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P3 predicts connected car focus of upcoming automotive, tech shows

January 5, 2016By

Automotive and consumer technology teams in Detroit and Silicon Valley remain hard at work preparing to kick-off the New Year with new technology at two of the nation’s biggest showcases of automotive connectivity: CES 2016, held Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas, and the North American International Auto Show, held Jan. 11–24 in Detroit. Samit Ghosh, Ph.D., president and CEO of... read more

Skyworks launches GNSS front-end modules with integrated filters

January 4, 2016By

Skyworks Solutions, which manufactures analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has launched three low-noise amplifier (LNA) front-end modules with integrated filters for GNSS. The devices are designed to provide high linearity, excellent gain, a high 1-dB input compression point and a superior noise figure. The pre-filters provide the low in-band insertion loss and integrated notch filtering for excellent rejection of desired frequency... read more

Septentrio introduces next-generation GNSS reference receiver — PolaRx5

December 14, 2015By
The Septentrio PolaRx5 GNSS receiver.

Septentrio has launched its next-generation GNSS receiver for precise scientific and geodetic applications — the PolaRx5. This new receiver in the PolaRx product line is developed specifically to support the most demanding applications for the Earth science community offering a select range of advanced features that enable maximum accuracy and functionality. Powered by Septentrio’s next generation multi-frequency engine, the PolaRx5 offers 544 hardware channels... read more

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Launchpad: New receiver module, UAV developments

December 7, 2015By
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Featuring new products in the OEM, survey, mapping and unmanned aerial vehicle sectors. read more

Chronos and UrsaNav partner on Loran PNT networks

December 3, 2015By
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The founders of Chronos and UrsaNav have formed a new collaboration, named Taviga, that will focus on preserving and establishing low-frequency (LF) positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) networks the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, using repurposed Loran-C or purpose-built eLoran technology. Taviga — named for timing and navigation — aims to ensure timing and navigation for critical infrastructure from cyber and... read more

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Tallysman introduces upper GNSS band, L-band capable antennas

December 3, 2015By
The Tallysman TW2940.

Tallysman has introduced the TW2920 antenna for simultaneous reception of L-band correction signals and all of the upper band GNSS signals, including GPS L1, GLONASS G1, Galileo E1 and BeiDou B1. The TW2920’s 1-dB bandwidth covers 1525-1559 MHz for the L-band downlink and 1559-1610MHz for the upper-band GNSS. The LNA of the TW2920 provides 28dB of gain; the TW2940 is a higher... read more

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PlanetiQ signs weather satellite launch contract with India’s Antrix

December 3, 2015By
24 hours of data from 12 PlanetiQ satellites = ~34,000 occultations/day.

PlanetiQ has signed a contract with Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), for the launch of PlanetiQ’s first two weather satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) during the fourth quarter of 2016. Ten more satellites are planned for launch in 2017 to complete an initial set of 12 satellites that will... read more

SBG Systems moves US office from Chicago to California

December 3, 2015By

SBG Systems has moved its United States headquarters office from Chicago, Illinois, to Huntington Beach, California. SBG Systems is a supplier of miniature, high-performance and innovative motion sensing solutions. SBG Systems headquarters are based in Rueil-Malmaison, France. Its California office has an additional 10,000 square feet. “We will be able to offer better delivery times, more convenient meeting facilities to... read more

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