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Micro module designed for UAVs, wearables

February 24, 2016By

GNSS module maker OriginGPS has launched the new Multi Micro Spider, which has a fully integrated and highly sensitive multi-GNSS module, with support for GPS, Glonass, BeiDou and Galileo. The Multi Micro Spider is designed for applications that require quick movement, minimal power consumption and ultra-small form factors, such as wearables and drones. Like its predecessor, the Multi Micro Hornet (ORG1510-MK), the... read more

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u-blox brings GNSS RTK precision to the mass market

February 15, 2016By
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u-blox has launched a receiver module that brings real-time kinematic accuracy to the mass market. The NEO-M8P GNSS receiver module delivers high performance down to centimeter-level accuracy. RTK technologies have been used for some time in low-volume niche markets, such as surveying and construction. Because of high costs and complexity, this enhanced positioning technology has been inaccessible for most other uses. Emerging high volume... read more

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Tallysman wideband inline amplifier covers all GNSS frequencies

February 12, 2016By
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Tallysman, a manufacturer of economical high-performance GNSS antennas and related products, is offering a new wideband 28-dB inline amplifier covering the full GNSS spectrum from 1 to 2 GHz. The TW125B is a low cost, rugged, waterproof, low noise, low current/low voltage, 1 to 2 GHz band, 28dB gain in-line amplifier, specially designed to amplify all GNSS frequency signals, from GPS L5... read more

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Taoglas opens IoT design center in San Diego

February 12, 2016By
Dermot O'Shea in Taoglas RF Chamber.

Antenna maker Taoglas USA has opened a facility in San Diego for its North American customers. In the midst of explosive wireless device growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) market,  the company has quadrupled the original size of its local facility — now more than 16,000 square feet. The new Taoglas IoTx Center offers a fully equipped design and test location that supports... read more

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Spirent and Oasis partner to accelerate IoT connected devices

February 10, 2016By

Spirent Communications and Oasis Smart SIM have created a strategic partnership to remove connectivity and network provisioning barriers for the rapid development of connected products and devices, such as cameras, smart vehicles, logistics and production goods. Spirent Communications is a provider of device intelligence solutions, and Oasis Smart SIM is a global Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) connectivity and management provider. The partnership marks both firms’ entry into... read more

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Launchpad: Mapping book, anti-drone system

February 9, 2016By
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The i80 GNSS receiver computes a true triple-frequency real-time kinematic (RTK) tilted pole solution using all four worldwide and multiple regional constellations, providing a future-proof sub-centimeter RTK solution to surveyors and contractors. read more

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Sonardyne dynamic positioning fills in for GNSS disruptions

January 27, 2016By
Bordelon Marine will use a Sonardyne Ranger 2 DP-INS in its new ultra-light intervention vessel (ULIV)  Brandon Bordelon.

Bordelon Marine, providers of vessel services to operators in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world, has selected acoustically aided inertial navigation technology from Sonardyne Inc., Houston, for its new ultra-light intervention vessel (ULIV) Brandon Bordelon. The dual Ranger 2 Pro DP-INS systems, the highest specification available, will be used to track remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) during inspection, repair... read more

Firmware update for u-blox M8 GNSS receiver adds Galileo

January 26, 2016By

u-blox has released new firmware, FW 3.01, for its u-blox M8 concurrent multi-GNSS platform. u-blox M8 FW 3.01 now also supports Galileo, in addition to GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS and SBAS. It can track up to three constellations concurrently and makes use of all SBAS and QZSS augmentation systems at the same time. With Galileo fully deployed, the European positioning system will... read more

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