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September 18, 2019

NovAtel Now a Positioning Intelligence Supplier to CNH Industrial

Calgary, Alberta – Novatel Inc., a global OEM provider of high-precision GNSS positioning technology, today announced that it will supply its positioning intelligence technologies to CNH Industrial N.V. This introduces NovAtel’s agriculture-focused GNSS receivers and Correction Services to the CNH Industrial global agricultural brands Case IH and New Holland Agriculture, together with European brand STEYR.

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By Inside GNSS
August 8, 2019

FCC Weighs Broad Changes in Ultra-Wideband Rules

GPS Innovation Alliance Asks for More Time to Respond

Spectrum regulators are considering a request to modify tough restrictions on devices and systems relying on Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology, an approach to using frequencies that skips across wide swaths of spectrum instead of confining its signals to distinct, narrower bands.

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By Dee Ann Divis
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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By Inside GNSS
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
July 2, 2019

UltraWideband Proposal Could Impact GPS Users

Spectrum regulators should hold off on granting a waiver supporting testing of a new UltraWideband (UWB) technology for driverless vehicles until more information is available, the GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) said in comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In fact the FCC should require a minimum level of information be submitted before considering any UWB waivers or changes to the UWB rules, the GPSIA said.

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By Dee Ann Divis
June 24, 2019

Space Development Agency Plans to Create an Alternative GPS Constellation

UPDATE: A week after this story appeared the news broke that Fred Kennedy had quit as the head of the Air Force’s new Space Development Agency after just four months on the job. News reports suggested that issues with his boss, Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin, were at the heart of the resignation. — Dee Ann Divis

The director of the Department of Defense’s new Space Development Agency (SDA) said Friday that one of his priority projects is to create an alternate GPS capability using frequencies different from those of the current constellation.

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By Dee Ann Divis
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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