u-blox ‘amicably terminates’ contract to buy SIMCom’s cellular product line

u-blox, a global provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, and SIM Technology Group Limited announced that they will not proceed with the sale, respectively acquisition, of SIMCom cellular module product line.

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Two u-blox LTE Cat 1 modules now available on T-Mobile’s US 4G LTE network for IoT Access Packs

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced PTCRB certification of its TOBY-R202 and TOBY-R200 LTE Cat 1 modules for T-Mobile‘s US 4G LTE network.

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u-blox launches the ZOE-M8G, an ultra-compact GNSS receiver module

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has launched the ZOE-M8G, an ultra-compact GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver module, especially designed for markets where small size, minimal weight and high location precision are essential.

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Swiss-based u-blox acquires SIMCom cellular module product line in a deal worth US$52.5m

In an asset deal worth US$52.5 million, u-blox is acquiring the cellular modem products, R&D team and customer base of SIMCom Wireless.

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u-blox issues new financial guidance as it expects continued strong growth for 2017

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, forecasts revenues of CHF 360 million (€335 million) for FY 2016. It now expects EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) between CHF 56 and 58 million (€52 – 54 million).

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RPMA technology coming to Europe in 2017

RPMA (Random Phase Multiple Access) LPWAN (low power wide area network) technology was designed from the bottom up to optimise wide area connectivity for Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things (M2M and IoT) devices.

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Industry’s smallest GNSS module underpins South Korea’s smallest battery-powered 3G tracking device

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, reports that two of its products have been used by Cobilsys to create South Korea’s smallest battery-powered asset tracking device.

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GPS, BeiDou, Galileo and GLONASS receiver launched for covert, tracking and mobile use

Alpha Micro Components has launched the u-blox EVA-M8Q, GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver module. The EVA-M8Q achieves superior positional accuracy by combining signals from up to three navigation satellite constellations simultaneously, but it still fits in a miniature, cost-effective EVA 7×7 mm package.

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REYAX Technology comes together with u-blox to launch a new industrial router platform

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced that REYAX Technology, an industrial and telematics systems provider for aftermarket telematics, has launched a new industrial router platform that incorporates cellular, short range and GNSS modules from u-blox.

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u-blox announces the release of SAM-M8Q GNSS receiver with integrated antenna

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has announced the SAM-M8Q GNSS receiver with integrated antenna.

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u-blox technology is powering a new smart bus solution from Baoruh Electronic in Taiwan

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has announced its technology is powering a new smart bus solution from Baoruh Electronic in Taiwan which combines LTE-based telematics and Automated Fare Collection (AFC) for intelligent fleet management.

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First smart electricity meter based on NB-IoT claimed by Huawei and Janz CE

The first electrical energy smart meter, using 4.5G NB-IoT communication technology, has been successfully tested, say Huawei and Janz CE.

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How our cities are becoming smarter and what it means for us – Part 2

Of course, connected devices will require robust, secure communications at every point in the chain, from sensor nodes to the cloud and back again. This is where a plethora of wireless positioning and communications technologies come into play.

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How our cities are becoming smarter and what it means for us – Part 1

We are told that the connected city is going to be a smarter city, but what does “smarter” actually mean in this context, and how will cities be connected? We don’t yet have all the answers to these questions, but public authorities, businesses, academic institutions, NGOs and individuals have,

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Nikken Lease uses u-blox positioning and cellular technologies for new trackable pallet

Nikken Lease has tapped into new positioning and cellular technologies from u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, for its new trackable pallet, Transeeker.

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u-blox unveils the UBX-R3, the proprietary LTE modem technology platform

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, unveiled the UBX-R3, its proprietary LTE modem technology platform.

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