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Linx Releases New Multi-Constellation Receiver

September 30, 2013By
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Linx Technologies has launched its GM Series GNSS receiver module. The module is an autonomous, high-performance GNSS receiver designed for navigation, asset tracking and positioning applications of all kinds. Based on the MediaTek chipset, it can simultaneously acquire and track several satellite constellations. These include GPS, Europe’s Galileo, Russia’s GLONASS, and Japan’s QZSS. The GNSS receiver module provides exceptional sensitivity,... read more

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Hemisphere GNSS Launches New Branding, Website

September 30, 2013By
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Today, Hemisphere GNSS introduced its new “Hemisphere” corporate branding and logo to reflect its global GNSS focus. The company is also announcing a new website that has been built from the ground up based on customer and partner input. In February 2013, Hemisphere GPS was renamed and incorporated as Hemisphere GNSS Inc. The company owns both names, but in order... read more

SkyTraq Introduces Venus816, Dual-Antenna Supporting GPS Receiver

September 30, 2013By

SkyTraq Technology Inc., a fabless GNSS positioning technology company, today introduced highly integrated Venus816 single-chip GPS receiver capable of supporting dual passive antenna and active antenna inputs, automatic switching from passive antenna to active antenna, and active antenna short circuit protection without needing extra external components. It offers low BOM cost for antenna-embedded GPS products needing external active antenna option.... read more

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u-blox Releases Improved Sub-Meter GPS Positioning Module NEO-7P

September 24, 2013By
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Swiss-based u‑blox has introduced the NEO-7P, an improved, low-power, compact, high-precision GPS module. While remaining backwards compatible with its predecessor NEO-6P, the new module achieves standalone sub-meter precision based on single-frequency precise point positioning (PPP) technology. Fully autonomous sub-meter performance can be realized for most outdoor applications within coverage of Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) throughout North America (WAAS), Europe... read more

Spirent Demonstrates Solution That Helps Reduce GNSS Vulnerability

September 18, 2013By
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Spirent Communications, a navigation and positioning systems testing company, has teamed up with Qascom, an expert in GNSS signal security and authentication, to develop a test tool that reproduces spoofing attacks in a controlled laboratory environment. The collaborative solution will be launched commercially later in 2013, and was previewed at ION GNSS+ in September in Nashville, Tennessee. The test bed... read more

Trimble Introduces Compact OEM Module with Triple Frequency GNSS Support

September 18, 2013By

Trimble today introduced the Trimble BD930 module as part of its GNSS OEM portfolio. This small module features triple-frequency support for GPS and GLONASS plus dual-frequency support for BeiDou and Galileo constellations. Capable of receiving a wide range of commercially available GNSS signals, the 220-channel BD930 takes advantage of all available signals to provide optimal and reliable RTK centimeter positioning.... read more

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Rx Networks Announces Zed, a Precise Indoor Vertical Location Service for Mobile Devices

September 18, 2013By

Rx Networks, Inc., a mobile location technology and services company, today announced a new z-axis determination capability called Zed. This new solution, comprised of a client software library and associated cloud-based data services, is targeted at chipset vendors, device OEMs and application developers seeking to integrate reliable floor-level detection. The announcement came at ION GNSS 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Whether... read more

PCTEL Launches Antennas for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo Apps

September 18, 2013By

PCTEL, Inc. announced the launch of its next generation multi-band GNSS antennas for global timing and precision tracking applications at the ION GNSS Conference being held this week in Nashville, Tennessee. The new antennas, which are designed for use with GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo systems, are being showcased along with other PCTEL antennas at the PCTEL booth in the... read more