GPS World

GPS World


Our magazine has been publishing news about the business and technology of global navigation and positioning since 1990.

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Lynx–Lawrence & Mayo expanded its portfolio to include specialized #drones  through its partnership with @ideaforge_tech , India's largest #UAV  manufacturer. (Photo: ideaForge)

Wildfires in the #AmazonRainforest  in Brazil have hit record numbers, and #satellites  have been able to capture imagery of them. Learn more about the fires and the impact they're having on Brazil. ( Earth Observatory ima @NASAes  by Lauren Dauphin)

How have improvements in #mapping  data-collection advanced other #PNT  technologies? Industry pros weigh in.

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When managed by a new ground control system, #GPS  III satellites will offer triple the accuracy and eight times the anti-jamming capabilities of the current constellation. Get more details. (Artists’ renderings: Lockheed Martin and Boeing Co.)

The first GPS signal was received 40 years ago today. Check out the evolution of GPS technology over the years.

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A recently released U.K. government report looks at the vulnerability of all satellite-based positioning systems: #GPS , #Galileo , #GLONASS , #BeiDou , #QZSS  and more. Read it about it here:

#HurricaneHarvey is the first major catastrophe in which #drones  have been used on a large scale by the government.

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