B: Applications

March 25, 2019

EndRun’s Frequency and Time Distribution Chassis Now Available with Upgraded Network Centric Management

Precision time and frequency solutions provider EndRun Technologies has launched its next generation, e-Series Distribution Chassis that adds a secure, integrated network management interface. The e-Series Distribution Chassis is said to maintain the industry leading frequency, pulse, and time code distribution functionality that provides high integrity signals to mission critical systems including communications, satellite earth stations, broadcast transmitters, military test ranges, production test, and others.

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By Inside GNSS
March 19, 2019

March 21 Webinar: Scanning Ahead with Unmanned Waveform LiDAR

LiDAR has introduced pulsed-light precision and project-specific flexibility across sectors from agriculture to line inspection. Maximizing its deployment can yield benefits from improved detection to canopy penetration, greater safety to reduced cost. This upcoming free webinar will explore LiDAR’s technical capacity, product lines and use cases alike. The 90-minute event will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT.

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By Inside GNSS

EndRun Launches Metrology Grade Time and Frequency Standard

EndRun Technologies, a provider of precision time and frequency solutions, has announced the availability of the Meridian II 2U Precision TimeBase, a metrology grade time and frequency standard traceable to UTC(USNO). This addition to the Meridian II product family introduces an Ultra-Stable Rubidium oscillator option, increased output capacity, and modular power supplies for high-availability, mission critical, and high-performance applications.

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By Inside GNSS
March 9, 2019

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to Resign

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson said Friday she would resign to become president of the University of Texas at El Paso. 

“It has been a privilege to serve alongside our Airmen over the last two years and I am proud of the progress that we have made restoring our nation’s defense,” Wilson said in a statement. “We have improved the readiness of the force; we have cut years out of acquisition schedules and gotten better prices through competition; we have repealed hundreds of superfluous regulations; and we have strengthened our ability to deter and dominate in space.” 

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By Dee Ann Divis
March 7, 2019

Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2019 Theme is “Augment Yourself with GNSS…”

Officials for the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit announced the theme for the 2019 event while attending the ION GNSS+ conference in Miami last fall and are now preparing for their 2019 conference in the spring.

“Augment Yourself with GNSS…”  will be the theme of the 2019 edition of the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit, taking place on March 25–27, 2019 at the Alte Kongresshalle in Munich. The organizing Institute of Space Technology and Space Applications (ISTA) of the Universitaet der Bundeswehr Muenchen will invite experts from all over the world to talk about the latest news on Positioning, Navigation, and Timing and their role for Augmented/Mixed Reality as well as other up-to-date technologies.

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By Inside GNSS
March 6, 2019

Stanford, ESA Challenging AI to Pinpoint State of Drifting Satellites

With a collection of some of the best researchers in space and aeronautics involved, the sky may indeed just be the limit.

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Stanford University are challenging global artificial intelligence (AI) specialists to train software to judge the position and orientation of a drifting satellite with a single glance. Such a skill could be used in the future for servicing or salvaging spacecraft, according to the ESA.

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By Stan Goff