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Swift, Carnegie Robotics partner on GNSS for robotics, autonomous driving

March 29, 2017By

Swift Navigation is teaming up with Carnegie Robotics LLC to develop a line of navigation products for autonomous vehicles, outdoor robotics and machine control. The first navigation product will be announced May 8 at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL event in Dallas, Texas. Swift Navigation is a San Francisco-based startup building centimeter-accurate GPS technology for autonomous vehicles, and Carnegie Robotics LLC (CRL), the industry leader in... read more

Harxon releases mini choke ring antenna

March 28, 2017By

Harxon, manufacturer of high-precision antennas in China, has released a new patented mini choke ring antenna, the HX-CSX610A. Weighing less than 2 kg, the tiny antenna could be considered the next generation of reference antenna trends, Harxon said. Harxon’s patent for the HX-CSX610A design includes its compact body, which offers flexible transportation and installation. Applications for the antenna include CORS stations, geodetic surveying... read more

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Sokkia introduces GCX3 integrated receiver

March 28, 2017By

Sokkia has introduced the latest addition to its GCX line of GNSS integrated receivers, the GCX3, which features advanced constellation tracking, open format software compatibility and longer range base-to-rover communication. “The GCX3 features the new second generation POST2 (precision orbital satellite technology) integrated antenna — adding BeiDou, Galileo, SBAS, QZSS, and GAGAN satellite tracking in addition to GPS and GLONASS to... read more

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Trimble incorporates Galileo support in GNSS infrastructure management software

March 28, 2017By

Higher-Accuracy Positioning to Improve GNSS Network Performance and Reliability Trimble has introduced version 3.10 of its Pivot Platform software, a modular solution for real-time GNSS infrastructure management, ranging from a single-base GNSS continuously operating reference station (CORS) to a full real-time network (RTN), serving thousands of end-users worldwide. Version 3.10 provides improvements to network performance and office and field productivity.... read more

Report forecasts global receiver market for 2017-20

March 27, 2017By

A new industry report provides a study of the global GNSS receiver market, forecasting growth and other factors for the period 2017-20. The GPS & GNSS Receivers Market 2017 Research Report by Markets.biz provides a “thorough and complete study on receiver industry volume, market share, trends, growth, applications, utilization ratio, supply and demand analysis, manufacturing capacity and price. The report concentrates on a complete... read more

NOAA seeks new members for hydrographic advisory panel

March 27, 2017By

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is seeking new members for its Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on the agency’s hydrographic programs, products and technology. “We depend on the perspectives of the people who rely on NOAA maritime products, especially for safety at sea or commercial efficiency, as we plan... read more

GPSengine partners with Jointech for fleet tracking

March 27, 2017By

GPSengine, a hosted platform service provider in GNSS, telematics, IoT and tracking, named Jointech as an official Platform Connect partner. With support built into Platform Connect for Jointech’s tracking devices, customers can take advantage of the combined offerings for fleet tracking solutions. With a focus on personal tracking, vehicle and fleet tracking, combined with nine years of research, design and... read more

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TRAK Microwave becomes Smiths Interconnect as part of brand transition

March 23, 2017By

Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths Group plc, is unifying its technology brands, including TRAK Microwave, maker of GPS clocks, GPS antennas and network time protocol (NTP) servers. Other brands pulled under the Smiths Interconnect umbrella include EMC Technology, Hypertac, IDI, Lorch, Millitech, RF Labs, Sabritec and TECOM. According to Smiths Group, the brand transition supports a recent strategic reorganization... read more