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About Simon Banville

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Simon Banville is a senior geodetic engineer with the Canadian Geodetic Survey of NRCan, Ottawa, Canada, working on PPP. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2014 from the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New Brunswick, under the supervision of Richard B. Langley. He is the recipient of the Institute of Navigation 2014 Parkinson Award.

Posts by Simon Banville

Innovation: Instantaneous centimeter-level multi-frequency precise point positioning Posted on 04 Jul 2018 in the From the Magazine & Innovation & Survey categories.

More Is Better
The PPP technique is making inroads in the positioning industry. By using a multi-system, multi-carrier-frequency approach, instantaneous centimeter-level PPP can be achieved. Read more»

Innovation: Precise positioning using raw GPS measurements from Android smartphones Posted on 07 Nov 2016 in the From the Magazine & Innovation & Mobile categories.

Precision GNSS for everyone
In this month’s column, we take a look at some initial efforts to independently process smartphone measurements. How good are the results? Read on. Read more»