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New engineering team at NovAtel to deliver safe positioning technology for autonomous vehicles

May 20, 2016By
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NovAtel Inc. announced a new initiative and engineering team to develop functionally safe GNSS positioning technology for fully autonomous applications. The company leverages its extensive experience developing safety-critical systems for the aviation industry to meet the future safety thresholds required for driverless cars and autonomous applications in agriculture, mining, and other government, military and commercial markets. In early 2015, NovAtel... read more

NovAtel launches new correction service at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

NovAtel‘s Natasha Wong Ken talks about the company’s new correction service at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xpontential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. The service utilizes TerraStar corrections, which are delivered over L-band directly to NovAtel receivers without the need for additional base station infrastructure. read more

Antennas: The unsung heroes of the GNSS industry

February 22, 2016By

By Tracy Cozzens Managing Editor Antennas. When I was a kid, antennas meant the pair of rabbit ears sitting on top of the family TV set. We had to constantly adjust the angles to get the best reception, using aluminum foil to improve the signal. Wow, how things have changed. Today, consumer users of smartphones, Fitbits, smartwatches, tablets and a... read more

Taking Position: Women in PNT extend a hand

January 12, 2016By
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A first-time gathering at ION GNSS+ gives mentors in the GNSS field an opportunity to help newcomers. By Tracy Cozzens Managing Editor I had the privilege of attending a unique and special gathering at ION GNSS+ this past September. The meet-and-greet event was Women in PNT, sponsored by the Institute of Navigation (ION), Spirent Federal Systems and NovAtel. “The idea... read more

ION GNSS+ 2015: NovAtel debuts new antennas

November 19, 2015By

Neil Gerein, segment manager of defense and NAVWAR for NovAtel, talks about the company’s newest antenna technology at ION GNSS+ 2015 in Tampa, Fla. Learn about NovAtel’s receiver technology and SPAN technology, which were also presented at the show. read more

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ION GNSS+ 2015: NovAtel presents latest SPAN technology

November 19, 2015By

Neil Gerein, segment manager of defense and NAVWAR for NovAtel, reviews NovAtel’s SPAN technology at ION GNSS+ 2015. Learn about NovAtel’s receiver technology and antenna technology by clicking on the links. read more

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ION GNSS+ 2015: NovAtel showcases latest receivers

November 19, 2015By

Neil Gerein, segment manager of defense and NAVWAR for NovAtel, explains NovAtel’s latest receiver technology at ION GNSS+ 2015 in Tampa, Fla. Learn about NovAtel’s SPAN technology and antenna technology, which was also showcased at the event. read more

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NovAtel to Develop WAAS G-III—Galileo Reference Receiver for FAA

October 27, 2015By
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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NovAtel have exercised a bilateral option to produce a Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) G-III—Galileo prototype receiver. Maintaining core NovAtel WAAS G-III functionality for GPS and SBAS signal processing, the new receiver will operate in the WAAS reference station test environment to facilitate research on multiple GNSS constellation utilization. The prototype receiver will also... read more

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