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November 12, 2015By

From the November 2015 issue of GPS World (PDF). read more

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JAVAD GNSS 5 Hz “Beast Mode” RTK Base Station Corrections Reduce the Time to Acquire a Fix by 72 Percent

September 24, 2015By

by Matt Johnson In another industry first, JAVAD GNSS has added the ability to transmit and process RTK base station corrections at rates greater once per second (1 Hz). The current industry standard has been to transmit and process corrections once per second. The JAVAD GNSS RTK engineering team recently hypothesized that increasing the rate of corrections would reduce the... read more

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Hemisphere GNSS Offers RTK-Capable Compass Antenna

April 14, 2015By
The Hemisphere GNSS V320 GNSS compass.

Hemisphere GNSS is offering a new RTK-enabled Vector V320 GNSS compass. The Vector V320 smart antenna supports multi-frequency GPS, GLONASS, Galileo (future firmware upgrade required) and BeiDou, and Hemisphere GNSS says it’s “the first of its kind.” Designed for the professional marine and marine survey markets, the Vector V320 is the a multi-frequency, multi-GNSS, all-in-one smart antenna capable of both RTK-level positioning... read more

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April 7, 2015By

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Telmap Launches Parking Space Locator on the Telmap Mobile Location Companion

June 15, 2012By

Telmap announced a partnership with Decell, a leading provider of traffic information including real-time road status and related transportation services. By collaborating with Decell, Telmap is now able to provide a unique navigation service to its users in Israel by providing them with real-time information on available parking spaces with regards to the users’ location. read more

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Nexteq Navigation Offers NexGeo Software Update

June 1, 2012By

Nexteq Navigation has release the newest version of its NexGeo software line-up: NexGeo Mobile, NexPos and NexGeo Office. Optimized for Nexteq handhelds, NexGeo Mobile integrates Nexteq Freedom, i-PPP, and RTK positioning augmentation technology into a more reliable, user-friendly data collection software, the company said. read more

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TeleCommunication Systems Selects Locaid as Location-as-a-Service Partner

May 9, 2012By

Locaid, a location-as-a-service company, and TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., (TCS) mobile communication technology company, have announced that TCS’ portfolio of mobile location-based products and services (LBS) will now incorporate Locaid’s location-as-a-service capabilities. This partnership provides wireless operators with access to rapidly deployable location technology for additional financial yield from their location infrastructure, the companies said. read more

GPS IIA Satellites a Concern for OCX

May 3, 2012By

One of the long-standing issues for support of IIA vehicles after the future GPS Operational Ground Control Segment’s (OCX’s) ready-to-operate (RTO) date, which should fall in December 2016 at the latest, is what ground command-and-control (C2) system will steer GPS IIA satellites, do navigation uploads, and so on. The issue is that AEP, the current C2 system, will no longer be available once the transition to OCX takes place, and OCX has no requirement to control IIA satellites. read more

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