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  • Magellan Systems Corporation, Monrovia, Calif., recently unveiled three products that make use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology.

    The GPS NAV 1000, made specifically for marine application, provides an advantage over some other receivers with its portability. The unit can be mounted in a quickrelease bracket, where it will provide continuous navigation data while connected to ship's power, or it can be carried in hand. It weighs only 30 ounces, including the six AA batteries, and is designed to be rugged, waterproof, and floatable.

    The GPS NAV 1000 is easy to use, and the user can even customize the information displays to read in the appropriate unit of measure. If the GPS NAV 1000 encounters a gap in satellite service—that is, if it does not receive three clear signals— then it has the capability to use dead reckoning based on the last satellite fix.

    The NAV 1000 PRO uses the same technology, but is basically made for use on land. The accessory kit comes with adapter hardware for a range pole or tripod mount. The NAV 1000 PRO also has an RS-232 port for computer interfacing.

    The GPS Receiver Boardset is available to manufacturers interested in incorporating Magellan's GPS receiver technology into their products. A variety of electrical interfaces and software modules are available to adapt the boardset to specific needs.

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  • upgrade their systems during a short onboard service call to full transit/ GPS receivers. These owners would then receive the full advantage of GPS technology at a minimum cost. For free literature detailing Sperry Marine's GPS Core Module and 501TR/GPS Navigator, Circle 12 on Reader Service Car

  • at other East Coast and Gulf Coast beacon sites in early 1992. Magnavox has been a pioneer in the development of beacon-based differential GPS technology. Last year, the company installed the world's first public broadcast DGPS beacon system in the Baltic Sea, under contract from Swedish and Finnish

  • as vital to the nation’s economy, security, and health – referred to as critical infrastructure sectors – at least eleven rely extensively on GPS.  GPS technology and GPS-supported applications are deeply embedded into the fabric of our modern lives.  Computers, cellular telephones, automatic teller machines

  • VectorNav Technologies introduced the VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The follow-on product to the VN-100 IMU/AHRS and VN-200 GPS/INS, the miniature VN-300 enables a wider range of applications through the incorporation of GPS compassing techniques. The VN-300 can be

  • Del Norte Technology Inc., Euless, Texas, has introduced the Model 2006 GPS system, one of the latest additions to its GPS product line. The 2006 is a 6-channel LI C/A code GPS receiver which comes with a built-in PC and rugged splashproof case. The system allows for flexible data logging and

  • Trimble Navigation, a leader and innovator in GPS and Loran technology, recently introduced the NavGraphic II GPS-Loran with optional charts. Similar to the company's classic 10X GPS system, the NavGraphic II GPS is a dual channel, slow sequencing, high performance receiver. And like its predecessor

  • credit card account.  Most spoofing has a financial object, but that is not always the case. It is now possible to spoof Global Positioning System (GPS) and other space-based positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services.  To date (as far as can be determined), intentional GPS spoofing has been

  • At the Europort 2003 exhibition in Amsterdam last month, MX Marine debuted its new family of marine GPS/DGPS products, a family of products designed to provide a flexible and expandable platform for the next generation of integrated navigation and marine information systems. "These three new GPS

  • built to deliver top performance and reliability under the most punishing conditions— the Furuno GP-70. The new Furuno GP-70 offers the latest GPS technology in a tough, compact and completely water-tight package. It features rugged cast metal enclosures—not plastic—and watertight membrane keypads

  • C. Plath of Hamburg, West Germany, a division of Litton Industries, Inc., is offering literature on NAVIGLOBE, the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation receiver that was the center of interest at their stand during this year's International Ship, Machinery and Marine Technology

  • Furuno has announced a price reduction for both the GP1670F and GP1870F GPS/Chart Plotter/Fish Finder Combo models. The GP1870F now has a MSRP price of $995, while the GP1670F is listed at $695. Both the GP1670F and GP1870F incorporate Furuno’s professional-grade fish finding technology, a hi-accuracy GPS

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