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KCS TraceME upgrades TM-178 with LoRa technology

July 27, 2016By
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KCS BV has upgraded its successful TraceME module TM-178, targeted for tracing and controlling vehicles and other powered equipment. The TM-178/R9H7 module has been upgraded with optional LoRa, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Smart (BLE), ANT/ANT+ and proprietary RF, which enables easy integration with existing wireless networks and specific custom mobile apps on smartphones and tablets. The LoRa technology offers a communication range... read more

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Jackson Labs releases Galileo-enabled oscillators

July 27, 2016By
Jackson Labs' low-phase noise Rubidium GNSDO.

Jackson Labs Technologies Inc., a designer and manufacturer of GNSS, timing and frequency equipment, is releasing several new products with full support for the new and emerging Galileo satellite navigation system, as well as a free software retrofit to existing products that adds Galileo functionality. The European Galileo satellite navigation system has now become a reality with recent launches and commissioning... read more

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ComNav releases Quantum algorithm for its OEM boards

July 26, 2016By
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ComNav Technologies has released its new generation Quantum algorithm to international market. The Quantum algorithm can be easily achieved through a firmware upgrade (version 2.5.2 and above), and suits all ComNav OEM boards and OEM-based receivers. An upgrade to ComNav’s Quan algorithm, the Quantum algorithm dramatically improves  the stability and reliability of RTK positioning in complex environments, as well as providing a DP-filter enhancement... read more

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Harxon releases mini modem suitable for UAVs

July 25, 2016By
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Harxon has released a 900-megahertz modem designed for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) customers. The HX-DU1018D is a miniature high-performance OEM 900-megahertz multi-frequency modem with advanced data-processing architecture, which can offer customer selectable ISM 900-megahertz or licensed 400-megahertz modes in the same module. The HX-DU1018 features an extremely small footprint for tight integration and design flexibility. The modem supports a transmission... read more

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Rohde & Schwarz offers ADAS testing

July 25, 2016By
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Rohde & Schwarz’s FSW85 high-end signal and spectrum analyzer, including an analysis option for FMCW chirp signals, is suitable for testing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). It analyzes automotive radar sensors designed for designated frequency bands around 24 gigahertz and 79 gigahertz. It can cover the frequency range from 2 gigahertz to 85 gigahertz in a single sweep. Its optional... read more

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Launchpad: OEM, transportation and survey/mapping products

July 20, 2016By

OEM Grandmaster Clock All-in-one time-and-frequency master time and clock server When the VelaSync time server platform was introduced in 2014, it met the needs of financial trading networks’ move to 10 gigabit-per-second networking. Now available with 40-GbE network interfaces, it offers high-performance synchronization for time-sensitive networks. Matching network speeds between timing and data on a single low-latency high-throughput network enhances... read more

U-blox produces automotive-grade positioning modules

July 20, 2016By
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U-blox has added automotive qualified product variants to its range of positioning and cellular wireless connectivity modules: the NEO-M8Q-01A, NEO-M8L-01A, SARA-G350-02A  and LISA-U201-03A. Manufactured according to the ISO/TS 16949 automotive supply-chain quality management standard, the modules are thoroughly tested with an extended qualification process aimed at achieving the lowest level of failure rates, u-blox said. Leveraging the early production experience of tens of millions of... read more

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Navigation progress for indoors and UAVs

July 19, 2016By
Schiebel Camcopter S-100 demonstrating detect and avoid system.

I didn’t get to this year’s IEEE/ION PLANS meeting in Savannah, Georgia, in April, but I did find a few papers that interested me. You might have read past articles of mine that looked at the challenges of indoor navigation. And, of course, unmanned vehicles technology also is one of my favorites. So, I was pleased to find papers that addressed a few key... read more

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