NB-IoT / CAT M2 standard nears completion

By Simon Glassman – Senior Principal, Strategic Partnerships Courtesy of www.radio-electronics.com IoT is fast becoming a reality, and requirements including narrow bandwidth, low power and reliable connectivity are all issues – hear how NB-IoT is addressing these problems. For the last couple of years, u-blox has cooperated with Vodafone and Huawei to develop and demo the new…

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3GPP APPROVES LOWER POWER CLASS 5 (20 DBM) FOR NB-IOT APPLICATIONS

By Graham Prophet – Courtesy of www.edn-europe.com Wireless and positioning-systems vendor u-blox (Thalwil, Switzerland), together with collaborator and IoT connectivity company Neul (Cambridge, UK) reports success in promoting the concept of an extra power class for devices used in Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) applications. As a result, a maximum transmit power of 20 dBm has been approved on…

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Spotlight on u-blox

u-blox – Investing in R&D to provide products and solutions for the Internet of Things – and everybody in the world. Courtesy of www.cambridgewirelessblog.wordpress.com u-blox supplies wireless chips and modules for a wide range of applications in Automotive, Industrial and Consumer. In particular, we are focused on the what we call the Internet of Things…

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U-Blox M8P Integration done! via Drotek Electronics

Article courtesy of drotek.com   “A lot of actors of the L1 low-cost RTK market have been emerging these months. U-Blox plays a relevant role in the miniaturization of GNSS chips for mass-market. Drotek and U-Blox are collaborating in order to produce the most reduced RTK board”. “Market has shown that there are clearly two types…

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u-blox Consumer Solutions

Mobile routers (Mi‑Fi) and LTE access points Increasingly, personal devices need access to the cloud wherever and whenever the user is located. The market for personal hotspots (so‑called Mi‑Fi devices) continues to grow, as do other examples of local internet connectivity, including cloud connected alarm panels and smart home or smart city devices. In such…

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u-blox High performance active GPS antennas

ANN-MS Highlights: • High performance active GPS antenna • Low noise figure and high gain coverage • Fast and easy integration • No antenna know-how necessary • Magnetic base suitable for mounting on car roof • Industrial temperature range: –40°C to +85°C Product description The high performance ANN-MS active GPS antenna with integrated low-noise amplifier (LNA)…

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Navigation Modules Promise Telematics Upswing

By Rich Quinnell – Courtesy of  www.eetimes.com SEATTLE—While a solid performer in the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) industry, chip maker u-blox is not top of mind when discussing innovation. In fact, they only recently moved up to third-place position in market rankings, according to a recent report from ABI Research. But that perception may change with…

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Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)

Read more about the latest developments in NB‑IoT. Narrowband IoT (NB‑IoT) is a new way of communicating with “things” that require small amounts of data, over long periods, in hard to reach places. What is Narrowband IoT? Narrowband IoT (NB‑IoT) is a Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technology that works virtually anywhere. It connects devices…

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