Events • February 24, 2017
SATELLITE 2017 “Explore the Connected World” unites aerospace thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts together in one place from March 6-9, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
For more than 35 years, SATELLITE has played a critical role in determining how satellites will shape the future of our world. The show welcomes a community of aerospace professionals from every market and field of study, hailing from more than 150 nations around the world.
New Builds • February 21, 2017
Thalwil, Switzerland-based u-blox has announced the launch of its new UBX-M8230-CT GNSS receiver chip, designed to offer a unique balance of performance and ultra-low power use.
New Builds • February 15, 2017
LabSat announced the launch of the new LabSat 3 Wideband, which can record multiple signals from different constellations, simultaneously, and the company also is developing an updated version of its SatGen software.
The LabSat 3 Wideband can record GPS L1, L2 and L5 at the same time as GLONASS G1 and G2, and BeiDou B1 and B2. The company describes the lightweight unit as its most powerful to date, yet the small, easy-to-use LabSat 3 Wideband retains the one-touch recording and playback of files.
New Builds • February 13, 2017
Emlid, with headquarters in Saint Petersburg, Russia and manufacturing done in China, has introduced the Reach RS, a rugged, battery-powered real-time kinematic (RTK) GNSS receiver. The Reach RS enables centimeter-accurate positioning for survey, mapping, agriculture and drones, and is designed to provide an economical solution, according to the company.
New Builds • February 9, 2017
Thalwil, Switzerland-based u-blox’s Untethered 3D Dead Reckoning GNSS module NEO-M8U is at the core of Navilock's new GNSS receiver series for service vehicles. The new portfolio will enable retrofitting of Dead Reckoning (DR) and Untethered Dead Reckoning (UDR) technology in any vehicle.
New Builds • February 8, 2017
Topcon Positioning Group has announced the launch of the MR-2, a new modular GNSS receiver system. According to the company, the system combines all current and planned constellation tracking with a comprehensive set of communication interfaces to service any precision application requiring high performance RTK (real-time kinematic) positioning and heading determination.
The MR-2 can perform as a mobile RTK base station, marine navigation receiver, mobile mapping device and as a GNSS receiver for agricultural, industrial, military, or construction applications.
Events • February 6, 2017
The 26th annual Workshop on Synchronization and Timing Systems (WSTS), sponsored by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and ATIS, will take place April 3-6 at the DoubleTree in Jan Jose, California.
New Builds • February 6, 2017
Santa Rosa, California-based EndRun Technologies, a provider of precision time and frequency solutions, announced last week at the International Technical Meeting-Precision Time/Time Interval (ITM-PTTI) meeting, the release of the RTM3205 Precision Timing Module for portable time and frequency applications. The second generation RTM3205 is optimized for size, weight, and power (SWaP), but can exceed the stability of a standard cesium atomic frequency reference, according to the company.
New Builds • January 25, 2017
Thalwil, Switzerland-based u-blox has launched the ZOE-M8G, an ultra-compact GNSS receiver module, especially designed for markets where small size, minimal weight and high location precision are essential.
The device offers exceptionally high location accuracy by concurrently connecting to GPS, Galileo and either GLONASS or BeiDou. According to the company, it also provides industry-leading -167 dBm navigation sensitivity, which is said to make it ideal for wearable devices, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and asset tracker applications.
People • January 20, 2017
Swift Navigation co-founders Fergus Noble (29) and Colin Beighley (28) have been honored in the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 Consumer Technology list.
Swift Navigation is a San Francisco-based startup that provides centimeter-accurate real-time kinematics (RTK) GPS and GNSS positioning technology for autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying, space applications and more.