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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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Gartner Says Worldwide Media Tablets Sales to Reach 119M Units in 2012, 369M Units in 2016

April 17, 2012By

Worldwide media tablet sales to end users are forecast to total 118.9 million units in 2012, a 98 percent increase from 2011 sales of 60 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. read more

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Leap Year Confuses TomTom PNDs

April 4, 2012By

A leap-year bug caused some TomTom satellite navigation devices to malfunction, reports the BBC. read more

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ITT Exelis, Chronos Team on Offerings for Interference, Detection and Mitigation

December 15, 2011By

ITT Exelis and Chronos Technology Ltd. have agreed to jointly pursue and develop product offerings for the GNSS interference, detection and mitigation (IDM) market. Satellite-based positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) systems are vulnerable to many factors, such as signals jamming, resulting in potentially devastating system failures. The collaboration between ITT Exelis and Chronos Technology will allow both companies to respond to the IDM market by offering a set of complementary products and solutions. read more

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