The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS has successfully demonstrated the direct transmission of sensor data from multiple transmitters via a geostationary satellite. For the test transmission, the institute employed portable, ground-based transmitters equipped with small, omni-directional C-band antennas.
Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced completion of certification of its portfolio of cesium clocks to be compliant with the new G.811.1 recommendation (known as enhanced Primary Reference Clocks, or ePRC)
TomTom (TOM2) announced the launch of the new TomTom TRUCKER – a GPS navigation device specifically developed to help truckers get to their destination more efficiently. The new GPS device, which comes in two sizes, comes with a Lifetime TomTom Truck Maps subscription for the US and Canada, now updatable over Wi-Fi,
Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and the provider in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, reports that SPOT Trace™ and Globalstar satellite communications are helping researchers at the University of Oldenburg in Germany better understand and combat plastic pollution in the North Sea.
For many of us, our smartphone is our lifeline, providing us with constant access to communication, entertainment, news and shopping. It is, by far, says Marco Dallabora, senior director – Mobile Business Unit at Micron Semiconductor Italia, the most preferred digital device that we use every day.
Autonomous vehicles will represent approximately 25% of passenger vehicles by 2030, and in the UK, trials have already been announced for convoys of partially self-driving lorries. Although advanced infrastructure, legislation and consumer trust will take time to evolve, it’s clear that any fleet-owning business
Telstra and Cab Digital Media, a Sydney-based start-up, launched TaxiLive – a custom designed digital billboard for the rear of premium taxis. The digital platform allows safety messages and advertising to be sent to the taxis depending on their location, the time of day and even the weather.
Digi International, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, announced that SmartDrive, a provider of telematics and fleet management services, has selected the Digi ConnectCore 6UL secure, wireless System-on-Module (SOM) as the development platform for its recently announced DriveOps GPS Real-Time Fleet Management system.
Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Lineable, a Seoul-based startup manufacturer of GPS trackers, has integrated LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) in its new wearable safety device, Silver.
u‑blox, a global provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, has announced the u-blox F9 technology platform, delivering high precision positioning solutions for mass market industrial and automotive applications.