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October 13th, 2017: TerraStar L-Band Frequency Changes Q1 2018

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TerraStar frequency changes are scheduled to occur within the first quarter of 2018. It is expected February 2018. This will move the L-Band beam frequencies from the current 1539 MHz to 1545 MHz and higher. This change is needed to avoid potential future conflicts with other services that will share the lower portion of the L-Band spectrum.

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May 12th, 2017: EOL Notification for OEM615, OEM617, and OEM628

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NovAtel has announced End of Life for three of the OEM6 Series GNSS receivers. The affected hardware platforms are the OEM615, OEM617, and OEM628. These receivers will be available until September 29 2017 or until inventory is cleared.

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May 12th, 2017: EOL Notification for GPS-700 Series

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NovAtel has announced the End Of Life (EOL) for the GPS-700 Series antennas. The replacement antennas will be either the GNSS-500 Series or the GNSS-800 Series antennas which are currently available.

The GPS-700 Series antennas will continue to be available for purchase until Sep 29 2017 or until inventory is gone. (continue reading this entry…)

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November 19th, 2016: Waypoint 8.70 Released

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NovAtel has released Waypoint version 8.70 for GrafNav/GrafNet and Inertial Explorer. This new release features support for four GNSS constellations including QZSS. It also is the first version that requires the FlexNet or software-based license. USB keys are not supported beginning with 8.70.

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September 30th, 2016: NovAtel GNSS 800 and 500 Series

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NovAtel recently announced the addition of their VEXXIS™ family of GNSS antennas. This includes the GNSS 800 series and the GNSS 500 series. Both series feature a patented multi-point feeding network and radiation pattern optimization technology for multipath rejection and stable phase center. (continue reading this entry…)

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September 23rd, 2016: NovAtel Announces New IMUs

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NovAtel has announced the addition of a couple of Litef IMUs to their SPAN® product line. The µIMU-IC is a compact, high performing commercial Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). This MEMS (Micro ElectoMechanical Systems) is perfect for applications such as UAVs or any applications with limited space. The µIMU-IC is available in an enclosure or OEM version.

An enclosure has been developed by NovAtel for the popular Honeywell HG1900 series IMU. The HG1900 IMU was previously only available as an OEM version. This new enclosure version makes integration easier with features like LED indicators and simplified cabling.

Both IMUs are expected to be available Q4 2016. For more information and pricing, please contact us.

 

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September 22nd, 2016: NovAtel Announces OEM7 Series

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NovAtel has announced their next generation of series of GNSS receivers – the OEM7 Series. This next series will have five models ranging from the smallest OEM7600 (35 x 55 x 11 mm | 1.38 x 2.17 x 0.43 in) up to the OEM729 (60 x 100 x 9 mm | 2.36 x 3.94 x 0.35 in). The newest enclosure will be the rugged PwrPak7. This compact enclosure will offer scalable GNSS solutions with internal storage and INS options.

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September 8th, 2016: Carlson 2017 Released

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Carlson Software has released the 2017 versions for their software packages. This includes the Civil/Hydro 2017, Takeoff Suite 2017, Mining 2017, and Survey 2017. Improvements include IntelliCAD 8.2 update, improved reports, and Supersonic Viewer. (continue reading this entry…)

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April 22nd, 2016: SurvCE 5.0 Released

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Carlson SurvCE 5.0 is now available. There are several improvements including GNSS mission planning, graphical stakeout interface, and several more. A more complete list can be found below. Full license and upgrade pricing can be obtained by contacting us at 281.332.4656 or using our online form.

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March 28th, 2016: FreeWave WavePro Now Available

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FreeWave’s WP201 is now available for purchase. The WP201 is a short separation (1-8 miles) wireless platform for voice, video, data, and sensors control and transport. It is a high speed rugged WiFi device for outdoor industrial applications. (continue reading this entry…)

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September 29th, 2015: Waypoint USB Key End Of Life Announcement

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NovAtel Inc has announced the End Of Life (EOL) for Waypoint USB keys for GrafNav/GrafNet and Inertial Explorer software. This also affects PCS (Post Contractual Support) for USB keys. You can still purchase the Waypoint software with USB key until December 1, 2015.

After December 31 2015, USB keys will not be serviced or repaired; however, customers can continue to use them. USB keys will not be supported in future major releases of the GrafNav/GrafNet or Inertial Explorer software. Those currently with a Waypoint USB key will be able to convert their USB license to a FlexNet (keyless) version of the software.

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August 18th, 2015: Carlson 2016 Announced

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Carlson Software Inc has announced the release of the 2016 versions of their powerful software. New features and compatibility with the latest AutoCAD make for a great solution for your GIS software application. New 2016 versions include:

  • Carlson Civil/Hydro 2016
  • Carlson Takeoff Suite 2106
  • Carlson Mining 2016
  • Carlson Survey 2016

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June 26th, 2015: NovAtel GPS-713-GGG-N and GPS-713-GGGL-N Announced

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NovAtel Inc has announced the GPS-713-GGG-N and GPS-713-GGGL GNSS antennas. These antennas are able to track multiple constellations and have enhanced Inmarsat rejection. This feature is great for applications near Inmarsat transmitters that are typically found in marine environments.

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May 12th, 2015: NovAtel GPS-704-WB Announcement

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NovAtel Inc has announced the new GPS-704-WB GNSS antenna. This new wideband antenna comes in the familiar 700 series discus format and features NovAtel’s patented Pinwheel® Technology. This quality antenna has the ability to track GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, and L-Band signals for all of your GNSS needs.

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April 7th, 2015: NovAtel Relay Announcement

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NovAtel announces the addition of the Relay RTK radio module. This docking station for the Smart-6L adds a radio module to your Smart-6L GNSS receiver. The radio module gives you the ability to quickly set up a base or rover for improved position accuracy. Configuration is easy using a web browser on your phone or tablet. (continue reading this entry…)

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