May 7, 2015
Trimble has introduced the BD935-INS module that combines a multi-frequency, multi-GNSS receiver with an integrated 3-D microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) inertial sensor package.
As part of Trimble's GNSS OEM portfolio, the new compact module augments real-time precise positioning with 3-D orientation, connectivity, and configuration capabilities designed to enable system integrators and OEMs to add GNSS and attitude to specialized or custom hardware solutions.
Ventures • May 1, 2015
Forsberg Services Ltd. has announced its recent acquisition of the StarLink product line from Raven Industries. StarLink products include inline amplifiers, coaxial down/up converters and fiber-optic link systems to enable and support extended cable runs for GNSS in navigation and time synchronization applications.
New Builds • April 23, 2015
NovAtel Inc. today (April 23, 2015) launched the GPS-704-WB antenna, a wideband antenna that supports L-band as well as the frequencies of all current GNSS constellations (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou), including B3 and E6 signals. Customers can use this antenna for GPS-only or multi-constellation applications, providing excellent flexibility for application developers, according to the company.
Ventures • April 16, 2015
A BeiDou continuously operating reference station (CORS) station, reportedly the first such commercial venture in Europe, has begun operations in Wallonia, Belgium.
Ventures • April 15, 2015
Munich, Germany–based Rohde & Schwarz has announced that the Certification Center Svyaz-Certificate in Russia is now using the R&S CMW500 to certify ERA-GLONASS systems in line with the technical regulation On Safety of Wheeled Vehicles (TR CU 018/2011), a standard adopted by the customs union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus.
New Builds • April 15, 2015
Septentrio Introduces New-Generation GNSS OEM Receiver; SBG Selects AsteRx4 for New INS Product Line
Septentrio has launched its next-generation dual-antenna GNSS receiver — the AsteRx4 OEM, a multi-frequency receiver that incorporates the latest GNSS tracking and positioning algorithms and operates with all available GNSS signals (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo).
New Builds • April 8, 2015
NovAtel Inc. has announced the launch of the Relay RTK radio module, a docking station that provides radio connectivity for the company’s SMART6-L L-band–capable GNSS receiver.
New Builds • March 23, 2015
NovAtel Inc. has announced significant performance improvements to its PPP positioning solution.
New Builds • March 23, 2015
KCS BV, based in Dordrecht, Netherlands, has extended its TraceME product line with an advanced module, targeted for worldwide mobility in the Internet of Things (IoT) era.
The latest development of the TraceME GPS/GPRS Track and Trace module will incorporate an RF location–based positioning solution with LoRa technology. According to the company, this combination enables “smart objects” to become even smarter, because LoRa enables long-range, battery-friendly communication in a wide variety of machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
March 22, 2015
Thalwil, Switzerland–based u-blox reported revenue and profit growth in its most recent annual report, driven by strong sales in its GNSS and wireless chipset and module business.