TAG: automotive

How soon a driverless car? You be the judge

May 5, 2017By

How soon will driverless cars achieve 20 percent market share in the United States? This is the question in GPS World’s Readers Poll for May. In 2020? 2022? 2025? Or 2028? Maybe 2030. How about 2032?  2035 or after? Finally, the ever-popular “Other (please specify).” Go to gpsworld.com/17maypoll and fill in your answer by May 12. See results in the... read more

Autonomous vehicles drive innovation in the GNSS industry

May 2, 2017By

The May issue of GPS World carries these three expert opinions on the question: How are autonomous vehicles and V2V technologies driving innovation within the GNSS industry? Chaminda Basnyake Principal Engineer, Market Development, Locata Corporation We still have technical and cost versus performance challenges to meet the PNT needs of V2V and AV. Positioning and even timing expectations in deep... read more

Tallysman introduces NMO mounts for dual- and triple-band GNSS antennas

May 2, 2017By

Tallysman, a manufacturer of high-performance GNSS antennas and related products, released its NMO (New Motorola) mounts for its dual- and triple-band GNSS antennas. NMO mounts are used in a variety of applications such as automobiles, railway cars and emergency vehicles. With the introduction of this mount, customers can now upgrade  existing GPS L1-only antennas to dual (L1/L2) and triple (L1/L2/L5)... read more

M3, Averna join to test auto infotainment

April 26, 2017By

Averna has entered a strategic partnership with M3 Systems to distribute M3’s StellaNGC GNSS Simulator on National Instruments’ VST platforms for the infotainment segment of the automotive market. M3 Systems’ GNSS simulator, based on National Instruments’ Vector Signal Transceiver (NI VST), will now be available as part of Averna’s AST-1000 platform, extending its capability to navigation and GNSS testing. Launched... read more

Sierra Wireless acquires GlobalTop’s GNSS embedded module business

April 3, 2017By

Sierra Wireless, a provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things, has completed the acquisition of GlobalTop Technology’s GNSS embedded module business for $3.2 million. GlobalTop’s GNSS embedded module portfolio will become part of the Sierra Wireless OEM Solutions product line, and the GNSS staff from GlobalTop will join Sierra Wireless. GlobalTop’s GNSS products generated $5 million in... read more

Panasonic showcases connected airport at Mobile World Congress

March 1, 2017By

Panasonic Business introduced its connected airport concept at Mobile World Congress, which is taking place this week in Barcelona, Spain, and is showcasing a suite of intelligent technology solutions for the first time in Europe. High-tech airports A key technology on display is LinkRay, a one-to-one customer engagement tool for public spaces. With LinkRay, dozens of people can simultaneously get native language information... read more

U-blox receives certification for Toby modules offering IoT access

March 1, 2017By

U-blox has received PTCRB certification of its TOBY-R202 and TOBY-R200 LTE Cat 1 modules for T-Mobile’s U.S. 4G LTE network. Both modules will be available for both of T-Mobile’s IoT Access packs, which offer simple IoT pricing with a Cat 1 module and support a broad range of industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications, reducing the cost for product makers to introduce... read more

GNSS spoofing will attain virus status, warns expert

November 29, 2016By

As manufacturers convert machines and appliances into remotely controllable objects (the Internet of Things), the potential for spoofing expands, perhaps exponentially. Hackers could interfere with the data supplied to autonomous cars or tracks, remotely forcing them to crash. Although the dangers of GPS spoofing have been pointedly discussed in may technical papers and articles in GPS World since the early... read more