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FAA unveils effort to expand the safe integration of UAVs

February 24, 2016By

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is establishing an aviation rulemaking committee with industry stakeholders to develop recommendations for a regulatory framework that would allow certain UAS to be operated over people who are not directly involved in the operation of the aircraft. The FAA is taking this action to provide a more flexible, performance-based approach for these operations than... read more

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Harman offers connected car program for service providers

February 23, 2016By

Harman International Industries has announced 10 new workflow, content and data service providers for the company’s Open Service Delivery Platform for the connected car. Harman made the announcement at the Mobile World Congress, taking place Feb. 22-25 in Barcelona, Spain. The service providers can provide automakers and drivers with a wide range of accurate, context-based and relevant services including real-time traffic... read more

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Team Schriever celebrates GPS heritage

February 23, 2016By
Attendees give a standing ovation to Tech. Sgt. Israel Del Toro Jr. after he shared his story during the GPS Heritage Gala Del Toro was the guest speaker. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

News from 50th Space Wing Public Affairs In honor of the space program that benefits more than 3 billion users worldwide, the 2nd and 19th Space Operations Squadrons celebrated the second annual GPS Heritage Gala Friday, Feb. 19, at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The two squadrons perform the satellite command and control mission for the GPS constellation. The... read more

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CartoDB unveils tech to extract Deep Insights from location data

February 23, 2016By
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CartoDB, a world leading company for location intelligence, data analysis, and visualization, has launched Deep Insights, a technology layer that enables the visualization, dynamic filtering, and exploration of large location datasets at unprecedented scale and scope. With CartoDB’s Deep Insights technology, datasets can be enriched or augmented by existing geospatial data from various sources with a diverse number of fields, such... read more

ORBCOMM expands M2M, IoT capabilities for fleet management

February 23, 2016By

ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has added to its fleet management portfolio. Announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) are the new cellular-only SkyWave IDP-782 device and the viaFleet web application for tracking, monitoring and managing trucks, railcars and other mobile assets. MWC is being held Feb. 22-25 in Barcelona, Spain. By leveraging... read more

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Auto industry adopts GSMA embedded SIM specs for connected cars

February 23, 2016By

Automotive and transportation companies are supporting the GSMA Embedded SIM Specification to help accelerate the growth of the connected car market, according to the GSMA. Automakers. The interoperable specification has been backed by international brands including General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Renault Nissan, Scania and Volvo Cars, and will enable automakers to remotely provision connectivity over the air to vehicles with... read more

InvenSense demonstrates MEMS sensor platform at MWC

February 23, 2016By

InvenSense Inc., a provider of micro-electrico-mechanical (MEMS) sensor platform solutions, is showcasing the company’s latest innovations in its Internet of Sensors platforms and solutions for mobile, smart home, wearable, industrial, and automotive segments in Hall 2 — stand 2C16MR — at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC is being held in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 22-25. InvenSense brings innovative human-like interfaces, including... read more

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Trimble adds scalable GNSS receiver to geospatial portfolio

February 19, 2016By
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Trimble has added a new scalable GNSS receiver to its geospatial portfolio. The Trimble R9s GNSS receiver is scalable and flexible. Built on a sleek, modular GNSS platform, geospatial professionals can add functionality according to their workflow demands, such as being deployed as an RTK base station or an RTK rover mounted on a rod, in a backpack or on a... read more

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