TAG: Wi-Fi

Taoglas offers Guardian series of combination antennas

September 9, 2016By
The Taoglas Guardian X 11-in-1 antenna.

Taoglas, a provider of IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (Machine to Machine) antenna solutions, has launched a new series of high-performance LTE + GNSS or Wi-Fi antennas. The announcement was made at CTIA Super Mobility, held Sept. 7-9 in Las Vegas. The Guardian series includes 4, 5, 6 and even 11-in-1 antenna options for 4G LTE cellular applications that also require GNSS or... read more

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User location data could support satellite launches

June 23, 2016By

Let’s look through the other end of the telescope this month. The satellites are nattering along, lining up in orderly fashion at the rocket pad, extending their solar arms smoothly in space once they arrive on orbit. The constellations accrue and new signals inch closer to maturity. The only blips on the horizon come from Ligado’s terrestrial impulse and a... read more

Prince’s death highlights 911 location issues

June 9, 2016By

By Tracy Cozzens Managing Editor Prince’s death on April 21 highlights a fatal flaw in the United States’ antiquated 911 emergency system. When you call from cell phone, 911 doesn’t automatically know where you are. 911 often can’t determine the location of an emergency, even when the call for help comes from a GPS-equipped smartphone. Often the 911 operator can only... read more

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PoLTE offers indoor/outdoor positioning using LTE networks

April 5, 2016By
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PoLTE Corporation has developed technology that harnesses the global long-term evolution (LTE) deployment to provide accurate and reliable location data. Unlike localized solutions, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, PoLTE’s technology leverages its Positioning over LTE (PoLTE) Macro software to achieve precision of 2 to 6 meters. The technology makes use of the sounding reference signals (SRS) embedded in an LTE... read more

Bluvision demonstrates indoor location solution at CES 2016

January 5, 2016By

Bluvision, a real-time location services (RTLS) provider, will be demonstrating its RTLS solution along with Texas Instruments (TI) at CES 2016. Bluvision’s location algorithms “continue to redefine how technology can be used for indoor location,” the company stated in a news release. Its RTLS solution uses Bluetooth low-energy and Wi-Fi technology to determine specific positioning, leveraging multiple techniques, including smart... read more

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PNT Roundup: Wi-Fi offers in-store advertising, analytics

December 8, 2015By

Coming to a store near you: Wi-Fi’s unparalleled reach means it will locate shoppers Wi-Fi indoor location application revenues will reach $2.5 billion by 2020, according to a report from ABI Research. Wi-Fi Indoor Location Applications and Revenues was released in Q4 2015. “Wi-Fi, as an indoor location and analytics tool, is in a very precarious position,” said Patrick Connolly, Principal... read more

Aruba debuts cloud-based beacon management mobile solution

December 4, 2015By

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has introduced a cloud-based beacon management solution designed for multivendor Wi-Fi networks and beacon analytics. Aruba also expanded its app developer partner program for the Meridian Mobile App Platform to accelerate innovation of location-based mobile apps. Since its launch in November 2014, Aruba Mobile Engagement, powered by Aruba Beacons and the Meridian Mobile App platform, has improved customer... read more

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Averna Launches RF Record & Playback with Real-Time GNSS Simulator

June 17, 2015By
Averna RP-6100 record and playback solution. (PRNewsFoto/Averna)

Averna has launched an RF tool offering high-performance record-and-playback and real-time simulation in one platform. The Averna RP-6100 series is a self-contained, record-and-playback solution for RF application validation. It can capture all GNSS bands, as well as HD Radio, Wi-Fi, LTE, radar, and cognitive radio — plus impairments — to significantly advance RF projects and harden product designs. The RP-6100 series features up to... read more