Cardholder-sized personal safety device combines u-blox cellular and GNSS technologies

MCM Electronics Pty Ltd, has announced the launch of a new personal safety device, developed in collaboration with u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips.

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u-blox Untethered Dead Reckoning technology now in the smallest form-factor

u-blox announced the availability of its miniature Untethered Dead Reckoning (UDR) receiver EVA-M8E.

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Qualcomm enhances location platform for IoT, automotive and telematics through Galileo satellites

Qualcomm Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is supporting the European Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) broadly in its product portfolios.

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KIWI PLUS launches new children’s smartwatch made in collaboration with u-blox

KIWI PLUS, has launched a new children’s smartwatch developed in collaboration with u-blox. LINE Kids Watch is a tiny and colorful wearable with LINE emojis functioning as an Android-based

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Sierra Wireless announces availability of AirLink MP70 for public transportation and field services

Sierra Wireless has announced availability of the AirLink® MP70, an LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) vehicle router for mission-critical applications in public safety (police, fire, ambulance), public transportation and field services.

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Antenova introduces three new FPC antennas to cover 3G, 4G and LTE bands

Antenova Ltd, manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, is announcing three brand new flexible printed circuit antennas to cover the 3G, 4G and LTE bands.

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Ultra-compact 3G/2G cellular module now available from Alpha Micro

Alpha Micro Components announced the availability of SARA-U201, the smallest cellular module available supporting 2G and 3G. The SARA-U201 is pin and form factor compatible with u-blox’s other region-specific 2G and 3G variants, such as the 2G SARA-G350, also available through Alpha Micro.

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Telit acquires IP and cellular module products from Novatel Wireless for US$11m

Telit Communications PLC, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), has agreed to acquire several cellular module product lines, related IP and related assets from Novatel Wireless, Inc.

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LTE antennas and a TransferJet solution among Antenova’s new offerings at Embedded World

At Embedded World this year (Stand 5.141) Antenova will be showing an antenna solution for TransferJet, the new close-proximity wireless standard; new, flexible, FPC antennas for WLAN, ISM, Cellular/LTE and GNSS.

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u-blox in automotive GNSS innovation with untethered 3D Dead Reckoning

  The global provider wireless and positioning modules and chips, u-blox released NEO-M8U, the industry’s first Untethered 3D Dead Reckoning (UDR) module. Combining multi-GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo) with an onboard 3D gyro/accelerometer, NEO-M8U provides accurate positioning even where GNSS signals are weak or not available. It achieves this without any connection to the vehicle other

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u-blox releases u blox 8, a new GPS/GLONASS receiver platform for low-power devices

u-blox has announced the release of the u‑blox 8 GPS/GLONASS receiver platform. It complements the u-blox GNSS platform portfolio by addressing power sensitive usage, whereas the existing u-blox M8 platform continues to serve applications where navigation performance and highest accuracy are paramount.

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Taoglas brings antenna innovation to the Vehicle-to-Vehicle market with unique DSRC antenna

Taoglas has introduced the DCP.5900, a unique ceramic patch antenna designed for emerging V2V and V2X applications.

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OriginGPS new products adds MediaTek functionality for high performance, small size and rapid update rate in wearables

OriginGPS has announced the launch of a new family of products, the first of which is the ORG1510-MK, the world’s smallest fully integrated multi-GNSS (GPS, Glonass and BeiDou) module. The miniature low-power architecture supports an update rate of up to 10Hz and contains onboard flash, making it the perfect GNSS component for devices that require fully-featured components

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IZT solutions enable over-the-air communication test system

The Fraunhofer Gesellschaft presented an Over-The-Air (OTA) wave field synthesis system for test and certification of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receivers at its Fraunhofer IIS Facility for Over the Air Research and Testing (FORTE) in Ilmenau. The innovative and complex OTA test system is mainly based on Hardware and Software solutions from IZT GmbH,

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Sierra Wireless next-generation embedded modules offer integrated device-to-cloud architecture for IoT

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) introduced the next-generation AirPrime® WP Series of smart wireless modules, designed to reduce system complexity and accelerate the development of connected products and applications for the Internet of Things.

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Alpha Micro sets new benchmark for GNSS precision timing with two new modules from u-blox

M2M and IOT communications expert Alpha Micro Components has launched the NEO-M8T and LEA-M8T precision timing modules, ideal for mission-critical infrastructure systems including mobile communication networks, power generation and distribution systems and seismic measurements. Highly compact, these new surface-mount modules are able to generate a precise reference clock with <20 ns accuracy.

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