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July 22, 2019

New Trimble 4D Control Software Streamlines Real-Time Monitoring System Deployment, Simplified Geotechnical Sensor Support

Trimble recently introduced the latest version of its core real-time monitoring software—Trimble 4D Control software. Version 5.0 provides new features that enable users to streamline real-time structural monitoring system deployment as well as simplify the connection to geotechnical sensors. Trimble 4D Control software enables project stakeholders to monitor critical infrastructure such as dams and bridges along with mines and buildings surrounding construction sites and tunnels.

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July 12, 2019

With M-Code On Its Way, Collins Aerospace’s New GPS Receiver Ready to Help Customers

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has begun taking orders for its latest-generation Miniature PLGR Engine – M-Code (MPE-M) GPS receiver set for 2020 production deliveries. According to independent testing, the MPE-M is the lowest Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) small Type II form factor ground receiver available and incorporates the company’s recently certified Common GPS Module (CGM).

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By Inside GNSS
July 10, 2019

Quectel Releases New Dual-Band GNSS Module LC79D

Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global supplier of cellular and GNSS positioning modules, announced that it has launched a compact dual-band GNSS module LC79D with support of L1 and L5 bands for satellites designed to greatly improve positioning accuracy. LC79D was recently showcased at MWC Shanghai 2019, June 26-28.

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By Inside GNSS
June 20, 2019

Development Kits Now Available for Septentrio’s mosaic High-Precision GNSS Module

Leuven, Belgium-based Septentrio has made its mosaic development kit available for testing and integration. Described as the company’s most compact next-generation, high-precision multi-frequency GPS/GNSS module, this receiver brings precision and reliability of high-end multi-frequency GNSS to mass market applications. It is designed to fit into the assembly line process, which allows mosaic to be favorably priced for high volumes.

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June 7, 2019

MITRE’s Betz Inducted into 2019 GPS Hall of Fame

GPS. It’s such an integral part of our lives, you don’t even need to spell it out. We just take it for granted.

But the U.S. Air Force doesn’t. That’s why the U.S.A.F. annually honors the pioneers behind the Global Positioning System, through its GPS Hall of Fame. The Air Force’s GPS Directorate recently added MITRE Fellow Emeritus John Betz to the list for his groundbreaking contributions to the system that guides us home and ensures military equipment accuracy.

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By Inside GNSS
May 22, 2019

Collins Aerospace Achieves Critical Security Certification for M-Code Common GPS Module

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 22, 2019) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has received the Global Positioning Systems Directorate (GPS-D) security certification from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (USAF SMC) for its Military Code (M-Code) Common GPS Module (CGM). Security certification validates compliance to the stringent Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) hardware and software security design specification. With security certification, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) can significantly expand MGUE receiver integration and testing locations supporting the operational deployment of M-Code.

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May 21, 2019

LORD Inertial Sensors, Hovermap Platform Automate Collection and Analysis of Data in Challenging GPS-denied Environments

LORD Corporation, a global provider in sensing systems, has partnered with Emesent, an award-winning company in autonomous technology for industrial drones, to bring industry-leading inertial sensors to the Hovermap platform. Hovermap automates the collection and analysis of data in challenging GPS-denied environments, reportedly delivering revolutionary efficiency, safety and operational insights to various industries, including the underground industry. LORD inertial sensors enable Hovermap technology by providing precise position, orientation and velocity information in a small and lightweight package.

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May 12, 2019

CHC Navigation’s P2 GNSS Sensor Series Designed for Demanding Positioning, Heading Applications

CHC Navigation recently announced the release of the P2 GNSS Sensor Series providing high accuracy positioning and heading solution in a compact and rugged enclosure. The P2 GNSS Sensor series is a GNSS sensor suited for a wide variety of applications such as reference station, marine systems, unmanned navigation, industrial automation, robotics and machine control.

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