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Installed Base of Fleet Management Systems Will Reach 6.4M in Europe by 2017

October 14, 2013By

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 3.05 million in Q4-2012. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.0 percent, this number is expected to reach 6.40 million by 2017. A group of international aftermarket solution providers have... read more

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Parsec Combines Telit Technology with Micro-Mini Modules to Deliver Tiny GPS Receivers

October 10, 2013By

Parsec Technologies, Inc., today announced that the company’s Micro-Mini PTA/PT family of GNSS/GPS receiver modules seamlessly integrates with the Telit Wireless Solutions Jupiter SE880 three-dimensional system-in-a-package (3D-SIP) to enable what it calls the world’s smallest- to-date, commercial-class, low-cost GPS L1 receiver. By combining a PTA/PT family module with the Jupiter SE880 3D-SIP, OEMs and integrators are able to deliver a... read more

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GPS Tracking Solution Now Offers DMS Integration

October 7, 2013By

Spireon, a Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and Business Intelligence Solutions provider, has completed an initial phase of the integration of its industry leading GoldStar GPS solution with Frazer’s Dealer Management System (DMS). Frazer is a provider of software solutions that auto dealers across the nation use to grow their business and increase their productivity, including its comprehensive DMS, which has... read more

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NovAtel Awarded Contract to Supply WAAS Receivers for FAA System

October 1, 2013By

NovAtel, an OEM provider of high-precision GNSS positioning products, has been contracted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to produce and deliver 176 Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) third-generation reference receivers (G-III). The contract includes engineering support for the receiver as well as support for the current generation reference receiver (G-II), Geostationary Earth Orbit Uplink Subsystem – Type 1 (GUST)... read more

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Blue Sky Network Debuts Portable M2M GNSS Tracking Solution

September 25, 2013By
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Blue Sky Network, a supplier of satellite tracking and communication solutions for aviation, land and marine, has launched the HawkEye 7200 portable M2M tracking solution. The HawkEye 7200 includes features such as multinational GNSS receiver support and integrated Bluetooth for Iridium connectivity to smart devices. Designed in a small form factor, the HawkEye 7200 can be powered by battery or... read more

Kongsberg Unveils Heading and GNSS Surface Position Options for eBird

September 25, 2013By
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Kongsberg Seatex has given users of the eBird System the ability to equip SmartWing instrumentation with two additional features — a compass and a GNSS receiver. eBird is a bird concept for lateral, vertical and roll streamer control in marine seismic acquisition that enables fault tolerant and efficient multi-streamer steering by employing a wide range of innovative and patented technological... read more

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Veripos Introduces GNSS Mobile for Offshore Positioning

September 11, 2013By

Veripos, supplier of high-precision GNSS positioning services to the offshore industry, has extended its range of integrated mobile receiver units with introduction of a multi-frequency system featuring GNSS heading, L-band positioning and wireless communication capabilities, the LD7. Typical use is for the provision of high accuracy heading output combined with high accuracy positioning data for vessel systems. Compatible with both... read more

Ford Studies Space Robots for Connected Vehicle Communications

September 9, 2013By
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Ford is studying communications between space robots and Earth to enhance future applications of the connected-car communications protocol. The research furthers the company’s commitment to the development of connected vehicle communications to help reduce traffic congestion and aid in the advancement of emergency vehicle communication methods, Ford said. Ford has launched a three-year research partnership with the telematics department of... read more