TAG: wireless

Telit’s IoT Portal Combines Connectivity Management with App Enabling

September 1, 2015By

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced a new release of the Telit IoT Portal. The portal consolidates a suite of advanced connectivity management functions with the company’s deviceWISE IoT Application Enablement Platform. The service enables companies to deploy, configure and manage end-to-end IoT deployments from a single, cloud-based portal, Telit said. The portal is designed to... read more

Commercial Systems Touted for Indoor Emergency Services

August 27, 2015By
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It is refreshing to see such nascent technology as indoor location being used to enable accurate emergency services response. That’s what’s going on right now as beacons, Wi-Fi and other technology that works inside, where GPS doesn’t work, is being tested nationwide by companies hoping for government adoption. With new FCC regulations that are finally trying to keep up with commercial location products, it may be a reality soon. What really drove location into wireless handsets was the 1990s FCC regulations — will they now drive indoor positioning? read more

SNL Comedian Michael Che to Speak at CTIA Super Mobility 2015

August 26, 2015By
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Saturday Night Live comedian and co-anchor of “Weekend Update” Michael Che will be featured at CTIA Super Mobility 2015. Che will report from the keynote stage with his thoughts on wireless news, hot topics and features. read more

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GeoComm eBook Focuses on Assessing GIS Data for NG911

August 21, 2015By

GeoComm has released an ebook focusing on assessing GIS data for an NG911 system (next-generation 911). In an NG911 system, GIS data development, accuracy, and maintenance are vital, and GeoComm approaches NG911 readiness in three steps: assess, improve and maintain. The ebook, Key Steps for Assessing Mission Critical Data for 9-1-1, focuses on the assess step. GeoComm approaches GIS data assessment by first... read more

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AWT Global Introduces Low Noise Amplifier

February 18, 2015By

AWT Global has launched a new product line of low noise amplifiers: the LNA1 Series. The new compact Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) are suited as RF measurement amplifiers and for signal boosting applications. LNA1 amplifiers cover telecommunications frequency bands from 700 to 2700 MHz. High gain of 25dB (+/-3) makes them perfect for applications like interference hunting.  “Due to its... read more

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Qualcomm Showcases Connected Cars at CES

January 5, 2015By

Qualcomm Technologies will demonstrate two new full technology concept cars that integrate Qualcomm Technologies’ latest in vehicle technology and connectivity at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, being held this week in Las Vegas. The technology concept cars are based on the 2015 Maserati Quattroporte GTS and the 2015 Cadillac XTS and have been customized to bring the full Snapdragon Automotive Solutions experience... read more

Live from CTIA Super Mobility Week 2014

September 9, 2014By
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GPS World reports live from CTIA Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas Sept. 9-12. The first ever Super Mobility Week now combines the former CTIA annual conference and MobileCON, and is expected to draw 1,100 exhibitors from around the world and features major product launches and trade news. GPS World Digital Editor Bethany Chambers, Wireless Editor Janice Partyka and LBS... read more

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FCC Acts to Help Emergency Responders Locate Wireless 911 Callers Indoors

February 20, 2014By

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Communications Commission today proposed rules to help emergency responders better locate wireless callers to 911. The proposed updates to the FCC’s Enhanced 911 (E911) rules respond to Americans’ increasing use of wireless phones to call 911, especially from indoors, and take advantage of technological developments that allow for more accurate location information to be transmitted... read more