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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
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Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

South Korea Developing Earth-Based Navigation System to Protect Ships from Cyber Attacks

South Korea has begun development of Earth-based navigation technology as an alternative to satellite-based systems to protect its ships from cyber attacks. The Earth-based navigation technology is known as eLoran, and is an upgraded version of radio...

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Australia’s First GPS Infrastructure Officially in Space

Australia officially has its first GPS infrastructure in space, according to the nation’s Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne. A four-kilogram, U.S.-developed Biarri-Point cubesat was launched as part of the QB50 constellation in April 2017 toward the...

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Australia’s First GPS Infrastructure Officially in Space

This has been a productive year so far for Australia in terms of GPS breakthroughs, but plans are in place for the country to continue to make big strides in GPS technology and precise positioning programs.Read More...

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

RingVoz Announces the Launch of Truway, an Advanced GPS Tracking and Monitoring System

Miramar, FL - RingVoz announces the launch of Truway, an advanced GPS Tracking and Monitoring System that helps keep track of the routes drivers are taking, the amount of fuel they’re using, and many other factors that can be used to...

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Successful Launch of Japan’s Second Michibiki Satellite To Boost QZSS

Last week marked a significant step toward providing a boost to the accuracy and reception of the existing GPS in Japan and to delivering a better positioning reading for the people in that country.Read More at Inside...

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Kolkata’s Slum Lanes Digitized for GPS

A total of 1.4 million people live in the informal settlements of the West Bengal city of Kolkata, which represents around 30 percent of the urban population. Up until recently, these residents had no addresses accessible via...

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Kolkata’s Slum Lanes Get Digitized on Google Maps

A total of 1.4 million people live in the informal settlements of the West Bengal city of Kolkata, which represents around 30% of the urban population. Up until recently, these residents had no addresses accessible via GPS; GPS would merely...

Friday, April 7th, 2017

China’s BeiDou to Overtake GPS

China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) will expand its cooperation to Thailand and Sri Lanka, and then to the entire Southeast Asia as well as countries in other regions of Asia and Africa, Wuhan Optics Valley Beidou...

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Joint Australia/New Zealand Research Project to Improve GPS Accuracy

If a two-year trial of Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) being undertaken with the backing of the Australian and New Zealand governments proves successful, position fixing could become more precise than the several-meters accuracy provided by Global...

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Joint Australia NZ Research Project to Improve GPS Accuracy

Position fixing could become much more precise than the several metres accuracy provided by the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites if a two year trial of Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) being undertaken with the backing of...

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