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Inertial, gyroscope take to space

September 27, 2016By
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Sensonor AS of Norway has partnered with the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to supply current and future low- and near-Earth orbit space missions with inertial and gyroscope modules. The Norway-based company first began supplying its standard inertial measurement unit (IMU) and gyroscope modules for low Earth orbit (LEO) space applications in 2012, Sensonor’s STIM300 and STIM210 inertial... read more

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September 14, 2016By

Thank you for registering for the upcoming GPS World webinar, “GPS/GNSS and Cybersecurity.” A link to the live event will be sent to you two hours before the event. Your personalized event URL will be automatically generated by the ON24 system. To ensure receipt of the email, please whitelist this email address by adding it to your contacts: do_not_reply@on24event.com. This presentation will begin on... read more

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Summer Reading

August 22, 2016By

GPS marks yet another rite of passage with the publication of Pinpoint: a full-length journalistic investigation of its development, personalities and societal impact, with a diverting assortment of side stories and philosophical illuminations. A technology can be said to have arrived when it receives this manner of broad-market, though rigorous, intelligent, probing treatment. Never mind that every such technology truly... read more

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Through the looking glass: New perspectives on GNSS

July 28, 2016By

Three recent publications offer a range of perspectives on GNSS technology, the accompanying industry and its effects on the world we live in. They are rather like surveying the topic through three types of looking glass: a mirror, a microscope and a telescope. I recommend them all. From the first listed below (Misra), you may not learn much new about GPS... read more

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Oshkosh gives nod to GPS Networking on light-tactical defense contract

July 27, 2016By
In August 2015, Oshkosh Defense's Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle was announced as winner of the US military's Army-led Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Oshkosh Defense, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, has approved GPS Networking as a supplier on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Program. After going through rigorous qualification testing and thorough vetting, GPS Networking was approved to supply GPS Networking products for the JLTV. During the contract, which includes both Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) and Full Rate Production (FRP), Oshkosh... read more

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Google opens up GNSS pseudoranges

June 7, 2016By
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Google has announced that raw GNSS measurements will be available to apps in the Android N operating system, which will be released later this year. This means pseudoranges, dopplers and carrier phase will be obtainable from a phone or tablet computer. The announcement came during Google’s I/O 2016, its three-day developer conference which was held May 18-20. The specific announcement... read more

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June 1, 2016By

Thank you for registering for the upcoming GPS World webinar, “Connected Car: Cutting edge research aimed at implementing connected car and driverless car technology.” A link to the live event will be sent to you two hours before the event. Your personalized event URL will be automatically generated by the ON24 system. To ensure receipt of the email, please whitelist this email address... read more

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Payload integration begins next Galileo launch

May 16, 2016By

The first of two Galileo navigation satellites to be orbited on Arianespace’s May 24 Soyuz flight has been integrated on its payload dispenser system, marking a key step as preparations advance for this medium-lift mission from French Guiana. Named “Danielė,” the Galileo 13 spacecraft was installed this week during activity inside the Spaceport’s S3B payload preparation facility. It is to... read more