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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 12, 2018

Garmin’s Instinct GPS Watch Features Multi-GNSS Support

Garmin International, Inc., has launched Instinct, a strong and durable GPS watch with built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) support and wrist-based heart rate. In addition to key GPS data, ABC and heart rate sensors, Instinct includes built-in sports apps, smart connectivity and wellness data.

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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 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 24, 2018

Power Supply Not Needed for ViaLite’s RF Over Fiber Module

By allowing the customer’s own equipment to power the RF over fiber receiver, ViaLite Communications’ new RF Connector is designed to further simplify the installation of ViaLiteHDRF over fiber links. Available on the Blue OEM for applications in the Broadcast and GPS/GNSS sectors, the connector removes the need to use a separate power supply unit (PSU).

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By Inside GNSS
October 23, 2018

SDX 18.10 Now Available From Skydel

Skydel Solutions’ SDX 18.10, a new version of the company’s GNSS simulator that features improvements to receiver antenna management and a new advanced jammer type, is now available.

Starting with this SDX update is an upgraded paradigm for managing receiver antennas: SDX now supports the management of multiple vehicle antennas within a single scenario. Antennas can now be defined, named, and exported as antenna files that can be re-imported back into other scenarios. This handy feature will speed up antenna reuse and multi-scenario workflows for users managing numerous antenna models in GNSS simulation scenarios.

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By Inside GNSS

Tallysman Releases Accurate GNSS Choke Ring Antenna

Tallysman, a manufacturer of high performance GNSS antennas and related components, is extending its broad portfolio with the introduction of a high accuracy choke ring antenna – The Tallysman VeraChoke.

Adapting existing innovations that power its patented VeraPhase® antenna, VeraChoke offers a choice in form-factor for reference and monitoring applications, while also delivering optimal performance.

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By Inside GNSS
October 17, 2018

Spectra Precision Announces Name Change and a New Brand Identity

Spectra Precision announced Tuesday the launch of a new brand identity and name for its survey and GIS suite of solutions. The organization, which offers Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) solutions, will now be known as Spectra® Geospatial. The brand will include a new logo and website domain name:  www.spectrageospatial.com.

The announcement was made at INTERGEO 2018, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management, in Frankfurt, Germany.

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By Inside GNSS