U-blox

EQS-News: u-blox AG: Cloud location service brings power autonomy to constrained IoT devices

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:00am

Thalwil, Switzerland - April 8, 2021 - u-blox (SIX:UBXN,OTC:UBLXF), a leading global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, has introduced a service that offloads the position calculation from IoT devices into the cloud.

Key Points: 
  • Thalwil, Switzerland - April 8, 2021 - u-blox (SIX:UBXN,OTC:UBLXF), a leading global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, has introduced a service that offloads the position calculation from IoT devices into the cloud.
  • The CloudLocate service will enable accurate positioning of even the simplest IoT devices with the most constrained computing, communications, and energy resources.
  • The service only needs an uplink from the device since it works out the device's location in the cloud.
  • CloudLocate is available through the u-blox Thingstream IoT service delivery platform , a cloud-based delivery platform and administration interface for enterprise IoT services.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: u-blox to repay outstanding bond

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:00am

Thalwil, Switzerland - 8 April 2021 - u-blox (SIX:UBXN,OTC:UBLXF), a global leader in wireless and positioning technologies, announces that the outstanding CHF 60 million bond with a coupon of 1.625% p.a.

Key Points: 
  • Thalwil, Switzerland - 8 April 2021 - u-blox (SIX:UBXN,OTC:UBLXF), a global leader in wireless and positioning technologies, announces that the outstanding CHF 60 million bond with a coupon of 1.625% p.a.
  • and maturing on 27 April, 2021 will be entirely repaid from existing cash.
  • u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets.
  • Their solutions let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: u-blox announces first timing solutions based on L1 and L5 GNSS signals

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 9:00am

Thalwil, Switzerland - March 25, 2021 - u-blox (SIX:UBXN,OTC:UBLXF), a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced its first multi-band high accuracy timing solutions to concurrently support the L1 and L5 GNSS (global navigation satellite system) signals.

Key Points: 
  • Thalwil, Switzerland - March 25, 2021 - u-blox (SIX:UBXN,OTC:UBLXF), a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced its first multi-band high accuracy timing solutions to concurrently support the L1 and L5 GNSS (global navigation satellite system) signals.
  • The ZED-F9T-10B and LEA-F9T-10B timing modules, and the RCB-F9T-1 timing card deliver nanosecond-level timing accuracies required to synchronize cellular network base stations and smart power grids.
  • With satellite constellations transmitting signals on the L5 band nearing completion, the L1/L5 signal combination is becoming a viable option to complement the existing product portfolio based on L1 and L2 signals.
  • Because L5 signals fall within the protected ARNS (aeronautical radionavigation service) frequency band, they are also less subject to RF interference.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: u-blox reports full year 2020 financial results

Friday, March 12, 2021 - 7:00am

For the full-year 2020, u-blox generated revenues of CHF 333.5 million, EBIT (adjusted) of CHF 18.0 million and EBITDA (adjusted) of CHF 42.2 million.

Key Points: 
  • For the full-year 2020, u-blox generated revenues of CHF 333.5 million, EBIT (adjusted) of CHF 18.0 million and EBITDA (adjusted) of CHF 42.2 million.
  • AMEC and EMEA were especially affected by prolonged automotive and business shutdowns and companies adopting a delayed approach through much of 2020.
  • In APAC, full-year 2020 revenues amounted to CHF 137.7 million compared to CHF 145.6 million in 2019 (-5.4%).
  • Share based payment expenses recognized according to IFRS in 2020 were CHF 4.8 million compared to CHF 5.3 million in 2019.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: u-blox ALEX-R5 integrates cellular and GNSS technology into a miniature SiP form factor with zero compromises

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 9:01am

ALEX-R5 stands out for its miniature 14x14 mm footprint, achieved thanks to its SiP design, reducing its size compared to the functionally equivalent u-blox SARA-R5 module by half.

