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Tallysman Introduces Dual-Frequency Antenna Series

July 19, 2013By
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Tallysman Wireless Inc. has added the dual-frequency TW3800 series to its high-quality precision line of antenna products. The TW3800 series antennas feature a circular stacked patch antenna for improved axial ratio, yet are small and light, and have the extended bandwidth required for L1/L2 GPS & G1/G2 GLONASS, the company said. The operating voltage range is from +2.5 to 16... read more

ComNav GNSS OEM Boards Used in China Driving Test System

July 19, 2013By
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Along with booming auto sales in China has come an increase in auto accidents, which has been a headache for the Chinese government. According to police statistics, most of the accidents in the past couple of years were being caused by new  drivers, who have been ignominiously dubbed “road killers.” One year ago, the China Police Ministry decided to change... read more

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Two Products Added to NovAtel’s OEM6 Receiver Line

July 16, 2013By
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NovAtel has announced two new GNSS receivers: The OEM638 high precision receiver card and the ProPak6 enclosed receiver. The two products incorporate NovAtel’s most advanced GNSS technology, the company said. The most advanced card within NovAtel’s OEM6 GNSS receiver family, the OEM638 tracks all existing and planned constellations including GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS. By providing flexible positioning options,... read more

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Rohde & Schwarz GNSS Simulator Creates Real-World Scenarios

July 15, 2013By
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Rohde & Schwarz provides developers of satellite-based navigation instruments with a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) simulator, which runs on the R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator. The new R&S SMBV-K101 option allows developers in the automotive and wireless communications industries, for example, to test GNSS receivers for specific effects such as obscuration and multipath propagation. Buildings, tunnels and bridges as... read more

Topcon Offers HiPer SR Integrated Receiver for GIS, Mapping

July 8, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Systems has announced the HiPer SR integrated receiver for GIS and mapping applications. The HiPer SR for GIS is a compact, integrated GNSS receiver with sub-meter accuracy. Additional, scalable options are available via OAF (Options Authorization File) upgrades, delivering accuracy levels of sub-decimeter and centimeter without the need for additional hardware, Topcon said. The HiPer SR for GIS... read more

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Expert Advice: Cooperative Updates with Maps 2.0

July 1, 2013By

By Oliver Kühn, Skobbler Not so long ago, paper maps were a necessity in many walks of life. Today, they are increasingly a nostalgic novelty, to coin a term. It’s not difficult to understand why digital maps replaced their paper brethren. Digital maps are more accurate, more adaptable, and most importantly, in an increasingly real-time environment, much faster at making... read more

Expert Advice: Little Tigers versus Wolves

July 1, 2013By
“B1 ICD was released while Regional System is officially operational, will affect domestic BDS receiver industry? Pros? Cons?”

By Greg Turetzky, Intel I recently attended the Fourth China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC, held May 15–17 in Wuhan, China), as an invited speaker and panelist. I had attended the third CSNC last year in Guangzho, and as expected this year’s was a little bigger and a little better. The Chinese GNSS industry is growing quickly, as evidenced by the... read more