Magellan has launched eXplorist GC, claimed to be the first dedicated GPS device for geocaching that includes paperless geocaching, pre-loaded with geocaches, a colour screen, graphics and an interface that are all packed into a rugged and waterproof case.
A radio system that tells bus drivers about road accidents and traffic jams has been set up in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin province in north-east China.
The Simoco SAMS6000 has been designed to send and track real-time, text-based jobs to field response crews such as emergency response personnel, police/firefighters, security personnel and maintenance technicians.
Physicians in the US state of Wisconsin are testing the SmartPill GI monitoring system to evaluate slow gastric emptying, a gastrointestinal motility disorder known as gastroparesis.
The Fastrax Track&Trace platform is a suitable starting point for any asset tracking application. The platform includes the uTrace03 telematics module, the uTrace03 development board, default Track&Trace software and the Track&Trace embedded software toolkit.
Trimble’s GPS module Copernicus II has tracking sensitivity that is better by 8 dB, start-up and acquisition are faster, accuracy higher and signal retention in poor environments has been raised, compared with the first version of the device.
The TEK-6000 is a custom-designed fanless Atom-based vehicle PC with a full range of interfaces. Incorporating a Sierra Wireless MC8790V 3.5G module, GPS, Wi-Fi, 2.5" SATA hard drive and CompactFlash, it is suitable for AVL (automatic vehicle location) and many other in-vehicle applications. Operating from 6-36 VDC it also has power on/off delay control and low-voltage detection. A range of optional accessories is available including IP65 housing, an 8.4" digital monitor and smart battery UPS kit.