Emergency services agencies and mining operators could soon achieve more reliable GPS fixes in difficult locations, thanks to Australian research.
This system will enable cost-effective global automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) services for air navigation service providers.
The GPS IIF-4 satellite has been launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Global Sensor Network would make it easier and cheaper to communicate with remote regions within Australia and globally.
Europe’s answer to GPS, Galileo, has achieved a fundamental step forward with its first ground position fix using four satellites.
u-blox, a provider of GPS/GNSS and wireless semiconductors, has achieved successful satellite positioning using China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System.
Newmont Boddington Gold mine deployed a Jigsaw Positioning System (Jps) from Leica Geosystems Mining, a partner of Locata Corporation.
Navman Wireless has partnered with Telstra to release its Qube 4 GPS fleet tracking unit in Australia.
Halytech has released its Spider range of data loggers with a GPRS static IP address.
During the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, a number of technologies were chosen to be trialled in conjunction with the UK Trade & Investment and the Security Innovation & Technology Consortium. One of those technologies was Over-C, an innovative software application company using NFC handsets for asset tracking and procedural compliance.