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Four-satellite Galileo Ariane 5 dispenser in place

June 14, 2016By
A four-satellite dispenser for Galileo's Ariane 5 is shown during shaker testing at Airbus Defence and Space near Bordeaux, France. The dispenser has had four Galileo engineering models attached to it for test purposes.
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News from the European Space Agency (ESA) Following rigorous testing in France and Germany, a new type of dispenser designed to carry four navigation satellites into orbit at once is now in French Guiana, in place for Galileo’s first Ariane 5 launch later this year. The dispenser is an essential element of launch success, with a double role to play.... read more

FAA issues GPS interference flight advisory

June 9, 2016By
GPS Interference testing this June on the West Coast of the United States.

[[Editor’s note: After this story was posted, and after the Navigate! enewsletter containing it was sent out to 27,128 subscribers, GPS World received notice that in fact the U.S. Navy  canceled plans to jam GPS signals in the vicinity of the China Lake, California, Naval Air Weapons Station. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) had raised concerns about the... read more

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Rambus and Movimento team on personalized security for automotive

June 8, 2016By

Rambus Inc. and Movimento are partnering to deliver secure, personalized over-the-air (OTA) vehicle updates critical to safety and performance in the era of the connected car. Rambus is a specialist in digital security that provides a secure foundation for a connected world, and Movimento specializes in OTA software lifecycle and data management for the automotive/IoT sectors. Movimento and Rambus are demonstrating the joint solution at TU-Automotive in Detroit.... read more

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Savari demos V2X safety communications solutions at TU-Automotive Detroit

June 8, 2016By
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Savari Inc., a V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communication and safety technology company, is showcasing its advanced V2X safety communications solutions at TU-Automotive Detroit, taking place June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. At the show, Savari will be hosted by Qualcomm Technologies and will offer live demonstrations in Qualcomm booth #C69. The live demonstrations simulate real-life automotive traffic scenarios and how in-car V2X applications make driving... read more

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2016 TU-Automotive Awards winners announced

June 8, 2016By
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TU-Automotive announced the 2016 winners of the TU-Automotive Awards at a reception in Novi, Michigan, held before the June 8-9 TU-Automotive Detroit trade show.  The 10 winners were selected by 30 expert judges in 10 categories. The award categories showcase specific aspects of the connected-car industry. The winners were selected by 30 top industry experts and judged based on the following criteria:... read more

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Lochbridge unveils connected-car innovations at TU-Automotive show

June 8, 2016By
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Lochbridge, a provider of automotive connectivity services and solutions, is presenting and exhibiting at TU-Automotive Detroit 2016, held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. Through the company’s keynote presentation, newly released maturity model and suite of connected solutions, Lochbridge will demonstrate how OEMs need connectivity to create a competitive edge. Lochbridge’s keynote presentation, “Are Your Connected Cars Ahead of the Curve?,” will... read more

TomTom adds HD Map, RoadDNA for 17 new states

June 8, 2016By

TomTom has expanded coverage of its High Definition (HD) Map and RoadDNA products to 17 new states across the U.S., the company announced at TU-Automotive Detroit, which is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. “With over 122,000 kilometres (75,800 miles) of HD Map coverage globally, we’re equipping our automotive customers with the data needed to continue to push autonomous driving... read more

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GPS World reports live from TU-Automotive Detroit 2016

June 8, 2016By
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The 16th annual TU-Automotive Detroit conference and exhibition is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. This year’s event is focusing on the converging trends of connectivity, mobility and autonomy revolutionizing the automobile industry — specifically infotainment, V2X, apps, navigation, cybersecurity, mobility, autonomy, safety, insurance telematics, data aggregation, fleet management and tracking. GPS World staff is at the event capturing... read more

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