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2014-09-25 16:21:30

LONDON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) has developed its applications across various industries worldwide. Some applications are simple, such as determining a position, whereas others are complex blends of GNSS with communications and other technologies. Over the past few years, the rapid growth in GNSS commercial applications has been observed by the firms building navigation satellites and equipments. As per our research, the...

2014-09-18 16:20:55

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a new contract with the U.S. Air Force, PlanetiQ LLC will provide an adaptable on-orbit platform for hosting U.S. government payloads as a subcontractor to Millennium Engineering and Integration Company. PlanetiQ, which plans to launch the first commercial constellation of weather and climate satellites, and Millennium are partnering under a contract awarded by the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) through its Hosted...

2014-08-25 08:29:09

ISTANBUL, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today an integrated Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) reference receiver, broadband seismic recorder and a force-balance triaxial accelerometer for infrastructure and precise scientific applications?the Trimble® SG160-09 SeismoGeodetic system. The SG160-09 provides real-time GNSS positioning and seismic data for earthquake early warning and volcano monitoring as well as infrastructure monitoring for...

New Tide Gauge Measures Sea Level Change Using GPS Signals
2014-05-21 03:13:57

Robert Cumming, Chalmers University of Technology A new way of measuring sea level using satellite navigation system signals, for instance GPS, has been implemented by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Sea level and its variation can easily be monitored using existing coastal GPS stations, the scientists have shown. ​Measuring sea level is an increasingly important part of climate research, and a rising mean sea level is one of the most tangible consequences...

2014-04-04 12:30:46

FAIRFAX, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation announced that just hours after the US House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to preserve infrastructure that could support a back-up system for GPS, the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system unexpectedly went out of service for 11 hours. On Tuesday afternoon, the first of April, the House passed the 2014 Coast Guard Authorization Act requiring the Department of Homeland...

2014-02-25 08:38:06

Demonstration available at the 2014 Mobile World Congress BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, and Galileo Satellite Navigation, Ltd. (GSN), a developer of multi-system Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) products including software receiver technology, today announced that Galileo's software-based GNSS receiver is now available on Tensilica® ConnX DSP IP cores and is...

2014-02-20 12:31:04

Ultra-small positioning module with integrated chip antenna provides complete solution requiring only power source for reliable and accurate satellite positioning THALWIL, Switzerland, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based u?blox, a global leader in cellular and positioning modules and integrated circuits, introduces the CAM-M8Q GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou/QZSS antenna module. The module integrates a u-blox M8 satellite receiver IC plus SAW filter, LNA, TCXO, RTC, passives and a pre-tuned...

2014-02-07 12:20:25

3D ADR chip shows vehicle movement in 3 dimensions without GNSS signals THALWIL, Switzerland, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss u-blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, introduces its next-generation semiconductor technology dedicated to advanced in-dash navigation, emergency call (i.e. eCall / ERA-GLONASS), usage-based insurance (UBI), road-pricing, and stolen vehicle recovery systems. The u-blox UBX-M8030-Kx-DR chip integrates a radical new...

2014-01-28 08:35:38

NEO, MAX and LEA now available in both performance and cost optimized versions THALWIL, Switzerland, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based u?blox, a global leader in cellular and positioning modules and integrated circuits, introduces its popular NEO, MAX and LEA GNSS modules in u?blox' next-generation, multi-constellation positioning platform u?blox M8. The new module series satisfy a wide range of requirements by providing a scalable range of features including antenna...


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