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TerraGo Edge 3.6 Features Enhanced Support for High-Accuracy GPS

June 2, 2015By
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TerraGo Edge 3.6 is now available. TerraGo Edge 3.6 features enhanced support for high-accuracy GPS receivers on both iOS and Android, as well as a host of new mapping features, basemap sources and integration with Google Earth. “TerraGo Edge’s enhanced support for EOS and SXBlue receivers helps users take advantage of real-time, high-precision GPS receivers while getting all the productivity... read more

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Telit, Agnik Join on IoT Apps, Big Data for Smart Devices

June 1, 2015By

Telit Wireless Solutions and Agnik are collaborating on Internet of Things (IoT) applications and Big Data analytics for connected devices in the auto, home and health industries. Agnik’s solutions expand the quality and quantity of integrated IoT apps and analytics available to customers and ecosystem partners of the industry-leading deviceWISE AEP. The rapid proliferation of smart devices and products makes it challenging... read more

Autonomous Vehicles May Cut Auto Market in Half

June 1, 2015By

U.S. auto sales may drop about 40 percent in the next 25 years because of autonomous vehicles hitting the road, reports Bloomberg. In particular, shared driverless cars would force mass-market automakers such as General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. to slash output, a Barclays analyst told Bloomberg. Vehicle ownership rates could be cut almost in half because many families would only need one... read more

OriginGPS Multi Spider Powers CSRmbed Shield GNSS/GPS Module

June 1, 2015By
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The OriginGPS Multi Spider module provides high sensitivity and noise immunity by incorporating its proprietary Noise Free Zone technology for faster position fix and navigation stability even under challenging satellite signal conditions. SiRFstarV — CSR’s GNSS receiver that tracks both GPS and GLONASS satellites — has the CSR mbed Shield, which comes fitted with the OriginGPS Multi Spider module (ORG4572) requiring 1V8 supply, ground, UART interface and connection to GNSS... read more

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My Driving Pal Device Adopts Furuno Multi-GNSS Receiver

June 1, 2015By
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Furuno Electric Co.’s latest multi-GNSS receiver module, the GN-87, has been adopted for use in the new My Driving Pal (MDP) device. The MDP device and app communicate with each other via Bluetooth low energy (BLE). When the MDP device and a phone running the MDP app are within range of each other (approximately 15 meters), the device keeps its internal GPS... read more

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Official Best Practices for June 30 Leap Second Published

May 28, 2015By

A leap second is scheduled to occur on June 30, and most affected industries are taking steps to prepare. Now the DHS National Coordinating Center for Communications has issued guidance with a paper titled “Best Practices for Leap Second Event Occurring on 30 June 2015.” The paper is sponsored by the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in coordination with the... read more

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EGNOS Hits the Road in North Africa and Middle East

May 28, 2015By
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Delegates from 10 countries met in Tunis May 19 for an “All-day-long Think Tank” organized by MEDUSA. The sixty participants represented Algeria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Egypt, Jordan, France, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia and Slovak Republic. Focused on the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) market, the event addressed the advantages of satellite navigation, and particularly of EGNOS and Galileo. ITS concerns the integration of information... read more

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FAA’s UAS Test Sites Receive Blanket Authorizations

May 28, 2015By

The nation’s six unmanned aircraft system test sites now have blanket authorizations to fly drones and no longer have to seek authorizations for each type of aircraft flown, according to new Federal Aviation Administration regulations. The new regulations streamline the approval process for UAS research by the test sites. They also allow those with only a recreational- or sport-pilot certificate to... read more

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