Latest Global navigation satellite system Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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