Marine

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
May 30, 2017

Spirent Interference Detector Helps Civil Aviation Battle GNSS Interference Threats

The new GSS200D Interference Detector was developed as part of Spirent’s partnership with Nottingham Scientific Limited. Photo source: Sprirent.

Spirent Communications has announced a solution that enables the civil aviation industry to evaluate the growing threat of GNSS interference, jamming and spoofing. The new GSS200D Interference Detector was developed as part of Spirent’s partnership with Nottingham Scientific Limited.

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By Inside GNSS

GSA’s 2017 GNSS Market Report Forecasts Substantial Growth

The growing demand for precise location information, in combination with the ongoing evolution of GNSS technology, means that today’s GNSS market is bigger than ever. In the recently released European GNSS Agency (GSA) 2017 GNSS Market Report —the fifth edition of the agency’s popular report — it indicates the global GNSS market is expected to grow from 5.8 billion devices in use in 2017 to an estimated 8 billion by 2020.

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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
April 18, 2017

12th International Conference TransNav 2017 on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation

The Faculty of Navigation of Gdynia Maritime University jointly with The Nautical Institute will present the 12th International Conference TransNav 2017 on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation.

The conference, organized by the university’s faculty and The Nautical Institute, will be held from Wednesday through Friday, June 21-23, 2017. The event is addressed to scientists and professionals in order to share their expert knowledge, experience and research results concerning all aspects of navigation, safety of navigation and sea transportation.

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By Inside GNSS
April 6, 2017

1st Session of the Assembly of the International Hydrographic Organization

Cathedral of Monaco. Wikimedia Commons photo by Berthold Werner.

The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) is the inter-governmental consultative and technical organization whose principal aim is to ensure that all the world’s seas, oceans and navigable waters are adequately surveyed and charted.

The Organization, based in the Principality of Monaco since 1921, provides the international standards for hydrography and nautical charting as well as ensures co-operation between countries in support of navigation safety at sea and the sustainable development of their maritime environment.

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By Inside GNSS
March 28, 2017

GSA, Eutelsat Contract Marks Major Milestone for EGNOS V3

With expectations including the delivery of better accuracy and improved resilience to EGNOS performance, there’s plenty of excitement surrounding the development of EGNOS V3.

A big step toward this development was taken when the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) selected Eutelsat Communications for the development, integration and operation of the next-generation EGNOS payload on a future Eutelsat satellite.

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By Inside GNSS