Torrance, CA – June 13, 2008-NavCom Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company, announced today the release of new software for its RTK and StarFire products providing users access to an expanded StarFire Network of six satellites and NavCom’s new Ultra RTK capability.
increasing the StarFire constellation from three to six satellites, users are
now provided with fully redundant global coverage as well as increased
performance assurance as the GPS receiver now automatically selects the highest
elevation satellite out of the six available. Three new uplink sites were added
in Santa Paula, CA;
and Auckland, New Zealand ensuring true diversity
of delivery and enhancing StarFire system redundancy.
software provides several new and enhanced features such as Ultra RTK, which allows
RTK accuracy (0.5cm +1ppm) at up to 40km from the base station. Combined
with NavCom’s industry-exclusive RTK Extend, users can work farther away from
base stations and maintain RTK-level accuracy even during radio outages.
pleased to provide our clients with our latest technology with the release of
this new software that gives our customers access to an expanded StarFire
network and our newest enhancement - Ultra RTK,” said Steve Wilson,
NavCom’s GNSS Business Manager. “The expanded StarFire Network combined with
our Ultra RTK and RTK Extend capabilities, provides a powerful combination that
helps reduce outages while providing extended coverage, saving our users
valuable time and effort.”
the first of its kind, is a global satellite-based augmentation system (GSBAS)
that provides decimeter positioning accuracy on a worldwide basis, completely
independent of geographical boundaries, allowing users to roam freely while
maintaining precise positioning.
For more information on NavCom Technology and its products,
NavCom Expands Starfire System and Extends RTK Capabilities
June 19, 2008