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NovAtel introduces OEM7 with next-gen positioning technology

September 14, 2016By

NovAtel launched its new OEM7 family at ION GNSS+ 2016, which is being held Sept. 12-16 in Portland, Oregon. OEM7 expands the receiver options open to system integrators. Five GNSS receiver cards are available, including the new OEM7600, the smallest, lightest dual-frequency receiver card ever developed by the company. All cards have 555 available channels, are multi-constellation and multi-frequency and provide new advanced interference... read more

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Live from ION GNSS+ 2016

September 14, 2016By

The GPS World staff is reporting live from ION GNSS+ Sept. 12-16 in Portland, Oregon, providing news, photos, videos and more. GPS World will be there with a full team, including Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Alan Cameron, Managing Editor Tracy Cozzens and Senior Digital Editor Joelle Harms. We will be providing coverage of the show on GPSworld.com, Facebook and Twitter. Take a look at the... read more

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IFEN launches cost-effective NCS TITAN GNSS simulator

September 13, 2016By

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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Spirent GSS200D automates monitoring and analysis of RF interference

September 13, 2016By

Spirent Communications has rolled out its new GSS200D Interference Detection and Analysis solution. The GSS200D was developed as part of Spirent’s partnership with Nottingham Scientific Limited. The GSS200D comprises field-based hardware and a secure data server for automatic capture and analysis of GNSS radio-frequency interference. Deployments of GSS200D probes readily provide users with a thorough understanding of the RF interference environment at sites... read more

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5G and IoT: Big winners of CTIA Super Mobility 2016

September 12, 2016By

This year’s CTIA Super Mobility show, held Sept. 7-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada, shone the spotlight most brightly on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT). The killer app use case for 5G is IoT and, symbiotically, IoT cannot be fully realized without the higher capacity of 5G. IoT is the world of interconnected devices and includes smart cities, connected... read more

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November’s Galileo satellites arrive at Europe’s spaceport

September 9, 2016By

A transatlantic flight delivered four Galileo satellites to French Guiana on Tuesday, in preparation for a shared launch this November by Ariane 5 — the first for Europe’s satnav constellation. read more

McMurdo launches emergency beacons with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo

September 7, 2016By
The McMurdo SmartFind and Kannad SafePro distress beacons support beacon transmission, GNSS for location positioning, and AIS for localized connectivity.

Emergency preparedness company McMurdo has launched a new family of Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) that will accelerate the search-and-rescue process by combining multiple frequencies — including GNSS — into a single EPIRB product. The McMurdo SmartFind and Kannad SafePro EPIRBs are distress beacons that can support each of the four frequencies used in the search-and-rescue process: GNSS for location positioning, 406 MHz and... read more

Live from CTIA Super Mobility 2016

September 7, 2016By

GPS World is reporting live from CTIA Super Mobility 2016, which is being held Sept. 7-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CTIA’s flagship event is a convergence of everything wireless for professionals who work in the mobile technology industry, including leaders in wireless, indoor location, connected car and Internet of Things (IoT), among many others. GPS World Senior Digital Editor Joelle Harms and Wireless... read more