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Alan Cameron is editor-in-chief and publisher of GPS World magazine, where he has worked since 2000. He also writes the monthly GNSS Insights column for the weekly Navigate! e-newsletter.

Posts by Alan Cameron

Out in Front: Your future revealed Posted on 01 Dec 2018 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

As in, your future reading, in these pages. Changes are in store, and soon to become real. (Isn’t that always the way?) But truly, while continuing to cover every front... Read more»

Drones speed inspections, push boundaries of cinematography Posted on 26 Nov 2018 in the Latest News & UAV/UGV categories.

Septentrio, Kespry share UAV advances; Game of Thrones, Mission Impossible also highlighted in GPS World webinar. The UAV inspection industry continues to grow, as evidenced by these case studies of end-user application,... Read more»

Per Enge memorial webcast this Saturday Posted on 07 Nov 2018 in the GNSS & Latest News & Transportation categories.

On Saturday, Nov. 10, Stanford colleagues of Professor Per Enge will host a celebration of his life. A live webcast of the event will be available here at  at 1 p.m.... Read more»

Roll over, Eindhoven. And tell tectonics to move. Posted on 06 Nov 2018 in the Defense & Featured Stories & Latest News & Mobile categories.

A free lesson for those in charge of critical infrastructure systems such as the power grid, communications, financial markets, emergency services, and industrial control. Many of these systems have functioned... Read more»

Farewell to the Golden Age of GPS Posted on 24 Oct 2018 in the GNSS & Opinions categories.

One remark in particular caught my eye as I read the press release précis of the European GNSS Agency’s 2018 GNSS User Technology Report. In point, “Today only around 30... Read more»

GAO targets DoD cyber vulnerability Posted on 22 Oct 2018 in the Defense & Featured Stories & Latest News categories.

In a 50-page report to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, the government’s General Accounting Office (GAO) finds that U.S. weapons systems are, almost across the board, highly vulnerable to... Read more»

UAV images show inspection action Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

The UAV inspection industry continues to grow, as evidenced by these photos of actual end-user application. Unmanned systems follow precise flight paths to gather the data needed for inspection missions... Read more»

Defense takes center stage at 2018 GPS World Leadership Awards Ceremony Posted on 10 Oct 2018 in the Defense & Opinions categories.

An Air Force professor was honored for years of work exploring every PNT technology imaginable in conjunction with GPS; Rockwell Collins launched a new MicroSTRIKE multi-GNSS chip for military and... Read more»