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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

SBAS Interoperability Working Group: Setting up a common standard

The SBAS (Satellite Based Augmentation System) Interoperability Working Group consisting of more than 30 specialists overseeing the world’s five satellite navigation augmentation systems from...

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...

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...

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