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Leica adds to geodetic monitoring software

December 21, 2015By

Leica Geosystems has introduced two new additions to its Leica GeoMo deformation monitoring solution: Leica GeoMoS AnyData and GeoMoS API. Users of the system can now create comprehensible visualizations and customizable reports, which enables powerful sensor data fusion for applications, such as air or water quality monitoring and construction or building management. With GeoMoS AnyData and GeoMoS API, multiple open... read more

Sensor fusion: Low-cost, high-end

December 21, 2015By
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Integration for infrastructure monitoring, navigation By Desislava Staykova and Nico Zill Rapid development in the technology of combined sensors within complex systems has taken place over the last decade. Such systems provide different accuracy levels, offering the possibility of use in application areas such as surveying, railway and automotive engineering, land administration, and for navigation purposes. Multi-sensor integration and fusion... read more

flyGarmin app makes piloting easier

December 19, 2015By

The new flyGarmin app for Windows simplifies avionics database updates such as navigation, charts and more, while also accommodating the distribution of Jeppesen charts, Garmin said. The flyGarmin app is intended to give pilots a streamlined experience that makes database updates easier, requiring less time at their computers. Jeppesen charts are available for ChartView-enabled devices, plus subscribers can download Jeppesen... read more

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2G Robotics laser systems used to create deep ocean surveys

December 18, 2015By
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2G Robotics has delivered two deep-rated ULS-500 subsea laser systems to Oceaneering International Inc.’s business unit, Oceaneering Survey Services, a provider of deepwater seafloor mapping and subsea surveys. Including these two ULS-500 systems, Oceaneering now uses six of the ULS-500 systems with its autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) as part of its advanced survey and inspection services for assessing pipeline and... read more

Leica releases GNSS monitoring on board stand-alone receiver

December 18, 2015By
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A GNSS monitoring solution integrated into a stand-alone receiver detects fast movements of man-made and natural structures in real time. The new product from Leica Geosystems, dubbed VADASE, runs onboard Leica reference stations and monitoring receivers. The Leica Velocity and Displacement Autonomous Solution Engine (VADASE) provides an in-depth look into fast movements using unique processing algorithms. In real time, accurate... read more

Galileo constellation now 12 after Thursday’s launch

December 17, 2015By
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The pace of deploying Europe’s own satellite navigation system continued to increase with today’s launch of the latest pair of Galileo satellites, doubling the number of satellites in space within nine months. read more

You be the judge: To eLoran or not?

December 16, 2015By

Readers of GPS World, its e-newsletters, website — and all interested PNT parties — are invited to register their opinion in the current poll at gpsworld.com/janpoll. Should the U.S. government install a full eLoran network of broadcast stations to back up GPS in case of jamming, interference or other emergencies? Yes. No. More study is needed before answering this question.... read more

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Signed budget includes full GPS funding, except for $2M IIF reduction

December 16, 2015By

On Nov. 25, 2015, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016, after vetoing a previous version. The enacted NDAA complies with the two-year budget agreement, which called for a reduction in defense spending. The act reduces the GPS IIF line item by $2 million, citing “unjustified support growth” from the U.S. House of Representatives... read more