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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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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
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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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Russia to Increase Number of Space Service Centers to 25

April 25, 2012By

The number of Russian centers providing services based on data received via GLONASS satellites will reach 25, Deputy Prime Minister Vladislav Surkov said Tuesday, according to a RIA Novosti report. The space service centers are engaged in satellite monitoring of traffic safety, road planning and cargo transportation on federal highways as well as natural dangers such as landslides, avalanches, and mud flows. read more

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GNSS Vulnerability and Alternative PNT

July 1, 2010By
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A group working under the auspices of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Navigation Services Directorate recently prepared a study assessing non-GNSS navigation system architectures to provide alternate positioning, navigation, and timing (APNT) services for aviation users, to mitigate GNSS vulnerability to radio frequency interference (RFI). The APNT architecture would be based on selected elements of today’s terrestrial navigation network, possibly upgraded, plus new elements anticipated for the 2025 timeframe. read more

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