C-Nav launches new C-NavC2 full constellation GNSS correction services

C-Nav releases a second independent full constellation (GPS & GLONASS) GNSS correction service called C-NavC2. C-Nav customers now benefit from two independent and orbit correction messages produced by two independent processing hubs as well as two independent satellite networks, Net-1 and Net-2. C-NavC2 sets the new industry standard in redundancy, accuracy, stability and convenience.

C-NavC2 features include GLONASS and a GPS (GNSS) clock, as well as orbit correctors (Galileo and COMPASS planned). It provides a fully independent suite of clock and orbit correction algorithms, and fully independent servers in geographically separated processing centers. Features also include a second independent global network of C-Nav dual frequency GPS / GLONASS reference stations equipped with...
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Friday, April 1, 2011

C-Nav launches multi-source C-Nav7000

C-Nav announces the latest addition to its C-Nav® range of precise positioning solutions. The C-Nav7000 is designed for customers wanting a user-friendly, configurable multi-correction source GNSS housed in a ruggedized 19” (2U) rack-mount unit.

C-Nav7000 provides the user with choice of correction options including: public SBAS services (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN), IALA beacon receiver module, UHF broadcast corrections module, the acclaimed decimetric C-Nav worldwide Correction Services and centimetric C-Nav RTK (with RTK extend) available. Other features include correction source prioritization software, visual indicators of correction options, "Across the Room"...
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Friday, April 1, 2011

NovAtel Announces FlexPak6 Enclosure Featuring Next-Generation GNSS Performance

NovAtel announced the launch of the high-performance FlexPak6 GNSS enclosure, the first product to house the company’s new OEM628 multi-constellation receiver. The FlexPak6 is designed for easy integration and is capable of tracking all current and upcoming GNSS satellite signals plus L-band, ensuring peak positioning performance now and into the future.

Compact and lightweight, the FlexPak6 builds on the popular FlexPak-G2 series of products by adding powerful OEM6 features such as RAIM (Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring) for improved GNSS system integrity, NTRIP client and server capabilities for seamless integration into network reference applications, and...
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Topcon’s GR-5 satellite receiver sets new standard in signal tracking

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) introduces its patented Fence Antenna technology and expanded channel support in the new GR-5 GNSS receiver. The GR-5 provides industry-leading tracking sensitivity and multipath rejection in a compact and lightweight package.

In 2006, Topcon introduced the GR-3 GNSS receiver, which made the term "precise positioning" commonplace, and set the global standard for satellite signal reception and job site accuracy. The arrival of the GR-5 raises the bar again: the best just got better.

Ray O'Connor, president and CEO of TPS, said, "Topcon's innovative Universal Signal Tracking and patented antenna technologies are the foundation of the new...
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

C-Nav announces latest C-Nav3050 advances

C-Nav has announced the latest advances to its C-Nav3050 GNSS receiver. The C-Nav3050's latest range of advances include the addition of dynamic RTCM outputs and choice of either NTRIP client or server mode operability.

The latest enhancements also include extended Bluetooth facilities and Ethernet virtual comports, additional Moving Base RTCM Code, Moving Base RTK capability and RTK heading applications; additional internal data logging capacity; improved L1/G1/L-Band modes and autoselect for maximum Net-1/Net-2 C-Nav coverage.


Thursday, February 17, 2011

NovAtel Announces SMART-MR15 GNSS Antenna

NovAtel announced the release of its new SMART-MR15 antenna. The SMART-MR15 builds on last year’s successful launch of NovAtel’s SMART-MR10 GNSS receiver/antenna by adding embedded cellular connectivity and NTRIP client software. This enables users to easily obtain RTK corrections via the Internet, eliminating the need to set up a local base station.

Ergonomically designed, the SMART-MR15 integrates an L1/L2 GPS+GLONASS receiver, antenna and cellular modem into a single compact enclosure. With a rugged metal housing and external cellular antenna, the product ensures high performance even in the most challenging work environments and poor coverage areas.


Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Hemisphere GPS Announces World's Most Compact all-in-one Vector GPS Compass Products

Hemisphere GPS announced the release of two very compact GPS compass products; the V102 all-in-one and the H102 OEM module. These products are ideal where heading and positioning are needed for marine and land-based applications such as yacht navigation, auto-pilot systems and machine guidance for earthmoving machinery. V102 is the market's smallest, single-enclosure GPS compass and positioning system, while the H102 OEM board, found in the V102, is the market's smallest fully-integrated single board GPS compass that provides a low-cost yet highly accurate solution for integrators.

Based on Hemisphere GPS' successful Crescent Vector II GPS technology, V102 and H102...
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Monday, February 7, 2011

Javad Introduces Lift & Tilt Survey

Don't Look! Don't Touch! It seems TRIUMPH-VS reads your mind! Many sensors, intelligence, and innovations inside TRIUMPH-VS bring this new revolution to surveyors. You don't need to look. You don't need to touch.


Thursday, February 3, 2011

Topcon HiPer revolution upgrades with new receiver: HiPer II

HiPer series of GNSS receivers revolutionized Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology when it was introduced more than 10 years ago. The HiPer receivers set the industry standard for integrated system design and eliminated the need for bulky backpacks and cables.

Today, the revolution continues with the introduction of the HiPer II, a smaller, lighter, more affordable receiver for all GNSS positioning applications. Topcon's HiPer II is an integrated, dual-constellation (GPS + GLONASS) Real Time Kinematic (RTK) and static receiver.

Mark Contino, vice president of product marketing, said, "It is always a challenge to improve on the best product in any...
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Ashtech Introduces Web Mission Planning

Ashtech made available the first self-contained, completely automatic web-accessible GNSS survey planning tool. Anyone, anywhere can log in at www.ashtech.com and use the survey-planning tool free of charge to determine satellite visibilities. The new tool developed by Ashtech uses Google Earth mapping and is inter-active and completely self-contained. “Unlike existing planning tools, there is no need to import satellite almanacs or download anything, since Web Mission Planning automatically retrieves and loads the daily almanac into the application's background,” said Olivier Casabianca, Product Marketing Manager, GNSS boards and sensors.

Survey planning in advance...
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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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