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Applanix Adds High-Performance POS Systems to Air and Land Portfolios

October 14, 2013By
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Applanix, a mobile mapping and positioning company, has introduced new versions of its positioning and orientation systems for airborne and land-based mapping — the POS AV 610 and POS LV 610.  Delivering the same industry-leading performance as previous versions of POS AV and LV, the new systems use next-generation commercial inertial technologies that are offered globally. Applanix POS AV and... read more

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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ORBCOMM, Savi Announce Strategic LBS Partnership

October 10, 2013By

ORBCOMM Inc., and Savi Technology have announced a strategic relationship to provide advanced location-based monitoring solutions to government and commercial markets. ORBCOMM is a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, and Savi Technology is a provider of sensor-based analytics and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions. ORBCOMM and Savi have submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Army RFID IV project,... read more

Parsec Technologies 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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XRS Teams with Samsung, Verizon on Trucking Fleet Package

October 10, 2013By

XRS Corporation, a mobile trucking intelligence company, has announced that Verizon is the official wireless provider for its new collaboration with Samsung Telecommunications America. The new product — NXT — creates what XRS says is the first integrated mobile device and software package designed specifically for the trucking industry. The new solution brings together powerful XRS compliance and performance tools with... 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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Expert Advice: Which Is the Best GNSS Receiver?

October 1, 2013By
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By Jayanta Ray Aerospace GNSS receivers constitute a class apart, compared to their more popular relatives used in automotive, cell phone, or survey applications. Automotive and cell-phone receivers can sometimes provide position information even in indoor environments. The survey class of receivers provides centimeter-level accuracies. However, neither group can guarantee the reliability and integrity of the position solution, and users... read more