TAG: GNSS receiver

Septentrio expands in Europe by signing new partnership with Innovelec

May 24, 2016By
The AsteRx-m UAS by Septentrio.

Septentrio, a designer and manufacturer of GNSS solutions, has selected Innovelec as an authorized partner for GNSS positioning solutions in the United Kingdom and Europe. The new partnership will enable Septentrio’s products such as AsteRx-m UAS to meet the needs of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) customers in the European market, the company said. Based in Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire, Innovelec will... read more

Septentrio Introduces ‘future proof’ GNSS RTK technology for surveyors

May 18, 2016By
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Septentrio has introduced its next-generation high-precision Altus APS3G real-time kinematic (RTK) receiver, which brings technology only previously available in scientific receivers into the field for professional surveyors. The new multi-constellation APS3G addresses major concerns about compatibility with new satellite constellations, as well as interference and jamming, according to Neil Vancans, vice president of Septentrio Americas. Built on Septentrio’s AsteRx4 engine,... read more

Trimble offers GNSS module for system integrators

May 9, 2016By
MB-Two module by Trimble.

Trimble has introduced the MB-Two GNSS module, which delivers highly accurate GNSS-based heading plus pitch or roll in an advanced industry standard form-factor for system integrators. The module’s embedded Z-Blade GNSS technology uses all available dual-frequency GNSS signals equally, without any constellation preference, to deliver fast and stable centimeter-accurate position and heading information, the company said. The MB-Two is designed... read more

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Laser ranging plus GNSS

May 4, 2016By
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Context-dependent scan matching for aided navigation By Jyh-Ching Juang, Shang-Lin Yu and Shun-Hung Chen Context-dependent scan matching for aided navigation — finding the rotation and translation that best align two consecutive scans — provides laser-ranging data that can be blended into a GNSS navigation system. A quality index based on analysis of intra-frame point clouds assesses the scan context, accounting for variations... read more

GNSS dead-reckoning receiver offered by SkyTraq

April 26, 2016By
The S1722DR8 GNSS dead-reckoning receiver, compared to a U.S. penny.

SkyTraq Technology Inc., a fabless GNSS positioning technology company, has introduced the S1722DR8 GNSS dead-reckoning receiver, integrating a 3-axis gyroscope/accelerometer and barometric pressure sensor with a GNSS receiver. Using wheel/speed data from vehicle to perform sensor-fused solution, S1722DR8 achieves 100-percent coverage. It is designed for vehicles applications requiring high performance and reliable uninterrupted positioning. The S1722DR8 can be flexibly mounted in any... read more

Water utility deploys iPad solution

March 2, 2016By
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Like thousands of water utilities across the U.S., the City of Sebring, Fla., Utilities Department is tasked with providing a safe and reliable water supply, while managing all the dispersed assets of the water distribution and wastewater systems. This means regularly locating, mapping and inspecting assets to maintain service levels and operations. When Sebring evaluated this approach, the city received... read more

Trimble adds scalable GNSS receiver to geospatial portfolio

February 19, 2016By
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Trimble has added a new scalable GNSS receiver to its geospatial portfolio. The Trimble R9s GNSS receiver is scalable and flexible. Built on a sleek, modular GNSS platform, geospatial professionals can add functionality according to their workflow demands, such as being deployed as an RTK base station or an RTK rover mounted on a rod, in a backpack or on a... read more

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GNSS echo sounder guides medical ship through uncharted waters

February 16, 2016By
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An Australian company that manufacturers GNSS echo sounders aided the aiders — leading a medical ship through uncharted waters in Papua New Guinea. The CEESCOPE echo sounder enabled the ship to reach volunteers who were working to save the life of a newborn. The ship, operated by YWAM Medical Ships Australia (YWAM MSA), visits remote villages in Papua New Guinea, giving... read more