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December 4, 2020

New Broadcast RTK Corrections over Satellite Radio Enable On-Road Autonomy

The SiriusXM satellite radio network now broadcasts GNSS corrections from Trimble’s RTX service. New cars sold in the contiguous U.S. and Canada equipped with SiriusXM’s Gen8 satellite chipset will be able to receive RTX GNSS corrections, without the need to access a cellular network, thus enabling high-accuracy positioning, a key component of autonomous on-road applications.

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November 17, 2020

Anti-Jam GPS for Army’s Gray Eagle UAV Awarded to Cobham

For its flagship Gray Eagle UAV, the U.S. Army with lead contractor General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has selected an anti-jam GPS system from Cobham Aerospace Connectivity. The MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) platform is a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aircraft system

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By Inside GNSS
November 5, 2020

Taoglas Unveils New Compact Active Multiband GNSS Antennas for Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics and Precision Agriculture

Taoglas, a provider in antenna designs, unveiled its new active, multiband GNSS antennas, the MagmaX2 AA.200 and Colosseum X XAHP.50, engineered for  applications that require critical high-accuracy positioning and timing, including autonomous driving and precision agriculture applications. The lightweight, cost-sensitive compact antennas can obtain similar levels of multipath rejection compared to conventional geodetic antenna, according to the company.

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