Hi Tech GPS gadget in Football: Tracking player performance and fitness!

Football is probably the most popular sport in the world and is some countries it is even considered as a "religion" . It's only...

China’s GPS aka BeiDou: Coming soon to your smartphone

BeiDou is widely regarded as China's own GPS and rightly so. Recently and finally China released its "secret" i.e. the Navigation message format for...

GPS and LightSquared: GNSS Spectrum Allocation and its implications

The LightSquared/GPS Controversy has been dominating the news front in the recent years and although the US government has "conditional" banned the LightSquared allocation,...

‘Quantum Compass’: Navigation technology that might replace GPS

GPS is synonymical identified with navigation and is a commonly used for positioning technologies. GPS is one of the best inventions of the internet...

Aireon Flight Tracking System – The Future in Air Traffic Control

The miracle of flight 370 of Malaysia Airlines has concerned affected families, airlines, forensic officers and authorities during spring and even summer of this...

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...

Interplanetary GPS using Pulsar signals: Determining Spacecraft’s location in Outer Space

  The need for "Global" positioning in Space has been a long standing and tricky issue. To put it simply - Outer Space Navigation is...

Detect and Locate GPS Jammers using radar gun!

The most infamous GPS jamming event in history of GPS has to be the San Diego Airport disruption. A Single event brought the flight...

Micro-Technology for Navigation, Positioning and Timing

Our location addiction and expectation to be able to seamlessly navigate from one place to another is something we take for granted. The behaviour...

GNSS Reflectometry: Making use of Multipath for altimeter measurements!

Ask any Geomatics student about GPS/Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Signal Multipath and the first answer you would hear is "Oh, multipath is bad...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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