New Builds • August 30, 2015
Tokyo-based iP-Solutions (www.ip-solutions.jp) has upgraded its ReGen DIF simulator into the Replicator — a high-end, low-cost, 24-channel GNSS multi-frequency RF simulation solution for academia and R&D.
The Replicator provides its users with the following functions:
Ventures • August 24, 2015
The U.S. Army has adopted PreTalen Ltd’s PANACEA as its principal test asset supporting the Army’s positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) System of Systems Architecture (SoSA) testing of GPS receivers.
New Builds • August 17, 2015
Rohde & Schwarz has launched a fast GNSS production tester for its R&S SMBV100A GNSS simulator. The production tester supports the GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo satellite systems and includes additional test functions for characterizing GNSS chipsets and modules.
New Builds • August 16, 2015
ComNav Technology Ltd. has won a competition to supply GNSS receivers for construction of China’s National Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) Network.
New Builds • July 30, 2015
Antenova Ltd. has announced its new, embedded GNSS antenna, named “Sinica.”
Operating in the 1559 - 1609 MHz L-band range, Sinica is suitable for all GNSS positioning applications on the 1559-1609 MHz bands, including GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo, according to the company.
People • July 15, 2015
Inside GNSS editor and publisher Glen Gibbons has received a high honor from the United Kingdom's Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) for his "outstanding contribution to navigation" as a journalist and publisher.
The 2015 Harold Spencer-Jones Gold Medal was presented to Gibbons by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, on July 15 at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The duke is the patron of the institute.
New Builds • July 14, 2015
British manufacturer QinetiQ has today (July 14, 2015) announced its progress in developing a GNSS navigation receiver that can process encrypted Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) signals.
Ventures • July 8, 2015
NovAtel, Inc., has announced that Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has selected its GAJT-AE antenna electronics for testing on Canadian Army platforms.
Ventures • July 8, 2015
Forsberg Services Ltd., which acquired the StarLink product line from Raven Industries in April, has announced its decision to partner with NavtechGPS to distribute the StarLink line, which includes in-line amplifiers, coaxial down/up converters, splitters, and fiber-optic link systems.
New Builds • June 22, 2015
LabSat has launched a new version of its SatGen V3 software package that enables users to create scenarios for replay through any LabSat simulator and now includes BeiDou.
The software creates either user-generated or imported trajectory files for use with a LabSat GNSS simulator. The addition of the BeiDou B1 signals means that users can now test a device’s design and performance as if it were being used within the operating area of the Chinese GNSS constellation – which at present only provides full coverage in Asia.