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Panasonic showcases connected airport at Mobile World Congress

March 1, 2017By
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Panasonic Business introduced its connected airport concept at Mobile World Congress, which is taking place this week in Barcelona, Spain, and is showcasing a suite of intelligent technology solutions for the first time in Europe. High-tech airports A key technology on display is LinkRay, a one-to-one customer engagement tool for public spaces. With LinkRay, dozens of people can simultaneously get native language information... read more

Qualcomm platform powers TomTom’s plans to crowdsource mapping data for autonomous driving

March 1, 2017By
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Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, is working with TomTom on using the Qualcomm Drive Data Platform for high-definition (HD) map crowdsourcing for autonomous driving. Qualcomm Drive Data Platform collects and analyzes data from different vehicle sensors, supporting smarter vehicles to determine their location, monitor and learn driving patterns, perceive their surroundings, and share this perception with the rest... read more

U-blox receives certification for Toby modules offering IoT access

March 1, 2017By
The u-blox Toby module.

U-blox has received PTCRB certification of its TOBY-R202 and TOBY-R200 LTE Cat 1 modules for T-Mobile’s U.S. 4G LTE network. Both modules will be available for both of T-Mobile’s IoT Access packs, which offer simple IoT pricing with a Cat 1 module and support a broad range of industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications, reducing the cost for product makers to introduce... read more

Raytheon, US Air Force upgrade navigation in decoy-jammer vehicle

March 1, 2017By
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Raytheon Company and the U.S. Air Force validated performance of an upgraded navigation system for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD-J) in six flight tests from B-52 and F-16 aircraft at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The system upgrade, designated as GAINS II (GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System), includes an enhanced multi-element GPS-controlled antenna assembly. The new technology improves MALD-J... read more

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Friday is deadline for GPS OEMs to join live-sky spoofing event

March 1, 2017By

Friday is the deadline for GPS manufacturers to apply to test their equipment at a special event with live-sky test scenarios focused on spoofed GPS signals. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is offering an opportunity for manufacturers of GPS equipment used in critical infrastructure to test their products against GPS jamming and spoofing. The GPS Testing for... read more

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GTOP launches Titan X1 multi-interface GNSS patch antenna module

March 1, 2017By
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GlobalTop Technology, maker of positioning modules with embedded antennas, has launched the Titan X1, a compact multi-GNSS patch module for applications where small footprint, ease of integration and flexible interface options are essential in addition to robust positioning performance. At 12.5 x 12.5 mm, Titan X1 is one of the smallest embedded patch antenna GNSS modules based on Mediatek’s MT3333 chipset. It features a... read more

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Homeland Security spells out receiver improvements

February 23, 2017By
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In early January, a new U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) document appeared: “Improving the Operation and Development of Global Positioning System (GPS) Equipment Used by Critical Infrastructure.” The document focuses on receivers used in critical infrastructure, with an emphasis on timing receivers. It provides owners, operators, researchers, designers and manufacturers with information to improve the security and resilience of... read more

Unmanned ground vehicle market worth $2.63B by 2021

February 23, 2017By
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The unmanned ground vehicle market (UGV) is estimated to be valued at $1.49 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach $2.63 billion by 2021 with a CAGR of 12.14 percent during the forecast period, according to a new market report. The report, published by MarketsandMarkets, examines the unmanned ground vehicle market (UGV). The base year considered for the study is... read more