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September 25, 2018

GNSS Trends Will Include Continued Impact from Galileo

With ION GNSS+ 2018 here, Inside GNSS asked José-Ángel Ávila-Rodríguez to share some thoughts on GNSS and Galileo. Ávila-Rodríguez is a European Technical Advisor officer of the ION Satellite Division and also is a contributing editor for the Working Papers column in Inside GNSS.

Q: What do you see as the biggest trends in GNSS in recent years?

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By Stan Goff
September 14, 2018

ION GNSS+ Slated for Sept. 24-28 in Miami

ION GNSS+, the world’s largest technical meeting and showcase of GNSS technology, products and services, will take place September 24-28, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, Florida.

This year’s conference will bring together international leaders in GNSS and related positioning, navigation and timing fields to present new research, introduce new technologies, discuss current policy, demonstrate products and exchange ideas.

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By Stan Goff
August 16, 2018

Nominations Being Taken for ION Fellows and Annual Awards

The Institute of Navigation (ION) has announced that nominations for ION Fellows and Annual Awards are now being accepted. The ION Annual Award Program recognizes individuals making significant contributions or demonstrating outstanding performance relating to the art and science of positioning, navigation and timing.

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By Inside GNSS
August 10, 2018

Benefits Delivered by Galileo Already Being Felt by EU Citizens, Businesses

The Galileo constellation took another big step towards full operational capability with the successful launch last month of four satellites on-board an Ariane 5 launcher. Representatives of leading industry that have adopted Galileo then held a special press briefing for journalists from across the continent to address updates on how European citizens and businesses are already taking advantage of benefits delivered by Galileo.

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By Stan Goff
August 6, 2018

ESA Trainees Develop Smartphone Apps to View Galileo Satellites

The European Space Agency (ESA) recently ran an internal competition for its trainees to develop an app capable of making positioning fixes using only Galileo satellites. ESA challenged these young graduate and national trainees to develop smartphone apps to perform satellite navigation fixes solely with the use of Galileo satellites. Three teams developed apps in their spare time, presenting their results to a jury of experts from ESA, the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) and Google.

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By Inside GNSS