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...

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...

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...

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...

GPS Jamming: What happens when GPS is down!

In a world where GPS is vital and in fact the most revolutionary positioning method since the days of "celestial object" based navigation, ever wondered...

Russia threatens to turn off GPS service stations

Deputy Prime Ministry Dmitry Rogozin has threatened to deactivate all GPS infrastructure operating on Russian soil if the U.S. does not agree to allow...

European Satellite Navigation Competition: The search is on for the next Galileo Master!

The Tenth edition of the annual European Satellite Navigation Competition is underway and If you are one of those GEO people who is always...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

‘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...

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?...

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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