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BeiDou Numbering Presents Leap-Second Issue

March 3, 2015By
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During preparation of playback scenarios for the upcoming leap-second event taking place in June, engineers at Racelogic identified a potential pitfall for GNSS engineers. The difficulty arises from the fact that BeiDou uses a different “day number” for the date to apply the leap second, compared with GPS and Galileo. GPS and Galileo use 1-7 as week day numbers, and... read more

MWC 2015: Rohde & Schwarz Adds Option for Analyzing Mobile Apps to Test Solution

March 3, 2015By
R&S CMW-PQA Test System for Performance Quality Analysis. by Rohde & Schwarz.

Rohde & Schwarz is presenting its new over-the-top (OTT) application analysis solution at Mobile World Congress, being held this week in Barcelona, Spain. The solution enables network operators and mobile device manufacturers to quickly and easily analyze and assess the behavior of OTT apps on mobile devices the data traffic they cause. The additional software option is for the established R&S... read more

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Google Maps Takes Street View Camera through Amazon Canopy

March 2, 2015By
The Street View Trekker on a zipline in the Amazon Rainforest.

New imagery of the highest canopy in the Amazon rainforest is now available on Google Maps. The Amazon rainforest is one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, with many species high in the canopies of the forest still undiscovered. “Starting today, with the help of our partners at the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), you can begin to unlock... read more

Meitrack Offers GPS Tracker for 3G Networks

March 2, 2015By

GPS tracking manufacturer Meitrack Group is introducing a tracker that runs on 3G networks. GPS trackers have been running on 2G networks, but soon many wireless carriers will discontinue the outdated 2G technology. Meitrack said it is hard at work making the transition to make all of its current trackers work on the 3G network standard. The first model released is the T333 GPS tracker,... read more

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Deadline for ION JNC Abstracts Is Wednesday

March 2, 2015By

Abstracts are due Wednesday, March 4, for the Institute of Navigation (ION) Joint Navigation Conference (JNC), scheduled for June 22-25 in Orlando, Fla. The ION Joint Navigation Conference, sponsored by the ION’s Military Division, is the largest U.S. military positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) conference of the year with joint service and government participation, ION said. The event will focus on technical... read more

MWC 2015: Geotab Offers Add-On Extender for All-Vehicle Support

March 2, 2015By

Geotab, a telematics engineering company, has released its IOX-CAN extender, a plug-and-play solution that allows partners to send data from their device over a private CAN network in the vehicle, supporting integrations on all vehicle types. Geotab is exhibiting at Mobile World Congress 2015, at Hall 3, Stand 3J20. According to Geotab, Fortune 500 companies, including 40 percent of the top ten fleets and... read more

MWC 2015: RAD Demonstrates IEEE 1588 Grandmaster

March 2, 2015By

Telecom company RAD will be expanding the timing synchronization capabilities of its Service Assured Access (SAA) solution when it introduces MiCLK, an IEEE 1588 grandmaster clock with a built-in GNSS receiver.The grandmaster clock is SFP-based (small form-factor pluggable). RAD is demonstrating the MiCLK at Mobile World Congress 2015, being held this week in Barcelona, Spain. “LTE and LTE-A’s stringent synchronization requirements and the growing... read more

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MWC 2015: Rx Networks Updates GNSS Extended Ephemeris Solution

March 2, 2015By

Rx Networks Inc., a mobile location technology and services company, announced the upcoming release of its GPStream PGPS v8 extended ephemeris solution at Mobile World Congress 2015, taking place this week in Barcelona, Spain. The patented technology, being used in hundreds of millions of devices, is designed to speed up the time-to-first-fix (TTFF) of any GNSS chipset while improving acquisition sensitivity in... read more