October 20, 2017

Sokkia Introduces New Radio Modem for GCX GNSS Receiver Line

Sokkia’s R4S-BT radio modem is designed to offer advanced radio connectivity with GNSS receivers. Photo: Sokkia.

Sokkia has unveiled a new radio modem designed to offer advanced radio connectivity with GNSS receivers — the R4S-BT. The UHF radio solution provides an external option for use with the Sokkia GCX receiver line.

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By Inside GNSS
October 5, 2017

New High-End GNSS Simulator Unveiled by Rohde & Schwarz at ION GNSS+ 2017

The R&S SMW200A GNSS simulator from Rohde & Schwarz.

Today, an increasing number of GNSS receivers are able to process signals from diverse navigation systems such as GPS, GLONASS, Galileo or BeiDou in several frequency bands — and in some cases with several antennas in parallel — in order to improve positioning accuracy. Accuracy can be further improved with differential GNSS (DGNSS) techniques.

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By Inside GNSS
February 8, 2017

Topcon Launches MR-2 GNSS Modular Receiver System

MR-2 GNSS modular receiver system. Photo source: Topcon Positioning Group.

Topcon Positioning Group has announced the launch of the MR-2, a new modular GNSS receiver system. According to the company, the system combines all current and planned constellation tracking with a comprehensive set of communication interfaces to service any precision application requiring high performance RTK (real-time kinematic) positioning and heading determination.

The MR-2 can perform as a mobile RTK base station, marine navigation receiver, mobile mapping device and as a GNSS receiver for agricultural, industrial, military, or construction applications.

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By Inside GNSS