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New antennas meet NB-IoT standard

March 29, 2017By

Narrowband IoT (NB‑IoT) is a new way of communicating with the “things” in Internet of Things that was standardized by 3GPP in June 2016. The latest mobile broadband standard, NB-IoT is aimed at devices that need to communicate small amounts of data over long periods in hard-to-reach places. It connects devices through existing GSM and LTE spectrum networks. NB-IoT uses... read more

u-blox appoints Suresh Ram president of u-blox America

March 29, 2017By

Suresh Ram has been appointed president of u-blox America, a wholly owned subsidiary of u-blox AG, a Swiss wireless and positioning technology company. Ram’s appointment takes effect immediately. He is responsible for sales, marketing, field applications and operations aimed at supporting the growing regional customer base. “The Internet of Things presents enormous opportunities for wireless technology,” Ram said. “As this... read more

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Tallysman introduces dual-band plus L-band GNSS antenna

March 29, 2017By

Tallysman, manufacturer of economical high-performance GNSS antennas and related products, has introduced a through-hole mount dual-band plus L-band GNSS antenna, the TW3892. The introduction of this antenna is a continuation of Tallysman’s expansion into broader band GNSS antennas. The TW3892 antenna employs Tallysman’s Accutenna technology and is capable of receiving GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1, Galileo E1 plus L-band... read more

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Swift, Carnegie Robotics partner on GNSS for robotics, autonomous driving

March 29, 2017By

Swift Navigation is teaming up with Carnegie Robotics LLC to develop a line of navigation products for autonomous vehicles, outdoor robotics and machine control. The first navigation product will be announced May 8 at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL event in Dallas, Texas. Swift Navigation is a San Francisco-based startup building centimeter-accurate GPS technology for autonomous vehicles, and Carnegie Robotics LLC (CRL), the industry leader in... read more

Harxon releases mini choke ring antenna

March 28, 2017By

Harxon, manufacturer of high-precision antennas in China, has released a new patented mini choke ring antenna, the HX-CSX610A. Weighing less than 2 kg, the tiny antenna could be considered the next generation of reference antenna trends, Harxon said. Harxon’s patent for the HX-CSX610A design includes its compact body, which offers flexible transportation and installation. Applications for the antenna include CORS stations, geodetic surveying... read more

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Report forecasts global receiver market for 2017-20

March 27, 2017By

A new industry report provides a study of the global GNSS receiver market, forecasting growth and other factors for the period 2017-20. The GPS & GNSS Receivers Market 2017 Research Report by Markets.biz provides a “thorough and complete study on receiver industry volume, market share, trends, growth, applications, utilization ratio, supply and demand analysis, manufacturing capacity and price. The report concentrates on a complete... read more

Spectracom, Satelles sync in multiple indoor locations

March 22, 2017By

Orolia has synchronized a Spectracom SecureSync high-precision time server with the new Iridium Satelles Satellite Time & Location (STL) time synchronization signal powered by Iridium satellites in several indoor environments in the field. Configured with an embedded STL receiver and a small patch antenna, the SecureSync synchronized with the STL signal in several challenging indoor locations. Indoor success can be... read more

2017 Simulator Buyers Guide

March 21, 2017By

Cast Navigation iP-Solutions Racelogic Skydel Spectracom Spirent Federal Systems Syntony-GNSS Talen-x Cast-5000 GPS wavefront generator CRPA and Attitude Determination Receiver Testing The CAST-5000 produces a single coherent wavefront of GPS RF signals to provide repeatable testing in the laboratory environment or anechoic chamber. The basic system generates four independent, coherent simulations that reference a single point and is upgradeable to... read more