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Broadcom Offers New GNSS Chip for Internet of Things

September 17, 2015By

Broadcom Corporation has announced a new GNSS chip for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable devices that simplifies integration of GNSS into low-cost products. The advanced chip enables devices such as fitness bands to deliver pinpoint location while consuming minimal power and in some cases can eliminate the need for a separate microcontroller (MCU). The Broadcom BCM47748 removes a bulk... read more

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Omnitracs Subsidiary XRS Features Integrations to Transportation Management Software

September 17, 2015By

XRS Corporation, a subsidiary of Omnitracs LLC and provider of mobile trucking intelligence solutions, has announced integrations with Innovative IES and Appian DirectRoute transportation management software, both from TMW. The newly integrated solutions are in addition to existing XRS integrations with TruckMate and TMWSuite software, also from TMW, and deliver enhanced operational visibility to fleets using both XRS and TMW platforms.... read more

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WorkWave Launches Fleet Management App for Transportation Companies

September 17, 2015By

WorkWave, a provider of cloud-based field service management and “last mile” fleet management software solutions, has unveiled WorkWave Fleet, its mobile-first flexible route planning solution. WorkWave Fleet helps field service and transportation and logistics businesses save time and costs while increasing capacity by better managing their mobile workforce with unique mobile capabilities. “WorkWave Fleet allows for automating the dispatching and... read more

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Topcon Releases iOS Version of MAGNET Construct App

September 17, 2015By

Topcon Positioning Group announces cross-platform support for the MAGNET Construct app. The no-cost app is purpose built to drive the LN-100 Layout Navigator system and was initially released for the Android market.  This “out of the box productivity” is now available for Apple devices as well. “Whether you prefer Android devices or the latest Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch... read more

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Unicore Releases GNSS High-Precision Board

September 17, 2015By
tri-constellation octa-frequency high-precision board.

Unicore has released the UB380 GPS/GLONASSS/BDS high-precision board at ION GNSS+ 2015, held this week in Tampa, Fla. UB380 is a multi-GNSS receiver that supports GPS, GLONASS and BDS. It is based on Unicore’s mature multi-GNSS system on chip (SoC). UB380 is designed for high-precision positioning, navigation and GBAS applications. UB380 can track GPS L1, L2, L5; GLONASS L1, L2; and... read more

UNAVCO Names Septentrio Preferred Vendor for GNSS Reference Stations

September 16, 2015By

UNAVCO has selected Septentrio to be the preferred vendor of next-generation GNSS reference stations for the Geodesy Advancing Geosciences and EarthScope (GAGE) Facility. The Preferred Vendor status is valid through the duration of the GAGE Facility Cooperative Agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). The selection of Septentrio was made following a rigorous competitive selection process. Under the agreement, Septentrio... read more

ION GNSS+ Plenary Navigates to Space, and Beyond

September 16, 2015By

Tuesday night’s Plenary Session at ION GNSS+ took attendees to space with a high-flying presentation on NASA’s planetary exploration endeavors by keynote speaker James L. Green, director of Planetary Science for NASA. He touched on most of the planets, with the July fly-by of Pluto by the New Horizons probe the climax of his talk. Following the keynote, the ION GNSS+... read more

Spectra Precision Introduces New and Enhanced Survey Solutions

September 15, 2015By

Spectra Precision introduced at INTERGEO this week new and enhanced products in its portfolio of survey solutions. With the new additions, survey and construction professionals have more positioning instrument choices to meet their job requirements, the company said. Spectra Precision made the announcement at INTERGEO 2015, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management. The new and enhanced products... read more