LabSat 3 Wideband GNSS Simulator Open House – May 2017

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Date: Wednesday 10 May, 2017
Time: 10am – 4pm

Racelogic have recently launched the LabSat 3 Wideband Simulator system and would like to invite you to join us at our offices in Farmington Hills, M.I. So come along and learn about the latest addition to the highly successful LabSat 3 family of GPS Simulators.

LabSat3 Wideband front

You will have the opportunity to meet Mark Sampson, LabSat Product Manager, who has come over from the Racelogic’s head office in the UK. Mark will be on hand during the day to answer any questions you may have, as well as delivering presentations and demonstrations on the new Wideband unit which can record GPS L1, L2 & L5 Signals together. Learn how LabSat 3 systems can save you time and money and test your GPS devices and applications.

Demonstrations on show:

  • LabSat 3 Wideband
    • Internal webserver set up
    • CAN recording and replay
    • High accuracy dual GPS frequency L1 & L2 RTK recording & replay with VBOX
    • Remote control via telnet command

  • SatGen V3 Simulation Software
    • Create your own artificial GPS signals
    • LabSat RT (real-time GPS signals)
    • See real-time GPS signal in action

  • Labsat3 Single, dual & triple constellation systems
    • See how LabSat 3 can work with Apple & Android apps
    • How to test your Satnav or GPS receiver with LabSat 3

Agenda:

10:00 Doors open
11:00 LabSat 3 Wideband presentation & demonstration by Mark Sampson
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:30 LabSat 3 Wideband presentation & demonstration by Mark Sampson
16:00 Close


Location:

Racelogic USA, 27260 Haggerty Road, Suite A2, Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Registration

Click below to register, or email for more information.

Next leap second adjustment coming soon

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Another leap second is about to be added to official timekeeping on December 31, 2016. This occurs approximately every eighteen months, to compensate for the very gradual slowing of the Earth’s rotation - and whilst it makes everyone's day and year officially one second longer, it is a change that is hardly significant unless you are an engineer or product designer dealing with GNSS devices.

Do you know how your GPS device's firmware and algorithms will behave during the upcoming leap second correction? Are you prepared for the 2016 leap second adjustment? Many have been caught out before, but it is easy to avoid...

With LabSat you can simulate leap second corrections, including the one on 31st December 2016 at your desk. RACELOGIC have provided the relevant scenarios to download for free.

Download the LabSat 3 leap second scenarios that simulate the last and upcoming leap second event now.

If you have purchased SatGen software, you can also simulate previous leap second events to test the robustness of your device. The latest SatGen v3 software release offers leap second events between 30th July 1981 and 31st December 2016.

Leap Second

LabSat exhibit at the Chinese Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC)

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For the first time ever we are exhibiting at the 7th China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC) in Changsha, China on 18-20 May. Daniel Unander, LabSat Product Manager for our Asia Pacific Office is teaming up with Guangzhou Zeer Testing Technology, our appointed LabSat distributor for China for the event.

CSNC is the largest GNSS fair of its type in China attracting over 2000 experts in the field and is supported by 11 national authorities.

Come and visit us at Booth T-1 where you can see a preview of our upcoming LabSat Wideband product along with our LabSat Real-Time demonstration.

LabSat 3 Turntable System: A full navigation testing solution

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To cover for losses in satellite visibility most OEM navigation systems have a dead reckoning capability. This utilises vehicle wheel speed data and rate of turn information to provide the system with a guide to the vehicle's current location when GPS signals are not available.  

When it comes to testing these systems on the bench however, if the dead reckoning signals are not present the navigation unit will not function correctly. 

To overcome these obstructions we have developed a full navigation testing solution. Watch the video below to see how it works. 

SatGen Version 3 now includes BeiDou signals

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SatGen v3From LabSat, the most cost effective GNSS simulator available, comes SatGen V3.

SatGen is a powerful and intuitive software package that gives you the ability to create GNSS scenarios for replay through any LabSat simulator – and now it includes BeiDou!

The software creates either user generated or imported trajectory files for use with a LabSat. The addition of the BeiDou B1 signals means that you can now test your device’s effectiveness as if it were being used within the operating area of the Chinese constellation – which at present only provides full coverage in Asia.

The BeiDou constellation is set to become globally operational by 2020. With the new SatGen you can create scenarios that include signals from satellites yet to be launched, so that you can develop new products in readiness for the full constellation.

SatGen V3 can produce scenarios with one, two, or three sets of signals being simultaneously output: GPS, GLONASS, and now BeiDou. If you have a triple constellation LabSat 3 the software now matches the record and replay abilities of your hardware.

If you’ve never used SatGen before, why not try it out? Our free to use demo version is available from here.

To purchase a full copy please contact your LabSat distributor.