LBS/Wireless

Game Golf Offer Golf Game Tracking Technology

May 9, 2013By
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Game Golf, a wearable technology and integrated software platform for golf, is available for pre-0rder, and expected to be released this summer. Backed by professional golfers Graeme McDowell and Lee Westwood, it seamlessly records a player’s golf game to make the game more engaging, visual, interactive, shareable and social, both on and off the course. “Game Golf not only gives everyone... read more

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ION PTTI Seeks Abstracts for December Meeting

May 9, 2013By

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Precise Time and Time Interval Meeting (PTTI). The conference will take place December 2-5 (Tutorials December 2) at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Bellevue, Washington. The deadline for submitting abstracts is August 2. Instructions on submitting your abstract can be found at www.ion.org/ptti PTTI is an annual conference sponsored... read more

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deCarta’s Xplorer V8 Adds Navigation to Mobile Apps

May 9, 2013By
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deCarta, Inc., an independent LBS technology company, has introduced its Xplorer V8 navigation platform, combining deCarta’s cloud-based navigation service with customizable client-side libraries. This combination gives application developers the ability to quickly add vector mapping and turn-by-turn navigation to any mobile application, from local search to fleet management, providing users with fast, accurate driving directions to a destination or search... read more

Sprint Selects Telit as Module Provider, Approves CDMA 1xRTT M2M Module

May 9, 2013By

Telit Wireless Solutions, provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules, services and solutions, has announced approval by Sprint for its CE910-DUAL cellular M2M module. A dual-band CDMA 1xRTT module, the CE910-DUAL allows Sprint M2M Solutions customers to deploy a wide range of M2M applications benefiting from reliable connectivity over Sprint’s nationwide network while enabling cost-sensitive business plans. The CE910-DUAL packs high... read more

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Vodafone Certifies u-blox LISA 3G Modules for M2M

May 9, 2013By

u-blox, provider of  wireless and positioning semiconductors, software and solutions, announces that its LISA-U200 and LISA-230 6-band UMTS/HSPA+ module series as well as LISA-U270 dual band module has achieved Certified M2M Hardware status by Vodafone, the world’s second largest mobile telecom company. Vodafone owns and operates networks in more than 30 countries and has partner networks in over 40 additional... read more

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Polaris Wireless Close Recapitalization Round

May 9, 2013By

Polaris Wireless, a high-accuracy, software-based wireless location solution company based in Mountain View, California, today announced that the company closed on a recapitalization of existing equity interests on April 25, 2013. As part of the recapitalization, Polaris Wireless completed a Series C financing with $10 million from Industry Ventures, a leading investment firm focused on the venture capital market, and... read more

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TomTom Redesigns GPS Sport Watch

May 7, 2013By
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This summer, TomTom will make available a new range of GPS watches to deliver at-a-glance performance information for runners, cyclists and swimmers. The ultra-slim TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sport watches feature an extra-large display, full-screen graphical training tools, and one-button control to make it easier for users to access the information needed to stay motivated and achieve their... read more

GPSTrackIt Adds Features to Fleet Manager System

May 7, 2013By

Two new features have been added to GPSTrackIt’s Fleet Manager vehicle tracking system. Route Optimization evaluates the stops in a route and rearranges them to produce the most efficient ordering of the stops. In addition, fleet managers and dispatchers can now compare a route with the actual vehicle trail recorded by the system. “Route Optimization has several benefits,” according to... read more

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