Home

Geospatial Technology, GIS, GNSS and LBS News

Search

Wired

Directions Magazine

GPS World

  • Nov 26, 2014

    GNSS System Mandates Would Violate International Trade Agreements

    A U.S. government representative stated at an international satnav forum that mandating use of specific GNSS services for applications such as air-traffic control, freight shipments, emergency calling, and road tolling could violate the terms of World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements that many nations, including all six GNSS providers, have signed. Regional mandates already exist for Glonass in Russia and Beidou in China, and have been suggested and extensively discussed in Europe, as a...

Directions Magazine

GPS World

  • Nov 25, 2014

    The Fashion Demands of Always-On

    Ultra-Low-Power, High-Accuracy Location for Wearable GNSS Devices: From Host-Based to On-Chip As location penetrates smaller and smaller devices that lack memory and computation power, GNSS chips must reacquire the standalone capability that they shed when first going to small form factors such as phones. A new chip with a new architecture demonstrates navigation and tracking and avoids burdening its main processor with heavy software. BySteve Malkos, Manuel del Castillo, and Steve Mole, Broadcom Inc., GNSS...

Directions Magazine

Directions Magazine

Spatial Source

Spatial Source

Spatial Source

Spatial Source

GPS World

  • Nov 24, 2014

    CSR Demonstrates SiRFDrive in Chicago

    CSRhas added significant upgrades to its SiRFDRive software dead-reckoning algorithms, improving automotive positioning performance and meeting the requirements of leading OEMs across the globe. This video demonstrates how these latest algorithms improves the overall performance in Chicago, once of the most challenging environments to obtain accurate vehicle positioning results. Learn more in the article BeiDou, Dead Reckoning Added to SiRFstarV 5ea Auto Platform....

GPS World

  • Nov 24, 2014

    Ready for Black Friday: Study Shows Americans Aware of In-Store Beacons

    A new Placecast poll indicates that nearly 118 million smartphone owners will be relying on their phones for holiday shopping this year. For smartphone owners who plan to do holiday shopping, three out of fourwill use their phones to find sales, comparison shop, take pictures of possible gifts, and make purchases. The survey also showed that American shoppers are very aware of in-store beacons, despite the fact that it is a relatively new technology; more thanhalf (52 percent)...

GPS World

  • Nov 24, 2014

    New Global Military Market Report Published

    Research and Marketshas addedthe report “The Global Military GPS/GNSS Market 2013-2023″to itsofferings. Satellite navigation has been at the forefront of technological developments. GPS, the most efficient and widely used satellite navigation system, is in the process of being upgraded by the technologically advanced satellites called GPS III. Once manufactured only by the U.S., satellite navigation systems are now being developed by other countries as well. The IRNSS in India, Compass (BeiDou) in China, and Galileo in...

GPS World

  • Nov 24, 2014

    Report: Moto 360 Leads First Wave of Android Wearables

    Nearly 5 million smart and basic wearable bands shipped in Q3 2014, with total unit shipments increasing 37% quarter on quarter as Android Wear made its mark for the first time, according to a report by independent analyst company Canalys. Motorola Mobility’s Moto 360 was by far the most successful of the initial Android Wear devices, accounting for more than15% of the smart band market...

GPS World

  • Nov 24, 2014

    NGS Seeks Geodesist

    The National Geodetic Survey isseeking applicants for ageodesist (real-time kinematic network) with theSpatial Reference System Division.Applications are being accepted through December 4. The individual selected for this position will: Serve as subject matter expert and liaison to the Real-TimeKinematic Network (RTN) community. Assist in defining policy and guidance related to RTN for geodeticproducts and services. Serve as customer service representative responding to inquiriesfrom various users regarding the geodetic products and servicesrelated to OPUS and RTN’s. Perform software maintenance, development, testing, debugging, andrefining NGS software to...

GPS World

  • Nov 24, 2014

    U.S. Alerts EU Against Giving Galileo Preferential Treatment

    Space News is reporting that the U.S. government has alerted the European Union that any preferential treatment the EU gives to its Galileo positioning, navigation and timing network will likely violate World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements signed by the United States and the 28-nation EU. According toa report by Peter B. de Selding,U.S. government officials voiced concerns that the EU is weighing equipment mandates for aviation, car-accident reporting and emergency-call regulations that could unfairly tip...

Slashgeo

Slashgeo

  • Nov 24, 2014

    SuperGIS is Selected for Public Infrastructure in Nepal

    Supergeo Technologies, the global leading GIS software and solution provider, announces that Rajdevi Engineering Consultant utilizes SuperGIS Desktop, SuperGIS Spatial Analyst and SuperGIS 3D Analyst in several governmental public infrastructure projects in Nepal. Located in Kathmandu, Rajdevi Engineering Consultant, a partner of SATPALDA Geospatial Services, India, was selected by Nepal government to work on several public infrastructures in the conutry. The consulting team provides professional engineering services with GIS technologies to efficiently elevate project quality and building effectiveness. SuperGIS Desktop can help...

VerySpatial

  • Nov 23, 2014

    A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 488

    A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 488 23 November 2014 Main Topic: Our conversation with Clayton Whitesides Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/AVSP_Episode488.mp3 Click for the detailed shownotes Music Run Runaway by Great Big Sea News Uber ride service raises more questions about corporate location data collection Target partners with PointInside for indoor mapping in its stores...

Slashgeo

  • Nov 22, 2014

    FOSS4G-Asia 2014 program and speakers

    Nextweek on December 2nd FOSS4G-Asia 2014 will be held in Thailand. This second edition is having a nice mix of open source innovative technologies, SDI development, community-based projects, used-case and open data initiatives based on OSGeo software. Slashgeo as media partners of the event will published post on what will be discuss and present at this unique event. A long list of key speakers will give anoverview of what has been accomplished recently by...

Inside GNSS

Inside GNSS

Wired

Wired