TAG: NovAtel

NovAtel releases 2 triple-frequency marine GNSS antennas

August 22, 2016By
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NovAtel Inc. has introduced the GPS-713-GGG-N and GPS-713-GGGL-N ATEX-qualified triple-frequency GNSS antennas with an Inmarsat rejection filter. Based on the company’s pinwheel technology, the antennas offer multi-constellation reception of L1, L2 and L5 GPS; L1, L2 and L3 GLONASS; B1 and B2 BeiDou; as well as E1 and E5 a/b Galileo frequencies. The GPS-713-GGGL-N also supports L-Band from 1525 to 1560 megahertz. The same antenna can be used... read more

Air Force jam-proof test range ready; Galileo teendom

July 7, 2016By
Locatalite transceiver installation in the White Sands Missile Range Ultra High-Accuracy Reference System, provided by the U.S. Air Force for testing equipment under conditions of GPS jamming.

Provides high-accuracy PNT even when GNSS jammed A critical capability to predict for GNSS chips and receivers —and for devices using alternative or back-up PNT technologies — is how they will actually perform without GPS. Filling this need, the U.S. Air Force 746th Test Squadron has declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for its new truth reference, the Ultra High-Accuracy Reference... read more

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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