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Sixth Galileo Satellite Reaches Corrected Orbit

March 13, 2015By
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The sixth Galileo satellite of Europe’s navigation system has entered its corrected target orbit, which will allow detailed testing to assess the performance of its navigation payload. read more

Trimble Introduces Correction Service for Agriculture in Europe 

March 12, 2015By
The Trimble CFX-750 display.

Trimble announced today a new version of its CenterPoint RTX correction service that delivers convergence to 4-centimeter horizontal accuracy in less than 5 minutes. The service is designed for a variety of precision agriculture operations in Central and Western Europe, and is available for use with the Trimble CFX-750 display. Trimble CenterPoint RTX delivers highly accurate GNSS corrections via satellite without... read more

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Launch Prep on Track for Galileo’s Next FOC Satellites

March 12, 2015By
Soyuz’ Block I third stage is mated to the launcher at the Spaceport’s MIK integration building.

Preparations for Arianespace’s next Soyuz flight, which will lift into orbit two more Galileo satellites, are in full swing at multiple locations across the spaceport in French Guiana. Work includes a key integration step for the medium-lift launcher, plus the start-up of fueling for its Galileo satellite passengers. Soyuz’ Block I third stage was mated to the vehicle’s core during activity today in the... read more

Report on Indian GPS Market Looks at Next 5 Years

March 12, 2015By

Feedback Business Consulting has released a report on opportunity in the Indian GPS current market scenario, structure and practices. The market scenario in “Opportunity in the Indian Global Positioning System (GPS) Market — 2015″ includes current market size estimates by players, top companies, product categories, end user segments and regions. The product categories include tracking and navigation; segments include automobile, logistics, IT, ITe and mobile phones. The market... read more

PPP Solution from NovAtel Improved for Sub-Decimeter Accuracy

March 11, 2015By

NovAtel has announced significant performance improvements to its precise point positioning (PPP) solution. NovAtel CORRECT with PPP will now offer the new TerraStar-C correction service as its exclusive source for satellite-delivered PPP correction data. TerraStar-C contains an enhanced correction data set that enables up to 4-centimeter accuracy and instant re-convergence when combined with the receiver error models and positioning algorithms offered... read more

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Orbit of Second Wayward Galileo Satellite Adjusted

March 11, 2015By

Editor’s Note: See the report from the European Space Agency here. An official with the European Space Agency has confirmed that the sequence of maneuvers to adjust the orbit of the second of two Galileo satellites launched into a wrong orbit in August 2014  has been completed. The orbit of the first satellite, known variously as GSAT0201, Galileo FOC-FM1 or Galileo... read more

Tallysman Application Enables Companies to Build Fleet Networks

March 11, 2015By

Tallysman Wireless has released a hosted data service for its TruFleet AVL (Automatic Vehicle Location) system, which runs on MOTOTRBO digital two-way radio networks. The new service enables Tallysman’s channel partners to build and brand their own carrier network of individual radio systems and to generate an ongoing revenue stream using any MOTOTRBO radio configuration, from conventional repeaters though to wide area trunking... read more

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Veripos Offshore PPP Services Improve Accuracy

March 11, 2015By

Veripos, a supplier of high-precision GNSS positioning facilities to offshore and associated industries, has upgraded its Apex and Apex² precise point positioning (PPP) services. The services now typically provide users with a horizontal position accuracy of better than 5 cm and 12 cm in the vertical at the two sigma (95 percent) confidence level. The enhanced levels of performance, now available to... read more