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N15-08-15-Healthcare-drone-uav
26 July 2015

One of the most important considerations in emergency medical treatment is response time. Now, an engineering graduate at Delft University of Technology has created a rapid response drone to do what a regular ambulance can't.

N15-08-15-Glen & Duke of Edinburgh
26 July 2015

Inside GNSS editor and publisher Glen Gibbons has received a high honor from the United Kingdom's Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) for his "outstanding contribution to navigation" as a journalist and publisher.

N15-07-12-MMS-NASA
19 July 2015

After years of hard work building a spacecraft, a mission team anxiously awaits after a launch — will the instruments they’ve crafted all work as well as planned?

N15-07-12-Lifeguard_jumping_into_action
19 July 2015

Lifeguards in the United States are testing how drones may help save lives in coastal waters. Cameras on drones can spot sharks from above, and drones are able to reach struggling swimmers faster than lifeguards to deliver life preservers.

N15-07-12-Ashton Carter DepSecDef
19 July 2015

Ashton Carter, the new U.S. Secretary of Defense has been making clear he supports moving past GPS to a disbursed network based on microelectromechanical systems or MEMS for position, navigation, and timing (PNT) information.

N15-07-12-GA-RadarRefelctor630 copy
15 July 2015

A new geodetic network installed in the Surat Basin, Queensland can now measure movement of the Earth’s surface more accurately, and as a consequence is helping to build understanding of valuable resources within the Earth’s crust.

IMG_3796
14 July 2015

The International Global Navigation Satellite Systems (IGNSS) Society Inc. has announced a call for papers and abstracts for its IGNSS 2015 symposium on GPS/GNSS,14-16 July, 2015 at the Outrigger Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.

N15-07-12-UberMicrosoft
12 July 2015

Uber will acquire assets from Microsoft Bing, including roughly 100 employees focused on the product’s image collection activities. In short, Uber is absorbing data-collection engineers from Microsoft to bolster its own mapping work.

N15-07-12-BlindHikeGPS
12 July 2015

Five hikers, all blind or partially sighted, crossed a mountain range in eastern France last week thanks to an innovative GPS system that developers hope can help millions of people with vision problems.

N15-07-12-China-Beidou-satellite
5 July 2015

China has made breakthroughs in the anti-jamming capability of its Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS), the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported recently.

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