New Builds • February 4, 2016
New u-blox M8 Firmware Now Supports Galileo, Increases GNSS Signal Acquisition Sensitivity and Security
Thalwil, Switzerland–based u-blox has announced the upcoming release of a new firmware, FW 3.01, for its u-blox M8 multi-GNSS platform.
November 3, 2016 - November 4, 2016
June 28, 2016 - June 30, 2016
February 2, 2016 - February 4, 2016
The Hague, The Netherlands
January 29, 2016
Less than a month after Europe switched off most of its Loran transmitters, a problem with GPS satellite timing signal triggered alarms across the continent and caused an unknown number of outages, including the disruption of some features of critical infrastructure.
January 28, 2016
ESA renewed its New Year’s tradition, briefing the news media on January 15 at the European Space Agency headquarters in Paris, with the agency’s new director general, Johann-Dietrich Wörner, presiding for the first time..
The contrast with his predecessor, the well-liked Jean-Jacques Dordain, is clear but not stark. Wörner is a bit more whimsical than Dordain, but not too much. His presentation features a few more cartoons, he makes a few more jokes, and there is a picture of the Star Trek (Next Generation) crew to make us chuckle.
Inside GNSS • January/February 2016
Catching thieves in California, Galileo satellites test Einstein, Russian space agency remodel, and 911 training for operators who can't read maps.
New Builds • January 26, 2016
Having started out with a crowd source–funded launch through Kickstarter followed by two rounds of more conventional venture capital backing — $2.6 million in 2014 and another $11 million last December — San Francisco, California–based Swift Navigation is going after a low-cost, high-precision market such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with its Piksi GPS receiver platform.
April 25, 2016 - April 27, 2016
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
June 6, 2016 - June 9, 2016