Tech & Innovation

Zero Zero Robotics Raised $25M for Self-flying Camera - 04/27/2016

Chinese startup Zero Zero Robotics today announced it has raised $25 Million in total funding - including a $23 Million Series A round - to build consumer-friendly flying smart robotics. The funding was participated in by venture capital firms IDG,...

When Umbrellas Get Smart: Geo-Located Weather & Forget-Me-Not Alerts - 03/21/2016

The usual experience with umbrellas is that you never have it when it’s raining, and if you take it with you around, there is a significant chance you forget it somewhere: train, restaurant, meeting… This is where comes “oombrela“. Wezzoo, a French...

SkyTraq Introduces 3D Dead Reckoning GNSS Receiver - 04/25/2016

Taiwanese fabless GNSS maker SkyTraq has introduced a new GNSS receiver (S1722DR8) with 3D dead reckoning that integrates 3-axis gyroscope/accelerometer and barometric pressure sensor. “Using wheel/speed data from vehicle to perform sensor-fused...

VectorNav Intros GPS Module with GNSS-Derived Heading Data - 03/07/2016

VectorNav Technologies introduced today a new GNSS navigation module, the VN-360 GPS-Compass heading and position sensor. The VN-360 is an OEM GPS-Compass module that provides an accurate, True North heading solution without using a magnetometer....

NVIDIA Unveils Drive PX2, Computing Platform for Driverless Cars - 01/06/2016

NVIDIA yesterday launched NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 a “supercomputing“ platform that provides unprecedented amounts of processing to be used by driverless cars, equivalent to that of 150 MacBook Pros. "Drivers deal with an infinitely complex world," said...

CES: Parrot Announces Fixed-Wing Consumer Drone - 01/05/2016

At the CES trade show in Las Vegas French drone maker Parrot has announced a fixed wing drone, Parrot DISCO. Disco is still in prototype mode but Parrot expects to deliver it commercially later this year. Disco Prototype specifications: - 14...

Low Orbit Satellites to Provide Low Cost Connectivity for IoT - 11/26/2015

Tiny devices to transmit data to and from some of the world’s most remote locations are set to revolutionise machine-to-machine communications. New company Myriota has formed to commercialise technology developed by the University of South...

Invensense Licenses Inertial Navigation Tech to Huawei - 12/09/2015

InvenSense, the worldwide provider of MEMS sensors, today announced that their Invensense Positioning Library (IPL) software sensor-assisted positioning technology has been licensed by Huawei for incorporation into the Kirin 950 mobile application...

SIGFOX Partners with San Francisco to Build IoT Network - 10/29/2015

The City of San Francisco and low power wide area network vendor SIGFOX have announced a partnership to deploy a dedicated Internet of Things network that will provide low-cost, energy-efficient and two-way connectivity for smart-city programs, as...

Quanergy Systems Promises LiDAR for Under $1,000 Early 2016 - 11/18/2015

Californian startup Quanergy Systems has announced yesterday they will introduce in early 2016 the world’s first solid state LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensor for self-driving cars for less than $1,000 per car. Quanergy’s solid state LiDAR...

Interview with Decawave: Indoor Positioning to Within 10 cm - 11/17/2015

Indoor location is not limited to Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. There are a number of other RF technologies, and among these one is called “impulse radio ultra wide band.“ To make it simple it is a technology that sends radio signal in short bursts at short...

Hardware Club: Accelerating Hardware Startup Worldwide (Podcast) - 10/27/2015

GPS Business News had the opportunity to speak with Barbara Belvisi, co-founder of the Hardware Club. The organisation selects promising hardware startup and help them to overcome the key challenges of developing hardware products: manufacturing and...
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