Latest News

Google to provide raw GNSS measurements

July 10, 2016By
The keynote presentation at Google IO 2016, held May 12-20, at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California.

User location takes center stage in new Android OS Raw GNSS measurements from Android phones. Yep, they are coming. At Google we have been working with our GNSS partners to give application developers access to raw GNSS measurements from a phone. This is really exciting, and marks a new era for our GNSS community. At Google I/O in May, we announced... read more

Speak your mind for a chance at $100

July 8, 2016By

Eleven multiple-choice questions, how long can that take?  Tell us what you think about our magazine makeover for the last eight months. Take a quick survey on GPS World’s recent redesign, and share your thoughts on our updated content and sections. We’re even giving away $100 Visa gift cards to two randomly selected participants — just complete survey to be entered.... read more

This article is tagged with and posted in Latest News

Navsys honored for security

July 7, 2016By

Navsys Corporation received the 2016 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award, the highest honor the Defense Security Service (DSS) presents to cleared industry partners, for its facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded in 1986 by Alison Brown, NAVSYS has assisted other small businesses, including partner GPS Source, in establishing security programs for GPS products. The company conducts research... read more

This article is tagged with , , and posted in Defense, Latest News

Trimble R2 GNSS receiver now available through Esri

July 7, 2016By

Esri has made available the Trimble R2 GNSS receiver for collecting professional-grade GPS data with Collector for ArcGIS. The GNSS receiver is rugged certified MIL-STD-810G, IP65 rated and compact, Esri says in a news release. The receiver is capable of delivering submeter and centimeter positioning accuracy in real-time to Android or iOS mobile devices via a wireless Bluetooth connection, or... read more

This article is tagged with , , and posted in Latest News, Survey

Using GPS, Pokémon GO takes on the world

July 7, 2016By
Pokemon-Go-O

Nintendo has launched a beta test of a new Pokémon game that takes place in the real world. The beta testing began July 6. Using Pokémon GO, gamers travel between the real world and the virtual world of Pokémon with iPhone and Android devices. Pokémon GO is built on Niantic’s Real World Gaming Platform for augmented reality. It uses GPS to... read more

This article is tagged with , , , , and posted in Featured Stories, Latest News, Mobile

Spirent’s new GSS7000 system offers flexible multi-GNSS testing

July 6, 2016By
Spirent-GSS7000-O

Spirent Communications plc is releasing a new series of multi-frequency, multi-GNSS RF constellation simulators. The GSS7000 series provides an entry to multi-frequency testing, with a modular approach to enable this new precision GNSS simulation system to expand with users’ needs. The GSS7000 system will suit receiver, system and application developers who want to take advantage of new satellite navigation systems... read more

This article is tagged with , , , and posted in Featured Stories, Latest News, OEM

SAP debuts Geographical Enablement Framework

July 6, 2016By
SAP-geo-framework-W

SAP SE unveiled its SAP Geographical Enablement Framework, powered by SAP HANA, at the 2016 Esri User Conference, held June 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. SAP Geographical Enablement Framework helps organizations enrich business applications with geographic data from geographic information systems (GIS), such as Esri ArcGIS. “In many asset-intensive industries such as energy, transportation and public sector,... read more

This article is tagged with , , , , and posted in Latest News, Mapping

3DR to integrate Site Scan with Esri Drone2Map

July 6, 2016By

Drone-maker 3DR is teaming up with Esri to integrate 3DR’s Site Scan software with Esri Drone2Map. 3DR made the announcement at the Esri User Conference, held last week in San Diego. Designed for the field professional, Site Scan is an intuitive, powerful and open aerial data capture and analytics platform that delivers an end-to-end solution ready-made for existing mapping and survey workflows, 3DR said... read more

This article is tagged with , , , , , , , and posted in Latest News, UAV/UGV