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Innovation in location-based services competition

The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £5m in projects that stimulate innovation in the UK location-based services sector .  The Innovation in location-based services competition opens for registration on 28 April 2014, with a final closing date for collaborative research and development projects of 18 June. The aim of the competition is to support projects that...
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Madrid researchers develop a system to improves precision of GPS in cities by up to 90%

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a system to is claimed to improve the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle’s position as compared to that of conventional GPS devices by up to 90% , and which can be installed in any vehicle at low cost. The system, which is based on sensorial fusion , was jointly designed and developed by the Applied...
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Olympian civilian GPS jamming in the Surrey Hills

The first full day of London 2012 competition produced an embrassing failure in GPS data transmission technologies to games organisers LOCOG , as TV audiences were denied vital information on the progress of the men’s cycle road race on Saturday. Timing gaps between competing riders, as measured by GPS devices attached to their bikes, was supposed to be relayed to broadcast...
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UK Space Agency New SBRI Competition

Dependence on satellite navigation technology is increasing across industry, in everything from aviation, financial-securities transactions and mining to road tolls, weather forecasting and synchronising the time in mobile base stations. The illegal use of devices, coupled with potential natural interference which may block GPS and other Satellite navigation signals, has the potential to...
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Innovation in location-based services competition

The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £5m in projects that stimulate innovation in...

Madrid researchers develop a system to improves precision of GPS in cities by up to 90%

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a system to is claimed...

Olympian civilian GPS jamming in the Surrey Hills

The first full day of London 2012 competition produced an embrassing failure in GPS data...

UK Space Agency New SBRI Competition

Dependence on satellite navigation technology is increasing across industry, in everything...