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Esri releases new Arctic elevation data

January 9, 2017By

ArcticDEM provides insight into effects of climate change and enables communities to take early action The ArcticDEM project is a collaboration between government agencies, the Polar Geospatial Center and Esri to achieve goals set by a 2015 executive order by President Barack Obama calling for enhanced coordination of national efforts in the Arctic to reverse the trend of climate change.... read more

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GMA selects Sensonor inertial engine for land navigator

January 9, 2017By

A high-performance navigation system by GMA is being supported by a Sensonor inertial module. Sensonor is in serial deliveries supporting the AXD-LNS land navigator, which went into regular production in late 2016, following five years of development. The STIM210 provides high-accuracy inertial data for the Land Navigator, which specifically addresses the stabilization and guidance needs of the defense market — all of its components comply with... read more

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European Geosciences seeks abstracts for high-precision GNSS session

January 9, 2017By

The General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union will be held April 23-28 in Vienna, Austria. One session in particular focuses on high-precision GNSS, and abstracts are being sought. G1.4 – High-precision GNSS: methods, open problems and geoscience applications This session is an activity of IAG SC4.4. “Multi-constellation GNSS” and IAG-ICCT JSG 0.10 “High-rate GNSS” Session G1.4 description: In the... read more

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Spirent, Tata Elxsi V2X automotive test system adopted by researchers

January 6, 2017By

A V2X test system developed by Spirent and Tata Elxsi has been adopted by CAICT, a scientific research institute directly under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. V2X, or “vehicle to everything,” includes vehicle to vehicle (V2V) and vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) connected technology as well as vehicles to pedestrians, devices or transportation grids. Tata Elxsi, based in Bangalore,... read more

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TomTom launches new car nav devices in US

January 6, 2017By

Netherlands-based TomTom has launched two car navigation products in the U.S. under the TomTom GO and TomTom VIA lines. The advanced GPS devices offer TomTom’s latest innovations and most up-to-date maps. TomTom made the announcement at the Consumer Electronics Show, CES 2017, which is being held this week in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TomTom GO devices are available in two models, GO 520... read more

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Vanilla Aircraft claims record with 56-hour unmanned flight

January 6, 2017By

On Dec. 2, Vanilla Aircraft‘s VA001 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) completed a world record non-stop, unrefueled 56-hour flight. The flight was supported by the technology innovation investments of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Rapid Reaction Technology Office (RRTO) and DARPA-funded efforts through Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR 4.11 – Patuxent River). The flight, planned as a 120-hour mission, was ended... read more

TRAK Microwave offers 50-channel GPS reference clock

January 5, 2017By

TRAK Microwave has added a GPS time and frequency clock to its product offerings. The 50-channel 8835 GPS reference clock serves satcom, defense and wireless applications. The 8835 GPS clock has extreme power and interoperability options while maintaining GPS accuracy and reliability, TRAK Microwave said. While tracking GPS, the clock exhibits a frequency accuracy of <1 x 10-12 and a 1 PPS accuracy... read more

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International GNSS summer school goes to Norway

January 5, 2017By

The University of the Bundeswehr Muenchen and the Norwegian Space Centre are organizing the International Summer School on Global Satellite Navigation Systems 2017. This year the Summer School will be held at Longyearbyen, Svalbard – Spitsbergen, Norway, Sept. 4-15. Lectures start the morning of Sept. 5 and end Sept. 14 following dinner. The Summer School is open to graduate students, Ph.D.... read more

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