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Robust GPS/GNSS: Driving the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

Robust GPS/GNSS: Driving the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

One of the key challenges in the autonomous vehicle industry is the lack of reliable and accurate GNSS. For driverless cars to leave the lab and arrive on the roads in the hands of consumers, safety and increased mobility are top priorities. As a leader in...

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How Does GNSS Testing Work?

How Does GNSS Testing Work?

GNSS/INS Simulation Systems are used to minimize errors in GPS readings by a thorough analysis of different factors that can affect a GPS system. A GPS/INS Simulation system takes these factors and applies appropriate alterations to the system. This provides the user...

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Is GPS More Vulnerable Than Ever?

Is GPS More Vulnerable Than Ever?

In March 2017, experts warned Congress that the U.S. Geographical Positioning System (GPS) is too easy to disrupt. This poses a serious threat to homeland security, as well as causing problems for a number of other industries that rely on GPS technology. The Risk of...

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The Imminent Danger of GPS Jamming and How to Stop It

The Imminent Danger of GPS Jamming and How to Stop It

The GPS (Global Positioning System) has quickly become an essential tool for security systems around the world since its inception. Able to provide accurate location information at any given time, GNSS/GPS systems are invaluable to militaries, governments, and other...

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Military GPS Is Not Necessarily More Accurate than Civilian GPS

Military GPS Is Not Necessarily More Accurate than Civilian GPS

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a series of orbiting satellites that provides precise navigational data to military and civilian users around the world. The U.S. Air Force operates the GPS Master Control Station from the 50th Space Wing at the Schriever Air...

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The Dawn of Autonomous Cars: A Wild Reality

The Dawn of Autonomous Cars: A Wild Reality

At the height of the 2002 British TV show Top Gear’s popularity, the series showcased the birth of true autonomous driving. The show’s viewers got to see the Terramax, the early realization of the driverless army-type truck, in a race against a Range Rover across the...

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First Responders’ First Weapon: A Better Navigation Tool

First Responders’ First Weapon: A Better Navigation Tool

When it comes to pinpointing aspects of modern life that could use better navigation tools, we don’t have to look too far. Take rescue efforts in metropolitan areas, for instance; specifically, the case of first responders such as firefighters. It’s a struggle to...

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GNSS Testing Proves Critical in the Wake of  Clock Failures

GNSS Testing Proves Critical in the Wake of Clock Failures

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) launch of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) was a significant achievement for its Space Strategy. The result was an ambitious bid to build the world’s most reliable and accurate satellite navigation system. Launching four...

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GNSS-INS: Where There Are No Pioneers

GNSS-INS: Where There Are No Pioneers

It’s no secret that some objects need no reinvention. The wheel is a perfect example; it has been a staple in human civilizations for millennia. Gold also passes as one of immaculate value. In the navigation world, only one thing can come close to this status: the...

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