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September 16, 2019

GPS Innovation Alliance Adding Four New National Affiliates

WASHINGTON – Today, the GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) announced the addition of four national organizations representing a variety of sectors: The American Council of the Blind (ACB), the U.S. Geospatial Executives Organization (U.S. GEO), NENA: The 9-1-1 Association, and the Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Association.

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September 11, 2019

GMV Spearheading GNSS Positioning Technology for Autonomous Vehicles

GMV has been chosen for development of advanced safe and precise positioning technology for a new generation of autonomous vehicles. Last week the Madrid, Spain-based company announced the award of an important contract for development of a precise satellite-based (GNSS) positioning system with integrity for the new generation of autonomous vehicles of the German carmaker BMW Group.

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September 10, 2019

25 years of INTERGEO: an Evolutionary Success

When the very first visitors to INTERGEO passed through the turnstiles in Dortmund’s Westfalenhallen exhibition centre on the dot of 9 a.m. on August 23, 1995, even the most wildly optimistic observers could hardly have imagined the trajectory this fledgling event was embarking upon. Although the geodesists conference was a firm fixture in this specialist field, the trade fair—until then billed as the “accompanying exhibition”—with its 185 exhibitors was really quite modest, despite having grown considerably, compared to the event held in Mainz in 1994.

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BeiDou Constellation Has 39 Satellites, Completion Planned for 2020

The Chinese are closing in on the completion of the BeiDou constellation with 39 satellites now on-orbit and more launches planned, an official told a conference on aerospace technology innovation.

Yang Jun, deputy director of China’s Satellite Navigation System Management Office, told attendees at the Shanghai event that the plan is to loft five to seven more satellites into place this year and another two to four in 2020, according to the Xinhua news agency.

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By Inside GNSS
September 6, 2019

Location Services Testing in 5G Successfully Completed

Rohde & Schwarz announced that it has successfully verified an A-GPS control-plane Long-term Evolution (LTE) Positioning Protocol (LPP) test session over 5G NR using a device powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 5G modem and RF Front-end solutions. The device was able to establish a 5G non-standalone (NSA) connection and then perform GPS fixes according to 3GPP requirements. The tests were performed in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.

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September 5, 2019

Spirent Makes Major GSS9000 Series GNSS Constellation Simulator Enhancements

Spirent Communications plc, a provider in global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) testing solutions, has announced the launch of its enhanced GSS9000 Series GNSS constellation simulator. Designed to provide significantly-improved capability, flexibility and performance, the GSS9000 Series has been updated to meet the ever-more-demanding test needs of high-performance satellite navigation systems.

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September 4, 2019

Sensonor Launches New High-Accuracy Tactical Grade IMU

The new high-accuracy tactical-grade STIM318 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) from Sensonor is designed to provide greatly increased accelerometer performance to support demanding guidance and navigation applications. Its performance can in many applications competitively replace fiber-optic gyros (FOGs).

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By Inside GNSS
September 3, 2019

Ten Finalists Announced for MyGalileoApp

Selected from 30 projects shortlisted for the MyGalileoApp competition’s first development phase, the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has revealed the 10 projects that will now advance to the second development phase, at the end of which they are expected to deliver a fully functioning app.

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