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Intergeo 2016 is buzzing

October 12, 2016By
Figure 2.2: Normalized autocorrelation functions for different modulations: BPSK of GPS L1,
BOC of Galileo E1 with simplified demodulation4, CBOC of Galileo E1 and AltBOC of Galileo E5
signals5. Source: [Silva et al., 2012]

Yes, there are drones everywhere. Drones of every size from mini electronic insects to a rather nice Zeppelin remake that is cruising around Hall 4 at the Hamburg Messe. Will Intergeo 2016 mark “peak drone?” I’m thinking not. The two main drivers of this year’s Intergeo conference are digitization and smart data, including Building Information Modelling (BIM). Hamburg itself is... read more

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NavCom Showcases StarFire Network at INTERGEO

September 15, 2015By

NavCom’s Luke Wilson talks about the company’s StarFire network and GNSS receivers at INTERGEO 2015, held Sept. 15–17 in Stuttgart, Germany. To learn more about the StarFire network visit http://bit.ly/1iNejWy. read more

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Navcom StarFire – Precise Point Positioning (PPP)

NavCom’s StarFire Network is a global satellite-based augmentation system (GSBAS) that provides five centimeter positioning accuracy on a worldwide basis. read more

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The System: Leap-Second Confusion

March 1, 2015By

The United States Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) has issued a notice about a problem some receivers are having implementing the correct time. The U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center has received reports of synchronization issues since the implementation of a leap second on Jan. 21. Users experiencing this problem should contact the receiver manufacturer for a firmware or software... read more

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LAND-PAK Complete Survey System by NavCom

December 17, 2014By

NavCom’s StarFire RTK receivers enable fast and precise GPS/GNSS data collection, according to the company. Its suite of RTK tools — Ultra RTK and RTK Extend — allow users to achieve RTK accuracy from 40 kilometers away while coasting through radio communication outages. The StarFire Network provides global 5-centemeter-level, real-time accuracy without the need for local ground base stations, NavCom says. read more

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Expert Advice: Looking Back to the Early Days of GPS

September 1, 2013By

By Len Jacobson Besides my family and friends, two major influences have guided my life. One is GPS, and the other is flying, although I’m not a pilot. Most of the flying was on business trips for GPS. I’ve been writing a book about my experiences and how I helped in a small way to bring GPS to the world.... read more

NavCom Introduces StarFire Rapid Recovery

June 17, 2013By

NavCom Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company, announced the release of new software for its Sapphire-based receivers, including the SF-3050, SF-3040, and LAND-PAK. The multi-frequency GNSS (GPS+GLONASS) receivers are now capable of supporting NavCom’s new StarFire Rapid Recovery feature, which allows users to quickly regain StarFire accuracy after short GNSS signal blockages caused by shading, bridges or other... read more

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