Survey and Mapping

June 27, 2017

Trimble Launches VRS Now Correction Service in France 

Trimble VRS Now GNSS correction service is now available in France. Photo courtesy of Trimble.

Trimble VRS Now GNSS correction service is now available in France. The service is well suited for a variety of geospatial and construction applications including surveying, cadastral, land administration, and urban and rural construction that would benefit from easy access to high-accuracy, centimeter-level positioning.

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By Inside GNSS
June 26, 2017

Tersus GNSS Broadens Offerings to Include New Inertial Navigation System

The INS-T-306 GNSS-Aided Inertial Navigation System. Photo source: Tersus GNSS Inc.

Tersus GNSS Inc., a GNSS RTK manufacturing company based in Shanghai, China, has launched the INS-T-306 GNSS-Aided Inertial Navigation System. The advanced module combines GPS L1/L2, GLONASS, BeiDou and a high-performance strapdown system. It is designed to determine position, velocity and absolute orientation (heading, pitch and roll) for any device on which it is mounted.

The INS unit aims to facilitate the motionless and dynamic applications which need high accuracy, including vessels, ships, helicopters, UAVs, UGVs, and land vehicles, according to the company.

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By Inside GNSS
June 19, 2017

Septentrio Honors KU Leuven Ecochallenge Team for Innovative Use of High Precision GNSS Positioning

The KU Leuven Ecochallenge team. Photo source: Septentrio.

Septentrio recently awarded the KU Leuven Ecochallenge team – the winners of the Galileo Masters (Flanders Challenge) of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) – a special prize of an AsteRx-m UAS receiver for their proposal to use high-precision, high-reliability Galileo receivers to modernize inland waterway transport by introducing autonomous technology for the vessels.

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By Inside GNSS

Trimble Adds Galileo Support to VRS Now Correction Service 

Galileo support has been added to the VRS Now Correction Service. Photo courtesy of Trimble. 

Trimble announced that its Trimble VRS Now networks — powered by Trimble Pivot Platform software — can now process Galileo observation data in its network-modeled Virtual Reference Station (VRS) solution. As a true five-constellation technology using GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS and now Galileo observations, Trimble VRS Now delivers even better real-time positioning performance for customers using Trimble networks throughout much of Europe, the company stated.

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By Inside GNSS
June 5, 2017

Trimble RTX Corrections Gets Boost from Galileo

Trimble RTX-based correction services now support the Galileo constellation. Photo source: Trimble.

Trimble announced that its Trimble RTX-based correction services now support the Galileo constellation. As a true five-constellation technology that uses GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS and now Galileo satellites, Trimble RTX is designed to deliver improved real-time positioning performance to its users worldwide.
 


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By Inside GNSS
May 17, 2017

VIAMETRIS Selects SBG Systems’ Ellipse-D Inertial Navigation System to Equip SLAM-based Mobile Mapping System

Ellipse-D inertial navigation system. Photo source: SBG Systems.

VIAMETRIS has chosen the Ellipse-D inertial navigation system from SBG Systems to equip their new SLAM-based mobile mapping system: the vMS3D. The vMS3D is a complete mobile mapping solution which combines inertial, GNSS, and SLAM technologies designed to offer an economical option with optimal performance.

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By Inside GNSS
May 15, 2017

Swift Navigation and Carnegie Announce First Joint Product

Swift Navigation and Carnegie Robotics (CRL) rolled out their first joint product, a real-time kinematic (RTK) GNSS receiver called Duro, at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL trade show in Dallas, Texas, May 8-11.

The companies say Duro is targeted to robotics, precision agriculture, mapping, military, outdoor industrial and maritime markets.

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By Inside GNSS
May 14, 2017

Hemisphere GNSS Announces New Vector Eclipse H328 OEM Positioning and Heading Board

Vector Eclipse H328. Photo source: Hemisphere GNSS.

Hemisphere GNSS announces the Vector Eclipse H328, the next offering in a line of new and refreshed, low-power, high-precision, positioning and heading OEM (original equipment manufacturer) boards. The multi-frequency, multi-GNSS H328 is an all signals receiver board that includes Hemisphere’s new hardware platform and integrates Atlas GNSS Global Correction Service.

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By Inside GNSS