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u-blox acquires Fusion Wireless

u‑blox announces the acquisition of San Diego based Fusion Wireless, a provider of CDMA wireless modules for consumer and M2M applications in North America.
21st September 2011

u-blox unveils its smallest ever GPS single-chip

u-blox unveils its smallest ever GPS single-chip
Designed for small, low-power, low cost applications, u-blox’ latest GPS single-chip UBX-G6010-NT delivers the industry-leading positioning performance of u-blox 6 technology in a micro-miniature package: only 5 x 6 x 1.1 mm. Its high-level of integration means a complete, stand-alone GPS system design can now fit on a PCB area smaller than the size of a thumbtack. The chip requires no external host.
14th January 2011

Viota connected navigation devices rely on u-blox GSM

Viota connected navigation devices rely on u-blox GSM
Viota, based in Shenzhen, China, is a global provider of a wide range of personal navigation devices (PNDs). Their latest line of connected PNDs with touchscreen integrates u-blox’ LEON GSM/GPRS module to support update of map and navigation data. The V501G, V503G, V4360 and V502G also function as multimedia players supporting eBook and photo album applications, plus MP3 audio and MP4 video playback.
14th December 2010


New LOSTnFOUND mobile trackers capitalize on u-blox’ GPS and GSM technologies

New LOSTnFOUND mobile trackers capitalize on u-blox’ GPS and GSM technologies
Mountain Group, a Swiss provider of ultra-compact portable tracking solutions relies on u-blox’ leading GPS and GSM/GPRS module technologies for its new “LOSTnFOUND®” suite of tracking devices. The suite consists of the “ALTUS”, “CALVUS”, and “CIRRUS” trackers which report the location of cars, trucks, people, belongings and pets on 5 continents. The information can be viewed from anywhere via a feature-rich web-based application.
4th November 2010

u-blox claims LISA is the world’s smallest 3.75G module

u-blox claims LISA is the world’s smallest 3.75G module
u-blox announces LISA, a new family of small, ultra-fast wireless modems. LISA enables a wide range of high-bandwidth applications such as mobile computing, car infotainment, telematics systems and hand-held terminals where wireless high-speed Internet connection is essential. It also provides secure data exchange to support sensitive applications such as automatic meter reading, fixed wireless terminals, telehealth, remote displays and point of sales terminals.
30th September 2010

Canada’s largest GSM provider certifies u-blox’ LEON module

Canada’s largest GSM provider certifies u-blox’ LEON module
u-blox announces the official certification by Rogers Wireless of LEON, u-blox’ miniature GSM/GPRS voice and data module. Rogers is Canada’s largest wireless service provider and largest GSM mobile carrier with over 7 million subscribers.
18th August 2010

Trakm8 selects u-blox GPS & GSM for advanced telematics solution

U-blox and Trakm8 announce a new, advanced remote vehicle monitoring system which relies on u blox’ leading GPS and wireless module technology.
17th August 2010

EMS Global Tracking launches the Osprey Personal Tracking solution using u-blox GPS technology

EMS Global Tracking launches the Osprey Personal Tracking solution using u-blox GPS technology
UK-based EMS Global Tracking (formerly known as Satamatics Ltd.), a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELMG), and a leader in global telematics and tracking solutions has integrated the u-blox GPS chip UBX-G5010 into its recently unveiled Osprey Personal Tracker. Combining u-blox’ GPS receiver chip with Inmarsat communication technology, the Osprey offers dependable global positioning and two-way satellite communication for tracking of individuals, assets and fleets around the world.
16th June 2010

u-blox makes latest Fujitsu ultra-mobile notebook “location-aware”

u-blox makes latest Fujitsu ultra-mobile notebook “location-aware”
Fujitsu has integrated u-blox’ GPS technology in their new ultra-mobile notebook with street navigator. The LifeBook UH900 mini-notebook with 5.6” multi-touch screen display is packed with features, pre-loaded with Garmin Mobile PC navigation software and has a built-in u-blox’ NEO-5Q GPS module. The palm-sized device weighs a little over one pound and fits in the palm of your hand.
11th March 2010

u-blox launches end-to-end solution for instant, low-power photo geotagging

u-blox launches end-to-end solution for instant, low-power photo geotagging
u-blox, a leading provider of GPS and wireless semiconductors and solutions, is proud to unveil a complete hardware and software solution enabling the world’s lowest-power photo geotagging system for digital cameras.
11th March 2010

u-blox launches broadband UMTS/HSPA modem solution

u-blox launches broadband UMTS/HSPA modem solution
u-blox expands its high-speed wireless connectivity reference design offerings to include full High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) capabilities: 7.2 Mb/s download and 5.8 Mb/s upload speeds. The N731 is a mature design combining a powerful baseband processor, RF transceiver, antenna multiplexer and power amplifier components to support eight bands of HSPA / UMTS / EDGE / GPRS / GSM functionality including data, voice, and SMS.
15th February 2010

u-blox launches compact 3.5G module

u-blox launches compact 3.5G module
u-blox, a leading fabless provider of wireless communication and global positioning solutions, announced LUCY, a new family of high-speed wireless modules supporting the world’s fastest globally adopted mobile communications standard.
21st January 2010

u-blox’ LEON GSM/GPRS Modules in Volume Production

u-blox’ LEON GSM/GPRS Modules in Volume Production
u-blox has announced that its LEON family of wireless GSM/GPRS modem modules has gone into high-volume production to meet worldwide orders. After achieving major industry certifications in September, the LEON G-100 and G‑200 are now fully qualified for delivery to customers in the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. Complete documentation including Product Summary, Datasheet, and System Integration Manual are available for download.
6th November 2009

LEON GSM/GPRS modules from u-blox achieve major certifications

LEON GSM/GPRS modules from u-blox achieve major certifications
The LEON G-100 and G-200 are optimized to work with u-blox’ GPS receivers to support low-cost, mass-market, location-aware telematics applications requiring mobile connectivity such as asset tracking, fleet management, road pricing, vehicle recovery and mobile emergency services such as eCall. They are also ideal for use in machine-to-machine telemetry systems for Automatic Meter Reading (AMR), Remote Monitoring Automation and Control (RMAC), surveillance and security, anti theft systems and Point of Sales (PoS) terminals.
5th October 2009

u-blox GPS receiver technology selected for new and enhanced SPOT satellite GPS messenger product

u-blox, a leading semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets, is pleased to announce that small-outline AMY-5M GPS receiver module has been chosen as the GPS receiver for the new Globalstar next-generation SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger.
25th August 2009

Location Based Technologies implements u-blox’ GPS software and service solution for low-power personal locators based on GSM platform

Location Based Technologies implements u-blox’ GPS software and service solution for low-power personal locators based on GSM platform
u-blox, a leading fabless provider of embedded positioning and wireless communications solutions, has successfully deployed its assisted GPS software solution together with its online Assistance (satellite locator) Service to power Location Based Technologies’ PocketFinder and PetFinder family of real-time personal GPS locators.
22nd July 2009


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