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ITU approves spectrum for automotive radar

18 November, 2015

The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva has chosen the 79 GHz frequency band for use by automotive radar, with the aim of developing anticollision mechanisms to improve road safety.


Inmarsat, Airservices test flight tracking

16 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Inmarsat Services Ltd

Inmarsat, together with Airservices Australia, Qantas and Virgin, has finalised an evaluation of improved flight tracking services on airline flights to and from Australia using existing satellite communications.


Boeing demonstrates digital GPS navigation signals

23 July, 2015

Boeing has successfully demonstrated a digital version of GPS III navigation signals, a breakthrough that could contribute to significantly modernising the service.


Radio on the rails

16 June, 2015 by Jonathan Nally

A project is underway to improve capacity and safety across Australia's rail network, with assured access to a dedicated radio communications band being the key component.


KORE Wireless Position Logic GPS tracking

06 May, 2015 | Supplied by: KORE Wireless Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

KORE Wireless is launching the Position Logic platform in the Asia-Pacific market, providing a powerful, customised and hosted GPS tracking solution for industry which operates on a global scale.


Europe's Galileo system now has eight satellites in orbit

01 April, 2015

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system now has eight satellites in orbit following the launch of the latest pair on 27 March from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, with four more scheduled for launch later this year.


Australia trials improved flight tracking via satellite

05 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Inmarsat Services Ltd

Airservices Australia will trial a new 15-minute tracking standard for commercial aircraft Inmarsat's global flight tracking ADS-C messaging service.


WRC will consider spectrum allocations for global flight tracking

06 November, 2014

The International Telecommunications Union passed an important resolution that aims to improve global flight tracking for civil aviation.


Fourth GPS satellite for 2014 successfully launched

30 October, 2014 | Supplied by: Boeing Network & Space Systems

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.


Communications for remote medicine on show in Singapore

19 September, 2014 | Supplied by: Inmarsat Services Ltd

Satellite comms provider Inmarsat has showcased remote healthcare and telemedicine communications technologies at the Digital Healthcare Week 2014 exhibition.


Ocean racers to stay in touch 24/7 through satellite services

15 September, 2014 | Supplied by: Inmarsat Services Ltd

Organisers are calling the nine-month long Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, due to begin in October, the most connected race in history, thanks to a suite of satellite communications technology.


Neoterra neoConneX and connexBOX

29 August, 2014 | Supplied by: The Orion Network

Neoterra's neoConneX telematics software and connexBOX hardware, distributed by The Orion Network, provide precision location reporting to improve vehicle utilisation and informed decision-making.


Satellite comms helping to modernise railway control

15 May, 2014

Satellite communications will soon make train travel safer by improving how the networks are controlled in remote areas where ground equipment is too costly.


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.


NASA celebrates 50 years of deep space comms

24 March, 2014

NASA's administrator, Charles Bolden, has visited Canberra to mark 50 years of partnership between Australia and the USA in deep space communications.


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