TAG: GNSS

UAV Design and Applications: Autonomous Relative Navigation and GNSS Robustness for UAV Systems

June 17, 2016By

Broadcast Date: May 19, 2016 On-Demand Available Until: May 19, 2017 Sponsor: Septentrio Summary: Constantly evolving, it’s no wonder keeping up on the latest in UAV design and applications can be challenging. In this webinar, speakers will engage you in discussions involving self-generated radio-frequency interference aboard UAVs; an autonomous relative navigation tool for in-air UAV refueling; sensor integration for a... read more

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Connected Car: Cutting edge research aimed at implementing connected car and driverless car technology

June 17, 2016By

Broadcast Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016 On Demand available until: Thursday, June 15, 2017 Duration: 60 minutes + time for Q&A Sponsor: u-blox Connected cars and V2X — connectivity between vehicles and infrastructure — lie around the next bend in the road. Extensive research and development have prepared these revolutionary concepts for implementation very soon. Join GPS World and our... read more

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CEE HydroSystems launches new echo sounder survey system

June 14, 2016By
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CEE HydroSystems has released a new single beam echo sounder survey system designed for shallow water unmanned surface vehicle (USV) survey applications, using both commercially available and one-off custom manufactured vessels. The CEESCOPE-USV is a waterproof echo sounder, GNSS and broadband radio telemetry package that can be installed on remotely-operated crafts. It is a self-contained unit requiring no interface with... read more

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u-blox launches new firmware for ADR GNSS modules

June 7, 2016By

u-blox has released its fourth generation firmware for 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning (ADR) GNSS modules and chip sets, the company announced during TU-Automotive 2016, which is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. The Swiss-based company develops GPS technology, chip sets, miniaturized GPS modules, smart antennas and dead reckoning products. Designed for first mount or aftermarket road vehicle applications, such as in-car navigation,... read more

GLONASS launches No. 53 to replenish constellation

May 31, 2016By

On May 29 a Soyuz-2.1b with upper stage Fregat and a GLONASS-M satellite (No. 53) successfully lifted off from Plesetsk Space Center. The satellite was placed into its preprogrammed orbit and registered by the facilities of the Titov Main Test and Space Systems Control Centre. Ground control established communications with it. The stable telemetry link shows that onboard satellite systems... read more

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Iridium launches alternative GPS PNT service

May 23, 2016By

Iridium Communications Inc. has introduced its Satellite Time and Location (STL) service, an alternative or complement to traditional indoor and outdoor location-based technologies, and declared it ready for use. STL’s position, navigation and timing (PNT) technology is deployed through Iridium’s 66 cross-linked, low-earth orbit satellite constellation. Through Iridium satellites and in GNSS receivers, STL technology can work to verify GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and... read more

GNSS has bad days, too

April 27, 2016By
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“Even the best technology has a bad day,” Charles Schue told the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which relies very heavily on the best technology to keep the world’s financial edifice afloat. Vulnerabilities in the stock market were pointed up during a demonstration on April 19, showcasing how one positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) system can cover the chinks in... read more

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Registration now open for May webinar on UAVs

April 27, 2016By
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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — both their design and their many applications — are the topic of GPS World‘s May webinar. The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, at 1 p.m. EDT. Register here. The webinar, sponsored by Septentrio, will engage you in discussions involving: Self-generated radio-frequency interference aboard UAVs. An autonomous relative navigation tool for in-air UAV refueling. Sensor integration... read more

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