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2011-06-27 14:25:00

Would Cause Harmful Interference for Millions of GPS Users WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LightSquared sought quick FCC action on its plans to deploy 40,000 ground stations and a tight deadline for conducting the industry's Technical Working Group study on the problem of interference with GPS signals. But LightSquared then asked for postponement of the deadline for completing the interference study and unilaterally -before either completion or submission of the...

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2011-06-21 09:25:00

Start-up firm LightSquared said on Monday that it plans to use a different block of spectrum for its nationwide wireless broadband network than originally planned to prevent the network from interfering with U.S. GPS navigation systems. The Virginia-based company, owned by Philip Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners hedge fund, said the new plan would not alter its original schedule to roll out the network. "This is a solution which ensures that tens of millions of GPS users won't be affected...

2011-03-16 03:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets related to the OmniSTAR(TM) Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signal corrections business from Fugro N.V. The acquisition is expected to significantly expand Trimble's worldwide ability to provide correction services for land-based agriculture, construction, mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS) and survey...

2010-10-15 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS) and Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) have jointly purchased 40 Trimble NetR9(TM) GNSS reference station receivers as part of a project to upgrade the LINZ PositioNZ GPS network to multi-constellation GNSS and real-time data distribution capability. LINZ is the government department responsible for the geodetic infrastructure and land title...

2010-09-21 08:00:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has been selected by the Comissao de Implantacao do Sistema de Controle do Espaco Aereo (CISCEA) to deliver and install its SmartPath(TM) Ground-Based Augmentation System (GBAS) at Galeao-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro. The SmartPath Precision Landing System, a technology that can increase airport capacity, decrease air traffic noise, and reduce weather-related delays, is the...

2010-04-12 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today introduced an innovative Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reference receiver for infrastructure, precise scientific and network applications -- the Trimble® NetR9(TM) GNSS reference receiver. The new Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) receiver can support the most demanding applications for the earth science community and for the surveying, construction, mapping and...

2009-09-23 05:00:00

SAVANNAH, GA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX: HEM) Today, Hemisphere GPS introduced the new A220 and A221 smart antennas at the ION GNSS 2009 Conference in Savannah, Georgia. In rugged, portable all-in-one enclosures, the A220 and A221 deliver centimeter-level positioning accuracy for precise guidance, machine control and survey applications. Combining Hemisphere GPS' Eclipse(TM) dual frequency receiver and antenna technology with optional radio modem, the A220 and A221 are capable of...

2009-09-23 05:00:00

SAVANNAH, GA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX: HEM) From the ION GNSS 2009 Conference in Savannah, Georgia, Hemisphere GPS proudly unveiled the XF102 DGPS receiver today. The XF102 is the latest addition to Hemisphere GPS' XF-Series of DGPS receivers for handheld mapping. Hemisphere GPS' XF102 is ideal for professional GIS applications and surveying, and is specifically designed to work with the popular TDS Nomad(TM) handheld GIS data collection device. The XF102 boasts a rugged and...

2009-09-22 01:00:00

LIDKOPING, Sweden, September 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Hemisphere GPS and Handheld jointly introduced a new Kenaz GPS receiver today from the InterGeo Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. This product marks the start of a strategic partnership between Handheld and Hemisphere GPS. Hemisphere GPS customized the Kenaz DGPS receiver specifically for the Handheld Nautiz X7 ultra-rugged PDA. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: (Logo:...

2008-09-16 06:00:22

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble and Saab TransponderTech AB announced today they are cooperating to integrate their differential GPS (DGPS) solutions for enhanced marine navigation. The announcement was made today at the ION GNSS 2008 Conference. Saab and Trimble will integrate their marine navigation solutions to deliver DGPS error correction messages to ships at sea through automatic identification system (AIS) coast stations and networks. The DGPS messages...


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