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
GNSS

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
GNSS

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
GNSS

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
GNSS

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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Product Survey on GNSS Receivers
GNSS

Product Survey on GNSS Receivers

Last year we replaced the term GPS (Global Positioning System) by GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) because of their gradual evolution into real navigation systems. The receivers listed here r...

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Official Geoid Undulations Model
GNSS

Official Geoid Undulations Model

The classical geodesist’ dream of a dense, accurate, reliable and homogeneous countrywide levelling control network is a luxury even for the richest countries and will probably remain a dream. Prior...

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Product Survey GNSS Receivers
GNSS

Product Survey GNSS Receivers

In contrast to that of 2005, this product survey on GNSS receivers does not reveal any remarkable technological break-throughs. Manufacturers are increasingly producing systems able to receive Navstar...

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UN/USA International Meeting on GNSS
GNSS

UN/USA International Meeting on GNSS

This report covers the latest in a series of meetings on the use and applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) hosted by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN OOSA) an...

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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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