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Altus Positioning Introduces GIS-1 for Data Collection

October 14, 2013By
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Altus Positioning Systems is expanding its line of GNSS surveying products with the introduction of the GIS-1, a versatile personal digital assistant (PDA) for data collection and geolocation. The GIS-1 is a powerful PDA that integrates modern wireless technologies on a rugged Windows Mobile platform for effective portable computing for mobile survey applications. It can be used as a data... read more

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Installed Base of Fleet Management Systems Will Reach 6.4M in Europe by 2017

October 14, 2013By

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 3.05 million in Q4-2012. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.0 percent, this number is expected to reach 6.40 million by 2017. A group of international aftermarket solution providers have... read more

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Parsec Technologies Combines Telit Technology with Micro-Mini Modules to Deliver Tiny GPS Receivers

October 10, 2013By

Parsec Technologies, Inc., today announced that the company’s Micro-Mini PTA/PT family of GNSS/GPS receiver modules seamlessly integrates with the Telit Wireless Solutions Jupiter SE880 three-dimensional system-in-a-package (3D-SIP) to enable what it calls the world’s smallest- to-date, commercial-class, low-cost GPS L1 receiver. By combining a PTA/PT family module with the Jupiter SE880 3D-SIP, OEMs and integrators are able to deliver a... read more

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XRS Teams with Samsung, Verizon on Trucking Fleet Package

October 10, 2013By

XRS Corporation, a mobile trucking intelligence company, has announced that Verizon is the official wireless provider for its new collaboration with Samsung Telecommunications America. The new product — NXT — creates what XRS says is the first integrated mobile device and software package designed specifically for the trucking industry. The new solution brings together powerful XRS compliance and performance tools with... read more

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Topcon Announces GR-5 with Vanguard Technology

October 10, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group has released the GR-5 receiver with Vanguard technology, designed to optimize tracking and performance. “The GR-5 is a next-generation GNSS receiver, built on multi-constellation integrated technology pioneered by Topcon,” said Scott Langbein, director of product marketing. “Now with the inclusion of Topcon’s exclusive 226-channel Vanguard technology with Universal Tracking, and the power of full-wave Fence Antenna technology... read more

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Emerging Mobile Indoor Positioning Market the Subject of New Report

October 9, 2013By

According to a new report by Research and Markets, the winners in making and operating mobile phones will offer the most compelling new functionality, IPS being a major enabler. The winners in making, integrating and operating RTLS will reduce cost and improve usefulness, not least to encompass mobile phones and other mobile computing. The world’s largest companies are locking horns... read more

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Spectra Precision Shows off New and Updated Products for Surveying

October 9, 2013By
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Spectra Precision introduced at Intergeo this week new and updated products to expand its portfolio of solutions addressing the needs of the mainstream surveying and construction markets. Intergeo 2013 is a geodesy, geoinformatics and land management trade event being held in Essen, Germany. “Earlier this year, we introduced a new reflectorless entry-level total station, the lightweight ProMark 700 RTK Network... read more

u-blox M8 Multi-GNSS Platform Offers Concurrent Tracking

October 9, 2013By
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u‑blox has announced the launch of its newest core positioning platform, the u-blox M8. The new chip forms the basis of u-blox’ upcoming line of positioning modules, which are able to acquire and track different satellite systems concurrently to achieve higher accuracy and reliability. Supporting all deployed as well as upcoming GNSSs, the platform is based on the UBX-M8030 concurrent... read more

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