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

July 25, 2016By
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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 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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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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