Image: GPS World

About Matteo Luccio

rss feed Email

Matteo Luccio, GPS World’s Editor-in-Chief, possesses more than 20 years of experience as a writer and editor for GNSS and geospatial technology magazines. He began his career in the industry in 2000, serving as managing editor of GPS World and Galileo’s World, then as editor of Earth Observation Magazine and GIS Monitor. His technical articles have been published in more than 20 professional magazines, including Professional Surveyor Magazine, Apogeo Spatial and xyHt. Luccio holds a master’s degree in political science from MIT. He can be reached at mluccio@northcoastmedia.net or 541-543-0525.

Posts by Matteo Luccio

First Fix: Three recent articles that prove GNSS is constantly in the news Posted on 11 Apr 2024 in the From the Magazine & GNSS & Latest News categories.

In one way or another, GNSS is constantly in the news, even though it rarely makes the headlines. Three recent articles prove this point. Read more»

EAB Q&A: OCX is more than seven years behind schedule. What are the consequences? Posted on 27 Mar 2024 in the From the Magazine & GNSS & Latest News & Space & Earth categories.

The GPS World Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) discusses the questions, "OCX is more than seven years behind schedule. What are the consequences?" Read more»

First Fix: Very busy space Posted on 13 Mar 2024 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Space & Earth & Transportation categories.

On Jan.11, speaking at a press briefing in Paris, Javier Benedicto, director of navigation for the ESA, announced the agency had completed the procurement process for the low-Earth Orbit Positioning Navigation and Timing (LEO PNT) program. Read more»

Guiding machines: Combining GNSS and other sensors is key to effective machine control Posted on 11 Mar 2024 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Transportation categories.

Laser leveling has been increasingly replaced by machine control systems that enable operators to compare the position of their machine’s blade with a digital grading map, and then guide it very precisely to cut the proper elevation. Read more»

Microchip: Inductive position sensors measure movements Posted on 11 Mar 2024 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Mobile & Transportation & Uncategorized categories.

Microchip makes an integrated circuit, known as an inductive position sensor, that is very well suited for machine control because it is not affected by the harsh conditions on most construction sites. Read more»

Septentrio: Smart antenna reduces cabling Posted on 11 Mar 2024 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Mobile & OEM categories.

Septentrio’s AntaRx GNSS smart antenna — a box containing a receiver, an antenna and supporting electronics — is designed for machine automation and control in construction, precision agriculture and logistics. Read more»

Gundersen & Løken: Tracking the tip of the bucket Posted on 11 Mar 2024 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Mobile categories.

Gundersen & Løken AS, in Oslo, Norway, founded in 1899, develops equipment for the construction industry. It uses Septentrio’s AntaRx in its Dig Pilot 3D machine guidance system, which it began to develop in 2007. Read more»

EAB Q&A: Satellite-based high-accuracy services Posted on 05 Mar 2024 in the From the Magazine & Latest News & Opinions categories.

Should GPS have a satellite-based high-accuracy service, like Galileo’s and BeiDou’s? What would it take to build it? Read more»