Compass/Beidou

January 25, 2019

ION’s Pacific PNT Returns to Honolulu

ION’s Pacific PNT Conference is a global cooperative development of Positioning, Navigation and Timing technology and applications where policy and technical leaders from Japan, Singapore, China, South Korea, Australia, the United States and more meet to discuss policy updates, receive program status updates and exchange technical information.

Held April 8-11 at the Hilton Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, Pacific PNT is “Where East Meets West in the Global Cooperative Development of Positioning, Navigation and Timing Technology.”

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By Inside GNSS
January 15, 2019

ION’s PTTI and ITM Conferences Set for Jan. 29-31

The Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications (PTTI) meeting is an annual conference sponsored by ION with a technical program designed to disseminate and coordinate PTTI information at the user level, review present and future PTTI requirements, inform government and industry engineers, technicians, and managers of precise time and frequency technology and its problems, and provide an opportunity for an active exchange of new technology associated with PTTI.

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By Inside GNSS
September 21, 2018

Racelogic to Showcase LabSat SatGen Software Update and VBOX Indoor Positioning at ION GNSS+

LabSat by Racelogic is looking forward to sharing news on technology developments and product launches at ION GNSS+ in Miami, Sept. 26-28.

After a year’s development, the company is announcing a major update of its SatGen simulation software for use with LabSat 3 Wideband. SatGen software allows you to create a GNSS RF I&Q or IF data file that can be replayed on a LabSat which is based on a user-generated trajectory file. This allows you to simulate almost any kind of test, at a set time and date, anywhere in the world, according to the company.

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By Inside GNSS
September 17, 2018

25th ITS World Congress

This year’s Intelligent Transport Systems & Services (ITS) conference will be held in Denmark in September. ITS World Congress will take place from September 17-21 at the Bella Center in Copenhagen. The Congress Theme: “ITS – Quality of Life”, supports the Copenhagen belief that intelligent transport systems are an important means to enhance people’s daily lives through seamless, smart and sustainable mobility solutions.

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By Inside GNSS
September 13, 2018

2018 Continues to Be a Big Year for China’s BeiDou

One of the more popular sessions in recent years at the annual ION GNSS+ technical meeting is the panel discussion on a variety of satellite-based navigation systems, and it appears as if Chinese officials will have plenty of updates on its BeiDou navigation and positioning system to share.

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By Stan Goff
July 12, 2018

China Launches Another BeiDou Navigation Satellite

China sent a new BeiDou navigation satellite into orbit on a Long March-3A rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, in the southwestern Sichuan Province, at 4:58 a.m., Tuesday, July 10.

The satellite is the 32nd of the BeiDou navigation system, and one of the BeiDou-2 family, which is the second generation of the system. The state-run Xinhua press agency confirmed the launch within two hours after liftoff.

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By Inside GNSS
November 8, 2017

China Launches Two BeiDou-3 Satellites Featuring Accurate Rubidium Atomic Clocks

According to reports out of China, new, very accurate rubidium atomic clocks onboard two BeiDou-3 satellites launched into space on November 5 have greatly improved the accuracy of the system.

The country launched two BeiDou-3 satellites into space via a single carrier rocket to support its global navigation and positioning network at 11:45 UTC on Sunday (November 5). The satellites were aboard a Long March-3B carrier rocket which took off from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, according to the China Xinhua News Agency.

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By Inside GNSS
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