Posts tagged as gnss

Surveying remote areas with precision for bird conservation effort

How a new approach to precise positioning is helping solve a century-old problem on an isolated island. John Houston is not a surveyor. He’d be the first to tell you that. He’s not a keen traveller, either. So what was he doing on a speck of an island in the South Atlantic Ocean, knee deep […]

New usage-based plans for on-demand positioning

Trimble Catalyst software-defined global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver for Android phones and tablets is now available with a usage-based service plan, Trimble Catalyst On Demand. The new service plan is focused on satisfying the requirements of a growing number of industries and organisations who recognise the benefits of using high-accuracy GNSS technology in the […]

European GNSS experiences service disruptions

Galileo initial navigation and timing services have experienced ongoing interruptions since 12 July 2019, but the services have been restored on 18 July 2019. Update: 18 July 2019 Services recovered Malfunction explained as equipment fault at ground station Galileo Initial Services have now been restored. Commercial users can already see signs of recovery of the […]

Hackathon teams put location to work in apps

The NavPro team took the top prize at the Galileo Hackathon by H2020 project GNSS.asia, with their Rail Unfail solution, a GNSS-based maintenance system that geotags potential fault locations on railway tracks. Over 80 programmers from universities and enterprises all over India came together at PES University, Bangalore on 16 and 17 March 2019 to […]

New lightweight GNSS receiver

Carlson recently introduced the Carlson NR3 network rover. Weighing less than a kilogram, the rover delivers highly reliable GNSS RTK for land surveying, GIS, and other data collection uses. Able to be used as a base or rover, it utilises all four satellite constellations and provides triple-frequency tracking on GPS, Glonass and Galileo. Incorporating multipath […]

Flexible rugged handheld data collector

Designed for GIS data collection, inspection and management activities, the Trimble TDC150 is a fully integrated, rugged solution with handheld flexibility, a modern interface with open Android operating system, and scalable high-accuracy positioning for professional field workflows. Its built-in GNSS antenna tracks multiple satellite constellations and enables high-accuracy data logging, from metre level down to […]

Accurate GIS integration acknowledged with award

Eos Positioning Systems has received a 2019 Esri Partner Conference award in recognition of its contributions to Esri mobile applications, for connecting field workers to the enterprise GIS. Esri ArcGIS users benefit from bundling the Eos Arrow GNSS receivers and Esri mobile apps to create real-time, high-accuracy field GIS solutions on consumer devices such as […]

Long range multi-band receiver with long battery life

Emlid recently introduced its Reach RS2 high spec multi-band RTK GNSS receiver. Using L1/L2 bands on GPS, Glonass and BeiDou and L1/L5 on Galileo make it possible to get a fixed solution in seconds, even when the base station is several kilometres away. Its multi-feed antenna with stable phase centre and multipath rejection ensure precise […]