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Mojio Partners with Dooing to Offer Live Fleet Tracking

February 5, 2015By

Mojio, an open platform for connecting cars, has announced a partnership with Dooing, a new team management platform for businesses that can dispatch jobs and track teams. “With Dooing, any business can dispatch jobs and track teams on the move, from three people to thousands,” said David Barton-Grimley, a Mojio developer and co-founder of Dooing. “iOS and Android apps are... read more

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Septentrio RTK Receivers Power DigPilot 3D Machine Guidance

February 4, 2015By
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DigPilot, a Norwegian supplier of surveying equipment and instruments for building and construction, has developed a flexible 3D machine guidance system based on Septentrio’s AsteRx2eH OEM GNSS receivers. AsteRx2eH is a single-board dual-frequency dual-antenna 272-channel GPS/GLONASS OEM heading receiver, which provides 20-Hz data output of position, heading and pitch/roll data to the machine guidance system. As a member of Septentrio’s... read more

Handheld Makes Algiz 10X Rugged Tablet More Powerful

February 4, 2015By
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Handheld Group is upgrading its Algiz 10X tablet. With the upgrade, the rugged tablet for field professionals now features the Windows 8.1 Pro operating system, which is downgradable to Windows 7. Windows 8.1 Pro offers enhanced features to help users connect to company networks, access one PC from another, encrypt data and more. The upgraded Algiz 10X also has a more powerful processor that... read more

Hemisphere GNSS Introduces Tiny High-Accuracy GPS Compass

February 3, 2015By
The Hemisphere GNSS V-104 compass.

Hemisphere GNSS is offering the Vector V104, a tiny high-accuracy, dual-receiver GPS compass and the latest addition to its precise heading and positioning product line. “Our Vector V104 provides an astonishing level of accuracy in such a small form factor,” said Chuck Joseph, Hemisphere president and CEO. “The smart, compact design offers better than 2° heading accuracy and sub-meter DGPS position accuracy without... read more

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Automated Pile Driver from Orteco Uses Altus APS-U for Machine Control

February 3, 2015By
The Altus APS-U-HDG.

Orteco, a specialized manufacturer of pile driving machines based in northern Italy, has introduced a series of robotic pile drivers using APS-U GNSS RTK receivers from Altus Positioning Systems. The products are being supplied to Orteco by Altus’ parent company, Septentrio NV. The driverless tracked crawler maneuvers automatically under control of the APS-U, which provides centimeter-level position coordinates and heading... read more

ION Announces 2015 Award Winners, Fellows

February 2, 2015By
ION's new Fellows: (from left) Attila Komjathy, Yu (Jade) Morton, and Frank van Digglen.

The Institute of Navigation (ION) presented its Annual Awards during the ION International Technical Meeting in Dana Point, Calif., Jan. 26-28. The annual awards recognize individuals making significant contributions or demonstrating outstanding performance relating to the art and science of navigation. ION also announced its elected Fellow members. Award Winners Mathieu Joerger received the Early Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the... read more

Leap Second Implementation Confuses Some Receivers

February 2, 2015By

The United States Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) has issued a notice about a problem some receivers are having implementing the correct time. The U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center has received reports of synchronization issues since the implementation of a leap second on Jan. 21. Users experiencing this problem should contact the receiver manufacturer for a firmware or software update. Below is the... read more

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New NovAtel RTK GNSS Receiver Offers Advanced Heading Capabilities

February 2, 2015By
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NovAtel Inc. has announced the FlexPak6D enclosed GNSS receiver, a flexible dual-antenna solution for application developers seeking a high-precision heading-capable positioning engine for space-constrained applications. Designed for efficient and rapid integration, the compact, lightweight receiver tracks GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou. Antenna placement is flexible, which means the antenna baseline can be set according to space available on the vehicle... read more

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