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.
Dublin Bus, Irish public transport operator, has chosen Tait to carry out an upgrade of its existing communications infrastructure.
Standard Communications has announced the mutual cessation of its distribution agreement with Garmin International.
Australia will have access to a new source of Earth-observing satellite information from India’s remote sensing satellite, Resourcesat-1.
M2M Connectivity has been named as the distributor for Stellar Satellite Communications Ltd satellite data communications products in Australia and New Zealand.
Applied Satellite Technology Australia Pty Ltd (AST Australia) has won a contract from the Australian Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) West Australian Fire Management Services that will supply DEC an Iridium-based satellite communication system, which includes remote asset tracking.
ESAâ€™s telecommunications department is supporting the development of technology needed for satellite systems to broadcast digital multimedia content such as video, television programs, radio and data to mobile phones.
Orbit Research Ltd and MediaMobil Communication GmbH are implementing an ESA-supported project to introduce a solution for alarm monitoring and video surveillance via satellite to meet the increasing demand for security systems from the government and corporate market.
Trimble has released a battery-operated GPS satellite tracking device for budget conscious fleet owners, bus companies and trucking companies - and even consumers who just want to keep track of their teenage children borrowing the family car.
Electronics design company, Tancher Corporation will give away free the design rights to its personal locator radio beacon to help Australians caught in emergencies.