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Mobile communications company Ligado Networks has sued the U.S. government for its unlawful taking of Ligado’s constitutionally protected, exclusively licensed spectrum without compensation.
Backed by a multiyear misinformation and disparagement campaign against Ligado to conceal these activities, the U.S. government misappropriated Ligado’s exclusively licensed spectrum to support previously undisclosed Defense Department systems that have been using Ligado’s spectrum …

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Trimble and Kyivstar, Ukraine’s largest telecommunications company, are partnering to install a new Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) network to provide Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) correction services across the country. Available to users as an annual subscription service, the new network will be built using Trimble’s hardware and software positioning technology, which provides customers with easy …

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CHC Navigation (CHCNAV) has announced the LT800H, a rugged, accurate, and versatile RTK GNSS tablet specially designed for geospatial and mapping operations in the field. In addition to providing centimeter-level accuracy for collected data, the LT800H’s industrial design ensures robust outdoor performance and data security in any environment.

 Whether dropped or used outdoors, field data collection …

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EMCORE Corporation has  announced the introduction of the TAC-440 MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), the world’s smallest 1°/hour IMU. Featuring an ultra-compact package of less than 5 cubic inches, the TAC-440 is a higher-performance, form, fit, and function compatible replacement for the Honeywell 1930 and 4930 IMUs.

The breakthrough performance of the TAC-440 IMU is based on …

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Exail has launched the Atlans 3, its new Inertial Navigation System (INS) dedicated to land and air mobile mapping applications.

The Atlans 3 is an all-in-one positioning and orientation system integrating unique micro-electro-mechanical systems. Fiber optic gyroscope (MEMS-FOG) hybrid technology and a dual-antenna RTK GNSS receiver are housed within one compact device.

The INS offers North-keeping capability at …

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Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS* positioning solutions, announces today its collaboration with SparkFun Electronics, a major online retail store that sells the bits and pieces to make electronics projects possible.  This marks an important step in broadening Septentrio’s market reach and bringing high-quality satellite-based positioning as a mainstream solution for integrators in a variety of …

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Topcon Positioning Systems announces the launch of the LN-50 3D laser, the latest addition to the LN layout navigator family of instruments. Intended to be an affordable and easy-to-use solution for digital layout, the LN-50 has a 50-meter (164-foot) range as compared to the longer-range, full-featured LN-150 that continues to be a mainstay of the …

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Emlid has launched a GNSS receiver, the Reach RS3. It features inertial measurement unit (IMU) tilt compensation and a dual-band radio for enhanced compatibility with third-party receivers.

The Reach RS3 enables users to survey at large tilt angles while maintaining survey-grade accuracy. The multi-band receiver works both as a base and a rover and comes factory calibrated.

The receiver …

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Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division and Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) proudly announce their agreement to bring precise positioning to South Korea through the TerraStar-X Enterprise Correction Service. The hardware-agnostic correction service provides instant convergence and lane-level accuracy in automotive, mobile and autonomous applications.
As a leader in real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning across South Korea, MBC’s atmospheric …

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Trimble has introduced Trimble IonoGuard™, a next-generation technology designed to mitigate ionospheric disruptions in positioning and navigation by minimizing performance impacts caused by scintillation or signal noise.
Referred to as solar activity, ionospheric disturbances peak every 11 years. The next major disruption, Solar Cycle 25, is expected to peak between 2024 and 2026. Ionospheric activity can …