TAG: mobile

Accident locator launched

December 7, 2016By
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Saphibeat Technologies’ new Adventure Monitor PhiPAL can save lives of outdoor enthusiasts by recognizing when an accident has taken place. PhiPAL uses a proprietary machine-learning algorithm for accident recognition. If the user is unconscious, PhiPAL automatically sends a distress message with GPS coordinates to teammates and first responders through a cellphone or satellite connection. PhiPAL uses an activity monitor mounted... read more

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Launchpad: TraceME TM-178 is upgraded with LoRa technology

September 28, 2016By
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Tracking with options 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. The KCS BV LoRa technology offers a communication range up to 60... read more

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Taoglas launches Engager Logarithmic Periodic Dipole Antenna series

September 7, 2016By

Taoglas, provider of IoT and M2M antenna solutions, has launched the Engager Logarithmic Periodic Dipole Antenna (LPDA) series in booth No. 4849 at CTIA Super Mobility 2016. The wide-band directional antenna series offers high gain at multiple frequencies, including all cellular 2G/3G and 4G LTE bands globally for all carriers and networks, the company says in a news release. In... read more

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GPS Lite: Keeping tabs on cargo at the port

September 7, 2016By
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Cargo that comes into the Rotterdam, The Netherlands, shipping port could very well be guided by a new GPS system. APM Terminals Rotterdam operates at the important European gateway with a fleet of more than 70 straddle carriers. The straddle carriers have been equipped with GPS Lite, made by U.K.-based International Terminal Solutions (ITS). GPS Lite, the latest version of... read more

Bring Pokémon to you with a Rohde & Schwarz signal generator

August 9, 2016By
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A team of Rohde & Schwarz engineers have found a new way to hack Pokémon Go, the massively popular app that debuted last month. The engineers are generating GNSS data with a Rohde & Schwarz signal generator, and feeding the signal directly into the mobile device, making it possible to collect dozens of Pokemon right in the lab. The team produced... read more

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Mobile Means Business

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: Hemisphere GNSS Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013 Moderator: Alan Cameron, Editor & Publisher, GPS World Speakers: Cary Kiest, director of engineering, Trimble Mobile Computing Solutions; David Krebs, vice president, VDC Research & author of a market research study on mobile computing adoption and use by large enterprise and small-to-medium businesses. Summary: Organizations across business and public sectors, and including the military, now expect a... read more

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Fix the Future Now with Signal Simulators

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: NavCom Broadcast date: Thursday, March 19, 2015 Moderator: Alan Cameron, Group Publisher, GPS World and Geospatial Solutions Speakers: Mark Wilson, Vice President, Sales, IFEN Inc.; Neal Fedora, Director, Engineering, Spirent Federal Systems Inc.; Julian Thomas, Founder, Racelogic; Darren Fisher, GNSS Market Manager, Spectracom Summary: More signals (e.g., GPS + Galileo + BDS) and special techniques that are well-adapted to mobile users... read more

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Handheld Nautiz X2 rugged Android device now available

July 12, 2016By
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Handheld Group has launched the new Nautiz X2 enterprise handheld, which integrates a high-quality scanner, camera and mobile phone. The rugged Nautiz X2, available now, can be used in challenging outdoor environments with moisture, dust, extreme temperatures and potential drops, the company says. The Nautiz X2 features include: Computing power from a quad-core processor and Android 5.1 Lollipop OS. High-quality,... read more

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