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2011-02-09 08:29:00

REHOVOT, Israel, February 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a pioneer in highly integrated host-based GNSS solutions for mass-market mobile devices, today announced it will exhibit at MWC Barcelona 2011. MWC (The Mobile World Congress) is the world's largest conference for the mobile industry, and will be held February 14-17, 2011 at the Fira De Barcelona, Spain. Please see http://www.mobileworldcongress.com for more information on MWC Barcelona. CellGuide's GNSS product-line leads...

2011-02-09 07:05:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced the upgrade of its Assisted-GPS (A-GPS) data service to support the delivery of GLONASS (the Russian Global Navigation Satellite System) assistance data for mobile and personal navigation device (PND) users. This service supports two new Broadcom® GPS system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions (announced earlier...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Points: Broadcom announces two new system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions with support for GLONASS (the Russian Navigation Satellite System), in addition to GPS, marking the first cost-effective, commercially-available, single die SoC solutions that support both GLONASS and GPS simultaneously. The BCM47511 is the latest generation of standalone GPS SoC solutions, adding GLONASS functionality, while remaining pin-compatible to the BCM4751 GPS SoC...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Dr. Frank van Diggelen, senior technical director of Broadcom's Global Navigation Systems (GNSS) line of business and chief navigation officer, has been named the recipient of the prestigious Institute of Navigation (ION) Thurlow Award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the science of navigation. Among...

2011-01-24 05:00:00

GENEVA, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading supplier of semiconductors for navigation and car infotainment, today introduced Teseo II, a new generation of single-chip stand-alone positioning receivers for Portable Navigation Devices, in-car navigation and telematics applications. These Systems-on-Chips are the industry's first monolithic devices capable of receiving signals from multiple satellite navigation systems, including GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS and...

2011-01-18 05:31:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today the launch of the Trimble® VRS Now(TM) RTK correction data services for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg delivering centimeter-level positioning for RTK receivers throughout these countries. The Trimble VRS Now service supplies fast, easy-to-use and accurate Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positioning for a variety of applications including precision agriculture,...

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2011-01-18 07:00:00

The head of a German space technology company has been ousted from his position after leaked diplomatic cables published by Wikileaks showed that he criticized the development of the Galileo satellite navigation system--a project his firm was a part of. Berry Smutny had been serving as CEO of OHB Technology, which was one of the companies awarded a $742 million contract to develop 14 satellites for the proposed French counterpart to the American Global Positioning System, or GPS. According to...

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2010-12-29 08:35:00

A failed rocket launch that delayed the deployment of Russia's answer to the US Global Positioning System (GPS) has led to the firings of two top officials in that country's space program, various media outlets reported Wednesday. Russian space agency (Roscosmos) deputy head Viktor Remishevsky and Vyacheslav Filin, Vice President of the state controlled RKK Energiya were terminated as a result of a botched December 5 launch in which a Proton-M booster rocket failed to reach its initial orbit....

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2010-12-28 08:00:00

ESA's GIOVE-A satellite "“ the first prototype of Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system "“ is still working well after five years in space. The first "ËœGalileo In-Orbit Validation Element', GIOVE-A, was launched on 28 December 2005 by a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur in Kazakhstan, carrying a prototype rubidium atomic clock designed for the Galileo constellation. It was joined on 27 April 2008 by GIOVE-B, equipped with an ultra-precise passive hydrogen maser design...

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2010-12-21 10:25:00

Galileo's terrestrial nerve center formally entered service Monday, Dec. 20. With the first Galileo satellites due to be launched next August, Fucino in central Italy will oversee the running of all navigation services provided by Europe's global satellite system. The Fucino Galileo Control center, 130 km east of Rome, was inaugurated by Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the European Commission for Industry and Entrepreneurship; Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director General; Gianni Letta,...


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