TAG: RTK

Research: RTK with tight coupling of 6 low-cost sensors

January 10, 2017By and
Performance of RTK positioning, a fusion of GNSS and inertial sensors, in the city center of Munich.

A tight coupling of GNSS and inertial measurements is needed for both accurate and reliable positioning. The use of multi-GNSS is recommended to obtain a sufficient number of visible satellites in any outdoor environment. read more

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Vertical RTK system increases accuracy for agriculture

December 19, 2016By
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Trimble has launched a patent-pending VerticalPoint RTK system for grade control in agriculture. VerticalPoint RTK provides significantly enhanced vertical accuracy and stability of standard single-baseline RTK systems reducing the downtime and costly delays experienced by many agriculture land improvement contractors today. VerticalPoint RTK is available in North America and Australia as an unlock on the Trimble FmX integrated and TMX-2050... read more

Expert Opinions: Projection of 2017 PNT developments

December 12, 2016By

Q: What significant new developments in positioning, navigation or timing can we anticipate in 2017? A: With increasing focus on robust and resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT), the industry must respond with improved access to accurate and trusted position and timing, particularly for the warfighter. For military vehicles, this translates to a requirement for improved navigation systems that will... read more

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CHC Navigation features GIS solutions at Intergeo 2016

November 30, 2016By

CHC Navigation focused on its new GIS products at Intergeo 2016, which was held Oct. 11-13 in Hamburg, Germany. Balazs Hober discusses the LT600 GNSS handheld, DigiTerra Explorer 7 software and LT40 smartphone with L1 RTK capability that can achieve 30-centimeter accuracy. read more

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What’s GPS World’s biggest story of the year?

November 3, 2016By
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You tell us. Take this month’s Reader Poll by Nov. 16, choosing among eight of the news stories that received the most traffic on our website — or nominate your own choice. All participating are entered in a drawing to win a $50 gift card. Here are the nominees for Top GNSS/PNT News Story 2016. US Coast Guard issues GPS jamming alert... read more

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SmartNet North America assumes operation of East Coast RTK network

November 2, 2016By
The MTS RTK Network has two national CORS base stations and 27 base stations covering most of New England.

SmartNet North America, a high-precision, high-availability network RTK correction service, is assuming operations and incorporating all of the Maine Technical Source (MTS) RTK Network into SmartNet. The merger brings professionals along the East Coast access to a broader coverage area, better geometry and optimized performance. The MTS RTK Network has two national CORS base stations and 27 base stations covering most... read more

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NovAtel’s RTK Assist provides 20 minutes of accuracy

October 15, 2016By

NovAtel introduced its RTK Assist service at the Intergeo show, held this week in Hamburg, Germany. RTK Asssit is a subscription-based service that provides users with satellite-delivered correction data to seamlessly continue centimeter-level accuracy during real-time kinematic (RTK) correction outages caused by communication disruptions. Users are able to maintain RTK level performance for up to 20 minutes, reducing any associated downtime and optimizing solution productivity. RTK is a... read more

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Swift Navigation offers multi-band, multi-constellation receiver

October 10, 2016By
The Piksi Multi with an evaluation board.

Swift Navigation has announced its newest product, Piksi Multi, a multi-band, multi-constellation high-precision GNSS receiver for the mass market. A San Francisco-based startup, Swift Navigation introduced the first Piksi GNSS receiver in January. Swift Navigation will be showing Piksi Multi at InterGeo Oct. 11-13 in Hamburg, Germany. The company’s booth is located in Hall A1, in the US Pavilion, booth #B1.061. Autonomous devices... read more

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