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2011-11-09 17:35:00

RESTON, Va., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LightSquared's executive vice president, Martin Harriman, presented the company's vision for building the nation's first coast-to-coast wireless broadband network today to the PNT Advisory Board at their second annual meeting. Harriman detailed the company's extensive efforts to solve interference issues related to faulty GPS devices reading into spectrum licensed to LightSquared. Among the mitigation efforts taken by LightSquared...

2011-10-27 04:20:48

A heads-up car navigation display and a new approach to rainforest conservation were announced as the winners of the eighth Galileo Masters European Satellite Navigation Competition and the new GMES Masters European Earth Monitoring Competition, both supported by ESA. Together with the two overall winners, eight Galileo Masters special topic prizes, five GMES Masters challenge prizes and 23 regional prizes were awarded at the ceremony in Munich, Germany. The prizes were given for the...

2011-10-13 12:41:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LightSquared, a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and drive industry innovation, has collaborated with several high-tech companies to develop solutions to the GPS interference issue. Despite claims by GPS device manufacturers that a solution would take ten years and billions of dollars to develop, viable and inexpensive solutions have entered into the marketplace...

2011-10-04 12:52:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE : LMT) today congratulated the U.S. Air Force and the Global Positioning System (GPS) community for receiving the International Astronautical Federation's (IAF) 60th Anniversary Award for outstanding achievement in the area of space applications for human benefit. The prestigious IAF award, presented to the GPS program on October 4 in Cape Town, South Africa, recognizes the program for having the greatest...

2011-09-21 08:51:00

RESTON, Va., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), a wholesale carrier building a nationwide wireless broadband network that will create consumer choice and industry innovation, has signed an agreement with Javad GNSS Inc. to develop a system that will eliminate related interference issues for high-precision GPS devices. The Javad GNSS system can be adapted to work with high-precision GPS devices including those already in the agriculture, surveying, construction and defense...

2011-09-20 07:30:00

REHOVOT, Israel and BARCELONA, September 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide has announced the selection of Baolab's award winning NanoEMS(TM) technology as a companion to its location and positioning solutions. CellGuide will add Baolab's recently launched 3D NanoCompass(TM) IC to their GPS chip, to create the CLIOX-C, the world's first fully integrated GPS and compass device. Integrating the Compass and GPS together enables 'point and identify' augmented reality features to be...

2011-09-01 05:30:00

BRUSSELS, September 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The child with the best drawing related to space or aeronautics in each Member State will have his or her name given to a satellite of the Galileo programme. The first two satellites to be launched on 20 October will bear the names of the winning children from Belgium (Thijs) and Bulgaria (Natalia) where the competition already took place earlier this year[1]. Today, the European Commission has rolled out the competition in the other...

2011-08-16 05:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its next generation AP Series of embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM modules plus Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), featuring a high-performance 220 channel multi-frequency GNSS receiver with dual-antenna heading support. Integrators can now harness the latest in GNSS positioning technology for improved mobile positioning accuracy and robustness, as well as add GNSS heading for improved orientation performance...

2011-08-16 05:31:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced the Trimble® BD910 and BD920 modules to its GNSS OEM portfolio. These small modules feature centimeter-level, Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) positioning capabilities that are ideal for high-precision and control applications. Capable of receiving a wide range of commercially available GNSS signals, the BD910 and BD920 modules are designed to allow OEMs and system integrators to easily add...

2011-07-05 11:00:00

NEWTOWN, Pa., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed on-schedule a System Design Review (SDR) for the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIIB satellite increment under the U.S. Air Force's next generation GPS III program. GPS III will improve position, navigation and timing services and provide advanced anti-jam capabilities yielding superior system security, accuracy and reliability for users around the globe. Lockheed Martin Space Systems,...