GNSS (all systems)

October 4, 2018

Protecting GNSS and Users – The Ideal APNT

According to the European Commission “…GNSS cannot be the sole means of PNT information … for critical applications requiring continuous availability and fail-safe operations.”

Similar realizations in the United States, United, Kingdom, South Korea and elsewhere have led to a revitalization of efforts to examine Alternative Positioning, Navigation and Timing (APNT) systems that could complement and reinforce our exceptionally valuable, yet vulnerable, GNSS signals.

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By Inside GNSS
September 27, 2018

Hexagon Now Provides Newly Integrated Solutions and Platforms for Autonomous Vehicle Development

Hexagon’s Positioning Intelligence division (Hexagon PI) is pleased to welcome AutonomouStuff following the completion of the acquisition as announced by Hexagon AB. AutonomouStuff being part of Hexagon PI will boost collaboration between the organizations to provide superior solutions for autonomous vehicle development. The acquisition of U.S.-based AutonomouStuff, first announced in June, is now complete.

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By Inside GNSS
September 26, 2018

When the Sky Meets the Earth

Space systems company Elecnor Deimos and the autonomous driving start-up Accurision are joining forces for the development of a highly accurate, precise and reliable GNSS sensor based on Europe’s satellite navigation system Galileo.

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By Inside GNSS

DHS Taking a Risk-Based Look at PNT Resilience

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a new effort to ascertain the real-world risks posed by the loss of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) service and how those risks might be reduced, said James Platt, director of DHS’s PNT Program Management Office. On the table is testing, best practices, partnerships, a new management approach and possibly standards and a backup system.

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By Dee Ann Divis

CAST Navigation Exhibiting at ION GNSS+

CAST Navigation, LLC is a leading provider of GNSS/INS Simulation Systems for integration, test & training of navigation systems, inclusive of jamming & spoofing capabilities used to evaluate the impact of GNSS denial events with systems that use either single or multi-element antennas. The company offers comprehensive man and hardware-in-the-loop solutions for simulating GPS and inertial data for integrating Embedded GPS/INS (EGI) equipment. Their equipment supports navigation system research, development, integration and testing for air, land, sea, space and weapon platforms in commercial, industrial and military laboratories worldwide. With 35 years of industry experience and commitment to integrity and pride, CAST provides optimal GNSS/INS solutions.

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By Inside GNSS

Emergency Location Services, Airborne Lidar Systems the Focus of ION GNSS+ Keynotes

Cell phones are helping save lives with their location accuracy during emergencies, but they can get even better.

That was one of the messages delivered by Google’s Steve Malkos during his keynote address Tuesday night at the ION GNSS+ Plenary Session in Miami. Malkos, the Technical Program Manager in the Android Location and Context Group at Google, gave one of two keynotes to a packed ballroom of attendees. Paul LaRocque of Teledyne Optech gave the other speech on Tuesday, titled “A Lidar History: From Ship to Air to Space.”

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By Stan Goff