World’s fastest automotive 4G LTE module now certified for all major networks in North America

Swiss u‑blox, has announces that its Cat.4 TOBY-L200 4G LTE module has achieved “network compatible” status for North Americas  LTE networks. In the u-blox tradition of miniaturisation and reliability, TOBY-L200 is the world’s smallest Category 4 LTE module and operates at automotive temperatures (-40°C…+85°C).

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u-blox launches indoor/outdoor positioning module NEO-M8L with integrated 3D sensors

Swiss u-blox, has introduces the NEO-M8L Automotive Dead Reckoning (ADR) module with integrated motion, direction and elevation sensors. The module integrates gyro and accelerometer with u‑blox’ leading GNSS platform u-blox M8 to achieve the highest- performance indoor/outdoor positioning solution available, perfect for all road vehicle and high-accuracy navigation applications.

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Embedded GPS/GNSS active antennas for M2M IoT

Parsec Technologies, Inc. Introducing GPS/GNSS L1 high radiated efficiency active antenna at 9mm x 9.175mm x 1.3mm (L x W x H).  The PTA1.5M-9 integrates easily with industry GNSS/GPS 3D-SIPs and system on chip (SoC) receivers with only a single direct connection typically required and is compatible with any GNSS receiver operating from 1560 to 1610

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Employee safety and security regulations raise the stakes for fleet operators

Fleet operators and owners are challenged to ensure their vehicles and equipment can be operated safely and efficiently in isolated locations. Although more technology is available than ever before recent fleet management audits have shown there is substantial room for improvement, writes Ralph Adam

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Adoption of wearable devices is accelerated with smaller, low power GNSS modules from CSR and OriginGPS

Cambridge, UK; San Jose, California, USA; and Jerusalem, Israel – To accelerate market adoption of location technologies in wearable devices and cameras, CSR plc and OriginGPS have announced a series of high-performance GNSS modules using CSR’s SiRFstarIV™ and SiRFstarV™ product lines.

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Telit chosen as key representative of Italian technology industry in Europe’s Galileo GPS roll-out

London, UK – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global vendor of M2M modules and value-added services and solutions, has been  selected as one of Italy’s key representatives in the global roll-out of Europe’s Galileo ultra-accurate satellite positioning system.

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Wipro takes US$5m stake in M2M platform provider Axeda Corp as ST-Ericsson sells its GNSS business

Foxboro, MA, USA & Bangalore, India.  June 03, 2013 – Wipro Ltd., a global IT, consulting and outsourcing company, and Axeda Corporation, a cloud-based service and software provider for managing connected products and M2M applications, today announced that Wipro has made a US$5 million investment in Axeda. Meanwhile, ST-Ericsson is to sell its connectivity [GNSS]

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