TAG: infrastructure

Trimble incorporates Galileo support in GNSS infrastructure management software

March 28, 2017By

Higher-Accuracy Positioning to Improve GNSS Network Performance and Reliability Trimble has introduced version 3.10 of its Pivot Platform software, a modular solution for real-time GNSS infrastructure management, ranging from a single-base GNSS continuously operating reference station (CORS) to a full real-time network (RTN), serving thousands of end-users worldwide. Version 3.10 provides improvements to network performance and office and field productivity.... read more

Bluesky granted funding for mobile phone mapping project

March 9, 2017By

Geographic data specialist Bluesky has secured funding from the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to investigate the potential of mobile phones for capturing accurate 3D spatial information. Designed to reduce the costs of monitoring and managing essential infrastructure, such as overhead electricity cables, and mitigate the effects of potentially damaging vegetation, the Bluesky-led study will assess the feasibility of... read more

Raytheon, DARPA developing tech to protect power grid against cyber attack

December 5, 2016By

The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, has awarded Raytheon multiple contracts to research and develop technologies that will detect and respond to cyber attacks on the U.S. power grid infrastructure. The contracts, which total $9 million, were awarded under DARPA’s Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation and Characterization Systems program. “During the last two decades, industrial control... read more

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Timing, Time Transfer and Synchronization: New Applications and Techniques

July 8, 2016By

Broadcast Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015 On-Demand Available Until: Saturday, October 29, 2016 Moderator: Alan Cameron, Editor-In-Chief and Publisher, GPS World Speakers: Edward Powers,GNSS and Network Time Transfer Operations Division Chief U.S. Naval Observatory; Ron Holm, Marketing Manager EndRun Technologies; Grace Xingxin Gao, Ph.D., Professor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Richard Foster, Ph.D., Sr. Business Development Manager, Microsemi Government Systems Microsemi Corporation Summary: Learn more about the current efforts behind –... read more

Trimble multi-GNSS timing antenna allows for BeiDou, Galileo

March 7, 2016By

Trimble has introduced its latest smart antenna with an integrated multi-GNSS receiver for high accuracy and precise timing applications. The Acutime 360 smart antenna provides a pulse-per-second (PPS) output synchronized to UTC within 15 nanoseconds (one sigma). The Acutime 360 is the latest in the Acutime line of products, which have been deployed in the field for more than 20 years. With... read more

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Topcon invests in virtual reality company for construction, infrastructure

January 12, 2016By

Topcon Positioning Group has acquired a significant share of holdings a company that assists customers in virtual design and construction (VDC). Viasys VDC — based in Espoo, Finland — has developed a suite of tools and services to assist customers in building virtual models for infrastructure and site-work projects. Using building information modeling (BIM) technologies, its solutions create VDC models that optimize... read more

Hexagon and Huawei partner to deliver smart city solutions

December 9, 2015By

Hexagon AB has entered a strategic partnership with Huawei, an information and communications technology (ICT) company, to deliver smart city solutions. With most of the world’s population living in cities, safety and infrastructure challenges are at an all-time high. Hexagon and Huawei are working together to meet this global challenge by integrating Huawei’s communications hardware with Hexagon’s safety and infrastructure software solutions. The combined... read more

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Loctronix Advances GNSS Integrity Monitoring with HGX Interference Detection System

September 10, 2014By

Loctronix Corporation, a provider of positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) solutions for GNSS-challenged environments, has unveiled the HGX Interference Detection System (IDS) for identifying and monitoring intentional and unintentional interference sources. The IDS is being demonstrated September 10-11 at ION GNSS+ 2014, in Tampa, Florida. “The IDS can detect sources of interference ranging between 5 dB and 60 dB GNSS jamming to signal... read more