NavCom Technology and AXYS Technologies to Provide GPS Buoy System for NAVOCEANO

RTK-StarFire Solutions from NavCom and the TRIAXYS GPS Buoy from AXYS prove a winning combination in providing high precision water level monitoring buoys to NAVOCEANO.

NavCom Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company, announced that a team of AXYS Technologies, NavCom Technology and ITS Corporation (ITS), prime contractor under the General Services Administration's (GSA) ANSWER Contract, have been selected by the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) to further deploy its RTK-StarFire solution with the development of an RTK-StarFire GPS Buoy system.

NavCom's implementation of Solid Earth Tide Corrections into their GPS software algorithm was instrumental in providing real-time, accurate water elevation data from the buoy system and essential in meeting NAVOCEANO's requirements. The TRIAXYS GPS buoys equipped with NavCom GPS receivers are able to measure water levels for hydrographic surveys providing up to 30 centimeters of improved vertical accuracy depending on latitude and solar and lunar cycles. In addition to increased accuracies, these buoys will reduce the need of installing land referenced tide gauges.

Source: NavCom, March 1, 2005

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


POB March 2015 Cover

2015 March

In this March 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at how a dam project's field work becomes complicated with a river and lush vegetation. Also, read about Williston, North Dakota's population boom due to unprecedented oil exploration and drilling activity.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Is Work Better Today?

Surveyors, how has the newest technologies available to the profession affected you? Compared to five years ago, work today is …
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.