Articles in the News Update Category

Nov 2022 | No Comment

Intermap Technologies announced a new contract with Skyroads AG and cloudeo AG to power an Automated Airspace Management and Vehicle Guidance System. Under the agreement, Intermap’s NEXTView will be integrated into Skyroads’ system to ensure safety, efficiency and obstacle avoidance as vehicles travel above urban environments.
Skyroads is developing a groundbreaking Automated Airspace Management and Vehicle …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has started supplying bathymetric survey data for non-UK waters to the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO), after signing the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project (Seabed 2030) earlier this year.
The MOU was signed with the goal of advancing the industry’s understanding of ocean …

May 2022 | No Comment

Synzen Precision Technology, a leading supplier of antennas and antenna module solutions, have teamed up with venture studio Next Big Thing AG (NBT) to produce the sensor-based LTE-M/NB-IoT development platform Prometheus which promises fast cellular IoT prototyping.
The new Prometheus platform showcases Synzen’s leading expertise in LTE 4G and GNSS antenna solutions when combined with the …

May 2022 | No Comment

Orbital Insight, has announced that it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver a new technology platform for identifying intentional Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) interference and manipulation operations across the world. The platform will leverage commercially available data to detect GNSS spoofing, where falsified or manipulated GNSS …

May 2022 | No Comment

Thales Alenia Space, joint venture between Thales (67 %) and Leonardo (33 %), has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the French Space Agency CNES to develop a  DFMC (Dual Frequency Multi Constellations) SBAS prototype in the frame of the next generation of SBAS, like EGNOS, the European navigation satellite system.

This prototype …

May 2022 | No Comment

The Navigation Laboratory of the European Space Agency (ESA) has acquired an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can carry different types of satellite navigation receivers to collect data for follow-on analysis.
The NavLab, based at ESA’s ESTEC technical centre in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, is focused on the testing, analysis and characterization of navigation systems for both ESA and external customers.
With …

May 2022 | No Comment

NextNav has announced that it has recently participated in the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) alternative positioning, navigation, and timing (APNT) evaluation in Ispra, Italy. According to the JRC, the trial is analyzing the technologies “which could deliver positioning, and/or timing information, independently from GNSS, to be effective backup in the event of GNSS disruption, …

May 2022 | No Comment

Inertial Labs has launched a new GNSS-aided inertial navigation system. INS-DM is an IP68-rated version of the company’s new generation of super ruggedized units, shielded from electromagnetic interference. The fully integrated device combines the inertial navigation system (INS) with an attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) and air data computer (ADC).
The high-performance strapdown system determines position, …

May 2022 | No Comment

ViaLite’s RF over fiber systems can carry GPS/GNSS timing signals over long distances with very low signal degradation. However, the same cannot be said of GPS signals before they reach the GPS/GNSS antenna, as these weak radio waves are highly susceptible to jamming or spoofing.
Timing-critical infrastructures in areas such as defense and cyber security can …

May 2022 | No Comment

SBG Systems has announced the Pulse-40 Inertial Measurement Unit. This tactical-grade IMU offers unmatched performance in harsh conditions in a miniaturized size for applications where precision and robustness matter in all conditions.
SBG Systems has a long-term history of designing best-in-class MEMS-based Inertial Navigation Systems. At the core of our INS, extensive research in signal processing, …