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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

K2 will drive GLONASS under 1M Posted on 20 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News & Transportation categories.

New GLONASS-K2 satellites will improve the accuracy of Russia’s satellite navigation system from 3-5 meters to less than 1 meter, said Chief Designer Mikhail Korablyov of the Joint Stock Company... Read more»

Mercury-ion atomic clock holds promise for greater GPS accuracy Posted on 10 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) is readying for an ultra-precise atomic clock that could not only transform the navigation of deep space missions, it could also improve the... Read more»

3D location platforms aids hotels, public safety indoors Posted on 10 Jun 2019 in the Latest News & Mapping & Mobile categories.

Orion Labs has released Advanced Location Services, a high-accuracy, carrier-independent 3D location platform delivered via Polaris Wireless. The service provides enterprises and public safety agencies with pinpoint location, indoors and... Read more»

Anti-jam, anti-spoof readied for European market Posted on 10 Jun 2019 in the From the Magazine & GNSS & Latest News categories.

New initiatives from the Navigation Innovation and Support Programme (NAVISP), a program of the European Space Agency (ESA), have targeted counter-jamming and counter-spoofing efforts, as Europe’s Galileo program gains progressive... Read more»

U.S. Army to equip light armored vehicles with new GPS anti-jam units Posted on 07 Jun 2019 in the Defense & Featured Stories & Latest News categories.

The U.S. Army will send prototype anti-jamming systems to its 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stationed in Europe, in September to aid forces under GPS jamming or spoofing conditions. The first generation... Read more»

Two little eyes that can see and navigate Posted on 07 Jun 2019 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Transportation & UAV/UGV categories.

The Intel RealSense Tracking Camera T265, designed for positioning and maneuvering mobile robots and other portable systems, includes an inertial measurement unit (IMU) that enables developers to create solutions with... Read more»

DOT gets cracking on a new PNT concept Posted on 07 Jun 2019 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Transportation categories.

Congress mandated movement in December 2017. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) says it will implement a terrestrial timing system to complement and back up GPS signals, and plans to... Read more»

SoftBank goes hard on autonomous positioning in Japan Posted on 06 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Transportation & UAV/UGV categories.

SoftBank plans to introduce a centimeter-accurate, real-time satnav-based positioning service, specifically using Japan’s Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), to guide autonomous vehicles across a range of industries in Japan. The company... Read more»