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Lochbridge unveils connected-car innovations at TU-Automotive show

June 8, 2016By
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Lochbridge, a provider of automotive connectivity services and solutions, is presenting and exhibiting at TU-Automotive Detroit 2016, held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. Through the company’s keynote presentation, newly released maturity model and suite of connected solutions, Lochbridge will demonstrate how OEMs need connectivity to create a competitive edge. Lochbridge’s keynote presentation, “Are Your Connected Cars Ahead of the Curve?,” will... read more

TomTom adds HD Map, RoadDNA for 17 new states

June 8, 2016By

TomTom has expanded coverage of its High Definition (HD) Map and RoadDNA products to 17 new states across the U.S., the company announced at TU-Automotive Detroit, which is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. “With over 122,000 kilometres (75,800 miles) of HD Map coverage globally, we’re equipping our automotive customers with the data needed to continue to push autonomous driving... read more

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GPS World reports live from TU-Automotive Detroit 2016

June 8, 2016By
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The 16th annual TU-Automotive Detroit conference and exhibition is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. This year’s event is focusing on the converging trends of connectivity, mobility and autonomy revolutionizing the automobile industry — specifically infotainment, V2X, apps, navigation, cybersecurity, mobility, autonomy, safety, insurance telematics, data aggregation, fleet management and tracking. GPS World staff is at the event capturing... read more

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u-blox launches new firmware for ADR GNSS modules

June 7, 2016By

u-blox has released its fourth generation firmware for 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning (ADR) GNSS modules and chip sets, the company announced during TU-Automotive 2016, which is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. The Swiss-based company develops GPS technology, chip sets, miniaturized GPS modules, smart antennas and dead reckoning products. Designed for first mount or aftermarket road vehicle applications, such as in-car navigation,... read more

Tallysman expands geodetic antenna line

June 6, 2016By
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Tallysman, a manufacturer of high-performance GNSS antennas, has introduced two additions to its VeraPhase line of precision antennas. The VP6300 is a triple-band antenna for reception of GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G3, BeiDou B1/B2 and Galileo E1/E5a+b (1165MHz to 1254MHz + 1560MHz to 1610MHz). The VP6200 is a dual-band antenna for reception of GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1... read more

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FAA offers ADS-B rebates to aircraft owners

June 6, 2016By
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is offering a $500 rebate for aircraft to install Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance technology ahead of a 2020 deadline. Today on a national press call, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker announced the $500 rebate incentive for General Aviation (GA) aircraft owners who equip their aircraft with required avionics... read more

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Spectracom’s VelaSync offers grandmaster, server and sync in one

June 2, 2016By
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Spectracom’s VelaSync high-speed time server offers high-performance synchronization for time-sensitive networks. It is designed for high frequency trading and other low-latency network applications. Matching network speeds between timing and data on a single low-latency high-throughput network enhances synchronization accuracy and eliminates queuing delays and hidden time errors caused by slower connections. The availability of a network timing appliance with 40... read more

GSA establishes Galileo Reference Centre to monitor performance

June 1, 2016By

News from the European GNSS Agency The Galileo Reference Centre (GRC), which will be established in the Netherlands, will play a crucial role in monitoring Galileo’s performance. The European GNSS Agency (GSA) made the announcement during this week’s European Space Solutions conference in The Hague. With Galileo Initial Services set to be declared this year, the GRC will play a pivotal role in... read more