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Connecting cars for over 12 years

by Thomas Nigg

The automotive industry found u‑blox sometime around 2005. It was neither anticipated nor planned, but looking back, it’s been a fantastic adventure. Since, we’ve sold dozens of millions of positioning and communication devices to automotive Tier Ones and OEMs.

November 07, 2017
dog tracker

by Florian Bousquet

GPS trackers – small, wearable devices used to track people, pets and animals – have made life easier for parents, pet owners, wildlife researchers, farmers, and businesses alike.

November 02, 2017

by Florian Bousquet

From the Apple Watch, to the Samsung Gear and Huawei 2, more and more smartwatches are popping up every day on people’s wrists. What started as a luxurious fashion accessory is becoming increasingly respected as a useful wearable.

October 18, 2017

by Florian Bousquet

Ever since the Nike+ FuelBand came out in 2012, proving the appeal of wrist‑based activity tracking, the category has exploded. Nowadays, a whole industry has emerged around this market, led by brands like Fitbit and Xiaomi.

September 11, 2017
Water meter

by Ludger Boeggering

As smart electricity metering rollouts progress across Europe, Asia and the United States, other utilities are looking to get in on the act. Those involved in water, gas and heat are now also seeking to take advantage of the benefits.

July 28, 2017
u-blox_20 years

by Sven Etzold

1997 – Daniel Ammann, Jean‑Pierre Wyss and Andreas Thiel invented the world’s smallest GPS module as part of their post‑graduate research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

July 10, 2017

Who wouldn’t want a car that can move you and your family from Point A to Point B without ever sitting in traffic? How convenient would it be to book a taxi that rises above the city streets and flies you to your destination through the clouds?

May 04, 2017
sport watch

by Florian Bousquet

GPS  running watches such as Garmin Forerunner, Tomtom Spark or Polar M400, make up one of the fastest‑growing segments of the wearable device market, and for good reason.

March 15, 2017
u-blox_JODY-W1

by Kilian Frank

Wi‑Fi is integral to today’s modern connected car. Powered by LTE, vehicle Wi‑Fi hotspots are an option on virtually all the latest car models.

January 31, 2017