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GPS World Leadership Awards 2014

December 2, 2014By
The 2014 leadership awards, determined by a poll of 40 industry professionals, await the start of the ceremony.

GPS World’s sponsored 2014 Leadership Awards were bestowed in September during ION-GNSS+.  The Leadership Dinner was sponsored by Lockheed Martin, Exelis, Raytheon, and Braxton Technologies. SIGNALS UAVs Revolutionizing Aviation: Exciting Challenges for the PNT Community Sherman Lo, Senior Research Engineer and Associate Investigator (APNT), Stanford University. One of the architects of eLoran and a worldwide thought leader on alternative PNT.... read more

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Drone Prohibition: NTSB Rules Favorably on FAA Appeal

December 1, 2014By

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that drones are aircraft for the purpose of the Federal Aviation Administration’s prohibition of their careless or reckless use. The NTSB affirmed the agency’s position that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) meet the legal definition of “aircraft,” and that the agency may take enforcement action against anyone who operates a UAS or model aircraft... read more

Tallysman TW5340 Smart Antenna Designed for Urban Canyons

November 6, 2014By

Tallysman’s new TW5340 smart antenna is designed to pair Tallysman‘s Accutenna technology antenna with STMicroelectronics’ Teseo II receiver. The combination makes the smart antenna accurate for use in all environments, including urban canyons, according to the company. The TW5340 is a multi-constellation GNSS Smart Antenna that provides simultaneous GPS/GLONASS/SBAS reception. It is designed for use in professional-grade applications such as precision timing, network synchronization, low current applications, and tracking/positioning applications. To... read more

GPS World Leadership Dinner and Race to Market

October 1, 2014By

Invited guests at the annual GPS World Leadership Dinner, a special event held September 11 during ION GNSS+ in Tampa, Florida, heard perspectives from sponsors Lockheed Martin, Exelis, Raytheon, and Braxton Technologies, as well as visions of GNSS progress from our four award winners. Leadership Awards were given to Javier Benedicto Ruiz, Galileo Project Manager, European Space Agency (Satellites category); Sherman Lo, senior research... read more

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CSR Webinar Registration

October 1, 2014By

Indoor Location with SiRFusion from CSR   Date: December 4, 2014 Time: 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST Duration: 1 hour (plus extra time for Q&A) Indoor location has become a hot topic, carrying the promise of ubiquitous location and user context. Set to take social networking, analytics, content targeting and enterprise efficiency applications to a new level, the... read more

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25th Anniversary GNSS Timeline

September 1, 2014By

GPS World’s 25th Anniversary GNSS History Timeline, from the September 2014 Special Supplement “GNSS Industry: Past, Present, and Future.” Download the PDF. read more

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Spoofer and Detector: Battle of the Titans at Sea

August 5, 2014By
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Two satnav superpowers battled it out aboard a superyacht in the Mediterranean this summer, as a spoofing detector designed to differentiate between real and fake GPS signals came to grips with a spoofing device previously responsible for hijacking a sophisticated drone helicopter, deceiving it into landing when it was trying to hover, and for misdirecting the same luxury yacht in... read more

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Year of the Generals

July 9, 2014By

Several pleasant surprises popped up at this year’s Institute of Navigation’s Joint Navigation Conference (ION JNC) in Orlando, Florida, and the best by far centered on the presenters and the attendees. In a change from recent years due to budget restrictions, better known as sequescastration, this year two senior Air Force generals attended and actively participated in several events. General... read more