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August 13, 2014By
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What are your challenges this year? How are you driving business in today’s economy? What issues are you concerned about? We want to know, and so does the rest of the industry. GPS World is conducting its annual State of the Industry Survey asking GNSS professionals about the state of their business, the economic climate for GNSS products and services, driving market... read more

Juniper Systems Opens Rugged Handheld Company, Cedar Tree Technologies

August 12, 2014By
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Juniper Systems is launching Cedar Tree Technologies, a rugged handheld company. Cedar Tree, based in Corvallis, Oregon, brings ruggedness, affordability, and intuitive software to its customers — mainly consisting of mapping and field service professionals, according to Juniper Systems. Cedar Tree’s new products — the CT7 tablet and CT4 handheld — run on the Google Android operating system, providing access to... read more

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Carlson BRx5 GNSS Receiver Introduced

August 11, 2014By
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The Carlson BRx5 GNSS receiver, an integrated all-in-one pole-top GNSS receiver, has just been released by Carlson Software, Inc. Each BRx5 contains a multi-constellation, multi-band 270-channel GNSS receiver, internal GSM cell modem, UHF radio, dual hot-swappable batteries and internal level sensors. Designed for survey and GIS professionals, the Carlson BRx5 delivers both affordability and the highest positional accuracy, the company... read more

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EUROGI Conference to Be Held in Conjunction with InterGeo

August 11, 2014By
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The European-focused imaGIne conference will provide attendees with an opportunity learn what is going on in the geospatial sector and to network with important decision-makers. EUROGI’s “imaGIne: Opportunities Everywhere” Conference will be held October 8-9 in Berlin, Germany. The imaGIne conference will take place at the same venue and at the same time as the InterGeo trade fair. A key aim of the conference is to... read more

Trimble Offers Pacific Crest XDL Rover 2 with Wireless Link

August 11, 2014By
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Trimble has introduced the Pacific Crest XDL Rover 2, an advanced, high-speed, wireless data link built to withstand the rigors of GNSS/RTK surveying and precise positioning. The XDL Rover 2 is equipped with Bluetooth wireless communication for ease in configuration and operation. It can be quickly configured with an Android device in the field and UHF data can be transmitted via... read more

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RT Logic Wins New Contract Award for GPS OCX Ground System

August 11, 2014By

RT Logic has been awarded a $1 million follow-on contract to provide ground system components for the USAF GPS OCX program, bringing RT Logic’s total OCX contract awards to over $4 million. RT Logic is a subsidiary of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. OCX is the next generation GPS ground system designed to bring flexibility, adaptability, and modularity to the position, navigation, and timing (PNT) mission.... read more

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Galileo’s Troubled E20 Satellite Is Alive

August 7, 2014By

The troubled Galileo E20 satellite restarted E1 signal transmission Wednesday evening, August 6. Galileo E20, also known as GSAT0104, the fourth in-orbit validation (IOV) satellite, has been set “unavailable until further notice” according to the European GNSS Service Centre because of a sudden, unexpected loss of power on May 27. Based on a selected set of IGS MGEX stations and all CONGO stations, the... read more

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Spirent Enhances Location Availability for VoLTE E911 Calls Indoors

August 6, 2014By
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Spirent Communications has announced major enhancements that will help improve location accuracy for E911 calls indoors. The additional test capabilities on Spirent’s 8100 Location Technology Solution (LTS) enable operators to deliver optimal location performance to support VoLTE E911 calling and to understand how LTE positioning technologies such as OTDOA can help meet the recently proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations for E911... read more