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People • November 2, 2017

Hudnut to Receive 2017 Ivan I. Mueller Award for Distinguished Service and Leadership

Kenneth Hudnut, a contributing writer and former columnist for Inside GNSS, will receive the 2017 Ivan I. Mueller Award for Distinguished Service and Leadership at the 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held December 11-15 in New Orleans, La. The award acknowledges “major achievements in service to and/or leadership within the field of geodesy.”

October 31, 2017

Telecom, Economic Experts Weigh in on Putting Broadband Near GPS

The long-running, high stakes battle between the GPS community and Ligado Networks may enter a new phase next month when the firm presents to the nation's leading GPS experts its plan to develop a combined terrestrial/satellite network using its spectrum neighboring the GPS band.

October 31, 2017

Underground Pipelines Among Transportation Systems Dependent on GPS

While it is understood that the internet, cell phones and air traffic systems rely on GPS technology to function smoothly, so too do other unexpected elements of the nation's infrastructure — including millions of miles of underground pipelines.

New Builds • October 23, 2017

Topcon Announces Upgrade to Smooth Ride Data Collection Software

Topcon Positioning Group recently announced an update to its data collection software for the Smooth Ride resurfacing workflow solution. RD-M1 Collect 2.0 includes updates designed to facilitate and optimize mapping of road conditions.  

The improvements feature an improved interface that is designed to simplify setup and automatically detect the position of the wheel sensor during data collection.

New Builds • October 23, 2017

Septentrio Introduces Altus NR3 Multi-Frequency RTK Receiver

Septentrio recently announced the arrival of the Altus NR3: a multi-frequency, quad-constellation (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and Galileo) RTK receiver for survey and GIS applications. The Altus NR3 features Septentrio’s AIM+ interference mitigation and monitoring system allowing continued operation in the presence of both intentional and non-intentional interference. The Altus NR3 is designed to combine advanced GNSS features with a robust communications suite together in one compact, low-power and easy-to-use unit.

New Builds • October 20, 2017

Sokkia Introduces New Radio Modem for GCX GNSS Receiver Line

Sokkia has unveiled a new radio modem designed to offer advanced radio connectivity with GNSS receivers — the R4S-BT. The UHF radio solution provides an external option for use with the Sokkia GCX receiver line.

October 16, 2017

Shift to the Cloud at the Core of Restaged OCX Program

Key details are emerging about how Air Force managers are working to pull into line the substantially delayed and over budget program to build a new GPS ground system.

New Builds • October 13, 2017

Trimble Unveils Lower Power GNSS-Inertial Boards for High Precision and Control Applications

Trimble has introduced a new family of Trimble BD GNSS boards for high-precision guidance and control applications. The BD boards' simple connectivity and configuration allow system integrators and OEMs to easily add GNSS positioning and orientation—with the ability to upgrade its capabilities—using the same board footprint, connectors and software interface for specialized and custom hardware solutions.

October 13, 2017

Air Force Declares First Lockheed Martin GPS III Satellite “Available for Launch”

Ushering in a new era of advanced Global Positioning System technology, the U.S. Air Force this week declared the first Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite “Available for Launch.”

The Air Force’s “AFL” declaration is the final acceptance of Lockheed Martin’s first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) prior to its expected 2018 launch. GPS III SV01 will bring new capabilities to U.S. and allied military forces, and a new civil signal that will improve future connectivity worldwide for commercial and civilian users.

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017
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