Tech & Innovation

Mobile World Congress 2018 Exhibits the Latest Trends in Indoor Localization - 02/25/2018

At least 33 companies are exhibiting indoor location technologies and solutions at the 2018 Mobile World Congress, taking place this week in Barcelona. While all of these companies are very different from each other, they collectively represent...

New Tracking Company Leverages LPWA for IoT Markets - 01/29/2018

A new company plans to use low-power, wide-area (LPWA) networks to improve accuracy for Internet of Things (IoT) location and tracking applications. The company, Israel-based hoopo, says the need to understand and quantify asset location is becoming...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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