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Sprint certifies Telit module for its LTE Cat 1 network

June 15, 2017By

Sprint has announced that Telit is to start commercial deliveries of its LE910C1-NSLTE Cat 1 module upon conclusion of Sprint certification, expected this month. The product is an embedded industrial Internet of Things (IoT) LTE module delivering up to 10 Mbps download and 5 Mbps upload speeds. Because of pin-to-pin compatibility with both CDMA and EV-DO versions of Sprint certified xE910 modules,... read more

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Septentrio releases 4.2 firmware for greater performance, security and functionality

June 15, 2017By

Septentrio has released version 4.2 firmware for the AsteRx4, AsteRx-U and the newly launched AsteRx-m2. The 4.2 firmware brings higher output rates, low and constant latency, support for TerraStar-C and a built-in NTRIP caster. The 4.2 firmware targets machine control applications delivering higher output rates with consistent and low latency. Maximum output rates have increased on all platforms: up to... read more

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GNSS Market 2017 report released

June 14, 2017By

MarketReports.biz has published a detailed market research study focused on the GNSS Market across the global, regional and country level. The GNSS Market 2017 report provides a 360-degree analysis of the market from the point of view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the... read more

ICAO requests information on unmanned traffic management systems

June 14, 2017By

During AUVSI Xponential 2017, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, announced a Request for Information (RFI) on traffic management systems for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The RFI is an opportunity for industry and governments to submit ideas to define the issues so that global solutions can be proposed, debated and agreed on. As UAS... read more

Altair markets narrowband cellular chipset with integrated GNSS

June 14, 2017By

LTE chipset maker Altair Semiconductor has demonstrated GNSS functionality integrated in its new ALT1250 narrowband CAT-M1 and NB1 (NB-IoT) chipset. In addition to GNSS functionality, the ALT1250’s extreme level of integration eliminates the need for most external components required to design a cellular Internet of Things (IoT) module. Its GNSS capability was demonstrated June 13  at the Sierra Wireless Innovation Summit... read more

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Taoglas launches Axiom reference design for connected cars

June 12, 2017By

Taoglas has launched Axiom, a reference design for a low-profile, compact multiple-antenna solution for the next generation of connected cars. Taoglas is a provider of GNSS, automotive and Internet of Things products. The reference design will help automobile manufacturers overcome one of the biggest challenges of the connected car: where and how to place the multitude of antennas needed for maximum performance. As many... read more

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Sokkia introduces field-to-office GeoPro software

June 9, 2017By

Sokkia has introduced a pair of software solutions for its total stations, robotics and GNSS rover systems — GeoPro Field and GeoPro Office. GeoPro Field provides a graphical user interface designed to collect field measurements for land surveying and construction activities. “End-users needing a field tool to collect and import measurement data into design and drafting software will find GeoPro Field to... read more

Thales signs contract to upgrade Europe’s EGNOS

June 9, 2017By

The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with Thales Alenia Space for an upgrade to Europe’s EGNOS satellite navigation augmentation system, which underpins the safety-critical use of satnav across Europe, according to ESA. Designed by ESA and being exploited by Europe’s GNSS Agency (GSA), the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) improves the precision of GPS signals over... read more

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