System Introduction

BeiDou Navigation Satellite System is China’s global navigation satellite system which has been developed independently.The system’s target: maintain independence and keep the initiative in our own hands,keep open,compatible,stable and reliable on technology, offer global service, thereby accelerating the foundation of navigation satellite industrial chain,consummating  the sustaining extending and guaranteeing system,expanding […]

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Chinese Delegation Attends the International Committee of the 8th Conference of Global Satellite Navigation System in Dubai

The 8th Meeting of the International Committee on GNSS (ICG-8) was held in Dubai on November 10-14, 2013. This session was hosted by the UAE government and the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST). 167 delegates from more than 10 international and regional satellite organizations relevant to satellite […]

SPECIAL REPORT-In satellite tech race, China hitched a ride from Europe

By David Lague Dec 22 (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping has exhorted the People’s Liberation Army “to get ready to fight and win wars” and “to win regional warfare under information technology-oriented conditions.” For now, China’s sprawling defense industries and research laboratories are relying on a high-tech short cut. […]

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Edom Technology Co. Ltd. : Broadcom Announces New GNSS Location Chip with Support for Chinese BeiDou Satellite System

Broadcom Announces New GNSS Location Chip with Support for Chinese BeiDou Satellite System Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today introduced the BCM47531, a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) chip that generates positioning data from five satellite constellations simultaneously (GPS, […]

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GPS‐Glonass‐Beidou satellite navigation workshop

by Simon Chester on 17 December, 2013 Brisbane CBD by Flickr user brewbooks. There will be an International IEEE Workshop on Asia-Pacific satellite navigation and positioning held in Brisbane in Feb/Mar. Increasing global fuel costs pressure resource, agricultural, and transport industries to achieve better energy efficiencies and reduce carbon emissions. Navigation, positioning, and automation […]

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BeiDou system enjoys fast growth of users

English.news.cn   2013-04-03 17:38:23 BEIJING, April 3 (Xinhua) — The application of China’s homegrown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has expanded to include more overseas and domestic clients, heightening expectations for a full-fledged information industry based on domestically-produced satellites. A state laboratory under Wuhan University in central China’s Hubei Province and […]

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What is beidou?

BeiDou (sometimes known as as “Compass”) is the name of the Chinese Global Navigation Satellite System. China has indicated it intends to expand the current local geostationary system (BeiDou phase 1) into a fully global medium-earth-orbit GNSS constellation (BeiDou phase 3), via an interim step of a regional system using […]

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