ION GNSS+ 2014: KVH Industries, Inc.

September 18, 2014By

Jay Napoli, vice president of FOG/OEM sales for KVH Industries, Inc., chats with GPS World about fiber-optic gyros (FOGs) while at the ION GNSS+ Conference September 9-12 at the Tampa Bay Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. read more

ION GNSS+ 2014: NavtechGPS

September 17, 2014By

Carolyn P. McDonald, president and CEO of NavtechGPS, catches up with GPS World at the ION GNSS+ Conference September 9-12, 2014, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. Franck Boynton, vice president and CTO of NavtechGPS, also shares about simulators with software, the company’s OEM presence and more. read more

GPS World at the 2014 Esri International User Conference

September 5, 2014By

This is the mecca of geographic information systems, or GIS, at least in the United States: the 2014 Esri International User Conference (UC) in San Diego, California, held every July. GPS World and Geospatial Solutions were there in force. A newly dominant technology that got plenty of discussion was unmanned aerial systems (UAS or UAV). Eric Gakstatter, GPS World’s survey... read more

Mystery Solved: Sailing Stones Tracked with GPS

August 28, 2014By

In Racetrack Playa in Death Valley, California, hundreds of rocks — some weighing as much as 700 pounds — seem to have been dragged across the ground, leaving synchronized trails that can stretch for hundreds of meters. Though many phenomena were speculated (hurricane-force winds, dust devils, slick algal films, thick sheets of ice), no one knew what caused the movement — until a team... read more

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Galileo Deployment Phase Overview

August 19, 2014By

This video by the European Space Agency recalls the success of Galileo’s in-orbit validation phase and explains what will be the mission of the fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, set to launch August 21. Included is an interview with Sylvain Loddo, Galileo ground segment manager. The launch itself can be watched live here. View the video below. read more

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Galileo Towards the Future

August 15, 2014By

The special significance of next Thursday’s launch for the Galileo system as a whole is highlighted in a new video by the European Space Agency, with an interview with Didier Faivre, Galileo Program director. On August 21, ESA will launch two more Galileo satellites on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The satellites mark the beginning of a new... read more

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Launch of GPS IIF-7

August 4, 2014By

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the seventh GPS IIF satellite for the U.S. Air Force launched at 11:23 p.m. EDT Friday, August 1 (03:23 UTC, August 2), from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. read more

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Art Kalinski Reports from the GEOINT Symposium

April 17, 2014By

Art Kalinski, Geointelligence Editor, interviewed USGIF CEO Keith Masback about GEOINT 2013*, being held this week in Tampa, Florida. Mossback discusses new technology, future combat systems, and plans for the 2015 conference. Watch the interview above. Kalinksi has been reporting from GEOINT* 2013 all week, with video reports. His coverage of Day Three includes visits with experts at six booths... read more