TAG: wireless

Trimble Thunderbolt PTP Grandmaster Clock Designed for Next-Generation Networks

November 9, 2015By

Trimble has introduced a new grandmaster clock to address the synchronization needs of the fast growing next-generation LTE-Advanced and small cell network market. The Thunderbolt PTP Grandmaster Clock (GC), coming in the first quarter of 2016, was introduced at the ITSF 2015 Time and Synchronization in Telecoms Conference, held in Edinburgh, UK, Nov. 2-5. Trimble said it value-engineered the industry-standard grandmaster clock, focusing... read more

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EndRun Launches Two GPS-Based Timing Units

October 7, 2015By

EndRun Technologies has launched two GPS-based timing products. The Meridian II Precision TimeBase references GPS to provide ultra-accurate time (10 nanoseconds to UTC) and frequency. At the core of Meridian II is a new GPS receiver that EndRun optimized to deliver a variety of traditional- and network-based time and frequency signals. “The second-generation Meridian II continues EndRun’s heritage of pushing the envelope by delivering... read more

PCTEST Expands Antenna Testing Capabilities with Rohde & Schwarz

September 10, 2015By
R&S TS8991 Wireless Performance Test Chamber.(PRNewsFoto/Rohde & Schwarz)

PCTEST Engineering Laboratory, an accredited testing laboratory for wireless testing and certification, has expanded its over-the-air (OTA) conformance testing capabilities with the purchase of a CTIA-compliant R&S TS8991 Wireless Performance Test Chamber (WPTC) from Rohde & Schwarz. The R&S TS8991 OTA Test System is configured with hardware and software extensions for legacy and LTE A-GPS, a R&S ZND vector network... read more

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Verizon Telematics’ Work on Mercedes mbrace Marks New Standard for Connected Cars

September 10, 2015By

VP says company remains “bullish”on in-car Wi-Fi, sees need for both embedded, bring-your-own-device solutions   Mercedes-Benz has been in the news in the past month for offering connected car service as standard for five years on all new vehicles, one of the longest multi-year offers yet. But it isn’t just big news for Mercedes; it’s also a testament to Verizon’s... read more

TESSCO Introduces Fleet Management Solution at CTIA Super Mobility

September 9, 2015By

TESSCO Technologies is introducing a low-cost investment vehicle tracking, monitoring and control solution at CTIA Super Mobility, being held Sept. 9-11 in Las Vegas. TESSCO is a provider of the product and value-chain solutions required to build, use and maintain wireless systems. The company is displaying the fleet management solution at booth 5932. “Spending in the U.S. logistics and transportation industry totaled... read more

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Live from CTIA Super Mobility 2015

September 9, 2015By

GPS World reports live from CTIA Super Mobility 2015 in Las Vegas Sept. 8-11, organized by CTIA—The Wireless Association. The Western Hemisphere’s largest mobile innovation summit brings together 35,000 professionals who work in the mobile technology industry, including leaders in wireless, indoor location, connected car and Internet of Things (IoT), among many others. GPS World digital editor Bethany Chambers and Wireless editor Janice... read more

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
OnStar booth features wrecked car to portray emergency messaging capabilities at APCO.

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