Latest Global navigation satellite system Stories
According to a report from the Royal Academy of Engineering, the UK may have become dangerously over-reliant on satellite-navigation signals.
BRUSSELS, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On 2 March, the European Commission launched the EGNOS "Safety-of-Life" service for aviation. The EGNOS system enables precision approaches and renders air navigation safer as well as helps reducing delays, diversions and cancellations of flights.
Today, the EGNOS Safety-of-Life signal was formally declared available to aviation.
Russiaâ€™s powerful Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov issued a stern dressing down to Russian space agency Roscosmos, the Russian equivalent of NASA, at a meeting with Roscosmosâ€™s leadership after two satellite launches ended in partial or complete failure in the last three months.
Russia, looking to compete with Americaâ€™s Global Positioning System (GPS), is slated to launch two extra navigation satellites, after three others crashed.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today the new GeoExplorerÂ® 6000 series of high-accuracy Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) handheld computers.
NEWTOWN, Pa., Feb.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) introduced today a new addition to its Railway Solutions portfolio -- the TrimbleÂ® GEDO CE Trolley System.
REHOVOT, Israel, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a leading host-based GNSS solution provider, announced today the availability of the CGsnap core, an ultra-small footprint GPS/GLONASS baseband IP solution for mobile applications.
REHOVOT, Israel, and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a leading host based GNSS solution provider, and Rx Networks, a leading mobile positioning-assistance technology company, today announced that they are collaborating in bringing to market a solution comprising of CellGuide's GPSense(TM) Multi Beacon Engine and Rx Networks' suite of location assistance products. The Rx Networks GPStream(TM) and XYBRID(TM) solutions are integrated with...