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TerraGo releases new version of zero-code platform, Magic

May 22, 2017By

While change is constant, one thing that has become standard is the use of handheld mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are used by almost everyone and the professional surveying community is no different. The process of data collection for specific purposes often needs to be tailored to each project type, yet traditional surveying methods are not flexible in allowing customization... read more

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Fathom enters tech alliance with beacon maker Gimbal

May 22, 2017By

Fathom, a Bluetooth real-time location system (RTLS) asset tracking company, has signed an agreement with Gimbal, a manufacturer for enterprise-grade mobile engagement and location intelligence. The partnership presents customers with the combined strengths of each company: Gimbal’s reliable beacons and over-the-air security and Fathom’s high-accuracy indoor location platform, the companies said in a joint press release. The agreement includes joint... read more

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Tersus releases Precis-BX316R GNSS PPK board

May 22, 2017By

Tersus GNSS has released to the market its new GNSS PPK board, the Precis-BX316R. Precis-BX316R is a GNSS Post-Processing Kinematic (PPK) board for accurate positioning. It supports raw measurement output from two antennas: GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2 and BDS B1/B2 from primary antenna and GPS L1/L2 from the second. The SD card on board (up to 32G) makes it convenient for... read more

Satlab announces SLX-1 multi-application receiver mobile upgrade

May 22, 2017By

Swedish-based survey and GIS equipment maker Satlab Geosolutions has upgraded its multi-purpose multi-frequency GNSS receiver. The SLX-1 was initially released as a CORS receiver but is now able to function as a mobile sensor suitable for any application where a rugged multi-application GNSS receiver is required. Based on embedded Linux operating system, the SLX-1 is a true multi-user and multi-tasking solution. The... read more

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Raytheon launches WAAS payload to improve GPS accuracy for air travel

May 22, 2017By

Raytheon Company has launched its GEO 6 satellite payload into orbit for its 12 year mission. It is the latest payload to support the Federal Aviation Administration’s Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), which enhances the reliability and accuracy of GPS signals for directing air travel. The Raytheon-developed payload is a key element of WAAS, which offers commercial, business and general aviation... read more

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Telit introduces ultra-slim, smart antenna GNSS location module

May 19, 2017By

Telit has introduced an ultra-slim family of smart antenna GNSS receiver modules. The fully integrated modules include a comprehensive feature set that eliminates the need for additional components. They are designed for Internet of Things (IoT) projects with size, cost and time constraints. Easing the burden for developers with little or no RF design experience, the SL876Q5-A is compliant with regulatory... read more

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STMicroelectronics and Allystar partner on GNSS applications and solutions

May 17, 2017By

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor company for electronics applications, is working with Allystar to develop and market GNSS solutions for automotive products and other applications. Allystar is a spin-off from CEC Huada Electronic Design Co. Ltd. and a Chinese GNSS chip designer. GNSS solutions and technologies, including China’s BeiDou navigation system, are playing an ever-increasing role in many different domains, related to smart mobility.... read more

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GSA launches 2017 GNSS Market Report

May 15, 2017By

With an in-depth look at market opportunities and trends across eight market segments, the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA’s) annual GNSS Market Report serves as a key resource for navigating the fast-evolving world of satellite navigation technology and GNSS applications. The fifth edition, the 2017 GNSS Market Report, was released May 10 by Carlo des Dorides, executive director for the GSA, at the European Navigation... read more