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January 28, 2022

Surveyors’ Dreams that Changed the World: A Personal Recollection

By Miguel Amor, Chief Marketing Officer
Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division

I had my first interaction with a geodetic GPS receiver in the early ’90s. In my freshman year of college, a professor demonstrated how to use two single-frequency receivers to achieve centimeter accuracy for post-processing observations. I didn’t know at the time that I would spend the next 30 years deeply involved in and contributing to this innovative positioning technology.

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By Inside GNSS
January 27, 2022

The Stars Return: Draper Patents Celestial Navigation System

Scientists at Draper Laboratory have patented a celestial navigation system called a sliced-lens star tracker, which in its early form can achieve 50-meter accuracy in GNSS-denied environments. Improvements are expected as the technology evolves. Vehicles of all kinds may be able to benefit when using this system for navigating by the stars.

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By Inside GNSS

EUSPA Now Controls Galileo Launches; Arianespace to Orbit 8

Arianespace recently announced it will launch a total of eight new Galileo satellites over the next few years.

The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) selected Arianespace to launch four new Galileo satellites for Europe’s satellite navigation system, according to a news release. This comes after the European Space Agency’s (ESA) order to launch four satellites last October and will complete the deployment of first-generation Galileo satellites.

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By Inside GNSS

Human Engineering: Faragher Ascendant

FocalPoint Positioning, founded in 2015, is, as they say, very happening. Its Supercorrelation is a chipset-level software product for mobiles, wearables and vehicles that is changing the positioning game in urban environments. Interesting and energetic, FocalPoint founder Ramsey Faragher came out of the defense industry and has a risen rapidly in the GNSS firmament.

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By Peter Gutierrez
December 30, 2021

Quectel Wireless Solutions, a supplier of IOT modules and antennas, and Point One Navigation, a supplier of precision location technology, announced the LG69T-AM addition to the LG69T GNSS Module Series.

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