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January 25, 2021
Contracts for Galileo 2nd Generation Satellites Go to Aerospace Giants

The European Commission awarded two contracts for 12 satellites — 6 satellites each — for a total of EUR €1.47 billion to ThalesAleniaSpace…

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January 25, 2021
In Memoriam James D. Litton

Dr. James D. (Jim) Litton, a pioneer of GPS, passed away at home with his family at his side. He was 89. Jim…

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January 25, 2021
New MEMS Research Delivers Order of Magnitude Improvement in Inertial Accuracy; Destined for Unmanned Vehicles Segment

Honeywell announced that recent findings from its research labs show that its newly developed inertial sensors can deliver greater than an order of…

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January 22, 2021
Consumer-Grade GNSS RF Front End Integrates Typically Discrete Components for Smaller Device Footprint

STMicroelectronics announced that its new BPF8089-01SC6 plug-and-play RF front-end for GNSS receivers simplifies design and saves real estate by integrating the impedance-matching and…

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January 22, 2021
DOT Report on Backup PNT Technologies Finds NextNav Performs Best, Calls for Synthesis and Synergy

The Department of Transportation (DOT) submitted its “National Timing Resilience and Security Act: Roadmap to Implementation” report to Congress in mid-January. Following a…

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January 22, 2021
Multi-GNSS Receiver Enables Testing of Galileo’s Coming Authentication Service

TeleOrbit GmbH of Nuremberg, Germany, announced that it has implemented testing capability for Galileo’s Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OSNMA) aboard the company’s…

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January 20, 2021
New High-Precision Smart Antennas for Robust Performance in Difficult Environments

Trimble has introduced two new GNSS smart antennas, the AX940 and AX940i, designed for a broad range of high-precision applications such as precision agriculture,…

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January 19, 2021
White House Memo Directs Cabinet to Protect, Toughen and Augment GPS — And Authenticate?

The White House issued a January 15 policy directive addressing U.S. dependence on GPS and the need to prepare for GPS disruptions. It…

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January 19, 2021
Updated Galileo ICD Previews New Features for Faster TTFF in 2023

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) released a new Galileo Open Service Signal in Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD), the second issue…

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January 15, 2021
Whitepaper Delineates Essential GNSS Role in 5G Network Synchronization

In a whitepaper titled “5G Synchronization Requirements and Solutions,” Ericsson CTO Erik Ekudden’ gives his views on the importance of synchronization in 5G…

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January 15, 2021
Last UK-made Galileo Satellite Has Left the Building

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) of Guildford, UK, shipped the last of the Galileo navigation payloads under its manufacture at the end of…

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January 15, 2021
Assisted Boat Docking System Unveiled at CES Uses GPS-based Dynamic Positioning

Volvo Penta announced its Assisted Docking system, integrating GPS dynamic positioning, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Assisted Docking system gives the…

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January 12, 2021
2020 – A record year for NovAtel GAJT GPS Anti-Jam Technology

NovAtel technology continues to support civil applications, allied governments and the defense industry around the world by protecting Assured Position, Navigation and Timing…

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January 12, 2021
Senator Warns Ligado Investors of “Massive Risks” to Their Money

U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, wrote an opinion editorial piece at the close of 2020 warning any investors or potential investors in Ligado…

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January 11, 2021
GNSS-Inertial Package for Delivery Robots and Drones

Parker LORD Microstrain Sensing debuted its new all-in-one navigation system this month, which includes onboard RTK and built-in dual antenna GNSS receivers.

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