Ventures • October 30, 2015
NovAtel Inc. has announced that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NovAtel have exercised a bi-lateral option to produce a Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) G-III – Galileo prototype receiver to advance research on multi-GNSS constellation operation.
New Builds • October 28, 2015
OriginGPS announced the launch of a new family of products yesterday (October 27, 2015), the first of which is the Multi Micro Hornet ORG1510-MK, an integrated multi-GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou) module based on the MediaTek MT3333 chip.
According to the Israel-based company, the 10x10x6.1 millimeter low-power architecture supports an update rate of up to 10 hertz and contains onboard flash, supporting devices that require full-featured components with small footprints, such as UAVs designed to follow action sports and other fast-moving activities or wearables.
New Builds • October 9, 2015
Autoliv, Inc., an automotive safety–focused company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, announced the availability of its Electronic Horizon module, which provides beyond-line-of-sight road context and information to enhance safety and efficiency systems, at the 22nd Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress being held this week in Bordeaux, France.
Events • September 29, 2015
The incorporation of GNSS and inertial technologies is helping drive an explosion of systems development and applications of unmanned systems. On Tuesday, September 29, Inside GNSS and NovAtel will present a FREE 90-minute web seminar showcasing some of these applications, including the use of remote sensing technologies to assess pest populations in commercial crops and to conduct infrastructure inspections, with the aid of air and ground vehicles.
Register now for Tuesday, September 29, 2015: 9 am PDT
September 17, 2015
Unicore released UB380 GPS/GLONASSS/BDS high precision board at ION GNSS+ 2015, held this week in Tampa, Florida.
UB380 is a 384-channel, multi-GNSS receiver that supports GPS, GLONASS, and the BeiDou Satellite System (BDS) based on Unicore’s multi-GNSS system on a chip. The receiver board can support GPS L1, L2, and L5; GLONASS L1, L2; and BDS B1, B2 and B3.
September 16, 2015
UNAVCO has announced the selection of Septentrio to be the preferred vendor of next-generation GNSS reference stations for the Geodesy Advancing Geosciences and EarthScope (GAGE) Facility. The preferred vendor status is valid through the duration of the GAGE Facility Cooperative Agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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.