularly in wearable devices. The... read more

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OriginGPS offers module plus software for drone navigation

October 24, 2016By

OriginGPS, a manufacturer of miniature GNSS modules, has launched three new products built on the flash-based SiRFstar V from Qualcomm Technologies Inc. This latest trio of modules has drone features such as low-latency velocity and position outputs and 5-Hz position updates. The Multi Hornet and Multi Micro Hornet offer drone OEMs a choice between 10 by 10 millimeter or 18 by 18 millimeter integrated, high-performance... read more

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Hemisphere GNSS offers Eclipse P328 OEM positioning board

October 13, 2016By

Hemisphere GNSS has announced the Eclipse P328, the next offering in a line of new and refreshed, low-power, high-precision, positioning OEM boards. The multi-frequency, multi-GNSS P328 is an all signals receiver board that includes Hemisphere’s new and innovative hardware platform and integrates Atlas GNSS Global Corrections. Hemisphere GNSS is showcasing the Eclipse P328 OEM positioning board at Intergeo in Hamburg, Germany, October 11-13,... read more

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Sensor integration key at InterGeo

October 12, 2016By

Last year at InterGeo 2015, UAVs ruled, for at least the second year in a row, although some of its newest-thing gloss seemed to be wearing off. This year, sensor integration in both hardware and software is a dominant theme — and one with broader implications and applications. GNSS positioning technology, aided in many cases by laser scanning, other imaging... read more

Innovation: Better GNSS navigation and spoofing detection with chip-scale atomic clocks

October 12, 2016By and

Getting there more safely
We discuss how chip-scale atomic clocks can help us navigate more safely by allowing a GNSS receiver to position itself more accurately even with only three satellites in view, and to protect itself by being able to detect a sophisticated spoofing attempt. read more

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Firmware update for inertial Ekinox and Apogee sensors

October 11, 2016By

SBG Systems displays their full range of MEMS-based inertial sensors at InterGeo 2016, with a major firmware update for its Ekinox and Apogee product lines. The key improvements in the update include a 15% improvement on orientation and navigation data and better robustness under harsh environments. This firmware is a complete rework of existing functionalities with the addition of new... read more

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