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Meitrack Offers GPS Tracker for 3G Networks

March 2, 2015By

GPS tracking manufacturer Meitrack Group is introducing a tracker that runs on 3G networks. GPS trackers have been running on 2G networks, but soon many wireless carriers will discontinue the outdated 2G technology. Meitrack said it is hard at work making the transition to make all of its current trackers work on the 3G network standard. The first model released is the T333 GPS tracker,... read more

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Multiple RF Output Simulation

March 1, 2015By

Spectracom GSG-Series GNSS Simulators have added capability to provide multiple RF outputs for advanced testing where multiple receivers or antennas are in use in a single system. Typical examples include controlled radiation pattern antennas (CRPA) or heading/attitude receivers and systems. The intuitive StudioView software allows easy reconfiguration of test cases to change the conditions seen by one or all receivers... read more

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Software-Based GNSS Multi-System Simulation Environment

March 1, 2015By

TeleOrbit’s software-based GNSS multi-system performance simulation environment, GIPSIE, consists of a satellite constellation simulator and an intermediate frequency simulator. The digital signal simulator GIPSIE streams the software-generated signals or recorded live data exactly into the receiver’s baseband processing chain to support development, test, verification, validation, qualification and certification. Features include simulation of multi-system, multi-frequency scenarios GPS L1/L2/L5 and Galileo E1/E5/E6;... read more

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GPS Source Offers Antenna for Harsh Environments

February 17, 2015By

GPS Source has released a new GNSS antenna that is robust, lightweight, and suitable for harsh environments. It is designed for long-term, high-precision applications worldwide, the company said. The antenna was engineered for the demanding aviation environment, in both commercial and military applications. Built to military standards (MIL-STD), it is impact resistant, tolerant of exposure to dust, chemicals and jet fuels, and has the ability to withstand shock... read more

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New NovAtel RTK GNSS Receiver Offers Advanced Heading Capabilities

February 2, 2015By

NovAtel Inc. has announced the FlexPak6D enclosed GNSS receiver, a flexible dual-antenna solution for application developers seeking a high-precision heading-capable positioning engine for space-constrained applications. Designed for efficient and rapid integration, the compact, lightweight receiver tracks GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou. Antenna placement is flexible, which means the antenna baseline can be set according to space available on the vehicle... read more

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SkyTraq Offers Multi-GNSS Receiver Module for Wearables

January 12, 2015By
The SkyTraq Venus828F GNSS receiver module.

SkyTraq Technology has introduced a stand-alone multi-GNSS receiver module in a compact 7 x 7 millimeter form factor, the Venus828F, designed with a sensor hub function for wearable and “Internet of Things” (IoT) applications. The Venus828F is capable of communication with multiple satellite systems and tracking up to 28 satellites concurrently, SkyTraq said. The compact LGA module integrates all the necessary components for... read more

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CES: Magellan Launches RoadMate Auto GPS Devices with 3D Landmarks

January 6, 2015By

Magellan has introduced its newest lineup of 5-inch RoadMate auto navigators at the International Consumer Electronics Show, being held this week in Las Vegas. To provide a more realistic view of a user’s surroundings, each of the GPS models comes equipped with 3D renderings of buildings and landmarks. The new models are: RoadMate 5322-LM, RoadMate 5330T-LM with real-time traffic alerts, and RoadMate... read more

Broadcom’s GPS-Enabled Device for Satellite Units Helps Fight Piracy

January 2, 2015By

Satellite TV pirates beware: Broadcom Corporation is offering a GPS-enabled satellite outdoor unit (ODU) device that gives satellite TV providers a way to track subscriber equipment, pinpoint service issues in the home, and stop piracy with a geo-lock. The solution will also enable delivery of location-based services. The ODU solution combines Broadcom’s BCM4551 satellite TV device with its BCM4771 GPS receiver. Broadcom’s new... read more

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