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Xsens launches knowledge BASE for inertial tracking, wearable motion capture

September 15, 2016By
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Xsens has launched BASE, an online technology platform with a community forum and a knowledge base on 3D motion tracking technology and products. On BASE.xsens.com, the knowledge base contains inside information about micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) sensors, inertial measurement units (IMU), sensor fusion algorithms, body-motion tracking and motion capture. It also provides best practices, tips and tricks for the use of Xsens’ successful products... read more

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Rx Networks adds SBAS and QZSS for test and development

September 15, 2016By

Rx Networks Inc., a mobile location technology and services company, announced test and development access to upcoming SBAS and QZSS services at ION GNSS+, where the company is exhibiting. ION GNSS+ is being held in Portland, Oregon, Sept. 12-16. The addition of QZSS and SBAS to its location.io service platform enables Rx Networks to provide regional correction data and additional... read more

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Launchpad: GNSS simulator developed with JAXA

September 14, 2016By
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The Replicator by IP Solutions  is a multi-frequency, multi-system GNSS simulator for advanced research and development, equipment testing and education. It can also function as a recording, playback and signal analysis instrument. IP Solutions is exhibiting this week at ION GNSS+, in Portland, Oregon. The Replicator is the result of a collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Components... read more

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RaceLogic launches wideband system at ION GNSS+

September 14, 2016By
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LabSat 3 by Racelogic is a lightweight and portable system for GNSS testing, capable of recording and replaying the raw radio signals including GPS L1, GLONASS L1, Galileo E1, BeiDou B1, QZSS and SBAS. LabSat 3 records real-world data, reproducing all GNSS artefacts on the laboratory bench, including multipath, ionospheric effects and signal dropouts. There is no limit to the... read more

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Septentrio to supply GNSS reference stations, timing receivers to JPL

September 14, 2016By
The Septentrio PolaRx5 GNSS receiver.

Septentrio has received a contract to supply 35 high-precision GNSS receivers to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for use in the NASA Global GNSS network (GGN). The NASA GGN is one of the world’s largest global GNSS tracking networks with nearly a hundred reference receivers deployed worldwide and is a participant in the International GNSS Service (IGS). The GGN is... read more

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NovAtel introduces OEM7 with next-gen positioning technology

September 14, 2016By
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NovAtel launched its new OEM7 family at ION GNSS+ 2016, which is being held Sept. 12-16 in Portland, Oregon. OEM7 expands the receiver options open to system integrators. Five GNSS receiver cards are available, including the new OEM7600, the smallest, lightest dual-frequency receiver card ever developed by the company. All cards have 555 available channels, are multi-constellation and multi-frequency and provide new advanced interference... read more

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Report delves into military GPS/GNSS device market

September 13, 2016By

A new market report focuses military GPS and GNSS devices. The “Global and Chinese Military GPS/GNSS Devices Industry, 2011-2021 Market Research Report” is an in-depth study on the current state of the industry, with a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides key statistics on the market status of device manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and direction... read more

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FAA’s ADS-B rebate program for aviators begins Sept. 19

September 13, 2016By

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is incentivizing general aviation aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with required NextGen avionics technology before the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline. On Sept. 19, the FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) rebate website will go live, and general aviation aircraft owners will have the opportunity to apply for a $500 rebate to help offset... read more