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senseFly mapping and survey UAVs come with Skyward safety tools

July 12, 2016By
The eBee drone by senseFly.

Skyward and senseFly are partnering to deliver a custom operations management software and consulting services package for senseFly aircraft. The package, available for customers in North America through the senseFly distribution network or Skyward, gives operators a preconfigured Skyward account with senseFly flight log import, senseFly manuals, customized pre­flight checklists, and other information specific to senseFly operations. These features are... read more

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Terrestrial beacons bring wide-area location indoors

July 12, 2016By and
Control-plane architecture (LTE) for NextNav E2E.

It has been easy to overlook these limitations as the enormous benefits of GNSS have become pervasive, but the increasing demand especially for indoor geolocation now requires a robust solution designed for the indoors and urban canyons. read more

New testbed for verifying location technologies

July 11, 2016By
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The FCC ordered that within six years, the elusive z-axis, or altitude, be added to requirements and meet accuracy standards in cases when there is no dispatchable location. read more

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

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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

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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

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Using GPS, Pokémon GO takes on the world

July 7, 2016By

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

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