Why is China messing with our GPS coordinates?

If you ever get 'Little Red Riding Hood, a big bad wolf may eat you' kind of lost in China, the last thing you...

Who invented the GPS? People behind the Global Positioning System.

That Alexander Graham Bell did not invent the telephone could be proven in court 113 years after the original inventor Antonio Meucci died. Thomas...

Galileo GNSS adoption is growing. When will you have it in your smartphone?

On December 15th, 2016, ESA announced the availability of Galileo's positioning system. It's cool, but what it actually means? What accuracy can we expect?...

60 years of EU: Fostering a more united Europe through GNSS

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundations for the European Union. However, recent events in the region...

European GNSS Agency builds engine for self-driving cars

Recent year was a breakthrough for the satellite navigation in Europe and the whole world. With the launch of Galileo, Europe become GNSS-independent but...

European GNSS system Galileo is finally live and it’s a great news for everyone

Today, on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 after 17 years of development, delays and budget increases, the European Global Navigation Satellite System - Galileo is finally...

The first-ever quadruple launch towards Galileo constellation completion

On 17 November, four Galileo satellites are scheduled for the first-ever quadruple launch atop a single Ariane 5 rocket, as a step that brings...

Android based GPS receivers?: Google opens up access to GPS measurements in Android N

Google I/O had some very interesting location keynotes and some big announcements about Project Tango. One of the interesting keynotes that we didn't get...

India one step closer to its independent satellite navigation system

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is developing an indigenous position determination system that will potentially complement or even replace the Global Positioning System...

Smartphones Could Serve As Earthquake Early Warning Sensors

The idea of using high accuracy GPS/GNSS Geodetic receivers as Earthquake sensors has been around for a while now. The fact that these high...

Weather Forecasting using CubeSats and GPS-RO

Weather forecasting has definitely improved in the last few decades but still there are times, when looking outside the window provided a better guesstimate...

Galileo satellite has successfully ‘’moved on’’ and is transmitting signals.

After the failure at the last stage of Soyuz-Fregat in 22/08/2014, (Two Galileo Navigation Satellites launched into wrong orbit) the Galileo’s satellites FOC 1...

Sanctions may delay Russia’s GLONASS program

"Unclear" intervention in Crimea and eastern Ukraine pushed a number of governments to apply sanctions against Russian individuals and businesses. The sanctions are strongly...

Russia launches new generation of GLONASS-K satellite into orbit

Yesterday early morning Soyuz rocket successfully put in orbit a new generation of satellite as a part of GLONASS - Russian alternative to American GPS. GLONASS-K...

Introduction to Satellite Navigation & GPS on Coursera

Majority of the Geospatial students and professionals are interested in developing applications that make use of the location information from the smartphone, be it...

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