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CHC Navigation launches iOS-ready L1 receiver

November 12, 2015By
The X20i GNSS receiver by CHC Navigation pairs with iOS devices.

The X20i L1 GPS receiver by CHC Navigation is powered by a high-precision L1 GPS engine. Its integrated Bluetooth chip enables it to wirelessly collect submeter positions in real­ time or centimeter post-processed on an iPhone or iPad. All location-aware apps on the iPhone and iPad are compatible with the X20i. Immediately after pairing and answering the security question allowing... read more

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Next-generation GLONASS-K2 won’t launch until 2017 at earliest

November 12, 2015By

The test flight of the first GLONASS-K2 satellite — a new generation GLONASS satellite with a design life of 10 years — is expected to take place from late 2017 to early 2018, RIA Novosti reports. The Russian news agency quoted Nikolai Testoyedov, CEO of Information Satellite Systems—Reshetnev, speaking at the 2015 Dubai Air Show. According to Testoyedov, the GLONASS-K2 satellites had difficulty being equipped following... read more

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Trimble acquires Telog Instruments for wireless water monitoring

November 11, 2015By

Trimble has acquired privately held Telog Instruments Inc., based in Victor, New York. Telog is a wireless water infrastructure monitoring and management company. The acquisition extends Trimble’s smart water strategy by adding advanced water management technology and productivity solutions to the company’s portfolio. Financial terms were not disclosed. Telog, founded in 1984, manufactures a suite of wireless remote monitoring, analytics and... read more

GPS Source releases splitters for small cell and distributed antenna systems

November 11, 2015By
S14GT & S18GT GPS Splitters for DAS (PRNewsFoto/GPS Source, Inc.)

GPS Source has released of a line of GPS/GNSS splitters created for the small-cell wireless and distributed antenna system markets. Specifically designed for the L-band frequency, they can eliminate the cost of multiple antennas and long cable runs in wireless installations. With four or eight outputs, the new line of GPS/GNSS splitters make it possible to use a single GPS referencing antenna... read more

Oscilloquartz Offers Pluggable Grandmaster Clock and GNSS Receiver

November 11, 2015By
The OSA 5401 Syncplug by Oscilloquartz.

Oscilloquartz, an ADVA Optical Networking company, has launched its OSA 5401 Syncplug, an accurate and efficient small-form-factor pluggable grandmaster clock and GNSS receiver. The device has a small footprint and compact design. It complements the existing portfolio of Oscilloquartz products, driving precise IEEE 1588v2 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) frequency and phase synchronization as well as Synchronous Ethernet deeper into access networks, including... read more

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November 10, 2015By has enhanced Fleet Manager, its vehicle tracking and fleet management system, with new features that control how vehicles are displayed. Fleet Manager can now provide simultaneous playback of multiple vehicle trails as well as controls to turn on and off the display of landmark clusters on the map. The playback of multiple vehicle trails makes it possible for fleet... read more

McMurdo Completes MEOSAR Ground Station in New Zealand

November 10, 2015By
MEOSAR ground station in New Zealand.

Emergency readiness and response company McMurdo has completed the installation of a six-antenna next-generation Medium-Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) satellite ground station system in New Zealand. The project, which is part of a joint initiative with Maritime New Zealand and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, is expected to significantly boost search-and-rescue capability in the New Zealand and Australia search regions and... read more

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Trimble to Acquire AGRI-TREND to Aid Crop Advisors

November 10, 2015By

Trimble will acquire the assets of privately held AGRI-TREND of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, which operates the largest network of independent agricultural consultants in North America. The acquisition will enable Trimble to provide agronomists and other crop advisors with a stronger set of brand-agnostic tools they can use to advise growers on how to better manage their operations, Trimble said... read more