Geopositioning

iTraq Expands Cargo Tracking Capabilities

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:40pm

b'Thanks to iTraq Butterfly, logistics providers, ecommerce vendors, and companies around the globe can now track and monitor their shipments with an industry-first reusable tracking device.

Key Points: 
  • b'Thanks to iTraq Butterfly, logistics providers, ecommerce vendors, and companies around the globe can now track and monitor their shipments with an industry-first reusable tracking device.
  • In recognition of its commitment to building innovative and robust tracking technology, iTraq has been granted onboard approval for its standard-setting cargo tracking device, iTraq Butterfly, from 13 of the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest airlines.\n\xe2\x80\x9cGarnering approvals from 13 airlines\xe2\x80\x94and counting\xe2\x80\x94is a testament to the sophisticated and resilient design of iTraq Butterfly,\xe2\x80\x9d said Roman Isakov, CEO at iTraq, Inc. \xe2\x80\x9cAs we continue our mission to help individuals and organizations locate what matters most, we\xe2\x80\x99re pleased to be able to offer iTraq\xe2\x80\x99s advanced cargo tracking capabilities to shippers worldwide through our comprehensive airline network.\xe2\x80\x9d\niTraq Butterfly is the industry\xe2\x80\x99s first recyclable cargo tracking device that can be reused in multiple shipments with a new cardboard integrated-battery case.
  • Equipped with light, temperature, and motion sensors that can be programmed to log and report at various schedules, the advanced global tracking device provides visibility into shipments throughout the shipping journey.\nHeadquartered in Redmond, WA, iTraq provides global location tracking devices that leverage GPS, cellular, WiFi, and Bluetooth data to monitor device status and location.
  • iTraq Butterfly is a powerful yet low-cost reusable tracking and monitoring solution for shipments and high-value assets for B2B and ecommerce customers.

Good Way and Wirepas join forces to promote global large-scale location-based applications

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 11:00pm

For current Wirepas partners, Good Way provides V4 and V5 hardware devices with various form factors.\nAccording to John Peng, VP of Good Way, "Wirepas Mesh technology resolves the intense demands for lower power, indoor positioning, bi-directional communication and massive deployment.

Key Points: 
  • For current Wirepas partners, Good Way provides V4 and V5 hardware devices with various form factors.\nAccording to John Peng, VP of Good Way, "Wirepas Mesh technology resolves the intense demands for lower power, indoor positioning, bi-directional communication and massive deployment.
  • By adapting the Wirepas framework, we provide web APIs to help solution providers bridge their existing systems seamlessly to the Wirepas world.
  • This will bring ultra-reliable massive connectivity deployments cost-efficiently to many demanding industrial applications," said Vafa Shams, Wirepas head of APAC.\nGood Way and Wirepas will conduct a webinar on 13th May for Smart Indoor Positioning solution by using Wirepas technology.
  • Wirepas serves customers across the world with offices in Australia, Germany, Finland, France, India, South Korea and the United States.

Skyhook to Provide Enhanced Location Services for Microsoft Products and Services

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Under the agreement, Skyhooks Precision Location solutions will now be utilized by Microsoft to augment and improve the delivery of geolocation services to Microsoft products and services.

Key Points: 
  • Under the agreement, Skyhooks Precision Location solutions will now be utilized by Microsoft to augment and improve the delivery of geolocation services to Microsoft products and services.
  • Skyhook offers a global hybrid positioning service called the Precision Location solution that combines Wi-Fi, cell, GPS, IP address and other location information to provide accurate, available and efficient location positioning services around the world.
  • The deal enables Microsoft to use Skyhooks solution to provide customers with accurate and user-controlled location-based experiences in Microsoft products and services.
  • Leveraging Skyhooks Precision Location services will provide Microsoft with network-based Wi-Fi and Cellular positioning.

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.

