Transportation

IEEE/ION PLANS 2014 Issues Call for Abstracts

July 24, 2013By

Abstracts are now being accepted for the IEEE/Institute of Navigation (ION) Positioning, Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) 2014 to be held May 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in Monterey, California. The deadline for submitting abstracts is November 1, 2013. Instructions on submitting your abstract can be found at www.plansconference.org. PLANS 2014 is the fifth biennial conference co-sponsored by... read more

ComNav GNSS OEM Boards Used in China Driving Test System

July 19, 2013By
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Along with booming auto sales in China has come an increase in auto accidents, which has been a headache for the Chinese government. According to police statistics, most of the accidents in the past couple of years were being caused by new  drivers, who have been ignominiously dubbed “road killers.” One year ago, the China Police Ministry decided to change... read more

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Geotab Launches Telematics ID Key Solution with IOX Technology

July 15, 2013By
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Geotab has launched a telematics Near Field Communications (NFC) Driver ID solution using an Input-Output-Expander (IOX) that allows for simultaneous connections and communications to occur with multiple devices, such as Garmin, Iridium, and HOS. As an addition to its comprehensive fleet management platform, the technology will now help managers keep better track of each driver’s productivity and on-road safety —... read more

Rohde & Schwarz GNSS Simulator Creates Real-World Scenarios

July 15, 2013By
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Rohde & Schwarz provides developers of satellite-based navigation instruments with a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) simulator, which runs on the R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator. The new R&S SMBV-K101 option allows developers in the automotive and wireless communications industries, for example, to test GNSS receivers for specific effects such as obscuration and multipath propagation. Buildings, tunnels and bridges as... read more

Expert Advice: Cooperative Updates with Maps 2.0

July 1, 2013By

By Oliver Kühn, Skobbler Not so long ago, paper maps were a necessity in many walks of life. Today, they are increasingly a nostalgic novelty, to coin a term. It’s not difficult to understand why digital maps replaced their paper brethren. Digital maps are more accurate, more adaptable, and most importantly, in an increasingly real-time environment, much faster at making... read more

Rugged Tablet for Mobile Professionals

July 1, 2013By
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The DuraBook T7Q by GammaTech is a fully rugged Windows 7 Professional tablet PC designed to meet the demands of mobile professionals in the transportation, field services, utilities, and oil and gas industries. Designed with a magnesium-alloy case, the T7Q DuraBook Rugged Tablet is compliant with MIL-STD 810G and IP65, able to withstand vigorous bumps, knocks and sudden shock under... read more

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ALK Releases PC*MILER 27 with Redesigned User Interface

June 26, 2013By
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ALK Technologies today released the latest version of its PC*MILER truck routing, mileage and mapping software. PC*MILER 27 features and enhancements include a completely redesigned graphical user interface for maximum efficiency and hours-of-service compliance tools for more precise arrival and delivery time estimates. “PC*MILER 27 is a milestone for ALK. We’re thrilled to unveil this robust yet easy to use... read more

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GPS Insight Named American Technology Award Winner

June 24, 2013By

GPS Insight, a technology provider of GPS fleet tracking software, has been named the winner in the Software category for the American Technology Awards for the second time. GPS Insight was named the winner for the same award in 2011 as well. The American Technology Awards recognize the best products and services from across the technology industry. GPS Insight has... read more

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