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January 10, 2019

Webinar on GNSS Jamming and Crowd Sourcing Detection and GeoLocation Held Jan. 22

Smartphones are seemingly omnipresent in our everyday lives. But new usage suggests that these mighty miniature devices can utilize crowd sourcing to defeat GPS jamming. For the latest on this critical topic, make sure to register for this 90-minute webinar on January 22 that will explore and compare the potential and current limitations of using smartphone density, ease of deployment and signal utility against the capabilities of dedicated networks.

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By Inside GNSS
November 13, 2018

Garmin Refreshes Popular Handheld GPSMAP Series

Garmin International recently announced two additions to its popular outdoor GPS handheld series – the GPSMAP 66s and the GPSMAP 66st. The GPSMAP 66 handhelds can log raw measurements in RINEX form. These updated premium handhelds bring expanded wireless connectivity, direct-to-device access to BirdsEye Satellite imagery and a larger 3-inch sunlight-readable color display. The GPSMAP 66st offers preloaded topographic maps for the United States and Canada.

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By Inside GNSS
November 8, 2018

u-blox Collaborates with ERM on Vehicle Tracking Device with Built-in Wi Fi Hotspot

Thalwil, Switzerland–based u‑blox today announced the StarLink TrackerWi‑Fi, an advanced vehicle tracking device produced by ERM Advanced Telematics, a provider of device-based telematics solutions. The device combines u-blox GNSS, 4G and Wi-Fi Technology eliminating the need to equip vehicles with a separate mobile Wi‑Fi hotspot. The StartLink TrackerWi‑Fi has wide-ranging solutions for applications in connected car, telematics and vehicle diagnostic, fleet management, vehicle security, usage-based insurance, and rental and leasing service companies.

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By Inside GNSS
November 7, 2018

Telit GE310-GNSS IoT Module Caters to Sustained European Demand for GSM/GPRS Compact Form Factors

Telit has announced the GE310-GNSS, the first Internet of Things (IoT) module with GSM/GPRS, multi-constellation satellite positioning and Bluetooth functionality, all in a 270 mm2 form factor. The GE310-GNSS enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and system integrators in application areas such as asset management, utilities and telematics, to meet strong demand for low-cost, highly compact devices without tradeoffs in performance, reliability and functionality, particularly in regional markets like Europe where 2G is forecast to remain in strong growth in a number of IoT connections for many years.

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By Inside GNSS
October 31, 2018

Imagination Technologies Introduces Comprehensive GNSS IP Core

Imagination Technologies today announced the offering of the Ensigma Location GNSS IP core that supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou as well as several Satellite-Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) including WAAS and EGNOS. Designed for ultra-low power consumption, the IP is designed to optimize battery powered remote IoT sensors and edge devices, wearables, health monitors, consumer mobile products, automotive after-sales products such as insurance boxes and road tolling equipment, and asset tracking devices.

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By Stan Goff

Fleet Space Technologies Joins Rocket Lab Manifest for “It’s Business Time” Mission

Fleet’s two “Proxima” satellites are the first scheduled launch of commercial CubeSats from an Australian company

U.S. orbital launch provider Rocket Lab has signed a contract with fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) start-up Fleet Space Technologies to launch two satellites that will form the foundation of a global IoT communications constellation. The two Proxima satellites are the first of a fleet of small, low-cost satellites that will provide internet connectivity for millions of sensor devices based in remote locations on Earth.

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By Inside GNSS
October 25, 2018

HERE Technologies’ HERE XYZ Cloud Service Designed for Fast, Flexible Management of Location Data

HERE Technologies recently announced the availability of HERE XYZ, a real-time, flexible, and open location data management cloud service built for a broad range of developers and users: from students to small and medium businesses to large enterprises to data journalists and cartographers. The service, currently in Beta, fills a major gap for mapmakers and developers of location-aware applications by providing live access to uploaded data, complete flexibility in rendering tools, and cloud services to share your location data with the world in an instant.

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By Inside GNSS
October 11, 2018

CORE Corp. Expands Line of GNSS Receivers

Tokyo, Japan-based CORE Corporation recently exhibited a line of customizable multi-GNSS receivers and Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) centimeter-level receivers at ION GNSS+. Customizable multi-GNSS receiver means users build up with CORE’s circuit design, FGPA and software program, not using any commercial or completed GNSS chips.

The company’s Cohac infinite repetition L6 decoder is designed to deliver positioning centimeter accuracy, and case studies indicate successful results in agricultural machinery, autos, railroad and aviation.

Looking ahead to QZSS service startup in November,CORE has released the new QZSS centimeter-level receiver supporting both CLAS and MADOCA. In addition to GNSS receivers, the company develops total GNSS solutions by fusing with Internet of Things (IoT), the cloud and applications to enable various possibilities for location, automotive, agriculture and train customers.

By Inside GNSS
October 5, 2018

Selective Availability, IoT, Suez Canal Visit, Featured at Arab Institute of Navigation Conference

The recently concluded Arab Institute of Navigation biennial conference in Cairo, “GNSS, the Key to Innovation,” featured a wide variety of presentations of interest to navigators and technologists alike.

Presenters ranged from representatives of the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, to those from a transportation company that uses GNSS-enabled tracking while transporting priceless ancient artifacts to the under-construction Grand Egyptian Museum.

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By Inside GNSS