Latest News

Magellan showcases eXplorist TRX7 off-road navigator at CES 2016

January 8, 2016By

Magellan is showcasing its new eXplorist TRX7 off-road vehicle navigation solution for the 4×4 and Powersports vehicle consumer market at CES 2016, a consumer electronics and technology trade show held Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas. The OHV navigation solution delivers detailed 3D maps, more than 44,000 vehicle trails and community generated trails, improved driver safety and a superior user experience, the company said in... read more

This article is tagged with , , , and posted in Latest News, Transportation

CES 2016: Atmel launches low-power connected platform targeting IoT, wearables

January 8, 2016By

Atmel Corporation has launched an ultra-low-power connected platform for cost-optimized applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable markets, the company announced in a news release. The platform is being showcased at CES 2016, held Jan 6–9 in Las Vegas, in Atmel’s meeting room area, South Hall 2, booth No. MP25760. “The new platform features the world’s lowest power ARM... read more

Marvell’s NFC controller enables tiny antennas for mobile, IoT, wearables

January 7, 2016By
Marvell-NFC

Marvell, a connectivity and semiconductor company, has launched its Near Field Communication (NFC) 88NF100 Controller with Active Load Modulation (ALM) to support the smallest antenna sizes critical to mobile, IoT, wearable and automotive applications. Adhering to the NFC Controller Interface (NCI) Technical Specification version 1.1, the 88NF100 provides an extended operating range and is extremely energy-efficient to enable extended battery life for... read more

This article is tagged with and posted in Latest News, Mobile, OEM

Tencent and Zerotech unveil consumer drone based on Qualcomm Snapdragon

January 6, 2016By

Qualcomm Technologies, Tencent and Zerotech announced and demonstrated at CES 2016 a commercial drone based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight platform. The Consumer Electronics Show is being held this week in Las Vegas. Tencent, China’s largest Internet service portal, and drone maker Zerotech have co-designed Ying, a small, lightweight drone that can be easily controlled right from a smartphone, leveraging the companies’ advanced software,... read more

This article is tagged with , , , , , , and posted in Latest News, UAV/UGV

Aman Enterprises launches iOS Bluetooth adapter to connect GNSS receivers to iPhone, iPad

January 6, 2016By
Aman-bluetooth-nmea-W

Aman Enterprises introduces NMEA-BT — a Bluetooth iOS adapter that enables any high-precision GNSS receiver with a serial port to connect to an iPad or iPhone. The NMEA-BT adapter is a small, weatherproof device that solves the problem of connecting non-iOS GNSS receivers and other field sensors to iOS devices. It connects to the iOS devices wirelessly using the native Bluetooth built into... read more

This article is tagged with , , , , , and posted in Latest News, Mapping, Survey

HERE unveils HD Live Map for highly automated driving

January 6, 2016By
HERE-introduces-HD-maps-for-highly-automated-vehicle-testing-–-All-details-new-1024x577

At CES in Las Vegas, HERE unveiled the HERE HD Live Map, an advanced cloud-based map asset commercially available for vehicles today. HERE is demonstrating HD Live Map at CES: Central Plaza, Booth #CP-2. Ready to be deployed in connected vehicles in North America and Western Europe, HD Live Map creates a highly detailed and dynamic representation of the road environment, enabling... read more

This article is tagged with , and posted in Featured Stories, Latest News, Mapping, Transportation

u‑blox 8 provides GPS/GLONASS receiver platform for low-power devices

January 6, 2016By
u-blox-8-W

u-blox has released the u‑blox 8 GPS/GLONASS receiver platform. It complements the u-blox GNSS platform portfolio by addressing power sensitive usage, whereas the existing u-blox M8 platform continues to serve applications where navigation performance and highest accuracy are paramount. u-blox 8 offers significant improvements, compared with its predecessor u-blox 7. The tracking sensitivity has been increased by 4 dBm, and... read more

This article is tagged with , , , and posted in Latest News, Mobile, OEM, Product Showcase

Septentrio’s PinPoint-GIS available on ArcGIS Marketplace

January 6, 2016By
Septentrio-PinPoint-GIS

GNSS receiver maker Septentrio has announced the availability of its geographical information systems (GIS) PinPoint-GIS on the ArcGIS Marketplace. PinPoint-GIS was developed to enable straightforward GIS data collection without the need for expensive additional software linking a GNSS receiver with the Esri ArcGIS Platform PinPoint-GIS helps ArcGIS users make informed and timely decisions, Septentrio said. It turns GNSS data collected... read more

This article is tagged with , , , , and posted in GNSS, Latest News, Mapping, Survey