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Monday, May 22nd, 2017

China’s Satnav Industry Grows 22 pct in 2016

BEIJING (Xinhua) - The output value of China's satellite navigation and location-based service industry reached 211.8 billion yuan (30.8 billion U.S. dollars) in 2016, up 22.1 percent year on year, according to an industry white paper. Read...

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Australia Turns to GNSS for Primary Navigation

Almost 180 ground-based navigation aids and associated non-precision approach procedures will be withdrawn from service this week after Australia earlier this year moved to more accurate, mandated satellite navigation technology. Read More at Air Traffic Management

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

North Korean GPS, Satellite Navigation Jamming Prompts South to Revive Failsafe Program

South Korea has revived a project to build a navigation system that would be difficult to hack after a recent wave of GPS signal jamming attacks it blamed on North Korea, officials said. Read More at ABC...

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Satellite Navigation Annual Output to Reach $35b in 2015

The annual output value of China's satellite navigation industry is estimated to reachmore than 225 billion yuan (35.64 billion U.S. dollars) in 2015, according to a latest researchreport on the country's geographic information sector. Compiled by a think-tank under the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, the report predicted the industry would become the country's third new ITeconomic growth point, after mobile communication and Internet. Read More

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Chinese Confirm Beidou Satnav System Is Operational

China's  Beidou satellite navigation system is operational, albeit mainly in China, and say they plan to have free, global coverage in place by 2020. At a press conference the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation said that Beidou – which translates as Big...

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Official Opening of the German Galileo Test and Development Environment GATE

The GATE test infrastructure is now capable of transmitting the Galileo OS, the Galileo Safety-of-Life (SoL) Service (functional), the Galileo Commercial Service (CS) and a Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) dummy signal. The GATE system upgrade has been...

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Paper – GNSS Heighting and Its Potential Use in Malaysia

A system of vertical control is realised with the establishment of a levelling network whereby the height value of points may be defined. In early 1977, the Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM) began to undertake...

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

IGNSS 2011 International Symposium on GPS & GNSS

The International Global Navigation Satellite Systems Society Inc (IGNSS) will be  holding the IGNSS 2011 symposium, exhibition and field day at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia from the 15th to the 17th of November 2011. Click...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Bright Future for GLONASS

The Russian Federal Space Agency is planning to increase the orbital network of GLONASS to 24 satellites this year. The project was launched in 1976 to address defence issues, but it has since been reoriented to the...

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

EMS Technologies to Support Russian GLONASS System

Global connectivity leader, EMS Technologies, Inc. announced today that products and solutions offered through its Global Resource Management unit will soon be outfitted for compatibility with GLONASS, a constellation of 26 positioning and navigation satellites operated by...

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