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2010-04-26 10:15:00

The Galileo satellite-navigation system - Europe's answer to the GPS - took a giant step forward on Monday, as the initial spacecraft's payload was shipped to Rome from the Portsmouth, UK factory where it was developed, according to BBC News science correspondent Jonathan Amos. The payload in question is the Proto-flight Model 1, which will include the equipment necessary to record and transmit location and timing data to users, according to Amos. "The 1.5m-by-1.5m-by-3m box leaving...

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2010-04-24 09:48:50

The start-up company Star2Earth, reared in the ESA Business Incubation Center in the Netherlands, will improve electricity production from a hydroelectric plant on Lake Laja in Chile by using navigation satellite signals to measure water levels and wave heights. Mounted on the lake's shore, the new Oceanpal sensor will accurately monitor the water level. It does not touch the water so it is almost maintenance-free, an important feature in the remote Andes Mountains. In general, water sensors...

2010-04-20 07:28:00

SHANGHAI, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are the most strategically important information infrastructure for a nation. The technology will profoundly affect the process of social civilization and change the concept of human life and time-space. For all developed countries, satellite-based navigation and timing systems are the inevitable trend of future development. As one of the biggest developing countries entering into the information era, China...

2010-04-19 05:33:00

MUNICH, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today a new field controller and software solution specifically designed for site inspectors and project managers on the construction jobsite. Incorporating both the new Trimble® TCA1 Controller with SCS700 Site Controller Software, the Site Inspection System provides an easy-to-use solution that addresses daily measurement and positioning needs. For construction organizations, the more workers...

2010-04-19 05:31:00

MUNICH, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today announced a new portfolio of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers for construction site positioning and machine control applications. The new GNSS receivers track positioning signal information from the GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo satellite constellations. Coupled with Trimble® Connected Site(TM) solutions for construction, the new GNSS portfolio delivers unmatched flexibility,...

2010-04-13 06:32:00

LEUVEN, Belgium and WACO, Texas, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeFlight Systems and Septentrio Satellite Navigation announced today a strategic partnership to develop new, advanced GPS/SBAS receivers for ADS-B, RNP and LPV applications. As the global air traffic management system continues to move away from radar based operations to autonomous aircraft based operations, aircraft need high integrity, high performance satellite based position and navigation sources. The new systems being...

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...

2010-03-15 06:32:00

WACO, Texas, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeFlight Systems, a global provider of high quality critical avionics, announced their 1203 WAAS GPS receiver has been selected by the FAA as part of the official ADS-B testing in Alaska. It will be joining its sister product, the 1201 WAAS GPS receiver, which has been successfully used in Alaska since 2003 as part of the FAA Capstone Program. The FreeFlight Systems 1203 is a light weight, robust remote mount WAAS GPS receiver certified to TSO-C145...

2010-02-14 07:28:00

REHOVOT, Israel, February 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a pioneer in highly integrated host-based GPS/GNSS solutions for mass-market mobile devices, today announced it will exhibit at MWC Barcelona 2010. MWC (The Mobile World Congress) is the world's largest conference for the mobile industry, and will be held February 15-18, 2010 at the Fira De Barcelona, Spain. Please see http://www.mobileworldcongress.com for more information on MWC Barcelona. CellGuide's GNSS product-line...

2010-01-26 05:32:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today a new version of its Trimble® 4D Control software, the core of Trimble monitoring solutions, that combines Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and optical technologies for real-time deformation monitoring applications. The software is ideal for monitoring dams, bridges, buildings, pipeline support piers, large-scale construction and excavation sites, underground and open...


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