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Dec 2009 | Comments Off on GPS


New Satellite Positioning Station in Central Vietnam

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has launched a DGPS to receive round the clock positioning signals from the US satellite system in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Nam. It will be useful for the development of the seaborne economy and the management of natural resources and environment.

Satellite Test Software for GPS III

L-3 Telemetry-West has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company to supply a Command, Control, Communications, and Monitor (C3M) system used in factory testing on the GPS III Program. The C3M software is based on L-3 TW’s InControl software product, which supports satellite test and on-orbit operations.

Mumbai Metro-II survey

The concessionaire of Mumbai’s second metro corridor has undertaken the topography survey and alignment mapping with the help of DGPS. It is being used for the first time in Metro rail construction in India. Reliance Infrastructure teamed up with Canada-based SNC Lavlin and bagged the Rs 8,250-crore contract. Fugro has been roped in to carry out the topography survey for the Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd corridor.

Video sync capability for LabSat GPS Simulator

Using a Racelogic Video VBOX, a GPS data logger used by automotive and motorsports professionals, it is now possible to record live video and then replay it, synchronised with the LabSat data. This gives a unique visual element to testing, and is ideal for companies developing LBS applications.

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