New Builds • July 22, 2010
Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has announced the release of Spatial Factory software.
The software interface allows users to work with the combination of point cloud, trajectory, and panoramic image data that comes from the Topcon IP-S2 3D mobile mapping system.
July 21, 2010
Topcon Corporation has announced the promotion of Ray O’Connor to managing executive officer for the company.
O’Connor is president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), based in Livermore, California, and chairman of the board of Topcon Europe Positioning. He will continue to fill these and other positions within the corporation while taking on additional managerial oversight of various corporate projects and initiatives.
July 15, 2010
Lockheed Martin has opened a GPS exhibit as a part of the Permanent Space Exhibit of the United Nations Office at Vienna, Austria, to emphasize the importance of satellite navigation technology serving millions of citizens around the globe.
July 10, 2010
Six GNSS business, technical and applications experts will judge the USA Challenge, North America's first regional foray into the the 7-year old European Satellite Navigation Competition (Galileo Masters). The ESNC has become a worldwide race to see who can develop the most innovative applications ideas using GPS, GLONASS, Galileo or EGNOS, Compass/Beidou 2 or any of the regional and augmentation systems.
July 1, 2010
EUROCONTROL, Europe's air traffic control agency, is studying the effect of solar events on civil aviation applications and developing ways to maintain air safety when GNSS signals are affected.
New Builds • June 30, 2010
GNSS OEM manufacturer NovAtel introduced its new website today, designed after feedback from customers and dealers to be more “intuitive and user friendly.”
June 14, 2010
ITT Corporation has announced that it passed a key milestone last month with successful completion of the critical design review (CDR) for the Mission Data Unit (MDU) the company is developing as part of the navigation payload for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS III program.
Ventures • June 6, 2010
The University of Calgary’s Position Location and Navigation (PLAN) Group is now supporting the North American regional partnership of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC), sponsored by NovAtel Inc. and Inside GNSS magazine.
June 1, 2010
The European Space Agency (ESA) will hold its fifth Workshop on Satellite Navigation Technology, NAVITEC 2010, from December 8 through 10 at the European Space Research and Technology Center (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, Netherlands.
Ventures • May 29, 2010
Trimble and Russian Space Systems have announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture that will be based in Moscow.
Rusnavgeoset will be responsible for selling commercial GNSS geodetic network infrastructure systems localized for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).