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New software-upgradeable GNSS OEM board announced by NavCom

October 11, 2016By
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NavCom Technology announced the release of the Onyx multi-frequency GNSS OEM board. Offering integrated StarFire/RTK GNSS capabilities, Onyx features 255-channel tracking, including multi-constellation support for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo. It also provides high performance in GNSS receiver sensitivity and signal tracking as well as patented multi-path mitigation, interference rejection and anti-jamming capabilities. The new Onyx GNSS OEM board is... read more

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Geodata key to new business world, says InterGeo report

October 11, 2016By

Geodata is key to the digital future and a 4.0 business world, according to a new report released at InterGeo in Hamburg, Germany. At the heart of this business vision is the networking of sensors that must have location data in order to fulfill their value. The 116-page InterGeo Report, in parallel German and English, includes sections on smart cities,... read more

Live from Intergeo 2016

October 11, 2016By

GPS World staff is reporting from Intergeo Oct. 11-13 in Hamburg, Germany. The massive trade show is considered the world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With more than 16,000 visitors from 80 countries, it is one of the key platforms for industry dialogue. NEWS NovAtel’s RTK Assist provides 20 minutes of accuracy Hemisphere GNSS offers Eclipse P328 OEM positioning board SenseFly... read more

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GSA releases first GNSS User Technology Report

October 10, 2016By

What lies ahead in the GNSS chipset and receiver domain, and what are the trends sure to transform the GNSS landscape of tomorrow? To answer those questions, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) has released its first GNSS User Technology Report. In recent years, GNSS technology has experienced a period of rapid development — both on the side of global constellations... read more

US Naval Observatory chooses NovAtel GPS anti-jam technology

October 10, 2016By
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The United States Naval Observatory (USNO) has selected NovAtel’s GPS Anti-Jam Technology (GAJT) to satisfy a requirement for a controlled reception pattern antenna capability at sites throughout the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN). The DoDIN is the core global enterprise network of the United States military and is depended upon for secure and sensitive voice, data, video and bandwidth services.... read more

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Centimeter positioning for UAVs and mass-market applications


UAVs, precision agriculture and robotic guidance require high accuracy at low cost.   Emerging high-volume markets call for RTK technologies previously limited to niche markets by complexity and cost. This article discusses design and implementation of a very precise RTK-based module solution while maintaining cost, size and power consumption as low as possible. Several tests under a range of signal... read more

GPS III 9 and 10 procured, targeting 2022 launch

October 3, 2016By
The first eight GPS III satellites are already under contract and in production at Lockheed Martin’s GPS III Processing Facility outside of Denver.

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center awarded a contract option to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company to procure two additional GPS III satellites, space vehicles nine and 10 of the next generation. The contract option procures long lead and production hardware. “The GPS III SV 9 and 10 satellites are expected to be ready for launch in 2022,... read more

Harris delivers first OCX receiver

September 28, 2016By

Harris Corporation delivered the first of 34 modernized receivers to support the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System (OCX). They will receive the signals sent by the current GPS satellite constellation plus the new signals sent by the next generation GPS III – 13 military and civilian signals in all. The receiver was shipped to the prime contractor, Raytheon Company, in... read more

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