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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

Cobham displays antenna system at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Cobham‘s Sunita Shah discusses the company’s AESA (actively electronically scanned array) antenna system at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s Xponential show, held May 2-5 in new Orleans. read more

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April 27, 2016By

Thank you for registering for the upcoming GPS World webinar, “UAV Design and Applications: Autonomous Relative Navigation and GNSS Robustness for UAV Systems.” 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... read more

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Thank you for registering.

April 26, 2016By

Thank you for registering for the upcoming GPS World webinar, “UAV Design and Applications: Autonomous Relative Navigation and GNSS Robustness for UAV Systems.” 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... read more

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SBIR Regulatory Enforcement Issues

January 27, 2016By

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Regulatory Enforcement Issues Alison Brown, Co-Chair Government Contracting Working Group Small Business Administration (SBA) Regulatory Fairness Board, (719) 331 2844 abrown@navsys.com 1       Overview The National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 contained SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) reauthorization provisions which included language that indicated strong Congressional intent to improve the process of rapidly transitioning SBIR/STTR (hereafter... read more

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The GNSS of Things, and a Galileo/Copernicus interface

December 28, 2015By

A software offering an “open-source innovation platform for the GNSS of Things”  won the Special Prize in the Galileo Masters competition. Another entry showed the opportunities that lie at the interface of Galileo and Copernicus, the EU’s Earth-observation satellite project. The UK government has just published its first ever space policy document, and I am amazed as well as somewhat... 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