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Hangar repeater solution enables indoor avionics testing of GPS signals Posted on 15 Feb 2019 in the Transportation categories.

Foxcom, a subsidiary of Global Invacom, has launched a solution that enables aircraft ground engineers to undertake 24/7 avionics testing of Inmarsat, Iridium and GPS satellite signals indoors. The Hangar... Read more»

Research Roundup: Mapping reveals Easter Island secrets Posted on 15 Feb 2019 in the Featured Stories & From the Magazine & Mapping categories.

Point-process mapping links Easter Island statuary to freshwater sources. By Robert DiNapoli, University of Oregon; Carl Lipo, Binghampton University; Tanya Brosnan and Matthew Becker, California State University, Long Beach; Terry... Read more»

Topcon’s MAGNET gets new upgrade, service plans Posted on 14 Feb 2019 in the Latest News & Survey categories.

Topcon releases upgrade of MAGNET software suite with new features and organization. Topcon Positioning Group released the newest edition of its suite of software solutions — MAGNET 5.1. The upgrade... Read more»

Luggage that uses GPS to follow you Posted on 14 Feb 2019 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Mobile categories.

Chinese company Forward X Robotics showed off its Ovis luggage at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show. Ovis uses cameras for facial recognition and a movement tracking algorithm to lock in... Read more»

Launchpad: Autonomous vehicle software, GNSS avionics, more Posted on 13 Feb 2019 in the OEM & Product Showcase & Survey & Transportation & UAV/UGV categories.

OEM Dead-reckoning module For industrial and automotive The L26-DR dead-reckoning GNSS module is a multi-GNSS receiver embedded with a dead-reckoning solution to greatly improve positioning accuracy and speed while simplifying... Read more»

Systron Donner updates SDN500-xE MEMS INS/GPS Posted on 13 Feb 2019 in the Defense & Latest News & OEM & Product Showcase categories.

Systron Donner Inertial (SDI) has released an update to its SDN500 digital quartz MEMS GPS inertial navigation system (GPS/INS). Introduced in 2011, the SDN500 is a platform extension of SDI’s... Read more»

Talen-X releases BroadSim Wavefront Simulator, Nano Posted on 13 Feb 2019 in the GNSS & Latest News & OEM categories.

Talen-X has added the BroadSim Wavefront Simulator to its software-defined platform. The BroadSim Wavefront further extends the capabilities achieved by BroadSim Anechoic, incorporating support for controlled radiation pattern antenna (CRPA) and... Read more»

2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering goes to GPS Posted on 13 Feb 2019 in the Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News categories.

The United Kingdom’s 2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to the creators of the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS). Four engineers — Dr. Bradford Parkinson, Professor James... Read more»