Launchpad: TraceME TM-178 is upgraded with LoRa technology

September 28, 2016  - By

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The TraceME module TM-178, targeted for tracing and controlling vehicles and other powered equipment, is now upgraded with optional LoRa, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Smart (BLE), ANT/ANT+ and proprietary RF. The upgrades enable integration with existing wireless networks and specific custom mobile apps on smartphones and tablets.

productheader-r9hc-kcsbv-wThe KCS BV LoRa technology offers a communication range up to 60 kilometers, line of sight. The module offers an advanced indoor and outdoor location-based positioning solution, which covers a variety of Internet of Things (IoT) applications and enables stolen object or vehicle recovery.

The TM-178 is equipped with external power and battery backup connection, basic I/O-connectivity and multiple on-board sensors. The unit contains multiple integrated antennas for GPS/GLONASS, GSM (2G/3G) and RF functionality. The functionality of the module can be remotely programmed to fit any job. From basic/general functionality to advanced/low-level application specific detailed functionality.

With a compact size of 91 x 40 millimeters and weighing 30 grams, along with a battery lifespan of more than 10 years, the module offers endless OEM integration possibilities. Optionally, the module can be ordered in a robust IP67 housing.

TM-178 Features

  • GPS
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE coverage
  • Basic I/O-connectivity
  • Long-range RF coverage

Optional Features

  • GPS + GLONASS
  • UMTS/HSPA+
  • LoRa
  • Bluetooth Smart (BLE), ANT/ANT+, iBeacon
  • Wi-Fi
  • Robust IP67 housing
  • External RF antennas
  • Internal battery, no need for external power supply

KCS BV, www.trace.me

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