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April 19th, 2016: NovAtel OEM6 Firmware 6.700

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info

NovAtel has released version 6.700 (OEM060700RN0000) firmware for OEM628-based hardware. This includes the FlexPak6 and Smart6-L. It does not apply to the Flex6D. There are some improvements related to TerraStar, Autosurvey improvements (Smart6-L with RELAY), as well as some new commands.

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March 28th, 2016: FreeWave WavePro Now Available

Filed under: Products

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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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March 22nd, 2016: Possible NVM Issues for OEM6 Products with pre 6.600 Firmware

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info

Summary

A Non -Volatile Memory (NVM) error occurs on the receiver causing the receiver to either lose communication or tracking.

Products Affected

ProPak6 and OEM638 receivers loaded with pre OEM060600RN0000 (6.600) software and OEM6 receivers tracking more than 2 constellations loaded with pre OEM060600RN0000 software. (continue reading this entry…)

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

Filed under: Products

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

Filed under: Products

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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July 7th, 2015: OmniSTAR Satellite Coverage Area Change

Filed under: General

OmniSTAR will be transitioning to a new satellite broadcast that provides a different coverage area. Users that do not use or have autotune capability in their receivers, may need to change their frequency to continue receiving corrections. The change will occur on July 21 2015 from 11:00 to 15:00 CDT. There will be a short signal outage during the transition period. (continue reading this entry…)

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

Filed under: Products

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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June 17th, 2015: NovAtel OEMV 3.907 Firmware

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info

NovAtel has released 3.907 version firmware for the OEMV Series of receivers. This 3.907 version is a fix for the upcoming GLONASS leap second introduction that will occur at the end of June.

It is recommended that if you have a GLONASS enabled NovAtel of the OEMV Series, please upgrade before June 30 2015.

Download 3.907 update version

*If you have a SPAN/IMU type receiver, please contact us before upgrading.

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

Filed under: Products

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

Filed under: Products

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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February 19th, 2015: OEM6 6.600 Firmware

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info

NovAtel has released 6.600 (OEM060600RN0000, OMP060600RN0000) firmware for their OEM6 Series. There are several improvements and features with this new version. For those with the ProPak6 receiver also have the additional of the WebUI firmware for control over WiFi. (continue reading this entry…)

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February 19th, 2015: NovAtel FlexPak6D

Filed under: Products

NovAtel’s FlexPak6D is now available. This new enclosure has the OEM617D GNSS receiver inside with dual antenna connections for heading. It can track GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou signals. The small form factor is great for applications that require a small footprint. Whether you need a simple heading model or a full RTK heading unit, the firmware model is scalable/upgradable to suit your needs. (continue reading this entry…)

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December 24th, 2014: Waypoint GrafNav 8.60

Filed under: Products

 

Waypoint has released GrafNav/GrafNet™ version 8.60. This new version has improvements to the GUI, added support for BEIDOU, and custom antenna profiles. A full list of the changes are shown in the version history (pdf).

Users within their Waypoint PCS (Post Contractual Support) period are eligible for a free upgrade. You can send us an email for info on getting your upgrade or if you have any questions.

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September 16th, 2014: NovAtel GPS-702-GG-HV Antenna

Filed under: Products

NovAtel’s high vibration dual frequency GPS/GLONASS antenna is now available. The GPS-702-GG-HV features Pinwheel® technology to reduce multipath signals for better tracking.

 

This antenna is a similar form factor to the GPS-702-GG antenna with the additional robustness for high vibration applications. It meets MIL-STD-810G for vibration and salt spray. Available colors: Grey, desert tan, olive drab.

For pricing information and to place an order, please call us at (281) 332-4656 or send us a message using our online form.

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September 3rd, 2014: NovAtel OEM6 Firmware Release 6.510

Filed under: Firmware Updates/Info

Firmware version 6.510 | OEM060510RN0000 | OMP060510RN0000 is available for NovAtel OEM6 Series of GNSS receivers. This firmware release adds support for the OEM617 hardware as well as PPP improvements. NovAtel recommends installing the latest firmware on your NovAtel receivers. (continue reading this entry…)

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