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Launchpad: Simulate signals from GNS, regional navigation

September 18, 2016By
Spirent's GSS9000 constellation simulator.

Constellation Simulator Simulate signals from all GNSS and regional navigation The Spirent GSS9000 Multi-Frequency, Multi-GNSS RF Constellation Simulator can simulate signals from all GNSS and regional navigation. It offers a four-fold increase in RF signal iteration rate (SIR) over Spirent’s GSS8000 simulator. The GSS9000 SIR is 1000 Hz (1 ms), enabling higher dynamic simulations with more accuracy and fidelity. It... read more

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Launchpad: Positioning engine incorporates TerraStar correction data

September 16, 2016By
NovAtel CORRECT with PPP

NovAtel CORRECT is the core positioning engine on NovAtel GNSS receivers, incorporating corrections from a variety of sources to provide the position solution suitable for a variety of applications. NovAtel CORRECT with PPP utilizes correction data from TerraStar. GNSS satellite clock and orbit correction data from the TerraStar network is delivered directly to the NovAtel receiver where it is combined... read more

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Launchpad: GNSS simulator developed with JAXA

September 14, 2016By
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The Replicator by IP Solutions  is a multi-frequency, multi-system GNSS simulator for advanced research and development, equipment testing and education. It can also function as a recording, playback and signal analysis instrument. IP Solutions is exhibiting this week at ION GNSS+, in Portland, Oregon. The Replicator is the result of a collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Components... read more

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Launchpad: Dynamic testing before flight

September 14, 2016By
The CAST-3000 simulator from NovAtel.

GNSS/INS Integration Testing Dynamic testing before flight The CAST-3000 fully supports integration testing of GNSS/INS navigation systems where the inertial sensor and GNSS receiver are either tightly or ultra-tightly coupled. It produces GPS RF signals coincident with simulated IMU sensor data that provide dynamic testing in the laboratory environment for military and government applications. The proprietary laboratory test interfaces to... read more

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IFEN launches cost-effective NCS TITAN GNSS simulator

September 13, 2016By
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IFEN GmbH has launched its new NCS Titan GNSS simulator. The NCS Titan has up to 256 channels (and 1024 multipath channels) and up to 4 RF outputs per chassis, providing flexibility and outstanding performance, according to IFEN. The extra complexity and cost of using multiple signal generators is avoided, improving reliability without compromising on functionality, IFEN said in a news release. The innovative design of... read more

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Epson, DJI partner on AR smart glasses for piloting UAVs

September 9, 2016By
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Epson, providers of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform, is partnering with DJI, maker of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The companies are creating new solutions for the Epson Moverio smart glasses and DJI’s suite of products and software development kit (SDK) that enhance the safety, productivity and capabilities of UAVs for both hobbyists and professionals. As one of the... read more

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GPS Lite: Keeping tabs on cargo at the port

September 7, 2016By
Rotterdam port: A straddle carrier is in the foreground. (Photo: APM Terminals Rotterdam)

Cargo that comes into the Rotterdam, The Netherlands, shipping port could very well be guided by a new GPS system. APM Terminals Rotterdam operates at the important European gateway with a fleet of more than 70 straddle carriers. The straddle carriers have been equipped with GPS Lite, made by U.K.-based International Terminal Solutions (ITS). GPS Lite, the latest version of... read more

Red Hen’s modular defense kits capture first-person views

September 1, 2016By
THISR modular kits provide the tools needed to capture the first-person view on the battlefield.
(Photo: Bruce Donaldson, THISR team leader, Red Hen Systems)

The Tactical Handheld Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (THISR) by Red Hen Systems is an advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) asset providing a real-time solution to operators and mission teams. The modular kits provide the tools needed to capture the first-person view on the battlefield. The THISR is a custom integration of cameras, a laser rangefinder, GPS unit and software linked through Red... read more