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Fourth GPS satellite for 2014 successfully launched

30 October, 2014

Unlike the ill-fated Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket launch on Wednesday, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket has successfully boosted the latest GPS satellite into orbit.

GPS users to benefit from more precise data

11 April, 2014

The newest addition to the GPS constellation increases the precision of position, navigation and timing data sent to users around the world.

Latest GPS satellite sends initial signals

24 February, 2014

It's all systems go for the latest Boeing-built GPS IIF global navigation systems satellite, launched on 20 February, with initial signals received.

Location tracking service for public safety agencies

12 February, 2014

Airwave UK has launched a location tracking service called Collaborate that will enable emergency services to proactively share their GPS location data.

Reef navigation aids to be upgraded

11 February, 2014

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has awarded a contract for the maintenance of its aids to navigation network.

Satellite navigation made easier

05 September, 2013

Emergency services agencies and mining operators could soon achieve more reliable GPS fixes in difficult locations, thanks to Australian research.

Space-based air traffic surveillance

20 June, 2013

This system will enable cost-effective global automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) services for air navigation service providers.

Latest GPS satellite launched

17 May, 2013

The GPS IIF-4 satellite has been launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Galileo fixes Europe’s position in history

11 April, 2013

Europe’s answer to GPS, Galileo, has achieved a fundamental step forward with its first ground position fix using four satellites.

u-blox demonstrates navigation using Chinese BeiDou satellite system

21 January, 2013

u-blox, a provider of GPS/GNSS and wireless semiconductors, has achieved successful satellite positioning using China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System.

A look to the future of global navigation satellite systems

13 February, 2012

‘Global Navigation Satellite System,’ or ‘GNSS’ is a generic term used for a constellation of satellites with worldwide coverage that function to send positioning and timing signals to receivers located on Earth. It is this technology that allows us to perform simple applications from determining location and finding addresses to more sensitive asset tracking and military operations.

u-blox automotive dead reckoning GPS receiver range

14 December, 2011 by

The NEO-6V GPS module and UBX-G6010-SA-DR single-chip GPS receiver have been released by u-blox.

u-blox automotive dead reckoning GPS receiver range

05 December, 2011

The NEO-6V GPS module and UBX-G6010-SA-DR single-chip GPS receiver have been released by u-blox for high-precision vehicle navigation systems.

u-blox 6 GPS receiver platform

24 August, 2011 by

u-blox has upgraded its latest GPS receiver platform u-blox 6 to give users access to features such as improved sensitivity, lower power consumption, improved anti-jamming performance, jamming detection and shorter time-to-first-fix.

Rohde & Schwarz SMBV100A satellite system

08 March, 2011 by

Whether in the R&D lab or in production, the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) solution for the R&S SMBV100A is claimed to set new standards in the field of satellite simulation.

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