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Report: Counter UAV market to generate $2.4 million this year

June 20, 2016By

A new report from business intelligence provider Visiongain offers market insight and analysis of the emerging counter UAV (C-UAV) market. In “Counter UAV (C-UAV) Technologies Market 2016-2026,” Visiongain assesses that the C-UAV market will generate revenues of $2,483 million in 2016. In May 2016, Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics and Electronic Control Systems had their AUDS C-UAV system selected by the U.S. Federal... read more

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Harxon releases new GNSS + L-band antenna

June 20, 2016By
The new Harxon GPS1000 antenna.

Harxon, a high-precision GNSS antenna manufacturer in China, has released a new GNSS + L-band antenna. The GPS1000 receives GPS L1/L2/L5, BDS B1/B2/B3, GLONASS L1/L2, Galileo E1/E2/E5a/E5b and L-band frequencies, which can be used in land survey, marine survey, channel survey, seismic monitoring, bridge survey, container operation and agriculture applications. Customers can use the same antenna for GPS only or... read more

China adds 23rd satellite to BeiDou constellation

June 15, 2016By
The 23rd BeiDou satellite lifts off.

The Chinese Beidou system’s 23rd satellite was launched into orbit Sunday aboard a Long March 3C rocket. The Long March 3C rocket lifted off at 1530 GMT (11:30 a.m. EDT) from the Xichang launch base in southwestern China’s Sichuan province, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. This is the third new satellite to join the fleet this year. The... read more

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Gamma 2 Robotics launches autonomous security robot, partners with Hexagon

June 14, 2016By

Gamma 2 Robotics introduced its new RAMSEE security patrol robot at Hexagon’s international conference HxGN LIVE, which is being held June 13-16 in Anaheim, California. The launch is part of a new partnership with Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. RAMSEE is a physical presence that patrols autonomously without supervision and provides real-time data on intruders, motion, heat, fire, smoke, gas and... read more

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Webinar probes future road: V2X communication, positioning and safety

June 14, 2016By
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Details of this Thursday’s Connected Car webinar emerged as speakers gathered today to share their presentation materials. (You can join this free webinar here.) A key concept is that no single technology can provide the required position accuracy in all environments. A combination of core GNSS technologies is needed: SSR-RTK with correction data (satellite and LTE), multi-GNSS for large number... read more

Four-satellite Galileo Ariane 5 dispenser in place

June 14, 2016By
A four-satellite dispenser for Galileo's Ariane 5 is shown during shaker testing at Airbus Defence and Space near Bordeaux, France. The dispenser has had four Galileo engineering models attached to it for test purposes.
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News from the European Space Agency (ESA) Following rigorous testing in France and Germany, a new type of dispenser designed to carry four navigation satellites into orbit at once is now in French Guiana, in place for Galileo’s first Ariane 5 launch later this year. The dispenser is an essential element of launch success, with a double role to play.... read more

FAA issues GPS interference flight advisory

June 9, 2016By
GPS Interference testing this June on the West Coast of the United States.

[[Editor’s note: After this story was posted, and after the Navigate! enewsletter containing it was sent out to 27,128 subscribers, GPS World received notice that in fact the U.S. Navy  canceled plans to jam GPS signals in the vicinity of the China Lake, California, Naval Air Weapons Station. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) had raised concerns about the... read more

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Rambus and Movimento team on personalized security for automotive

June 8, 2016By

Rambus Inc. and Movimento are partnering to deliver secure, personalized over-the-air (OTA) vehicle updates critical to safety and performance in the era of the connected car. Rambus is a specialist in digital security that provides a secure foundation for a connected world, and Movimento specializes in OTA software lifecycle and data management for the automotive/IoT sectors. Movimento and Rambus are demonstrating the joint solution at TU-Automotive in Detroit.... read more

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