August 31, 2012

U.S. Officials Explore Use of Galileo PRS

[SIGNALS Exclusive] The United States and the European Union are talking about how U.S. agencies might use the secure signal planned for Galileo to better fulfill their various responsibilities. (more)

Radiation Belt Probes to Add to Understanding of Space Weather

NASA launched its Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) yesterday (August 30, 2012), with a scientific mission to explore the planet's radiation belts, where solar storms can amplify space weather effects, posing dangers to GPS satellites, communications, and human spaceflight. (more)

2012 Trimble International User Conference

November 5, 2012 - November 7, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

Trimble Dimensions, the 2012 International User Conference, will take place at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 5 to 7. [more]

ION's Big Year! GNSS 2012 Plus a New Pacific Rim Conference

It's a big year for the Institute of Navigation, with the venerable ION GNSS 2012 happening this September in Nashville and the new and highly anticipated Pacific PNT conference opening for the first time next April in Honolulu. (more)

Indoor Location: To Boldly Go . . . with or without GNSS

A cross-industry group comprising 22 companies has launched the In-Location Alliance to drive technology innovation and market adoption of high-accuracy indoor positioning solutions such as Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi in environments where GNSS has difficulty providing service. (more)

And remember, all you unsung heroes of GNSS, as the long U.S. holiday weekend approaches: Labor Day doesn't mean you have to work on Monday . . .  

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