Glen Gibbons, Author at Inside GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite Systems Engineering, Policy, and Design

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July 23, 2019
Failure to Communicate: A Black Swan has landed…right on top of the Galileo program

Program managers have defended as useful redundancy what many consider an expensive system overbuilt to accommodate the political expectations of the large number…

By Glen Gibbons


February 28, 2009
FY 2010 Budget Outline Proposes to End Loran

Ready for another round? President Obama appears to have weighed in on the long-running Loran/eLoran debate — on the side of terminating the…

By Glen Gibbons


February 26, 2009
Federal Commission Backs Mileage Fees over Gas Taxes, Champions GPS Technology

Maybe it was just poor timing. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s passing comment that systems for assessing fees based on vehicle miles traveled…

By Glen Gibbons


February 24, 2009
u-blox Launches Mobile Computer Cards

u-blox PCI-5S and PCM-5S u-blox has announced the immediate availability of a GPS “PCI Express Mini” card. The card enables laptops, netbooks, mobile…

By Glen Gibbons


February 24, 2009
L1 GPS Receiver

OnPOZ offers the SubX 16-channel GPS box with built-in satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS — WAAS or EGNOS) capability providing two-meter (circular error probable)…

By Glen Gibbons


February 23, 2009
CellGuide Announces the RAMON GPS Module

CellGuide, a Rehovot, Israel–based fables semiconductor manufacturer of highly integrated host-based GPS/GNSS receivers, has introduced the RAMON GPS module. Measuring 5.4 x 4.6…

By Glen Gibbons


February 22, 2009
GPS-Monitored Vehicle Fees: Change You Can’t Believe In

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood One change that apparently won’t happen under the Obama administration is replacing the federal gasoline tax with a GPS-monitored…

By Glen Gibbons


February 17, 2009
Rx Networks Launches SUPL Data Service, Announces Infineon Chipset Role

Rx Networks, Inc., a Vancouver, B.C., Canada–based provider of assisted-GPS (AGPS) technology has announced the availability of its GPStream Secure User Plane 1.0…

By Glen Gibbons


February 17, 2009
Racelogic Launches GPS Data Logger/Replay System

Racelogic Ltd., of Buckingham, United Kingdom, has introduced LabSat, a one-box system designed to record and replay real-world GPS data for use in…

By Glen Gibbons


February 17, 2009
CSR-SiRF Merger Pairs Struggling Bluetooth and GPS Powerhouses – and Shows Handset Platform Dominance

CSR image Merger plans recently announced by CSR (Cambridge Silicon Radio) plc and SiRF Technology Inc. connote more than the evolving fortunes and…

By Glen Gibbons


February 13, 2009
Satellite Collision Raises Issue of Similar GNSS Risks

GPS Orbital Decay. Aerospace Corporation The February 10 collision of an active Iridium satellite and a defunct Russian military communications satellite underlines a…

By Glen Gibbons


February 13, 2009
New Russian GLONASS Satellites in Operation

The last of three GLONASS satellites launched December 25 began broadcasting a healthy navigation signal today (February 12), according to the Russian Space…

By Glen Gibbons


February 12, 2009
Lynn Approved as Deputy Secretary of Defense

Raytheon Corporation executive William Lynn received an overwhelming vote of approval today (February 11, 2009) from the U.S. Senate to become the U.S….

By Glen Gibbons


February 9, 2009
Pendulum Instruments Acquires Naviva GPS Signal Generator

GSG-L1 Pendulum Instruments, of Stockholm, Sweden, has acquired the GSG-L1, a single-channel, single-frequency (L1) GPS signal generator, from Naviva, a Space Systems Finland…

By Glen Gibbons


February 9, 2009
Broadcom Launches GPS/FM/Bluetooth Chip

Broadcom Corporation has announced a combined GPS/FM/Bluetooth device — the BCM2075 — designed to provide location based services (LBS) and advanced multimedia in…

By Glen Gibbons


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