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Wireless Telecom Group has announced that the Microlab Digital GPS Repeater was selected and integrated by Anziva Technologies for the new Distrito T-Mobile entertainment venue in Puerto Rico to enable precision network synchronization for its cellular communication network. The Microlab Digital GPS Repeater, with Digital SkyTiming Technology™, provides future-proof network synchronization for both 4G deployments and the tighter …

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Partnering with the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN), U.S. Space Force and Lockheed Martin Space have released the GPS IIR/IIR-M satellite antenna patterns for world-wide public use. Additionally, the Institute of Navigation has offered a related ION Journal article free to the public to accompany the antenna patterns.

The files include:
GPS Block IIR and IIR-M …

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BAE Systems has allocated $100M to construct a new facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to support defense and aerospace programs under the company’s recently purchased navigation and sensor systems segment.

The 278K-foot complex includes office as well as engineering and manufacturing spaces for the BAE business unit’s GPS offerings, the company said Thursday.

BAE began construction of the facility …

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DJI has launched of the phone-sized Mini 2 Drone, the lightest and most portable drone on the market. The DJI Mini 2 Drone weighs roughly the same as an apple — but a portable size doesn’t mean this drone lacks power. The DJI Mini 2 boasts 4K video resolution and a 4x zoom at 1080p, with …

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Virtual Surveyor has introduced Curb & Gutter mapping functionality in Version 7.6 of its popular drone surveying software. The new capability enables surveyors to create a lightweight CAD model of curbs and gutters along the edges of streets and parking lots from standard orthophotos and elevation models captured by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones.
Virtual …

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Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, has enhanced the entire automated total stations portfolio in 2020. Starting with the new Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation and TS60 total station, now the new Leica TS16 and TS13 total stations and the new TM60 monitoring total station are introduced.
Leica Geosystems’ automated total stations range is designed to help surveyors achieve the highest measurement accuracy and reliability. Users of …

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Taoglas®, the global leader of advanced antenna designs, has unveiled its new active, multiband GNSS antennas – the MagmaX2 AA.200 and Colosseum X XAHP.50 – engineered for use in applications that require critical high-accuracy positioning and timing applications, including autonomous driving and precision agriculture applications.

These two new antennas add to Taoglas’ already unrivalled, high-precision GNSS range and bolster the most comprehensive …

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Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS* positioning solutions, expands its GNSS module portfolio with mosaic-H heading receiver. With dual antenna capabilities, this surface mount module delivers reliable heading & pitch or heading & roll information on top of centimeter-level positioning. mosaic-H is the new addition to Septentrio’s existing mosaic module family, which already includes high-performance RTK …

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Farm Bureau and dozens of other organizations representing a broad range of industries is calling on lawmakers to help protect the satellite communications and GPS services that tens of millions of Americans rely on.
This spring, the Federal Communications Commission granted a petition filed by Ligado to provide 5G services. Ligado’s planned use of its spectrum …

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NextNav, the leader in 3D geolocation services, has announced the availability of its software development kit (SDK) for the Pinnacle vertical positioning service on the FirstNet API Catalog – a curated catalog of public safety relevant Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and SDKs.  NextNav’s Pinnacle SDK provides applications with highly accurate altitude data for real-time 3D location in …