New Builds • November 9, 2011
Tokyo, Japan–based IP Solutions has released its ReGen GNSS DIF Signal Simulator, a software simulator that simulates ionospheric effects, generates digital IF (DIF) signals similar to those recorded by an RF recorder, and comes with an optional capability of simulating integrated inertial navigation.
Various configurations can produce multichannel GPS and GLONASS L1 signals and single-channel GPS L1, L2, L5 and GLONASS L1 and L2 signals, as well as simulating noise and interference.
Events • October 31, 2011
[UPDATED November 1] The presidents of the European Parliament and European Council and the president and vice-president of the European Commission have issued an urgent call to EU business and government leaders and citizens to complete Galileo, the EU satellite navigation system, and other space-based initiatives even in the face of the current economic crisis.
They are patrons of a high-level European space policy conference to be held in the Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium on November 9 and 10.
October 28, 2011
In response to recent public announcements on the readiness of the BeiDou-2 navigation system and the planned release of the signal Interface Control Document (ICD), Spirent Communications plc has announced support for the Compass Navigation Satellite System (CNSS) on its GSS8000 navigation technology test system.
New Builds • October 11, 2011
L-3 Interstate Electronics Corporation (IEC) unveiled its next generation, military GPS receiver — incorporating a Common GPS Module (CGM) — at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition currently under way in Washington, D.C.
The company’s first CGM product processes precise code (P-code), coarse/acquisition code (C/A) code, and the modernized military M-code signals. In addition, the new design provides a common security architecture including improved anti-jam and anti-spoof capabilities.
September 30, 2011
Following a difficult 2009, the precision GNSS market is moving into a new period of sustained growth, resulting in a near doubling of shipments and revenues by 2016, according to recently completed study by ABI Research.
September 14, 2011
Locata Corporation and the U.S. Air Force have announced that the Australia-based company has successfully completed the critical Design Review (CDR) contract phase for a Locata network that will enable the U.S. Air Force to deploy a new ground-based, centimeter-accurate "truth-reference level" positioning system for use in GPS-denied environments.
Ventures • August 31, 2011
The 2011 USA Challenge will give ION GNSS participants a chance to pick their favorite satellite navigation application from this year's contest using eVotz, a mobile voting platform that won the competition last year.
August 26, 2011
Trimble has introduced two new GNSS OEM modules, the BD910 and BD920, featuring centimeter-level, real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning capabilities optimized for high-precision and control applications.
The BD910 and BD920 modules are designed to allow OEMs and system integrators to easily add centimeter-level positioning to specialized or custom hardware solutions.
August 25, 2011
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In 2009, Inside GNSS began a two-year occasional series by Danish geodesist Kai Borre called "GPS Easy Suite II: A Matlab Companion."
August 17, 2011
Chronos Technology has announced the signing of a Framework Agreement with the UK Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) to provide tools and guidance for the impact assessment of GSM/GPS jamming devices.