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imajnet Street Level Imaging Launches New Geospatial Web Service

April 23, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Projects

imajnet, the street level imaging geospatial web service of imajing is enriched with a new online application offering optimized temporal and spatial navigation. This new application built on imajnet Web Service is launched today for all users. More ergonomic…

Market for 3D Modeling and Mapping for Mobile Devices Analyzed

March 19, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate

The past decade witnessed a giant leap in various industries, with 3D technology being implemented in various electronic devices and other objects. The…

NavtechGPS Partners with TRX Systems to Bring Real-Time Indoor Location

February 28, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management, Products

NavtechGPS, a distributor of GPS and GNSS precise positioning products and an innovator in providing solutions for military and commercial projects, expands…

Waze Update Helps Users Navigate Closed Roads

February 28, 2013 - in Transportation

A Waze update launching Wednesday adds the ability for users to report closed roads on the social GPS service, in real-time. It enables them to help others navigate around areas that might be temporarily shut down for obstructions such as a street fair, road…

GPS Jammers on UK Roads Posing Risks

February 18, 2013 - in Transportation

Thousands of people in the UK are using "GPS jammers" that plug into car cigarette lighters and can stop tracking systems used to detect stolen cars, monitor vehicle use or stop drivers working overlong hours, according to new findings from experts. That…

Autonomous Snowplow Competition Winners Announced

February 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance

The Institute of Navigation (ION) Satellite Division held its third Annual ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition January 24-27, 2013 at Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota as part of the 127th Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Sponsored by The ION Satellite…

New Indeterminate Hikes App Encourages Urban Nature Connections

January 25, 2013 - in Projects

There's no debating that smartphones have sped up communication. But two professors at the University of Rochester are looking to do the opposite by using mobile technology to slow people down. Their new "Indeterminate Hikes" (IH+) app encourages participants…

Interior Location and Mapping: Prompted by Innovations that Improve Position and Navigation

December 2, 2012 - in Feature, Featured

Imagine if the mapping of the interior of buildings would have benefitted from the explosive growth of navigation that has come from ubiquitous GPS receivers. Decades of GPS position and tracking data have greatly improved the mapping of our world, but unfortunately…

South Miami Senior High Wins Institute of Navigation 2012 Mini-Urban Challenge

May 31, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors

The Institute of Navigation (ION) announces that South Miami Senior High School won the 2012 ION Mini-Urban Challenge held Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American…

Trimble Acquires Spime to Grow Its GPS Business

May 25, 2012 - in Products, Sensors

Advanced positioning technology company Trimble has acquired mobile GPS company Spime. Spime specializes in GPS software platforms for use by smartphone app developers. Its MapMan LBS Platform integrates social and location services into GPS-enabled apps.…