LBS/Wireless

Hybrid Indoor Location to Dominate Billion Unit Smartphone Market

August 15, 2013By

​Apple’s acquisition of WiFiSLAM has brought smartphone indoor location technologies to the fore. With more than 1 billion new smartphones forecast to use indoor location technologies in 2018, there are still significant opportunities for companies with the right technologies and strategies, according to a report by ABI Research. In ABI Research’s latest Location Technology report, “Smartphone Indoor Location Technologies,” it... read more

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Bliley Offers Oven-Controlled Crystal Oscillators

August 13, 2013By
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The rugged Poseidon Series of OCXOs by Bliley features unparalleled phase noise performance in a modular type sealed package. It is a customizable frequency range product specifically designed for vibration-prone environments where dynamic phase noise performance is paramount. Applications include ground mobile, airborne, and shipboard environments. Features include typical acceleration sensitivity of <2e-11/g, excellent FvT performance, frequency range of 5... read more

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Panasonic Offers Durable Antennas for Wireless

August 13, 2013By
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The VIC100 Series antenna by Panasonic is an active L1 GPS antenna designed for timing and synchronization. It offers immunity to noise and interference, and secure performance by attenuating noise and interference near the GPS L1 frequency through triple-filtering design. The VIC100 Series is housed in a waterproof enclosure designed for excellent performance under severe environmental conditions. Its shape prevents... read more

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Microsemi Unveils Timing Devices for Wireless Infrastructure

August 8, 2013By

Microsemi Corporation, provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the highest density family of single-chip timing card devices with support for both Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) and IEEE 1588-2008 packet networks including 4G and LTE applications. The highly integrated ZL30361, ZL30362 and ZL30363 provide all of the key elements required for wireless network synchronization including... read more

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GTX Corp to Develop Wearable GPS SmartSoles

August 7, 2013By
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GTX Corp, which specializes in putting GPS technology in consumer products, and Atlantic Footcare have signed a manufacturing and distribution agreement to develop and launch GPS embedded insoles. Under the agreement, Atlantic Footcare will be making an investment of $200,000 to advance the development of the new GPS SmartSoles. Atlantic Footcare, headquartered in Rhode Island, has been a designer and... read more

Rocky Mountain Tracking Adds CDMA Products and Services

August 7, 2013By

Rocky Mountain Tracking has added new GPS tracking devices that utilize CDMA cellular data networks in addition to its existing GSM-based devices. CDMA coverage has steadily grown within North America during the last decade and is sometimes available in places where GSM networks don’t currently provide coverage. “Adding support for CDMA based devices allows us to offer our customers a... read more

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Automatic Threat Assessment: Tracking System Tells Friend from Foe

August 1, 2013By
THE COMBINATION of intrusion sensors and a tracking system allows for Automatic Threat Detection.

Ongoing threats from terrorist activities at critical facilities require early detection before the threats can reach their target and complete their mission. This has produced the need for advanced security systems to effectively detect terrorist activity, while reducing alarms caused by normal friendly activity. Automatic Threat Assessment, also referred to as Identify Friend or Foe (IFF), is the ability to automatically acknowledge alarms created by friendly assets. It can be achieved with a security system that uses GPS and geospatial data to go beyond the typical intrusion-sensor-only configuration. read more

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SeeControl Announces ThingTracr GPS Tracking Tool

July 31, 2013By
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SeeControl is announcing the roll out of ThingTracr, a hosted SaaS GPS tool for monitoring anything that needs to be tracked. The simple-to-use solution offers precise location tracking and historical analytics reporting for things of interest using a small and attachable GPS unit that requires no tools or wiring. The tracking service can be up and running in less than... read more