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D-COAX offers reconfigurable probe station for chip testing

March 7, 2016By
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D-COAX Inc. has introduced a reconfigurable probe station (Model W4.0 x L6.5) for design engineers and technicians. It’s used to test a chip or small circuit board for the project that cannot wait for local lab probe station availability. The probe station has a small footprint (X = 22 in, Y = 9 in, Z = 8 inch) and can... read more

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Trimble multi-GNSS timing antenna allows for BeiDou, Galileo

March 7, 2016By

Trimble has introduced its latest smart antenna with an integrated multi-GNSS receiver for high accuracy and precise timing applications. The Acutime 360 smart antenna provides a pulse-per-second (PPS) output synchronized to UTC within 15 nanoseconds (one sigma). The Acutime 360 is the latest in the Acutime line of products, which have been deployed in the field for more than 20 years. With... read more

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Opportunity for Accuracy: Terrestrial SOPs attractive supplement to GNSS

March 7, 2016By
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Exploiting terrestrial signals of opportunity (SOPs) can significantly reduce the vertical dilution of precision (VDOP) of a GNSS navigation solution. Simulation and experimental results show that adding cellular SOP observables is more effective in reducing VDOP than adding GNSS space vehicle (SV) observables. read more

VectorNav Technologies introduces VN-360 GPS-Compass

March 3, 2016By
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VectorNav Technologies has introduced the VN-360 GPS-Compass heading and position sensor. The VN-360 is an OEM GPS-Compass module that provides an accurate, True North heading solution for systems integrators seeking a reliable alternative to magnetic-based sensors. Many systems currently available on the market depend on digital magnetometers for providing heading measurements of a manned or unmanned platform. However, the majority of... read more

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SBG Systems offers inertial sensors in subsea enclosures

March 2, 2016By
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SBG Systems has released the Apogee-M and the Apogee-U, two inertial sensors, to complete the Apogee product line. The Apogee-M is a motion reference unit (MRU), and the Apogee-U is an inertial navigation system (INS). Both are made of titanium with a depth rating of 200 meters. Apogee Series is an accurate INS based on robust micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) technology. One year... read more

Micro module designed for UAVs, wearables

February 24, 2016By

GNSS module maker OriginGPS has launched the new Multi Micro Spider, which has a fully integrated and highly sensitive multi-GNSS module, with support for GPS, Glonass, BeiDou and Galileo. The Multi Micro Spider is designed for applications that require quick movement, minimal power consumption and ultra-small form factors, such as wearables and drones. Like its predecessor, the Multi Micro Hornet (ORG1510-MK), the... read more

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u-blox brings GNSS RTK precision to the mass market

February 15, 2016By
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u-blox has launched a receiver module that brings real-time kinematic accuracy to the mass market. The NEO-M8P GNSS receiver module delivers high performance down to centimeter-level accuracy. RTK technologies have been used for some time in low-volume niche markets, such as surveying and construction. Because of high costs and complexity, this enhanced positioning technology has been inaccessible for most other uses. Emerging high volume... read more

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Tallysman wideband inline amplifier covers all GNSS frequencies

February 12, 2016By
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Tallysman, a manufacturer of economical high-performance GNSS antennas and related products, is offering a new wideband 28-dB inline amplifier covering the full GNSS spectrum from 1 to 2 GHz. The TW125B is a low cost, rugged, waterproof, low noise, low current/low voltage, 1 to 2 GHz band, 28dB gain in-line amplifier, specially designed to amplify all GNSS frequency signals, from GPS L5... read more

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