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CES 2016: DJI upgrades Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 drones

January 5, 2016By

Drone maker DJI is introducing enhancements to its Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 quadcopters at CES 2016, a consumer electronics and technology trade show held Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas. The newest models, the Phantom 3 4K and Inspire 1 Pro Black Edition, were designed to capture stunning aerial photography. The Phantom 3 4K’s introduction is the result of strong consumer demand for top resolution cameras... read more

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Europe closes out first decade of satellite navigation

January 4, 2016By
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Ten years ago saw the launch of Europe’s very first navigation satellite. A decade of hard work later, more than a third of the Galileo constellation has followed it into orbit and a ground network sharpening the satnav system’s accuracy encompasses the globe. read more

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DJI launches public beta of geofencing software for drones

January 4, 2016By
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Drone-maker DJI has launched a public beta version of its new geofencing system in North America and Europe. Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) will provide drone users with up-to-date guidance on locations where flight may be restricted by regulation or raise safety or security concerns. With this major upgrade to DJI’s existing geofencing system, users will have access to live information about... read more

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Skyworks launches GNSS front-end modules with integrated filters

January 4, 2016By

Skyworks Solutions, which manufactures analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has launched three low-noise amplifier (LNA) front-end modules with integrated filters for GNSS. The devices are designed to provide high linearity, excellent gain, a high 1-dB input compression point and a superior noise figure. The pre-filters provide the low in-band insertion loss and integrated notch filtering for excellent rejection of desired frequency... read more

New Galileo Interface Control Document released

January 4, 2016By
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The European Commission has published a new release 1.2 of the Galileo Open Service Signal In Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD v1.2). The document provides the information needed by receiver and chipset manufacturers, application developers and service providers to process and make use of the open signals generated by the Galileo satellites. The OS SIS ICD contains the... read more

Summit CE Group to debut Car and Driver dash cam line at CES 2016

January 4, 2016By

Summit CE Group, in its partnership with Hearst Brand Development, has announced in a news release it will launch a new line of Car and Driver-branded dash cams at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will be held Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas, in booth No. 14617. The new line of dash cams, created with the automotive magazine Car and Driver, features 1080p recording, loop recording,... read more

WayRay offers holographic navigation system for cars

January 4, 2016By
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Swiss startup WayRay has introduced an augmented reality navigation system that projects holographic GPS imagery and driver notifications onto the windshield of a car. Navion, billed as the “first-ever holographic navigation system for cars,” is placed on a car’s dashboard and projects a virtual route into the regular focal range of the driver. The driver sees the navigation signs laid out directly on... read more

Magellan to highlight DashCam navigators at CES 2016

January 4, 2016By

Magellan expands MiVue DashCam lineup Magellan has expanded its lineup of MiVue DashCam devices to be displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will take place Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas. The four new models include the MiVue 320, MiVue 420, MiVue 430 and MiVue 450D. “Magellan is excited to expand its award-winning line of MiVue DashCam models. Our four new... read more