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CAST Introduces GPS Satellite Simulator

June 13, 2012By

CAST Navigation of Tewksbury, Massachusetts introduced its SGX GPS Satellite Simulator. With its compact size — 7 × 11× 3 inches — and weighing in at just over 4 pounds, the SGX is CAST’s newest and smallest fully capable simulator to date. read more

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Core Positioning Receiver Chip

June 13, 2012By

u-blox is launching the u-blox 7, its next-generation core positioning technology platform. Supporting all deployed as well as soon-to-be deployed GNSS, the platform is based on the UBX-G7020 multi-GNSS receiver integrated chip with low power consumption. read more

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Multi-Channel RF Recorder

June 13, 2012By

Averna, developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device makers, announces the availability of a field-ready multi-channel RF Recorder for RF applications covering 330 MHz to 2.5 GHz. read more

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Averna Introduces Portable, Multi-Channel RF Recorder for GNSS Applications

June 13, 2012By
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Averna, developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device makers, announces the availability of a field-ready multi-channel RF Recorder for RF applications covering 330 MHz to 2.5 GHz. read more

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The System: Commercial GPS in Combat

June 1, 2012By

Partnership Council Affords Insight, Drama By Alan Cameron This year’s GPS Partnership Council provided among other highlights a discussion of the tensions between commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) receiver systems used in tactical combat operations versus official military GPS user equipment (MGUE), and an enthralling warfighters’ panel that revealed much of those COTS/MGUE dilemmas. The event, held May 1–2 in El Segundo,... read more

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Spirent Launches Entry-Level Multi-GNSS Simulator

May 24, 2012By
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Spirent Communications today announced the launch of its new GSS6300M Multi-GNSS simulator designed for integration, verification, and production testing where a quick and accurate functional test is needed. The platform supports simulation of signals from individual or combined GPS/SBAS, GLONASS, and Galileo constellations, with eight satellites per constellation. read more

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MBOC Signal Furor

May 23, 2012By

A subsidiary of the UK Ministry of Defence has been granted a UK patent on the MBOC signal design, which was a product of lengthy and cooperative negotiations between U.S. and European scientists. The UK patent, taken in the names of two UK scientists participating in the project, is being used by a legal firm to demand royalty fees from... read more

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Trimble Introduces New DR+GPS Module for Vehicle and Asset Tracking Applications

May 15, 2012By

Trimble has introduced the Aardvark DR+GPS module that combines dead reckoning (DR) with GPS technology on a single, compact board. The Trimble Aardvark DR+GPS module provides positioning information when GPS signals are limited or not available, such as in urban canyons and tunnels. The Aardvark DR+GPS module is being marketed as a solution for system integrators or OEMs who are adding dead reckoning capabilities to vehicle navigation, fleet management and asset tracking systems. read more

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