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Harxon releases mini modem suitable for UAVs

July 25, 2016By
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Harxon has released a 900-MHz modem designed for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) customers. The HX-DU1018D is a miniature high-performance OEM 900-MHz multi-frequency modem with advanced data-processing architecture, which can offer customer selectable ISM 900-MHz or licensed 400-MHz 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 analysis option for FMCW chirp signals, is well adapted for testing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). It analyzes automotive radar sensors designed for designated frequency bands around 24 GHz and 79 GHz. It can cover the frequency range from 2 Hz to 85 GHz in a single sweep. Its optional... read more

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Connected car considerations: Industry viewpoints on standardization, safety and more

July 25, 2016By
Connected Car Gateway for applications such as emergency calling, telematics, infotainment data distribution and usage-based insurance. (Image: u-blox)

This article presents short segments from each of the four speakers on GPS World’s June Connected Car webinar, sponsored by u-blox. The one-hour webinar with presentation slides is now available on demand. Chaminda Basnayake, Principal Engineer, V2X Systems, Renesas Electronics In the basic V2X concept of operation, everybody will be talking to each other, will be aware of each other.... read more

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Driverless dozing pushes forward

July 25, 2016By
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Komatsu America Corp., a global heavy equipment manufacturer, is offering its first fully radio controlled machine with Komatsu’s intelligent Machine Control (iMC) technology. The 155AXi-8 Radio Control dozer is part of a line of next-generation machines operating semi autonomously with intelligent machine control. The D155AXi-8 is designed for applications where customers may want to remove the operator from the machine... read more

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Spectracom adds resiliency for military communications system

July 25, 2016By

Secondary receiver uses eLoran to back up GPS time Spectracom has been selected to provide Interference, Detection and Mitigation (IDM) capability to its SecureSync precision time and frequency reference system to support Rohde & Schwarz Benelux B.V. and the Netherlands Ministry of Defence for secure long-range military communications systems. The upgrade, which is based on a secondary receiver that extracts... read more

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u-blox produces automotive-grade positioning modules

July 20, 2016By
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u-blox today announced the expansion of its product offering with automotive qualified product variants added to their range of positioning and cellular wireless connectivity modules. The additions are 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... read more

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OriginGPS and TDK collaborate on antenna integration for wearables

July 18, 2016By

TDK, a manufacturer of electronic components, and OriginGPS, a manufacturer of miniature GNSS modules, are collaborating to maximize GNSS performance in small devices such as wearables. As part of the collaboration, customers using OriginGPS Spider modules will receive increased support to integrate TDK antennas into their designs, including existing reference designs coupled with TDK’s extensive electromagnetic simulation capabilities on GNSS performance. “TDK is one... read more

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ComNav releases new-generation OEM Boards

July 18, 2016By
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ComNav Technology has released its advanced K700 and K708 GNSS OEM boards to the international market. With the advanced ComNav application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chip, K7-series OEM boards have higher observation data quality and lower power consumption compared to previous K5-series OEM boards. The data output rate also increases substantially by working with a new Atmel processor. As a cost-effective GNSS OEM board, K700 is... read more

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