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Exelis successfully completed factory acceptance testing for the Global Positioning System (GPS) III navigation payload simulator software. Developed by Exelis, the software will simulate the behavior of GPS signals in space, which will be used for testing the U.S. Air Force's next generation GPS ground station known as the operational control system (OCX). The simulator will be integrated into the
Aeris Communications, the Made for Machines™ technology and service provider, announced its M2M GSM program with GTX Corp., a pioneer in wearable technology and a leader in two-way GPS real-time personal location based services. GTX and Aeris are working collaboratively to provide exceptional service to the GTX end users and business customers using the Aeris network.
Thales Alenia Spacehas signed a contract with Telespazio worth more than €120 million, within the scope of a contract for the supply of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) services.
Rockwell Collins has received a $2 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop and demonstrate a secure software defined radio (SDR) Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver capability.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its highly integrated, low noise amplifier front-end modules are being leveraged by various OEMs to enable global positioning systems (GPS) and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in emerging markets.
Despite the continued decline of PNDs, and the threat of smartphones, smart watches and eyewear, the portable GPS-enabled device market is forecast to continue to hold its own thanks to dedicated HUD/eyewear, cycling and health/tracking devices.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new SiRFstarIV™ GPS module from Maestro Wireless.
The Global Positioning System, which millions of people use every day for precise navigation and timing, recently became more accurate and reliable as the fourth Boeing GPS IIF satellite began operating in the U.S. Air Force network.
ST-Ericsson announced the signature of a definitive agreement to sell the assets and intellectual property rights associated with its mobile connectivity GNSS business to a leading semiconductor company.