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NovAtel announces VEXXIS family of GNSS antennas

September 16, 2016By
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NovAtel has introduced its new VEXXIS series of GNSS antennas. NovAtel made the announcement at ION GNSS+, which is being held this week in Portland, Oregon. The VEXXIS series includes two lines of antennas, the new GNSS-800 series and the GNSS-500 series introduced earlier this year. The series offers the latest advancements in GNSS antenna technology for multi-constellation and multifrequency... read more

GPS III satellite delivery slips because of capacitor

September 15, 2016By

Lockheed Martin has pushed back the delivery of the first GPS III satellite by four months after discovering that a subcontractor failed to conduct testing on a ceramic capacitor, part of the navigation payload, according to Bloomberg. Delivery of the satellite was expected in August, but will now be delayed four more months and won’t be shipped until at least... read more

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Microsemi announces thermally improved chip-scale atomic clocks

September 15, 2016By
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Microsemi Corporation has announced its new thermally improved chip-scale atomic clock (CSAC) components with full operating and storage temperature. The new devices offer low-power holdover atomic clock technology without compromising size, weight and power (SWaP) while operating at a wide temperature range. Microsemi is exhibiting this week at ION GNSS+, being held in Portland, Oregon. With an operating temperature range of -10... read more

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Xsens launches knowledge BASE for inertial tracking, wearable motion capture

September 15, 2016By
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Xsens has launched BASE, an online technology platform with a community forum and a knowledge base on 3D motion tracking technology and products. On BASE.xsens.com, the knowledge base contains inside information about micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) sensors, inertial measurement units (IMU), sensor fusion algorithms, body-motion tracking and motion capture. It also provides best practices, tips and tricks for the use of Xsens’ successful products... read more

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Rx Networks adds SBAS and QZSS for test and development

September 15, 2016By

Rx Networks Inc., a mobile location technology and services company, announced test and development access to upcoming SBAS and QZSS services at ION GNSS+, where the company is exhibiting. ION GNSS+ is being held in Portland, Oregon, Sept. 12-16. The addition of QZSS and SBAS to its location.io service platform enables Rx Networks to provide regional correction data and additional... read more

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Launchpad: GNSS simulator developed with JAXA

September 14, 2016By
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The Replicator by IP Solutions  is a multi-frequency, multi-system GNSS simulator for advanced research and development, equipment testing and education. It can also function as a recording, playback and signal analysis instrument. IP Solutions is exhibiting this week at ION GNSS+, in Portland, Oregon. The Replicator is the result of a collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Components... read more

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Racelogic launches wideband system at ION GNSS+

September 14, 2016By
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LabSat 3 by Racelogic is a lightweight and portable system for GNSS testing, capable of recording and replaying the raw radio signals including GPS L1, GLONASS L1, Galileo E1, BeiDou B1, QZSS and SBAS. LabSat 3 records real-world data, reproducing all GNSS artefacts on the laboratory bench, including multipath, ionospheric effects and signal dropouts. There is no limit to the... read more

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Septentrio to supply GNSS reference stations, timing receivers to JPL

September 14, 2016By
The Septentrio PolaRx5 GNSS receiver.

Septentrio has received a contract to supply 35 high-precision GNSS receivers to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for use in the NASA Global GNSS network (GGN). The NASA GGN is one of the world’s largest global GNSS tracking networks with nearly a hundred reference receivers deployed worldwide and is a participant in the International GNSS Service (IGS). The GGN is... read more

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