7nm GNSS receiver for wearables cuts power by 5x
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7nm GNSS receiver for wearables cuts power by 5x

Broadcom Inc. today announced the world’s lowest power L1/L5 GNSS receiver chip, the BCM4778, optimized for mobile and wearable applications. Equipped with the latest GNSS innovations, this third-generation chip is 35% smaller and consumes 5 times less power than the previous...

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GPS/GNSS module receiver now features BLE/WiFi capabilities
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GPS/GNSS module receiver now features BLE/WiFi capabilities

Septentrio announces an important addition to the open-source resources for their GPS/GNSS module receivers: mosaicTM wireless or simply mowi. It combines the Septentrio mosaic-X5 or mosaic-H module receiver with a dual-mode Bluetooth and integrated Wi-Fi from the...

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Open Source Unsurv Offline Features ESP32, GNSS
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Open Source Unsurv Offline Features ESP32, GNSS

A campaign has been launched on Crowd supply for Unsurv, which is an offline privacy-friendly, small, lightweight PCB (43 mm x 32 mm) loaded with an ESP32, GNSS reciever and NFC capabilities. It functions by using a combination of OpenStreetMap data on the SD card, and a custom Android...

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SafeBee – A GPS Tracker for Beehives
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SafeBee – A GPS Tracker for Beehives

This is an original design of a GPS tracker designed on Elab and it is intended to be used as a security device for beehives, but it is not limited to this. It can be used everywhere a motion-activated GPS tracker is needed, like your car, bike, or even your boat. It is a GPS tracker...

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ZED-F9R High-Precision Sensor Fusion GNSS Solution
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ZED-F9R High-Precision Sensor Fusion GNSS Solution

u-blox's F9R dual-band GNSS module is a fully integrated solution for fast time-to-market u-blox's ZED-F9R positioning module features the u-blox F9 receiver platform providing a reliable multi-band GNSS sensor fusion solution for industrial applications in a compact form factor. The...

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nRF91 Based cellular-IoT Tracker For Your Blockchain-Based Applications
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nRF91 Based cellular-IoT Tracker For Your Blockchain-Based Applications

IoTeX has launched a campaign on crowdsupply for Pebble Tracker, which is a secure, battery-operated, cellular-IoT prototyping platform designed for blockchain-based applications. Pebble Tracker is based on Nordic Semiconductor’s latest low-power nRF9160 System-in-Package (SiP), and...

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u-blox – Zero compromises on cellular and GNSS performance
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u-blox – Zero compromises on cellular and GNSS performance

u-blox, a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, has announced the ALEX-R5, a miniature cellular module that integrates low power wide area (LPWA) connectivity and global navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology into an...

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PICAN-M: NMEA 2000 on the Raspberry Pi for Marine Applications Made Possible
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PICAN-M: NMEA 2000 on the Raspberry Pi for Marine Applications Made Possible

If you ever worked with a GPS location module in close proximity with the hardware, you might have an idea about the direction we are taking today, as you had to deal with NMEA strings. NMEA 2000 (or NMEA2K or even N2K) is something among those lines but emphasizes a bit more on the...

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