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Telit receives AT&T certification for automotive-grade module

June 8, 2017By

Telit’s 300-Mbps LE940B6-NA LTE Cat 6 module has received AT&T certification for use on the carrier’s North American LTE wireless networks. The smart module is the first 300 Mbps Cat 6 automotive-grade solution certified by AT&T, Telit announced in a press release. With advanced security features, the LE940B6 aligns with automakers’ vehicle roadmaps which include requirements for secure, high-speed mobile data... read more

Telit unveils 450-Mbps LTE-advanced automotive-grade module

June 7, 2017By

Telit has introduced the LE940A9 smart module, an automotive-grade module designed to support LTE Advanced Category 9 (Cat 9) networks. The series offers three multi-band, multi-mode variants — including voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) — and is optimized for automobile manufacturers to deploy next-generation connected-car technology in world markets. The LE940A9 is the latest addition to Telit’s xE940 family of automotive-grade modules. According to Telit, it delivers... read more

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

V2V countdown: Major players on how we get there

May 2, 2017By

We asked major players in the connected vehicles marketplace for their views on expected deployment timelines, remaining challenges such as reliable positioning technology, integration with existing systems, and the implications on autonomous vehicle technology. read more

Spireon unveils connected car solution for dealerships

January 31, 2017By

Spireon Inc., an aftermarket telematics company for risk management and business optimization, will introduce its latest connected car solution, Kahu. Kahu is designed for dealers, providing streamlined lot management while delivering a new finance and insurance (F&I) profit center by offering consumers a modern location tracking and stolen vehicle recovery service, Spireon said. Additionally, Kahu empowers dealers to grow service retention with... read more

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Qualcomm offers variant of connected car platform

January 4, 2017By

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has introduced a new variant of its connected car reference platform using its flagship gigabit class Snapdragon X16 LTE modem to help car manufacturers deliver the high-speed, high-quality and reliable connectivity required for advanced telematics and connected vehicle services — supporting peak download speeds up to 1 Gbps. Qualcomm is showcasing the variant at CES 2017, which is being held... read more

T-Mobile device makes older cars ‘connected’

November 21, 2016By

T-Mobile is offering SyncUp Drive, a device that turns any post-1996 car into a 4G LTE connected car — a Wi-Fi hotspot that also provides vehicle diagnostics, safety and security features. The device is being offered as an incentive with two-year service plans, or separately. SyncUp Drive plugs in to a car’s OBD-II (on-board diagnostics) port, which is standard on... read more

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