This page is dedicated to GNSS. Not only is positioning crucial for today’s geomatics professionals, but GNSS also plays an essential role in people’s everyday lives. With in-depth stories on GNSS, this page brings you up to date on the current status of positioning and surveying. 

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Precise Point Positioning from Combined GNSS

Currently there are four global navigation satellite systems (GNSSs) available: GPS, Glonass, BeiDou and Galileo. The satellites of these systems are used for positioning and the accuracy is greatly improved if precise satellite orbit, clock and uncalibrated phase delay (UPD... (read more)

Linking Space Technology and User Needs

Space technology has a big influence on the transformation of the way we live, work and play. The core mission of the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) is to ensure that European Union citizens get the most out of Europe’s satellite navigation p... (read more)

Recent Advances in Geodata Acquisition Technologies

Today’s geodata acquisition technologies combine microprocessors, computer power, solid state drives, complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) sensors, miniaturisation and many more developments. But demand is just as important as supply, and demand is rapid... (read more)

Multi-sensor Cave Detection in Bulgaria

Caves are important in a wide variety of fields, ranging from construction engineering to mineral exploration and archaeology. Despite the scientific importance of caves, geologists believe that only a relatively small number of them have been discovered so far. Exploration... (read more)
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New Elevation for North America’s Highest Peak

Surveyors, mappers, geodesists and other scientists, as well as climbers and mountaineers from around the world, have long held a curiosity to know the official elevation of Denali, the continent's highest peak. Since the last survey of Denali’s apex in the 1950s,... (read more)

Navigating the Future of the Geospatial and Geomatics Sectors

Dr Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska is the incoming president of the Institute of Navigation (ION). She also serves as president of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) Commission 4, Positioning and Applications. GIM International held an in-depth conversation with Grejne... (read more)

UAV Overcomes Position Challenges near the North Pole

Engineers on board the Alfred Wegener Institute’s research icebreaker Polarstern have programmed an unmanned autonomous vehicle (UAV), allowing it to navigate despite the deviations produced by the Earth’s magnetic field near the North Pole. The researchers recen... (read more)

Core Wall Control Survey in Kuwait

Tall towers can bend and sway due to wind, cranes and other loads. Ideally, such movements should be around the main axis designed so that, in the absence of loads, the tower stands exactly vertical. However, raft settlement, concrete shortening and construction tolerances c... (read more)
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Apps for Land Administration

The use of community participation, mobile technologies and cloud storage services could create a new way of undertaking land administration activities, and ultimately lead to more secure land rights... (read more)

Precisely Flexible Positioning

As users push for more capabilities, today’s location apps for smartphones and tablets are running up against frustrating limitations. Higher accuracy can increase the performance of location-aw... (read more)
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Utilities Management System to 'See Underground' Wins Madrid Challenge 2017

The Horizon2020 project LARA, a software/hardware-based system, has won the Madrid Challenge of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC 2017). It enables utility companies to locate their... (read more)

Leica Announces True Tilt-compensating GNSS

Leica Geosystems has announced the Leica GS18 T, which it describes as the world’s fastest GNSS RTK rover and the first calibration-free tilt-compensating GNSS solution immune to magnetic distur... (read more)

Phase One Introduces 190MP Aerial Mapping System

Phase One Industrial has launched a major innovation in aerial imaging: the 190MP Aerial System. It is built on the new, dual... (read more)

Advanced Navigation Launches GNSS Compass Antenna

Advanced Navigation has recently announced the release of its GNSS Compass product. The GNSS Compass is an all-in-one dual antenna... (read more)

Leica Zeno GG04 Smart Antenna Increases Access to GIS

Leica Geosystems has announced the Leica Zeno GG04 smart antenna. The device enables a flexible solution to improve mobile devices... (read more)
GNSS & Galileo

Tallysman Announces High-gain GNSS Antennas

Tallysman, a leading manufacturer of economical high-performance GNSS antennas and related products,... (read more)

Satlab Announces SLX-1 Multi-application Receiver Mobile Upgrade

Sweden-based survey and GIS equipment maker Satlab Geosolutions has released an upgrade to its multi... (read more)

Tallysman Introduces Dual Band + L-band Services GNSS Antenna

Tallysman, a leading manufacturer of economical high performance GNSS antennas and related products,... (read more)

Tersus GNSS Launches New Precis-BX306 RTK Board

Tersus GNSS has launched its brand-new GNSS RTK Board, the Precis-BX306 to market, this month. A ser... (read more)

Septentrio Launches Seismic Monitoring and Advanced CORS Features on PolaRx5 Product Line

Septentrio has announced the release of 5.1.0 firmware for the PolaRx5 product line of GNSS referenc... (read more)

Hemisphere y Carlson presentan el Receptor GNSS

Hemisphere GNSS y Carlson Software recientemente colaboraron para producir el Hemisphere S321 y Carl... (read more)
GNSS & BeiDou

5 Questions to…Xiaohua Wen (Tersus GNSS)

The GNSS industry is a very dynamic market full of growth opportunities, as several reports confirm.... (read more)

ChinterGEO 2016: Creating a New Era Founded on 20 Years of Continuity

Marking 20 years of continuity linked to the Chinese and overseas communities of surveying, mapping... (read more)

NavCom Launches Onyx Software-upgradeable GNSS OEM Board

NavCom Technology has released the Onyx multi-frequency GNSS OEM board. Offering integrated StarFire... (read more)
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What is GNSS?

GNSS (Source: NASA)GNSS stands for global navigation satellite system and refers to a constellation of satellites, which provide signals from out of space for positioning. A GNSS has global coverage. There are several GNSS systems: GPS (United States of America), Glonass (Russian Federation), Galileo (Europe) and Beidou (China).

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