New Builds • March 29, 2017
Livermore, California-based Sokkia has introduced the latest addition to its GCX line of GNSS integrated receivers — the GCX3 — featuring advanced constellation tracking, open format software compatibility, and longer range base-to-rover communication.
New Builds • March 28, 2017
Orca Technologies, a manufacturer of high-precision time and frequency products based in San Clemente, California, announces the release of its System Matrix Switch (SMS-101) unit designed to provide GNSS signal distribution via a sophisticated switch matrix amplifier system.
March 27, 2017
China's domestically produced satellite navigation system BeiDou has made significant progress in terms of its accuracy, according to reports out of China earlier this month. At a recent press conference, BeiDou engineers claimed that a new accurate positioning chip can now help users arrive at their destinations with an error margin of just one to two meters.
Events • March 22, 2017
AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2017, “All Things Unmanned,” will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. from May 8-11, 2017.
Online registration is open, and onsite registration will be available.
March 20, 2017
Last week, researchers at the University of Bath in England announced findings indicating for the first time that turbulence does not take place within the Northern Lights and instead that unknown mechanisms are responsible for the outages of GNSS. This research concludes that new technology can be developed to overcome these outages from the Northern Lights, also known as aurora borealis.
New Builds • March 20, 2017
Rueil-Malmaison, France-based SBG Systems announces the Ekinox 2 Series, a new generation of the company’s advanced and compact inertial navigation systems.
With new accelerometers and gyroscopes, Ekinox 2’s attitude accuracy has been enhanced by a factor of two while improving resistance to vibrations and integrating the BeiDou constellation, according to the company.
New Builds • March 13, 2017
Designed to deliver a breakthrough in size reduction and lower power needs, reelektronika announces the development of a new series of integrated eLoran/Chayka/GNSS receivers based on the Loradd++ core which extends the range of currently produced receivers.
The need to significantly reduce the size and power consumption of receivers was the main driver of this development, according to Reeuwijk, Netherlands-based Reelektronika. Low power and small size are among the prerequisites for developing wearable instruments.
New Builds • March 10, 2017
Today, at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Hemisphere GNSS, Inc. showed off its new A326 Rugged Smart Antenna.
Purpose-built for harsh machine control environments, the GNSS antenna adds another system component and allows heavy equipment manufacturers to deliver their own machine control and guidance solutions to their customers.
New Builds • March 3, 2017
GlobalTop Technology, Inc., based in Tainan, Taiwan, just released the Titan X1 Multi-GNSS module with Patch Antenna.
The module features an ultra-compact size, and is especially designed for applications where a small foot-print, ease-of-integration and flexible interface options are essential.
New Builds • March 3, 2017
The GSM/GNSS click from MikroElektronika (Zemun, Belgrade) combines GPS/GLONASS location tracking with Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) module capability for mobile communication. The applications for this new click board include asset tracking for navigation devices based on GPS and GLONASS, road navigation devices, public transport, and wearable devices.