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.
New Builds • June 19, 2015
Golf fans watching televised coverage of the U.S. Open golf tournament will have a new outlook on what the professional golfer is facing, thanks to a camera and augmented-reality tracking system that includes a 1750 inertial measurement unit (IMU) from KVH Industries, Inc., of Middletown, Rhode Island.
Ventures • June 17, 2015
NovAtel Inc. today (June 17, 2015) announced an agreement with NEC Corporation to supply reference receiver products for use in Japan’s Quazi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS).
Ventures • June 15, 2015
Belgian GNSS manufacturer Septentrio Satellite Navigation, of Leuven, Belgium, has announced the completion of the acquisition and integration of Altus Positioning Systems, based in Torrance, California.
New Builds • June 14, 2015
Spirent Communications has unveiled its eCall and ERA-GLONASS In-Vehicle Systems (IVS) test solution to verify the functionality and protocol conformance of the eCall and ERA GLONASS–enabled vehicular systems. eCall and ERA GLONASS will soon become mandatory in new vehicles in Europe and Russia respectively.