Ventures • July 8, 2014
San Jose, California–based InvenSense, Inc. announced today (July 7, 2014) that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trusted Positioning Inc. (TPI), a privately-held indoor/outdoor positioning software company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Movea, a provider of software for low-power location, activity tracking, and context sensing.
New Builds • June 30, 2014
A series of ABI Research studies released in recent months sketches a promising future of robust growth in GNSS OEM markets.
The London- and New York–based company’s 2014 GNSS IC vendor matrix released today (June 30, 2014) concluded that Qualcomm is the leading GPS IC vendor, followed by Broadcom, and — for the first time — MediaTek in third place after another year of strong growth and robust shipments as a result of its targeted design strategy.
Events • June 26, 2014
Trimble announced today (June 26, 2014) that registration is officially open for its International User Conference — Trimble Dimensions — being held November 3–5 at the Mirage and the Treasure Island hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada.
June 17, 2014
GPS and GLONASS emerged from the depths of the Cold War to become the world’s leading dual-use (civil/military) GNSS programs in the post-Soviet era.
Now renewed tensions between their national sponsors, the United States and Russia, are undercutting a decade-long move toward GNSS cooperation.
The United States and Russia initiated bilateral GNSS cooperation in December 2004, with the primary goal of enabling civil interoperability at the user level between GPS and GLONASS. In June 2012 the two nations issued a renewed statement of cooperation in GNSS.
June 16, 2014
From small unmanned aircraft to communication systems, plenty of exciting new products appeared at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s show in Orlando last month.
June 17, 2014
In an unprecedented move, the United Nations’ aviation organization will sponsor an industry showcase next spring at which manufacturers can demonstrate their wares to nations looking to upgrade their systems.
June 16, 2014
The system joins KVH’s established TACNAV family and provides integrated navigation and pointing for battlefield vehicles
October 21, 2014 - October 24, 2014
ISGNSS and KGS Conference 2014: International Symposium on Global Satellite Navigation Systems and Korea GNSS Society Conference
Jeju Island, Korea
June 6, 2014
Leading navigation experts are worried an upcoming workshop on GPS receivers being organized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an attempt to initiate design mandates for user equipment that could potentially undermine the GNSS community.
“There is currently planned an FCC workshop that is going to, among other things, address certification and standards for receivers,” said Brad Parkinson, the acting chair of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board and a former chief of the NAVSTAR GPS Joint Program Office.
July 1, 2014 - July 3, 2014
Capetown, South Africa