Hemisphere GPS Introduces R320 - Eclipse II Dual Frequency GNSS Receiver

From the INTERGEO 2010 trade fair and conference in Cologne, Germany, Hemisphere GPS announced the release of R320 - the first GNSS receiver built on Hemisphere's new Eclipse II OEM board.

Using the latest GNSS patented technology, R320 offers extremely quick startup and reacquisition times, tracks GPS L1/L2, GLONASS L1/L2, SBAS augmentation signals, and OmniSTAR HP/XP/VBS. The R320 can log raw data to a removable USB flash drive for post processing. The receiver incorporates Hemisphere GPS' patented COAST technology that maintains DGPS accuracy during temporary loss of differential signal. Offering such upgradable features as RTK base station functionality or RTK rover...
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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Novatal OEM6 GNSS Receiver Platform Provides Future-Proof Technology

NovAtel reinforced its technology leadership with the announcement of their next-generation OEM6 GNSS receiver platform. The powerful OEM6 platform offers comprehensive support for all current and upcoming GNSS constellations and satellite signals including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and Compass.

The OEM628™ board, the first in the new receiver line, significantly expands positioning capabilities with the inclusion of such features as RAIM (Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring) for safety critical applications, integrated LAN Ethernet port with NTRIP Client and Server capabilities for seamless integration into reference network applications, and 100 Hertz measurements for high dynamic positioning.

The OEM628 board is form, fit and function compatible with NovAtel’s OEMV-2...
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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Ashtech Introduces ProMark 100 Compact GPS & GLONASS Receiver

Ashtech announced the introduction of the ProMark 100, an intuitive and easy-to-use L1 post-processing survey receiver that offers high precision, even in difficult environment. The ProMark 100 features outstanding GPS and GLONASS performance which shortens occupation time and extends productivity, especially in obstructed conditions. ProMark 100 is delivered with brand new Ashtech ProMark Field software as well as the new Ashtech L1 GPS/GLONASS antenna. The extended scalability of the ProMark 100 solution provides another strong differentiator as it allows using ProMark 100 not only for post-processing surveys but also, through easy firmware upgrades, covering eventual RTK...
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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Ashtech Introduces Cost-Effective Dual-Frequency RTK Rover ProMark 200,

Ashtech introduces the ProMark 200, a cost-effective dual-frequency (L1/L2) network RTK rover solution. The ProMark 200 offers long-range RTK performance, fast initialization time and centimetre level accuracy in a lightweight and rugged compact design. Together with the comprehensive Ashtech FAST Survey field software, the ProMark 200 meets the demanding expectations from professional land surveyors. Additionally the ProMark 200 solution can be conveniently used as a handheld receiver, without any external antenna, for easy pre-surveys and GIS data collection.

ProMark 200 survey receiver is part of the new generation of Ashtech GNSS solutions; it complements the...
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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Hemisphere Introduces Eclipse II Multi-GNSS Receiver

Hemisphere GPS announced its next generation Eclipse II GNSS receiver technology and the release of the Eclipse II OEM board. Based on new Hemisphere GPS firmware and ASIC designs, Eclipse II provides improved RTK performance, GPS, GLONASS, SBAS, and OmniSTAR support, and reduced power consumption.

New Hemisphere GPS digital and analog ASIC designs optimize performance and provide the ability to track and process a wide range of GNSS signals including current and modernized GPS, GLONASS, SBAS and the future Galileo and Compass system signals. The ASICs offer flexibility in GNSS board design by reducing the number of board components required, thereby reducing complexity...
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Hemisphere GPS Announces New R131 DGPS Receiver

Hemisphere GPS announced the availability of the R131 DGPS receiver – a rack-mountable addition to the R100 Series of DGPS receivers. R131 allows for
consistent sub-meter performance with standard SBAS differential and Hemisphere GPS exclusive COAST technology which maintains accuracy during temporary loss of differential signal.

R131 provides new and convenient physical advantages, including a new design with a rack mountable enclosure, front facing display, 1PPS output via an SMA connector, and a new soft power switch in lieu of the traditional mechanical power switch. The soft switch allows for ease of use when turning the R131 on/off when the R131 is rack...
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Thursday, September 2, 2010

C-Nav launches new website

C-Nav announced the launch of its new website, www.cnavgnss.com. C-Nav has supported the needs of its rapidly expanding worldwide customer base with the best in GNSS technology and solutions since its inception in 2000.

The new website was designed to be user-friendly, interesting and informative while offering a platform for new C-Nav products, services and online C-Nav User support.

"The new website is a response to the huge increase in global demand for our quality GNSS services and provides us with a window for the technological advances we have introduced in recent years," said Tim Patro, C-Nav Manager. "We designed the new website with our customers in mind,...
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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Trimble Introduces the AP10 Receiver for Low-Cost GNSS-Aided Inertial Navigation

Trimble introduced the Trimble AP10 receiver, the latest addition to the Trimble AP line of embedded GNSS-Inertial OEM board products that combine high-performance precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Applanix IN-Fusion™ GNSS-Inertial integration technology—all running on a powerful, dedicated Inertial Engine (IE) board. The AP Series is ideal for a variety of commercial mobile positioning applications including airborne, terrestrial and marine mapping and guidance for unmanned vehicles.

The AP10 incorporates a Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) directly on the board set, resulting in the smallest...
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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Hemisphere GPS Announces New A52 and A21 Precision GPS Antennas

Hemisphere GPS announces the availability of A52 and A21 - two new antennas that add more precision, reliability, and value to Hemisphere GPS's Crescent and Eclipse GPS technology.

A52 is a multi-GNSS (GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS L1/L2, Beidou, SBAS, OmniSTAR, and Galileo E1/E5a and b) precision antenna that is ideal for various applications including post-processed geodetic surveys, RTK positioning and navigation, precise guidance, and machine control. A52 can be used in challenging environments (such as near buildings and foliage) as it has superior multipath mitigation, a stable phase center, and strong SNRs even at low elevations.

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Hemisphere GPS Supplying Technomaster with OEM LV101 GPS Compass

Hemisphere GPS announces the supply of its LV101 GPS compass to Technomaster.

"The LV101's ability to provide our auto-pilot system with accurate and reliable heading as well as sub-meter positioning make it an integral component of our solution," says Edilar Predabon, Director of Engineering at Technomaster. "We find that its unique all-in-one design allows for simple installation into our custom auto-pilot applications."

The LV101 GPS Compass is powered by Hemisphere GPS patented Crescent Vector™ technology and integrates two GPS antennas, a NMEA 2000 communication processor, a single-axis gyro, two tilt sensors, and a power supply into a single OEM board package. The GPS based compass is a viable alternative to traditional gyro and fluxgate compass sensors as it is immune to...
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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

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