High-precision GNSS Receivers
GNSS

High-precision GNSS Receivers

What will the new GNSS signals bring to the user of high-precision receivers? This article provides a brief overview of what users can expect from GNSS systems that are currently in the modernisation/...

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GNSS Rapidly Gains Ground
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GNSS Rapidly Gains Ground

GNSS, short for Global Navigation Satellite System, is rapidly gaining ground as a tool in many different areas of work. Dutch contractor A.Hak is one of the companies at the forefront in terms of inc...

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Change in Tajikistan
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Change in Tajikistan

Tajikistan, officially Jumhurii Tojikiston, is a mountainous country in central Asia bordering in the south on Afghanistan, to the west on Uzbekistan, and to the north Kyrgyzstan. On its eastern borde...

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East, West, Together Best
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East, West, Together Best

Inseparably uniting the two continents of America and Europe, JAVAD GNSS Inc represents one of the most dynamic and respected brands in the industry. With headquarters and manufacturing in Silicon Val...

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GNSS and Bicycle Racing
GNSS

GNSS and Bicycle Racing

By the time this month's GIM International reaches your desk some two hundred bicycle racers split into 22 teams, numerous service cars, motorcycles, trucks, and more than 4,500 men and woman will be ...

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GNSS and Heavy Equipment
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GNSS and Heavy Equipment

Heavy equipment represents a major capital cost for companies in industries such as construction and agriculture. In recent years Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology, which uses signa...

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Four times GNSS
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Four times GNSS

The Munich Satellite Navigation Summit opened during the first week in March 2009 with a plenary session entitled ‘The Worldwide Race in GNSS’ and closed with a panel discussion on the subject of...

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Combining Vision and Hard Work
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Combining Vision and Hard Work

Founded in 1994 in Beijing, UniStrong has fourteen years’ experience in the GNSS industry. The company began as a dealer and distributor of GNSS and over the past eight years has acquired extensive ...

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Machine Control Systems
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Machine Control Systems

This month I am focusing on guidance of heavy earthwork machines, including dozers, motor graders, pavers, tractors and excavators. The rationale behind this is to pinpoint our very first product sur...

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Collaboration in GNSS Services
GNSS

Collaboration in GNSS Services

Positioning and navigation by satellites has now become part of everyday life for many citizens all over the globe, and a plethora of (commercial) services rely on the continuous well functioning of t...

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What is GNSS?

GNSS (Source: NASA)GNSS stands for global navigation satellite system and refers to a constellation of satellites, which provide signals from out of space for positioning. A GNSS has global coverage. There are several GNSS systems: GPS (United States of America), Glonass (Russian Federation), Galileo (Europe) and Beidou (China).

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