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...

IRNSS 1-A successfully launched: Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System project begins!

A decade ago, Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) were starting to explore the possibility of having an Indian alternative to the GPS system,...

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...

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...

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...

GNSS Shadow Matching: Improving GNSS positioning in Urban Canyons

In the era of smartphones and smart devices, navigation in urban areas still remains a gray area where position accuracies (of around 5m) can...

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...

USGS data now also available on mobile devices

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released its topographic maps and data for the use on mobile devices. USGS is one of the major scientific organisations...

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 Spoofing and Jamming: How grave is the threat?

Global Positioning System has slowly evolved to the point where it is the most widely used positioning system in the world. Aircrafts, Ships, Missiles,...

Explosion Of Russian Rocket… Is It Beginning Of The End Of The Of Russian...

On Tuesday the Russian rocket has crashed seconds after launching from a spaceport in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. This accident creates a question about the future of...

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...

Multiple Constellations and more integration options: Better for GNSS?

Of late there has been significant interest in GLONASS and GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems). The former because of the explosion of a russian...

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...

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...

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