New Builds • January 6, 2010
Navman Wireless OEM Solutions has announced its new Jupiter4 GPS module for OEM applications, built upon the CSR-SiRF Technology SiRFstarIV architecture’s high-performance, low-power capabilities.
Events • December 29, 2009
The European Space Agency is sponsoring a free three day event in Brussels, Belgium to showcase new satellite navigation innovations and to encourage collaboration between small entrepreneurial companies and the major corporations involved in the buildout of Galileo.
December 26, 2009
Lockheed Martin Space Systems bestowed a $400,000 Christmas present on a Pennsylvania park district, helping preserve the organization’s 57-year-old tradition of re-enacting Gen. George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River in 1776 during the Revolutionary War.
November 12, 2009
Ventures • November 9, 2009
Trimble and the China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co. Ltd. (CREEC), the third largest civil construction enterprise in the world, have signed a definitive agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture in China.
Ventures • November 8, 2009
A team led by led by Seattle, Washington–area aerospace and computer experts is attempting to break the sound barrier to surpass the world land speed record of 763 miles per hour — and they’re using GNSS technology to help them do it.
New Builds • November 6, 2009
Hemisphere GPS has launched its XF102 DGPS receiver, the latest addition to the company’s XF-Series of differential GPS receivers for handheld mapping.
New Builds • November 5, 2009
Rx Networks, Inc., has announced its new XYBRID RT multi-mode positioning engine, which combines cell-ID, WiFi signals with assisted-GPS ephemeris and coarse position aiding to yield fast, ubiquitous positioning for mobile devices.
The XYBRID RT — scheduled to be available for commercial use in December 2009 — can be licensed on a usage or a lifetime subscription basis. Rx Networks provides a XYBRID RT mobile client compatible with most mobile operating systems and most GPS chipsets.
Ventures • October 27, 2009
Estonian Wins NAVTEQ 2009 Global LBS Challenge. . . Now It's Time to Sign Up for the 2010 Competition!
Rolling deadlines begin on November 6 for application developers from five regions of the world who wish to register for the popular NAVTEQ 2010 Global LBS Challenge.
This year’s five grand prize winners will be announced just before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next February 14.
New Builds • October 27, 2009
Vincotech GmbH, based in Unterhaching, Germany, has announced its first module based on CSR’s new SiRFstarIV technology introduced earlier this month.