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Companies partner on automotive radar for object detection

May 24, 2017By

Analog Devices and Renesas Electronics Corporation are collaborating on a system-level 77/79-GHz radar sensor demonstrator to improve advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) applications and enable autonomous driving vehicles. The new demonstrator combines the RH850/V1R-M micro-controller from the Renesas autonomy Platform and ADI’s Drive360 28nm CMOS RF-to-bits technology. The system-level operation of these two technologies will enable earlier detection of smaller and faster... read more

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Research: Infrasound direction-finding, positioning system

May 23, 2017By

By John P. McIntire, Duy K. Nguyen, Eric T. Vinande, and Frederick C. Webber U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory / Presented at ION ITM, January 2017 Infrasound refers to sound frequencies below the threshold of human hearing, around 20 Hz or less. There are a variety of natural sources of infrasonic emissions, including thunderstorms, avalanches, meteors, earthquakes, volcanos, and windstorms... read more

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Taoglas launches street-view-ready GPS performance certification services

May 23, 2017By

Taoglas, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) and GNSS antenna products, has released two new GPS certification testing services for Google and its device partners. The services are required for devices to meet Google’s new Street View auto-ready standard. Auto-ready certification distinguishes 360-degree cameras that deliver accurately positioned 360 video, even at high speeds. Taoglas worked with Google to develop... read more

Tersus releases Precis-BX316R GNSS PPK board

May 22, 2017By

Tersus GNSS has released to the market its new GNSS PPK board, the Precis-BX316R. Precis-BX316R is a GNSS Post-Processing Kinematic (PPK) board for accurate positioning. It supports raw measurement output from two antennas: GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2 and BDS B1/B2 from primary antenna and GPS L1/L2 from the second. The SD card on board (up to 32G) makes it convenient for... read more

Telit introduces ultra-slim, smart antenna GNSS location module

May 19, 2017By

Telit has introduced an ultra-slim family of smart antenna GNSS receiver modules. The fully integrated modules include a comprehensive feature set that eliminates the need for additional components. They are designed for Internet of Things (IoT) projects with size, cost and time constraints. Easing the burden for developers with little or no RF design experience, the SL876Q5-A is compliant with regulatory... read more

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STMicroelectronics and Allystar partner on GNSS applications and solutions

May 17, 2017By

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor company for electronics applications, is working with Allystar to develop and market GNSS solutions for automotive products and other applications. Allystar is a spin-off from CEC Huada Electronic Design Co. Ltd. and a Chinese GNSS chip designer. GNSS solutions and technologies, including China’s BeiDou navigation system, are playing an ever-increasing role in many different domains, related to smart mobility.... read more

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Drones swarming indoors only one highlight of AUVSI Xponential

May 17, 2017By

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International‘s annual Xponential show, which took place May 8-11 in Dallas, Texas, seemed to be at least as large as last year’s in New Orleans, Louisiana. According to the Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s keynote address, I was among more than 7,000 attendees and 650 exhibitors. Krzanich and the Intel folks dazzled us with live indoor drone flying... read more

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GSA launches 2017 GNSS Market Report

May 15, 2017By

With an in-depth look at market opportunities and trends across eight market segments, the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA’s) annual GNSS Market Report serves as a key resource for navigating the fast-evolving world of satellite navigation technology and GNSS applications. The fifth edition, the 2017 GNSS Market Report, was released May 10 by Carlo des Dorides, executive director for the GSA, at the European Navigation... read more