Airgain® Announces Commercial Availability of NimbeLink AT6 Cellular/GPS Asset Tracker

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 2:15pm

The NimbeLink AT6 is a fully featured, cellular based asset tracker enabling monitoring of assets in remote locations while in transit and outside of normal infrastructure.

Key Points: 
  • The NimbeLink AT6 is a fully featured, cellular based asset tracker enabling monitoring of assets in remote locations while in transit and outside of normal infrastructure.
  • Strategically designed to fit between the stringers of a pallet, the AT6 also lends itself to mounting on containers and totes.
  • Outfitted with sensors for condition monitoring, the AT6 detects motion, temperature, and tampering, while generating a battery life of over 10 years.
  • The AT6 is the latest product to complement the NimbeLink family of asset tracking devices.

WaveSense Secures $15 Million to Accelerate Next Generation ADAS and Autonomous Features With World’s Most Precise and Reliable Positioning System

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 11:00am

WaveSense, the worlds only provider of Ground Positioning Radar (GPR) for precise vehicle localization, announced today it has raised $15 million.

Key Points: 
  • WaveSense, the worlds only provider of Ground Positioning Radar (GPR) for precise vehicle localization, announced today it has raised $15 million.
  • We look forward to supporting WaveSense as they continue to establish GPR to safeguard and accelerate the autonomous driving experience.
  • WaveSense is pioneering the safest and highest performing assisted driving and autonomous capabilities through its Ground Positioning Radar (GPR).
  • As the world's most precise and reliable vehicle positioning system, WaveSense allows vehicles to determine their precise location with centimeter-level accuracy, no matter how challenging road conditions become.

CGTE Selects CalAmp's Telematics Technology for Equipment Fleet Management in Italy

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 9:30am

Marking its entry into heavy equipment asset management in Italy, LoJack Italia will install its proven dual technology Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR) system and telematics devices to protect CGTE's rental fleet of equipment against theft and to collect real-time data for fleet and logistics management.

Key Points: 
  • Marking its entry into heavy equipment asset management in Italy, LoJack Italia will install its proven dual technology Stolen Vehicle Recovery (SVR) system and telematics devices to protect CGTE's rental fleet of equipment against theft and to collect real-time data for fleet and logistics management.
  • "The agreement with LoJack Italia represents a strategic partnership with great growth prospects in the future for CGTE," said Massimo Rossi, managing director for CGTE.
  • "We can increase the quality of our services offered to customerswhich for CGTE is at the heart of all of our initiativesand further improve the management of our rental fleet.
  • Our rental fleet is made up of over 8,000 machines and equipment, managed through more than 100 locations and 700 commercial consultants and service technicians all over Italy.

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.

The Global Personal Safety Tracking Devices Market is Expected to Record a CAGR of Almost 13% During the Forecast Period

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 11:00pm

Technavio has been monitoring the personal safety tracking devices market and it is poised to grow by USD 186.23 million during 2020-2024,progressingat a CAGR of almost13% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • Technavio has been monitoring the personal safety tracking devices market and it is poised to grow by USD 186.23 million during 2020-2024,progressingat a CAGR of almost13% during the forecast period.
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • The GPS personal tracking devices are expected to be the leading segment based on technology in the global market during the forecast period.
  • Growing popularity of two-way voice communication-based personal safety tracking devicesis one of the major trends in the market.

Global Indoor Location Market, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2020-2025

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 11:15am

The Global Indoor Location Market is expected to grow at a formidable rate of around 16% during 2020 - 2025.

Key Points: 
  • The Global Indoor Location Market is expected to grow at a formidable rate of around 16% during 2020 - 2025.
  • The Global Indoor Location Market is driven by the rising integration of beacons in cameras, LED lightings, POS devices and digital signage.
  • Also, proliferation of smartphones, connected devices, and location-based applications among customers and inefficiency of the GPS in an indoor environment are boosting the indoor location market.
  • The Global Indoor Location Market is segmented based on component, deployment, organization, technology, application, end-user, company and region.