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u‑blox, Commsignia and NXP collaborate to drive V2X

May 29, 2017By

V2X companies u‑blox, Commsignia and NXP Semiconductors, today announced a strategic collaboration, in order to address the rapidly growing demand for reliable vehicle‑to‑vehicle (V2V) and vehicle‑to‑infrastructure (V2I) technology. The adoption of V2X technology in North America and European markets equips new vehicles with the ability to securely and anonymously share information with other similarly equipped vehicles, infrastructure and even pedestrians within... read more

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Upgrades to monitoring stations support EGNOS

May 29, 2017By

News from the European Space Agency Upgrades to the monitoring stations underpinning Europe’s EGNOS satnav augmentation system will support its evolution. The current 40 Ranging and Integrity Monitoring Stations (RIMS) sites across Europe and beyond are the bedrock of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), supplying highly accurate and robust satnav information that can be relied on for safety-critical... read more

Trimble to acquire Müller-Elektronik for precision agriculture

May 29, 2017By

Trimble has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Müller-Elektronik, a German company specializing in implement control and precision farming solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, subject to customary closing conditions and clearance or expiration of the waiting period under the German Act Against Restraints of Competition. Financial terms were not disclosed. With... read more

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Spirent helps civil aviation industry respond to GNSS interference threats

May 26, 2017By

Spirent Communications plc is offering a solution that enables the civil aviation industry to evaluate the growing threat of GNSS interference, jamming and spoofing. The new GSS200D Interference Detector was developed as part of Spirent’s partnership with Nottingham Scientific Limited. As skies and airports become more congested, there is increasing pressure on airports to be safely accessible at all times —... read more

Hydrographic surveys to improve maritime safety in Papua New Guinea

May 25, 2017By

Fugro has been awarded six contracts by the National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA) of Papua New Guinea. The hydrographic survey packages are expected to contribute to capacity development in the country, which has more than 5,000 kilometers of coastline. The surveys will be conducted using a combination of Fugro’s Airborne Lidar Bathymetry (ALB) and multi-beam echo sounder (MBES) sensors, and a seamless dataset... read more

First Galileo open service performance report published

May 25, 2017By

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has published its first Galileo Open Service quarterly performance report. The report, which covers the first three months of 2017, is available online in the GSC Electronic Library, or directly here. Following the Declaration of Initial Services in December 2016, the GSA will publish a new Galileo Initial Services Open Service report after each quarter.... read more

Swift Navigation releases firmware 1.1 upgrade for Piksi Multi

May 25, 2017By

Swift Navigation has released its first major firmware upgrade for its flagship product, the Piksi Multi GNSS module. The upgrade is available at no cost to Piksi Multi users and expands on dynamic real-time kinematic (RTK) application support, increasing functionality for users, expanding use-case applications and allowing users to better leverage existing infrastructure and facilitate post-processing. Firmware version 1.1 updates include: Increased... read more

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Oscilloquartz unveils dual-antenna GNSS SyncReach for small cells

May 25, 2017By

Oscilloquartz has launched the OSA 5405 SyncReach, an integrated PTP grandmaster and GNSS receiver with a patent-pending dual antenna and receiver to enable the mass roll out of small cells. The new technology has been specifically engineered to provide accurate and affordable phase synchronization for the rapidly growing small-cell market and meet the stringent timing requirements of 4.5G and 5G... read more