Key Points: 
  • ALEX-R5 stands out for its miniature 14x14 mm footprint, achieved thanks to its SiP design, reducing its size compared to the functionally equivalent u-blox SARA-R5 module by half.
  • ALEX-R5 makes zero performance compromises in terms of the technologies it features.
  • And a dedicated GNSS antenna interface enables fully independent, simultaneous operation of the u-blox M8 GNSS chip, matching the performance of a stand-alone u-blox M8 module.
  • With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: u-blox Capital Markets' Day

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 7:02am

u-blox' business activities have rebounded most strongly in APAC where economies reopened earlier compared to other regions.

Key Points: 
  • u-blox' business activities have rebounded most strongly in APAC where economies reopened earlier compared to other regions.
  • Monthly bookings of purchase orders have increased strongly each sequential month since May.
  • u-blox is hosting today its Capital Markets' Day event for analysts and investors.
  • The slide presentation and webcast will be accessible via the Investors section of the company's website at https://www.u-blox.com/en/reporting-center#tab-presentations

EQS-News: u-blox AG: u-blox brings robust ultra-low power positioning accuracy to wearables and asset tracking

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 8:04am

The new u-blox M10 positioning platform can track up to four GNSS constellations at once to deliver positioning data even in challenging environments such as deep urban canyons.

Key Points: 
  • The new u-blox M10 positioning platform can track up to four GNSS constellations at once to deliver positioning data even in challenging environments such as deep urban canyons.
  • The receiver's Super-S technology helps distinguish positioning signals from background noise to capture positioning data even when satellite signals are weak.
  • In sport watches, for instance, u-blox M10 guarantees highly dynamic positioning accuracy during a run in cities, woods, or under an open sky, while preserving battery life.
  • This new GNSS platform will be supported by AssistNow, u-blox's well established assisted GNSS service, to accelerate positioning and improve accuracy.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: u-blox's cellular modules with own LPWA chipset pass US certifications and enter production

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 9:01am

The SARA-R5 series is the first product family based on the UBX-R5 , u-blox's own low power wide area (LPWA) chipset, to achieve North American operator certification.

Key Points: 
  • The SARA-R5 series is the first product family based on the UBX-R5 , u-blox's own low power wide area (LPWA) chipset, to achieve North American operator certification.
  • The SARA-R5 series is aimed at LPWA IoT applications, such as industrial automation, sensor applications, connected health, metering, asset and vehicle tracking, as well as telematics.
  • Available as u-blox IoT Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) , this functionality solves the longevity and safety imperatives of IoT devices for sensitive or confidential applications.
  • "We are thrilled to see our SARA-R5 with our own LPWA chipset now LTE-M certified in the US and entering production," said Samuele Falcomer, Senior Product Manager, Product Center Cellular, u-blox.

EQS-News: u-blox AG: Scalable end-to-end security platform from u-blox addresses LPWA IoT device use cases

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 9:02am

Its out-of-the box, simple, secure, and cost effective onboarding process to leading cloud IoT platforms speeds up development, shortening time-to-market.

Key Points: 
  • Its out-of-the box, simple, secure, and cost effective onboarding process to leading cloud IoT platforms speeds up development, shortening time-to-market.
  • The IoT Security-as-a-Service offering, which is managed via the u-blox Thingstream service delivery platform , is specifically optimized for low power wide area (LPWA) deployments that use resource-constrained IoT devices.
  • The solution also leverages u-blox's Foundation security offering, which comprises fundamental elements that make SARA-R4 and SARA-R5 modules secure by design.
  • - Telematics - In this scenario, the main security risks include denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, device cloning, jamming, etc.

Syndesy Technologies' SynTRAC™ PL1-202 Cellular Socket Modem Certified on T-Mobile®

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 5:48pm

The SynTRAC product line was developed and is manufactured exclusively in the U.S., using Swiss positioning and cellular technology from u-blox, free of tariffs and with added security.

Key Points: 
  • The SynTRAC product line was developed and is manufactured exclusively in the U.S., using Swiss positioning and cellular technology from u-blox, free of tariffs and with added security.
  • SynTRAC PL1-202 is the LTE Cat 1 variant of the SynTRAC PL1 connectivity family.
  • The SynTRAC PL1-202 is the smallest professional Cat 1 product of its type, a ruggedized board complete with antennas and required certifications.
  • SynTRAC is a trademark of Syndesy Technologies, Inc.
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