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Russian President Mulls Criminal Charges For Space Failures
2011-11-28 06:35:19

A series of failed Russian space missions has impelled Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to contemplate bringing criminal charges against space officials responsible for the embarrassing failures. Medvedev warned that space officials could face stiff fines and possible criminal penalties. “The latest failures [in the space industry] seriously harm Russia´s competitiveness,” he told the RIA Novosti news agency. “This means that we need to conduct a serious analysis...

2011-08-16 05:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its next generation AP Series of embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM modules plus Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), featuring a high-performance 220 channel multi-frequency GNSS receiver with dual-antenna heading support. Integrators can now harness the latest in GNSS positioning technology for improved mobile positioning accuracy and robustness, as well as add GNSS heading for improved orientation performance...

2011-08-16 05:31:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced the Trimble® BD910 and BD920 modules to its GNSS OEM portfolio. These small modules feature centimeter-level, Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) positioning capabilities that are ideal for high-precision and control applications. Capable of receiving a wide range of commercially available GNSS signals, the BD910 and BD920 modules are designed to allow OEMs and system integrators to easily add...

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2011-07-13 12:19:16

The Russian space agency (Roscosmos) said today that a Soyuz rocket successfully carried six U.S. Globalstar satellites into orbit on Wednesday after postponing the launch twice earlier this week. Roscosmos said in a statement that the rocket blasted off from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome, which it leases from Kazakhstan. The launch of the Globalstar-2 satellites had been initially scheduled for Monday.  However, it was postponed twice for technical reasons, according to the space...

2011-06-30 05:35:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its new high-accuracy Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) compatible correction service. The Trimble® CenterPoint(TM) RTX(TM) correction service can offer 4 centimeter (1.5 inch) repeatable accuracy and will be available initially through Trimble's Agriculture Division. CenterPoint RTX is a GPS and GLONASS enabled correction service that covers approximately a 1.8 billion...

2011-06-28 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CEVA, Inc. [(NASDAQ: CEVA); (LSE: CVA)], the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, and CellGuide, a leading GNSS solution provider, today announced a partnership to offer a software-based GPS solution for the CEVA-XC communications processor. Leveraging CellGuide's GPS/GLONASS software IP, CEVA-XC licensees can add GPS capability to their processor designs without any hardware...

2011-06-01 06:00:00

DETROIT, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- u-blox, a leading fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets, announces the successful demonstration of an enhanced LEA-6H GPS module which also supports GLONASS navigation. The Russian GLONASS satellite system is an alternative as well as complementary system to the US-based Global Positioning System (GPS). It currently has 22 deployed satellites, with...

2011-05-23 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced the Company's product support for the Russian GLONASS satellite system and the unique capability to utilize both the GPS and GLONASS networks simultaneously for greater location performance. The additional signals from this expanded satellite network provide more accurate location information for the growing number of location based applications and services. The first GLONASS capable...


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