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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Chinese Navigation System BeiDou Makes Significant Progress in GPS Navigation

China: Engineers working on Chinese satellite navigation system, BeiDou, have announced that the system has made significant progress in terms of its accuracy. At a press conference, the BeiDou engineers confirmed that the satellites can pin users...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

China Launches 20th Beidou Navigation Satellite

China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its global navigation and positioning network on Wednesday.  Launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, the satellite was boosted by a Long...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

China’s Alibaba Teams with State-owned Arms Maker to Develop Positioning Services

E-commerce giant Alibaba is bent on developing the country’s home-grown global positioning system for corporations and developers as China continues to wean itself off its dependence on GPS. Alibaba set up a joint venture called Qianxun Location Network on Tuesday with...

Friday, June 5th, 2015

HED Seeking Worldwide Partners for Beidou in China Market

June 4, 2015—Beidou, one of four global satellite navigation systems, is included in national strategy plans by China government. The navigation market size in China is over RMB40 billion by 2020. The GNSS market penetration rate of...

Monday, April 6th, 2015

China Launches New BeiDou Navigation Satellite

China launched a new-generation satellite into space for its indigenous BeiDou global navigation and positioning network on Monday. Launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan, the satellite was boosted by a...

Monday, February 9th, 2015

PLA Drills and Tests China’s Beidou Navigation Satellite System

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) finished a two-day drill on Friday, testing application of China's independently developed global satellite navigation system in combat in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The military used the Beidou Navigation Satellite System for precise...

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

IGNSS 2015 Conference Keynote Speaker Update

We have positive responses to our invitations to all of the system providers, including China’s BeiDou, Europe’s Galileo, Japan’s QZSS, Russia’s GLONASS and, of course, the USA’s GPS. IGNSS 2015 will take place in Gold Coast, Queensland,...

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Beidou Navigation System Approved for Operations at Sea

China's independently developed Beidou Navigation Satellite System has taken a huge step toward going global as the International Maritime Organization approved its use in operations at sea. The IMO's Maritime Safety Committee reviewed and passed a key document...

Friday, October 24th, 2014

China’s Beidou Navigation System Poised to Expand

China's Beidou navigation satellite system, whose positioning accuracy will reach 2.5meters by 2020, will soon provide services to more countries. The National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation said China willcooperate with several countries, including Mexico, Israel and Sweden, to improveestablishment of the Beidou system and geoinformation database. Read more via People's Daily

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Chinese Remote Sensing Drone Sets 30-hour Flying Record

new Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) set a new record for the country's remote sensing drones by flying for more than 30 hours consecutively, the UAV's developer, the Chinese Academy of Surveying & Mapping (CASM), announced on...

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