GNSS Software Defined Receiver Project

The science behind the GPS/GNSS receiver is something that one marvels at; so many complexities. However, it still remains very very simple at a...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Two Galileo Navigation Satellites launched into Wrong Orbits

Wait, what? Yeah, you read that right. Recent launches of two Galileo satellites have gone terribly wrong. Due to unexpected reasons (well, no one could...

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...

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...

GPStoo: The new age of positioning!

GPStoo "The new age of positioning" has announced itself to the world at a time when there is increased excitement and anxiety in the...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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