April 26, 2011

New Advanced Receiver Course Featured in NavtechGPS July Seminar

The GNSS signal spectrum in neon

NavtechGPS, the Washington D.C.-based GNSS technology trainers, will introduce a new advanced receiver course for engineers and designers in their summer seminar series at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland next July 11-15.

The course is called "Using Advanced GPS/GNSS Signals and Systems." Signal and receiver design expert John Betz, MITRE Corporation, and James Sennott, president of Tracking and Imaging Systems, Inc will teach it.

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By Inside GNSS

10 High School Teams to Test Robots at the Smithsonian in the 2011 Mini Urban Challenge

Pace High School “Catastrophic” team, the 2010 winner

Ten Lego kits transformed into autonomous robotic vehicles will gather, with their high school student masters, on Saturday, May 21 at the Smithsonian for the 2011 national championship of the Institute of Navigation Mini-Urban Challenge.

It all happens from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Spark!Lab and first floor of the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation on the National Mall.

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By Inside GNSS
December 22, 2010

GMV Will Launch Fully Hosted Software GPS Receiver at Mobile World Congress

GMV will launch the SRX-10, a software GPS receiver for mass-market applications, at this year’s GSMA Mobile World Congress, scheduled February 14–17 in Barcelona, Spain.

As a fully hosted solution, all SRX-10 receiver functions — even signal acquisition and tracking — can be hosted on a general purpose CPU with only the requirement of adding on a low cost RF front-end, according to the company.
The company cites other benefits offered by its new software receiver, particularly its substantial flexibility and upgradeability.

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By Inside GNSS
October 1, 2010

ITN 2010: Infrastructure, Telematics, Navigation

Lingotto Fiere, Turin/Torino, Italy

ITN 2010 – Infrastructure, Telematics & Navigation will take place in Turin, Italy, on November 11–12 at the Lingotto Fiere.

Organized by GL Events Italia-Lingotto Fiere, Wireless with the support of the Piedmont Region, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Turin, and with the scientific contribution of Torino Wireless, the conference and exhibition will focus on the future of infomobility and satellite navigation.

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By Inside GNSS
August 12, 2010

Location & Beyond Summit 2010 Features Location-Aware Innovation Awards

Wireless pioneer Andrew Seybold and Kanwar Chada, founder of SiRF Technology, will select the finalists for the People’s Choice awards for best location innovation at the 2010 Location & Beyond Summit on October 6. The event focuses on the "transformative effects of connecting everything and everyone, everyplace." 

The four-year-old summit — formerly Location 2.0 — will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco during the CTIA Wireless Enterprise and Applications 2010 conference.

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By Inside GNSS
May 20, 2010

ESA Sponsors GNSS Summer School this September in Denmark

An informal discussion at the 2009 GNSS summer school

Online registration is open for the fourth International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite systems. The 10-day course will take place at the GPS Center at Aalborg University in Slettestrand, Denmark from Wednesday afternoon, September 1 through Saturday morning, September 11.

Held for the first two years at University FAF Munich, it now takes place in Denmark with two new lead sponsors, the European Space Agency and Nokia.

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By Inside GNSS
February 4, 2010

Submit abstracts by February 19 for the 2010 Joint Navigation Conference

The deadline for abstract submission for the 2010 Joint Navigation Conference has been extended to Friday, February 19.

The 2010 Joint Navigation Conference (Guidance, Navigation and Control) will take place at Wyndham Orlando Resort in Florida, USA from June 7 to June 10, 2010.

The conference theme is "Military Navigation Technology: The Foundation of Military Ops." It is cohosted by the Joint Service Data Exchange (JSDE) and the Institute of Navigation (ION) for the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. 

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By Inside GNSS