October 31, 2018

Fleet Space Technologies Joins Rocket Lab Manifest for “It’s Business Time” Mission

Fleet’s two “Proxima” satellites are the first scheduled launch of commercial CubeSats from an Australian company

U.S. orbital launch provider Rocket Lab has signed a contract with fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) start-up Fleet Space Technologies to launch two satellites that will form the foundation of a global IoT communications constellation. The two Proxima satellites are the first of a fleet of small, low-cost satellites that will provide internet connectivity for millions of sensor devices based in remote locations on Earth.

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By Inside GNSS
August 14, 2018

Quectel Releases GSM/GPRS/GNSS/Wi-Fi Module

Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global supplier of Internet of Things (IoT) modules, announced on Monday the release of MC90, a quad-band GSM/GPRS/GNSS/Wi-Fi module. The new module supports hybrid positioning technologies including GNSS, Cell ID and Wi-Fi aided positioning, and enables position tracking in both indoor and outdoor environments.

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By Inside GNSS
June 15, 2018

GNSS IoT Positioning: From Conventional Sensors to a Cloud-Based Solution

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) has considerably increased the number of services and applications that require positioning information. In this sense, IoT positioning sensors usually obtain and deliver their position to a central node where it is further managed and analyzed by a user or scheduler. Nonetheless, the stringent requirements of low-cost IoT sensors in terms of low power consumption to achieve larger battery lifetime are pushing current technologies to their limits.

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By Inside GNSS