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Applanix announces POSPac MMS 8 for high-accuracy mobile mapping

October 12, 2016By

Applanix introduced at Intergeo 2016 the POSPac MMS 8, its latest GNSS-aided inertial post-processing software for georeferencing data collected from cameras, lidars, multi-beam sonars and other sensors on mobile platforms. POSPac MMS 8 uses the Trimble CenterPoint RTX subscription service to deliver these benefits for mobile mapping from land, air, marine and UAV platforms: Achieve centimeter-level accuracy within one hour after data... read more

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TerraGo Edge and GeoPDF demonstrated at Intergeo

October 12, 2016By

TerraGo demonstrated at Intergeo the latest capabilities of its line of GeoPDF products as well as survey-grade, mobile GPS and GIS data collection with its TerraGo Edge and TerraGo Magic platforms geospatial collaboration and mobility software. GeoPDF products enable free, lightweight GIS applications, helping organizations get more value from their current investments in GIS and imagery platforms. TerraGo Edge and TerraGo Magic are... read more

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SenseFly introduces eBee Plus professional mapping drone

October 12, 2016By
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SenseFly introduced the eBee Plus, its newest fixed-wing system for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, at Intergeo 2016. For photogrammetric-quality mapping, upgradeable RTK/PPK functionality and flight time of almost an hour, the UAV is designed for professionals working in fields such as surveying, construction and GIS who require efficient data collection with survey-grade accuracy. The eBee Plus offers built-in RTK/PPK functionality, activated... read more

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MediaTek offers hardware development kit for wearables

October 11, 2016By

MediaTek has announced the availability of the LinkIt 2523 Hardware Development Kit (HDK) for developers looking to create advanced wearable products. Based on the MediaTek MT2523G chipset, the HDK — produced by Silicon Application Corp (SAC) — offers dual-mode Bluetooth, comprehensive GNSS standards support and industry leading performance in terms of time-to-first-fix, accuracy and power consumption. The HDK is designed for developers... read more

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Ariane 5 ready for first payload of Galileo satellites

October 11, 2016By
Ariane 5’s vehicle equipment bay is hoisted for integration in the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building, in preparation for Flight VA233, the launch of four Galileo satellites. (Photo: Arianespace)

The first Ariane 5 launcher to orbit Galileo navigation satellites has completed its initial build-up in French Guiana, continuing preparations for Arianespace’s Nov. 17 mission from the spaceport to deploy four more Galileo satellites, according to launch contractor. During activity in the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building, the heavy-lift vehicle for Arianespace Flight VA233 underwent the assembly process that began by... read more

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Eos Positioning launches Arrow Gold high-accuracy GNSS receiver

October 11, 2016By

Eos Positioning Systems has announced its most advanced high-accuracy Bluetooth GNSS receiver, the Arrow Gold. The Arrow Gold is the first high-accuracy iOS, Android and Windows Bluetooth GNSS receiver to implement all four constellations (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou), three frequencies (L1, L2, L5) and satellite-assisted RTK. The Arrow Gold provides 1-cm real-time accuracy in more places, and on all iOS,... read more

Nikken Lease uses u-blox positioning for trackable pallet

October 11, 2016By

Japan-based Nikken Lease has tapped into positioning and cellular technologies from u-blox for its new trackable pallet, Transeeker. Transeeker is a pallet equipped with u-blox’s cellular and positioning technologies for accurate tracking: u-blox cellular UMTS/HSPA(+) module LISA-U200-62S and u-blox 7 standalone GNSS module, EVA-7M. For the first time, Nikken Lease is offering its GNSS-enabled pallets as a rental service. Made of... read more

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New software-upgradeable GNSS OEM board announced by NavCom

October 11, 2016By
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NavCom Technology announced the release of the Onyx multi-frequency GNSS OEM board. Offering integrated StarFire/RTK GNSS capabilities, Onyx features 255-channel tracking, including multi-constellation support for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo. It also provides high performance in GNSS receiver sensitivity and signal tracking as well as patented multi-path mitigation, interference rejection and anti-jamming capabilities. The new Onyx GNSS OEM board is... read more

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