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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. Additions to the survey portfolio include: Trimble® Access(TM) Integrated Surveying software for the Trimble Tablet PC Enhancements to Trimble Business Center Software New...

2010-09-08 06:00:00

SHANGHAI, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The NaviForum Shanghai 2010 / ITS Shanghai, organized by the Department of High and New Technology Development and Industrialization, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the China Second-Generation Satellite Navigation System Project Management Office and Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, began in Shanghai on September 1, 2010. Participants include government officials, well-known Chinese and foreign speakers and...

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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. Is it true? No. It is a fact that variations in the gigantic unshielded fusion reactor we call the Sun have effects that extend far out into the Solar System. And the solar activity follows a roughly 11-year "Ëœsunspot cycle'. That means the next "Ëœsolar maximum' "“...

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. CDR completion, the program's most significant milestone to-date, validates the detailed GPS III design to ensure it meets warfighter and civil requirements, and allows the program to begin the production...

2010-08-18 08:00:00

SHANGHAI, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On August 1, China launched the fifth Beidou (or Compass) navigation satellite into space, moving it one step closer to its goal of building a navigation & positioning satellite network. This is the third Compass satellite launched this year, following launches on January 17 and June 2. The development of this system follows a "three-step" strategy and is getting more mature in terms of civil and commercial uses. Its rapid growth has drawn close...

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. As is known to all, satellite navigation and positioning systems are the key strategic infrastructure for information, and have influenced the process of social civilization and changed people's ideas about life, time...

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. GPS...

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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. A jury of experts from several European universities and Stanford University will select the best proposals. ESA is the organizer of an international summer school on global navigation satellite systems such as GPS, GLONASS, COMPASS and Galileo. This year's school is being held 1"“10...

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)...

2010-05-28 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and MOSCOW, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) and Russian Space Systems announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture in Russia. The joint venture, Rusnavgeoset, will be officially launched at the GLONASS Forum in Moscow on June 1, 2010. Rusnavgeoset, 50 percent owned by Trimble and 50 percent owned by Russian Space Systems, will be responsible for selling commercial Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)...


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