GPS/GNSS

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...

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...

GNSS, Space Politics and Future of PNT – based Businesses (LBS)

Please consider, if I sounds stupid. when I first heard about GIS I thought ESRI ArcGIS is GIS later on i figured out how...

New GPS Tracking Bullet May Render High-Speed Police Chases Obsolete

Police departments around United States are experimenting with a new high-tech solution that avoids dangerous high-speed pursuits by firing a tracking device at a...

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...

Measuring Hurricane Wind Speeds Using Distorted GPS Signals

Whether you call it a Hurricane or Typhoon or Cyclone depends on your geographic location. GPS/GNSS can pinpoint your location with sub-meter level accuracy...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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?...

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,...

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...

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...

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