March 31, 2014

Senator Franken Re-Introduces Location Privacy Bill; GAO Report Raises Concerns for In-Car Apps

[SIGNALS Exclusive] Less than 90 days after government watchdogs reported drivers are not being clearly informed about privacy risks posed by vehicle-location data, the head of the U.S. Senate's privacy committee announced legislation to give consumers more control over how information about their whereabouts is collected and used. (more)


FAA Rules Out Use of Military Airspace for UAV Tests

[SIGNALS Exclusive] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) are enforcing limitations on who can use military airspace, a move that will curtail the number of possible places researchers can fly tests with unmanned aircraft. (more)



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Munich Summit 2014 Stages Comeback as Europe's Preeminent GNSS Event

[SIGNALS Exclusive] After an organizational hiccup led to its cancellation last year, the "reloaded" Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2014, successfully re-established the event as Europe's leading forum for GNSS policy dialog. (more)


ESNC 2014 GNSS Innovation Competition Launches at ENC 2014

The European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) 2014 will officially kick off on April 15 at the European Navigation Conference (ENC) in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, but the 11th round of the annual event opens Tuesday (April 1). (more)

New GLONASS-M Satellite Begins Commissioning

A modernized GLONASS satellite launched on last week has begun its commissioning phase in slot 18 of the Russian GNSS constellations orbital plane 3. It was the first successful GLONASS launch since the loss of three spacecraft in the crash of a Proton rocket last July. (more)

EGNOS Capability Enhanced with Addition of New Generation of Satellite Transponders

On March 22, 2014, two geostationary L-band transponders, GEO-2s, were successfully launched on board the SES ASTRA 5B satellite from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana. (more)

GNSS+ Avionics System Design & Testing: Integration with Inertial Sensors

Join Inside GNSS and a panel of experts on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, for a FREE web seminar on GNSS/inertial avionics system design and testing. (more)

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