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Nearmap imagery wins business for solar installer Posted on 18 Mar 2019 in the Latest News & Mapping categories.

High-resolution aerial maps from NearMap help Auric Solar, a residential and commercial solar power provider, to accelerate its initial site assessments, develop a more complete and accurate view of properties,... Read more»

Happy Pi. Day. Posted on 14 Mar 2019 in the Featured Stories categories.

In honor of 3.14.2019. Here is what GPS World’s Innovation column editor Richard Langley wrote about π in an article (“A Sideways Look at How the Global Positioning System Works”)... Read more»

Year-long ocean cruise finds GNSS interference…everywhere Posted on 13 Mar 2019 in the Defense & Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News & Transportation categories.

A year-long project aboard a commercial cargo ship collected tens of thousands of snapshots of radio-frequency interference in the GNSS band on a passage from Spain to Korea and back.... Read more»

Drilling and piling operators tighten control with Trimble Posted on 12 Mar 2019 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Survey categories.

Trimble has introduced its Groundworks Machine Control System, a solution for drilling and piling operations. The next generation system that enables contractors to perform drilling and piling operations quickly, safely and accurately: with centimeter-level accuracy.... Read more»

Galileo Service Centre operations transferred to Spaceopal Posted on 12 Mar 2019 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Responsibility for in-depth troubleshooting and problem resolution of the GSC Ground Infrastructure has been transferred from a European GNSS Agency (GSA)-held European GNSS Service Centre (GSC) infrastructure contract to Spaceopal... Read more»

GPS Caucus forms in Congress Posted on 11 Mar 2019 in the Events & Featured Stories & Latest News & Machine Control/Ag categories.

By: J. David Grossman, GPS Innovation Alliance Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) joined Representatives Dave Loebsack (D-IA) and Don Bacon (R-NE) in launching the Congressional GPS Caucus... Read more»

Polaris Wireless launches 3D location platform for app developers Posted on 05 Mar 2019 in the Latest News & Mapping & OEM categories.

Polaris Wireless, a provider of software-based wireless location solutions, announced the commercial availability of a high-accuracy carrier-independent 3D location platform for application developers. By integrating their applications to the new... Read more»

BeiDou-guided ship completes first outbound trip; system eyes promotion in global markets Posted on 04 Mar 2019 in the Defense & Featured Stories & GNSS & Latest News & Transportation categories.

A Chinese cargo ship, the Rongda Changsha, equipped with receivers downloading signals from the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), arrived at Brunei, on the north coast of the island of... Read more»