Latest Global navigation satellite system Stories

2010-10-05 05:33:00

COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today introduced additions to its portfolio of Connected Site(TM) survey solutions for the field and office. The enhanced tools allow surveyors to collect, share and deliver data faster to improve accuracy, efficiency and productivity.

2010-08-31 11:00:00

Just as we grow used to satellite navigation in everyday life, media reports argue that a coming surge in solar activity could render satnav devices useless, perhaps even frying satellites themselves.

2010-08-23 10:05:00

NEWTOWN, Pa., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team developing the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System, known as GPS III, has successfully completed the program's Critical Design Review (CDR) phase two months ahead of the baseline schedule.

2010-07-19 07:36:00

SHANGHAI, July 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On June 2, 2010, China successfully launched the 4th BeiDou navigation satellite into the pre-designated orbit, symbolizing that China has made another important step forward in building the BeiDou (COMPASS) Navigation Satellite System.

2010-07-15 12:30:00

VIENNA, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has opened a Global Positioning System (GPS) exhibit as a part of the Permanent Space Exhibit of the United Nations Office at Vienna, Austria to emphasize the importance of satellite navigation technology serving millions of citizens around the globe. The GPS constellation works in concert with ground receivers to provide position, navigation and timing information to military and civilian users anywhere in the world.

2010-06-21 06:22:10

Young engineers and scientists from all over the world will gather this summer in Denmark to study navigation by satellite, devising new scientific and technical improvements, products and services.

2010-06-15 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today it has been selected by three Australian state government organizations to modernize their respective Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) infrastructure networks for high accuracy positioning--the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) in Victoria, the Land and Property Management Authority (LPMA) in New South Wales, and the Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) in...

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