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March 14, 2023

Denmark Planning New GNSS-Based Road User Charging Scheme

As part of its climate change policy aimed at reducing emissions by 70% by 2030, the Danish Government is rapidly moving towards the introduction of a GNSS-based road user charging (RUC) scheme for heavy goods vehicles (HGV). The intention is to introduce the new system starting in 2025, which will replace Denmark’s participation in the Eurovignette scheme, which applies to HGV weighing 12 tons or more.

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By Peter Gutierrez
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February 15, 2023

Topcon Launches Transplanting Guidance and Control Technology for Specialty Farmers

LIVERMORE, Calif.—Topcon Agriculture has introduced Transplanting Control, a new system for specialty farmers. Designed to reduce labor, boost efficiency and increase production, the turnkey system provides global navigation satellite system (GNSS) based guidance, auto-steering and control, benefitting producers of permanent and perennial trees, fruits and vegetable crops, the company said.

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By Inside GNSS
February 14, 2023

NTS-3: Advancing PNT

The Navigation Technology Satellite-3, or NTS-3, is expected to change the architecture for satellite navigation and to deliver more robust PNT capabilities to warfighters. The experimental satellite will broadcast new signals from near-geosynchronous orbit (GEO), breaking the mold of how we currently view GPS and modernizing the service. The satellite recently just entered its next phase: preparation for a late 2023 launch.

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By Renee Knight