BlueStarGPS™ Revolutionizes the Utility and Pipeline Industry, Releasing the World's First, Lightweight, Low-cost GPS/GNSS Solution with No Post-processing of Data

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BlueStarGPS announces plans to offer both GPS and GNSS options in a rugged, lightweight and low-cost package. BlueStarGPS was designed specifically with sub-meter mapping and data collection performance specifications.

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BlueStarGPS is the most cost-effective and highest performing standalone receiver designed specifically for the pipeline and utility industry.

BlueStarGPS recently announced plans to offer both GPS and GNSS options in a rugged, lightweight and low-cost package. BlueStarGPS was designed specifically with sub-meter mapping and data collection performance specifications. It increases accuracy by utilizing SBAS corrections, including 3-channel, and parallel tracking SBAS operated by the Federal Aviation Administration, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, the Multi-functional Satellite Augmentation System (Japan) and the GPS-aided Geo-Augmented Navigation System (India). The strength of BlueStarGPS lies not only in providing sub-meter precision without post-processing, but an ability to maintain accurate positioning when the SBAS signal is obstructed. In fact, this receiver is able to maintain sub-meter accuracy for up to 40 minutes after the loss of a differential correction source signal. This means BlueStarGPS functions under trees, around buildings and in rugged terrain where other receivers can fail.

Bernard Luc-Gagnon, President of BlueStarGPS, said, "BlueStarGPS is the most cost-effective and highest performing standalone receiver designed specifically for the pipeline and utility industry. It functions via Bluetooth™ technology that provides interoperability between the BlueStarGPS and other devices, such as mobile tablets and smart phones running Android™, as well as cable and pipe ‘locating’ tools with a connectivity range of up to 1 km. BlueStarGPS technology was adopted from forestry industry applications where conditions are harsh, remote and often beneath severe canopy cover.” He went on to say, "This level of accuracy, without post-processing, is changing how the industry does business in ways that are still being discovered. Now objects, easements, structure location, utility locations and equipment can all be accurately measured, captured, visualized and displayed in real-time—to someone sitting in an office, a vehicle or on top of a buried asset.”

About BlueStarGPS

BlueStarGPS is a provider of lightweight, rugged and low cost precision GPS & GNSS receivers designed to serve the utility and pipeline industries. BlueStarGPS is designed to significantly improve the accuracy, content and effectiveness of data location practices. BlueStarGPS enhances all aspects of current utility and pipeline asset management and damage prevention practices. BlueStarGPS provides real-time, sub-meter precision with no post processing to streamline the data lifecycle and improve the delivery, visualization and quality of location data. BlueStarGPS delivers immediate and substantial value to stakeholders engaged in any phase of the asset management lifecycle including, planning, design, engineering, construction, and damage prevention.

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