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The United States Space Force’s Space Systems Command (SSC) has a specialized branch responsible for certifying GPS accuracy called the GPS Certification Branch. It is a specialized team within SSC that is responsible for certifying the hardware, software, and firmware used in GPS-based systems.

The certification process conducted by SSC’s GPS Certification Branch involves the evaluation of …

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According to Rokubun — a Spanish company that designs accurate and scalable navigation solutions based on GNSS — released a library solution for decoding and processing Galileo Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OSNMA) for embedded platforms.

The solution is part of the Horizon Europe BANSHEE project, for which Rokubun served as the coordinating, is EU-funded, and is supported by …

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified Madrid-based European Satellite Services Provider (EESP) as a pan-European communication services provider for Iris data link services.

Iris, a project supported by the European Space Agency (ESA) and various European partners, aims to develop a satellite-based air-ground communication system to enhance air traffic management. By 2028, Iris …

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The Australian and New Zealand governments, with support from FrontierSI, are conducting a survey with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to identify the opportunities and barriers for integrating Southern Positioning Augmentation Network ( SouthPAN) signal support in GNSS chips, devices and equipment.
SouthPAN is a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) in the Southern Hemisphere and provides improved positioning and navigation services …

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In recognition of the indispensable role that Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) play in shaping the modern world, and the fundamental GPS frequency that forms the foundation for all GNSS, the Institute of Navigation (ION) proudly proclaims the establishment of “International GNSS Day” on the 23rd of October annually.
This date, written as “10/23” in U.S. …

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Lytx® Inc. has announced the rollout of its Weather Hazard Alerts, available to all clients as a project within the Lytx Lab tab in their accounts. This new AI-powered geospatial technology built on the Lytx Vision Platform was developed within Lytx Lab, an idea incubator and a way for Lytx engineers and safety experts to collaborate …

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today launched state-of-art latest National Survey Network. The nationwide “Continuously Operating Reference Stations” (CORS) Network will be operated by the Survey of India.
The Survey of India has set up more than 1,000 CORS …

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LocLab, part of Hexagon announced the launch of LocLab Cloud, powered by HxDR. The cloud-based platform offers a secure end-to-end solution for 3D digital twins, allowing management and monitoring of models.

It acts as an open platform, enabling partners to upload, update, access and share their own digital 3D content. Generic interfaces facilitate integration with existing …

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Kongsberg Discovery has officially unveiled the EM 2042, a next-generation multibeam echosounder poised to redefine underwater data collection. With the capability to extend operational weather windows, offer unparalleled flexibility and deliver high-quality data, the EM 2042 empowers users in their quest to comprehend, safeguard and harness the ocean’s depths. This groundbreaking device boasts a lightweight …

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Sentient Vision Systems (Sentient) has successfully completed live demonstrations of its AI-enabled ViDAR (Visual Detection and Ranging) payload deployed on Edge Autonomy’s VXE30 UAS. The VXE30 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) solution is the latest and most advanced version of the “Stalker” series of small uncrewed aerial systems (sUAS) from Edge Autonomy. When coupled with …