December 29, 2015

FIG Working Week 2016

Earthquake recovery in Christchurch

The topic of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) working week 2016 is "Recovery from Disaster." It will take place at the Horncastle arena and Addington Events Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand from May 2 through May 6. Appropriately enough, Christchurch has deep familiarity with recovery from disaster after the 2010-11 earthquake sequence that took place there.

Abstract submissions are now closed.

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By Inside GNSS
September 9, 2015

Webinar: Cutting-Edge Applications of Unmanned Systems

The incorporation of GNSS and inertial technologies is helping drive an explosion of systems development and applications of unmanned systems. On Tuesday, September 29, Inside GNSS and NovAtel will present a FREE 90-minute web seminar showcasing some of these applications, including the use of remote sensing technologies to assess pest populations in commercial crops and to conduct infrastructure inspections, with the aid of air and ground vehicles.

Register now for Tuesday, September 29, 2015: 9 am PDT

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By Inside GNSS
November 20, 2014

RIEGL LIDAR 2015 Scheduled for Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China

RIEGL has announced that its next international user conference, RIEGL LIDAR 2015, will be held in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China,  next May.

“To meet the growing demand of our products in China, we’ve opened a new RIEGL CHINA office just recently. To recognize this development, we will hold our next user conference in Asia. We look forward to welcoming our international and Chinese community to the spectacular cities of Hong Kong and Guangzhou!” said Johannes Riegl Jr., RIEGL Chief Marketing Officer.

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By Inside GNSS

ING Robotic Aviation Opens New Facility

Officials at opening of ING Robotic Aviation’s new facility in Ottawa included Hon. James Moore (center), Canadian Minister of Industry, and Ian Glenn (3rd from right), ING Robotic CEO

ING Robotic Aviation officially opened the doors to its new facility in Ottawa earlier this week—representing another step forward in the company’s move into the commercial market.

The Hon. James Moore, minister of Industry Canada, officially opened the Ottawa–Orléans the new 4,000-square-foot office, which houses sales, R&D, marketing, and operations production.

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By Inside GNSS
July 9, 2014

PTTI 2014: Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications Meeting

PTTI 2014, the 46th systems and applications meeting for Precise Time and Time Interval managers, system engineers and program planners, will be held at the The Seaport Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on December 1-4, 2014.

Each year, experts meet to exchange precise time and time interval
information at the user level, inform government and industry of the
technology and its challenges, discuss new technology and review present
and future PTTI requirements.

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By Inside GNSS
June 26, 2014

Trimble Dimensions 2014 Opens Registration

Trimble announced today (June 26, 2014) that registration is officially open for its International User Conference — Trimble Dimensions — being held November 3–5 at the Mirage and the Treasure Island hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The conference focuses on innovations and applications of navigation, positioning, and information technologies in agriculture, construction, civil infrastructure, engineering, government, mapping, natural resources, surveying, telecommunications, transportation & logistics, and utilities.

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By Inside GNSS
June 16, 2014

AUVSI 2014 New Products Roundup

NovAtel FlexPak-S GNSS SAASM Enclosure

From small unmanned aircraft to communication systems, plenty of exciting new products appeared at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s show in Orlando last month.
More than 600 exhibitors brought their products to the event. These are just a few of the innovations that were on display.

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By Inside GNSS
January 23, 2014

ESA’s Dordain Unapologetic about Galileo at Wide-Ranging Press Conference

ESA Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain during his annual press briefing. ESA photo by S. Corvaja

Speaking at his annual press conference in Paris last Friday (January 17, 2014), European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain was cool, collected and, importantly, positive, as he laid out plans and parried questions on a whole range of ESA issues. From the Rosetta mission to manned space flights, Swarm, Gaia, Sentinel and Copernicus, and of course Galileo, he set the stage for an ambitious 2014.

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By Inside GNSS
May 22, 2013

June 18 Webinar: GNSS /INS Integration Applications

Inside GNSS will host an applications-oriented web seminar on GNSS and inertial integrated systems on Tuesday, June 18.

The free event is sponsored by KVH Industries.

Webinar presenters are Xavier Orr, an R&D engineer of 3D navigation technologies at Advanced Navigation in Australia and Andrey Soloviev, principal at Qunav LLC and a research engineer who focuses on multi-sensor integration for navigation applications.

GNSS Solutions editor and University of Calgary professor Mark Petovello moderates.

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By Inside GNSS
April 25, 2013

GNSS summer school for young engineers to be held in Tokyo this August

Doctoral-level graduate students and early-career engineers, researchers and instructors from Japan and the rest of the world are invited to a weeklong summer seminar this August in Tokyo, sponsored by the Institute of Positioning, Navigation and Timing of Japan.

The summer school will take place in from August 19 through August 24 at the Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT). Classes wil be held in English.

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By Inside GNSS