u-blox UBX-R5 becomes first IoT chipset certified by GCF

The u-blox UBX-R5 LTE-M/NB-IoT chipset offers unprecedented wireless technology integration with built-in end‑to‑end security, making it ideal for mission‑critical or long life-cycle IoT applications.

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Global Certification Forum announces first IoT chipset certification with u-blox

The Global Certification Forum (GCF) has announced that u-blox is the company to certify a product under its new IoT chipset certification scheme (started in January this year). This latest GCF programme is designed for chipsets covering NB-IoT and LTE-M and facilitates the easy integration of embedded chipsets into modules and devices. The u-blox UBX-R5

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IMC Governors elect Brown and Bybjerg as new chair and vice chair

The Board of Governors of the IoT M2M Council (IMC) has elected Sara Brown of MultiTech and Kim Bybjerg of Tata Communications as their new chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

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Arm announces Custom Instructions for embedded CPUs and Mbed OS Partner Governance

Arm CEO, Simon Segars has announced Arm Custom Instructions, a new feature for the Armv8-M architecture.

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u-blox’s senior 5G tech lead Sylvia Lu named in UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering 2019

u-blox, a global supplier of positioning and wireless communication technologies, reports that its senior 5G tech lead Sylvia Lu has been recognised as one of the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering. The award is given by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), in celebration of International Women in Engineering Day 2019.

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GSA publishes its second GNSS User Technology Report

The second edition of the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) GNSS User Technology Report has been published and is now available for free download, providing an exhaustive review of all the latest GNSS trends and developments. There are now more than 100 GNSS satellites now available over our heads.

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Arduino introduces new boards featuring u‑blox wireless technology

u-blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, and Arduino, providers of the world’s leading open-source hardware and software ecosystem, introduced four new boards to their MKR family, delivering enhanced wireless connectivity options for IoT applications.

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Kudelski Group and u-blox to collaborate on secure connectivity
 for consumer, automotive and industrial IoT

The Kudelski Group, the provider in digital security, and u‑blox, a provider in positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets, announced the signing of an MOU to bring premium-grade security to IoT devices.

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u‑blox announces the first high precision GNSS module based on u‑blox F9 technology

u-blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced the ZED-F9P multi-band GNSS module with integrated multi-band Real Time Kinematics (RTK) technology for machine control, ground robotic vehicles, and high precision unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) applications.

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u-blox announces easy-to-use dual-mode Bluetooth module

u-blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced the new NINA-B2 dual-mode Bluetooth® 4.2 stand-alone module, enabling industrial IoT applications thanks to its built-in secure boot and wide temperature ranges.

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u-blox’s NB-IoT module certified for use in hazourdous environments now enters initial production

u-blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced that its SARA-N2 NB-IoT module series is entering initial production. In addition to being certified for use in Europe, Asia and Australia, the module has received ATEX certification for deployment

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u-blox introduces LTE Cat M1 and NB-IoT multimode module with quad band 2G fallback

u-blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the SARA-R412M, an LTE Cat M1, NB-IoT, and quad band 2G (EGPRS) module with worldwide coverage. Measuring just 16 x 26 mm, the module is the world’s smallest to provide both LTE and quad band EGPRS support in a single design.

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China Telecom and China Unicom certify u-blox NB-IoT modules

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced that its SARA-N2 NB-IoT modules have successfully completed AVL certification with China Telecom and validation with China Unicom.

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Ercogener partners with Orange and u-blox on LTE-M networks

Ercogener and the mechatronic division of the Groupe Zekat will participate in the WEF (World Electronic Forum) on the 27 and 28 October 2017 in Angers, France. They will show their telecom technology as well as their electronic expertise. Pascal Denoel, president of the Groupe Zekat, will be one of the top speakers and will

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IoT relies on five key attributes to ensure a secure foundation for services to run over

Security in IoT is a process that relies on continuous security across five key dimensions of an IoT service. These five attributes are Secure Boot, Secure Firmware over the Air, Secure Physical Interface and APIs, Secure Physical Transport Layer and Robustness. Here, Mats Andersson, the senior director of technology for short range wireless at u-blox,

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u-blox, Commsignia and NXP collaborate for the rapidly growing V2X technology

V2X leaders u‑blox, Commsignia Inc and NXP Semiconductors, announced a strategic collaboration, in order to address the rapidly growing demand for reliable Vehicle‑to‑Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle‑to‑Infrastructure (V2I) technology.

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