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  • The Fashion Demands of Always-On

    As location penetrates smaller and smaller devices that lack memory and computation power, GNSS chips must reacquire the standalone capability that they shed when first going to small form factors such as phones. A new chip with a new architecture demonstrates navigation and tracking and avoids burdening its main processor with heavy software. read more

  • Report: Moto 360 Leads First Wave of Android Wearables

    Nearly 5 million smart and basic wearable bands shipped in Q3 2014, with total unit shipments increasing 37% quarter on quarter as Android Wear made its mark for the first time, according to... read more

  • BeiDou, Dead Reckoning Added to SiRFstarV 5ea Auto Platform

    CSR plc has released significant upgrades for the SiRFstarV 5ea automotive-grade quad-GNSS location platform. Support has been added for concurrent use of GPS and BeiDou (BDS) satellite constellations, along with major updates to the SiRFDRive... read more

  • How U.S. Air Force 19 SOPS Puts GPS Satellites in Orbit

    It's been a busy year for members of the 19th Space Operations Squadron. As operators of the GPS launch and early orbit, anomaly-resolution and disposal system, 19 SOPS members executed a historically high number of satellite launches (four), and disposed of a legacy GPS vehicle, all within the past 10 months. read more

  • CSR Launches SDK for Precise Indoor Location Apps

    CSR plc today announced the launch of its SiRFusion Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android application developers. The solution enables indoor positioning for Android developers looking to create next-generation apps. Developers can now leverage the SiRFusion... read more

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GNSS System Mandates Would Violate International Trade Agreements

November 26, 2014  - By 1 Comments

A U.S. government representative stated at an international satnav forum that mandating use of specific GNSS services for applications such as air-traffic control, freight shipments, emergency calling, and road tolling... read more

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The Fashion Demands of Always-On

November 25, 2014 0 Comments

As location penetrates smaller and smaller devices that lack memory and computation power, GNSS chips must reacquire the standalone capability that they shed when first going to small form factors such as phones. A new chip with a new architecture demonstrates navigation and tracking and avoids burdening its main processor with heavy software. read more

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CSR has added significant upgrades to its SiRFDRive software dead-reckoning algorithms, improving automotive positioning performance and meeting the requirements of leading OEMs across the globe. This video demonstrates how these latest algorithms improves the overall performance in Chicago, once of the most challenging environments to obtain accurate vehicle positioning results.

Learn more in the article BeiDou, Dead Reckoning Added to SiRFstarV 5ea Auto Platform.

CSR Demonstrates SiRFDrive in Chicago

November 24, 2014  - By 0 Comments

CSR has added significant upgrades to its SiRFDRive software dead-reckoning algorithms, improving automotive positioning performance and meeting the requirements of leading OEMs across the globe. This video demonstrates how these latest... read more

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Sensors in Motion Launches MEMS-Based Inertial Nav System

November 24, 2014  - By 0 Comments

Sensors in Motion (SIM) has introduced  a MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical) navigation-grade inertial system (INS) that it says could transform the $8 billion/year inertial market with new products by offering price and performance specifications better than those currently available. The first INS devices have been delivered to the Army CERDEC Night... read more

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