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GSA contracts with Eutelsat on next-gen EGNOS payload

March 29, 2017By
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EGNOS GEO-3 to fly on Eutelsat 5 West B, optimizing a new satellite program The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has selected Eutelsat Communications for the development, integration and operation of the next-generation EGNOS payload on a future Eutelsat satellite. Eutelsat and GSA have concluded a long-term contract valued at €102 million covering the preparation and service provision phases... read more

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u-blox appoints Suresh Ram president of u-blox America

March 29, 2017By
Suresh Ram, president of u-blox America.

Suresh Ram has been appointed president of u-blox America, a wholly owned subsidiary of u-blox AG, a Swiss wireless and positioning technology company. Ram’s appointment takes effect immediately. He is responsible for sales, marketing, field applications and operations aimed at supporting the growing regional customer base. “The Internet of Things presents enormous opportunities for wireless technology,” Ram said. “As this... read more

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Tallysman introduces dual-band + L-band services GNSS antenna

March 29, 2017By
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Tallysman, manufacturer of economical high-performance GNSS antennas and related products, has introduced a through-hole mount dual-band-plus L-band GNSS antenna, the TW3892. The introduction of this antenna is a continuation of Tallysman’s expansion into broader band GNSS antennas. The TW3892 antenna employs Tallysman’s Accutenna technology and is capable of receiving GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1, Galileo E1 plus L-band correction... read more

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Swift, Carnegie Robotics partner on GNSS for robotics, autonomous driving

March 29, 2017By
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Swift Navigation is teaming up with Carnegie Robotics LLC to develop a line of navigation products for autonomous vehicles, outdoor robotics and machine control. The first navigation product will be announced May 8 at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL event in Dallas, Texas. Swift Navigation is a San Francisco-based startup building centimeter-accurate GPS technology for autonomous vehicles, and Carnegie Robotics LLC (CRL), the industry leader in... read more

Harxon releases mini choke ring antenna

March 28, 2017By
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Harxon, manufacturer of high-precision antennas in China, has release a new patented mini choke ring antenna, the HX-CSX610A. Weighing less than 2 kg, the tiny antenna could be considered the next generation of reference antenna trends, Harxon said. Harxon’s patent for the HX-CSX610A design includes its compact body, which offers flexible transportation and installation. Applications for the antenna include CORS stations, geodetic surveying... read more

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Sokkia introduces GCX3 integrated receiver

March 28, 2017By
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Sokkia has introduced the latest addition to its GCX line of GNSS integrated receivers, the GCX3, which features advanced constellation tracking, open format software compatibility, and longer range base-to-rover communication. “The GCX3 features the new second generation POST2 (precision orbital satellite technology) integrated antenna — adding BeiDou, Galileo, SBAS, QZSS, and GAGAN satellite tracking in addition to GPS and GLONASS to... read more

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Trimble incorporates Galileo support in GNSS infrastructure management software

March 28, 2017By

Higher-Accuracy Positioning to Improve GNSS Network Performance and Reliability Trimble has introduced version 3.10 of its Pivot Platform software, a modular solution for real-time GNSS infrastructure management, ranging from a single-base GNSS continuously operating reference station (CORS) to a full real-time network (RTN), serving thousands of end-users worldwide. Version 3.10 provides improvements to network performance and office and field productivity.... read more

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Report forecasts global receiver market for 2017-20

March 27, 2017By

A new industry report provides a study of the global GNSS receiver market, forecasting growth and other factors for the period 2017-20. The GPS & GNSS Receivers Market 2017 Research Report by Markets.biz provides a “thorough and complete study on receiver industry volume, market share, trends, growth, applications, utilization ratio, supply and demand analysis, manufacturing capacity and price. The report concentrates on a complete... read more