Product Showcase

Launchpad: Tiny simulator, defense atomic clock

December 12, 2016By
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This month’s Launchpad products include a GPS/GNSS simulator the size of a deck of cards. PLUS: additional OEM, survey and mapping, transportation and UAV products. read more

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Accident locator launched

December 7, 2016By
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Saphibeat Technologies’ new Adventure Monitor PhiPAL can save lives of outdoor enthusiasts by recognizing when an accident has taken place. PhiPAL uses a proprietary machine-learning algorithm for accident recognition. If the user is unconscious, PhiPAL automatically sends a distress message with GPS coordinates to teammates and first responders through a cellphone or satellite connection. PhiPAL uses an activity monitor mounted... read more

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DJI offers large drone Matrice 600 Pro

November 14, 2016By
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DJI has updated the capabilities of its largest drone series by introducing the Matrice 600 Pro, which offers improved flight performance, a more powerful battery charging system and better loading capacity for industrial equipment, cinema cameras and other professional aerial applications. The M600 Pro’s A3 Pro flight controller comes with triple modular redundancy and diagnostic algorithms that compare sensor data from three... read more

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Harxon offers new waterproof helical GNSS antenna

November 11, 2016By
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Harxon has released its next-generation triple-frequency Helix Antenna HX-CH7603A, which has excellent performance and high efficiency in a compact form factor, the company said. Harxon’s new-design helical antenna HX-CH7603A is capable of  GPS L1/L2, GLONASS L1/L2 and BDS B1/B2/B3. Though compact, it provides high peak gain (more than 3.5 dBi) and wide beam width to ensure the signal receiving performance of... read more

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Launchpad: Timing receiver, AR smart glasses

November 5, 2016By
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OEM GNSS receiver High precision for the mass market The Piksi Multi is a multi-band, multi-constellation receiver for the mass market. Autonomous devices require precision navigation, especially those that perform critical functions. The receiver uses real-time kinematics (RTK) technology, providing location solutions 100 times more accurate than traditional GPS. Piksi Multi supports GPS L1/L2 and is hardware-ready for GLONASS G1/G2,... read more

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Talen-X gets GPS Directorate security approval for BroadSim

November 2, 2016By
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Talen-X has been given security approval by the GPS Directorate, allowing BroadSim to create and process Y-Code while in a classified environment. BroadSim is a software-defined GNSS simulator that enables users to easily model true and spoofed signals. BroadSim was developed to simplify advanced jamming and spoofing scenarios with Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) testing in mind. BroadSim supports high dynamics, advanced... read more

Propeller Aero’s ground-control points aim for UAV accuracy

October 19, 2016By
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Drone-maker DJI has partnered with UAV software company Propeller Aero to launch an integrated solution to reduce costs, improve safety and drive operational efficiency in the construction and mining industries. read more

High-accuracy, intelligent performance with sensor fusion

September 30, 2016By
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Inertial navigation The GEO-FOG 3D inertial navigation system (INS) uses sensor fusion to deliver reliable, high-accuracy navigation and control to a wide variety of unmanned, autonomous and manned aerial, ground, marine and subsurface marine applications and platforms. Other applications include navigation and control, positioning and imaging, georeferencing, land surveying, robotics, underground navigation, stabilization and orientation. Designed for demanding navigation and... read more

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