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Connected future

When you think about the future, what do you see? Flying cars? Robotic nurses? Green cities that respond to our every need?
While we need imagination to conceive our shared tomorrow, innovation, commercialization, and implementation are, ultimately, what get it built. It’s about hitting the sweet spot between the cutting edge and what actually adds value.

01 November 2019

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Connected buildings

Do you talk to your home? And more importantly, does it listen? Just a decade ago, these questions would have seemed absurd. Today, they reflect reality in millions of households around the world, as the Internet of Things expands into – and enables – a new generation of smart, connected buildings.

01 May 2019

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Connected food

In this sixth edition of our u-blox magazine, we explore the transformational impact digitalization has already had on the global food industry, as well as its future potential to tackle some of the challenges that lie ahead.

01 November 2018

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Connected people

Where is our brave new connected society headed? This magazine will take you on a tour of the connected society and the many future applications it has the potential to enable.

01 May 2018

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The connected industry

We are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, where sensors wirelessly send data over the Internet to machines or people where they are analyzed to automate processes and enable productivity gains and better products. Join us as we dissect the connected industry of the future.

01 November 2017

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Born in 1997

We are delighted to present to you the third edition of the u-blox magazine, celebrating twenty years of technological, geographic, and market expansion. Let us take you on a trip down memory lane and peer into bright future ahead.

01 May 2017

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The connected city

By 2050, more than 60 percent of the world’s population will be living in cities. It seems only inevitable that a city should become smarter to accommodate this growth and meet the needs of its inhabitants. But did you ever wonder what the connected city of the future might look like?

01 November 2016

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The connected vehicle

We are thrilled to present you the first edition of “u” – the u blox technology magazine. In it, we look at how the Internet of Things is revolutionizing the automotive industry - reinventing mobility patterns and expanding the driver's experience in ways never seen before. Buckle up!

01 May 2016

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27 September 2019

Four steps to IoT security

IoT devices are exposed to a wide variety of rapidly evolving threats, often intended to disrupt their communications or misuse their capabilities. This white paper equips you with the background, vocabulary and key concepts necessary to develop and deploy IoT ecosystems that are resilient to evolving cyber-threats.

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11 July 2019

Future-proofing EV charging solutions with Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is transforming EV charging systems present in charging stations and the electric vehicles themselves. Big players in the industry have already started evolving towards solutions that use Wi-Fi to simplify charging for their customers and sell new value-adding services. In this white paper, we explain why now is the time to define your EV charging offering and select the hardware architecture best suited to enable it.

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08 May 2019

Energy Harvesting

This paper discusses the design and use of a cellular IoT application circuit that is powered from harvested energy. The application combines GNSS-based positioning as well as short range (Bluetooth) and cellular (NB-IoT and LTE-M) communication. The solution developed uses the u-blox SARA-R4 (LTE Cat M1 / NB1) or the u-blox SARA-N2 (LTE Cat NB1) cellular modules, the u-blox NINA-B1 Bluetooth low energy module and applications processor, and the u-blox ZOE-M8 GNSS receiver. In addition there are several sensors for ambient light, UV, motion, temperature, humidity, magnetic detection and air pressure. A video of the vibration harvester example is available on YouTube. While energy harvesting is the focus of this paper, all the techniques described apply just as well to any ultra-low power system operating from a primary battery.

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02 November 2018

Accurate timing for the IoT

In this white paper, we walk you through the process of selecting the right technology for your IoT application. We outline existing timing technologies for the IoT and present a hybrid timing approach that opens the door to new applications indoors, outdoors, and even underground.

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19 February 2018

The Navigation Conundrum

Global navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology has become seemingly ubiquitous in our daily lives, embedded in everything from car navigation systems to wearable devices. The following white paper looks at the current state of GNSS functionality in terms of accuracy, size, power, and cost. It then goes on to outline what needs to be done to deliver the necessary high precision solutions for given applications as well as the framework required for a new era in GNSS accessibility.

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29 September 2017

Innovation Trends in Cellular Connectivity for Alarm Panels

This paper discusses some use cases related to the adoption of cellular connectivity technology in alarm panels and connected buildings, and how manufacturers of such devices can improve their time to market, enrich the feature set, and enhance the added values of their applications when adopting cellular and short range connectivity modules.

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13 September 2017

Super-E: low power and good performance

Find the best balance of size and performance in GNSS solutions for portable applications with Super-E.

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22 May 2017

Design guide for small, high performance GNSS patch antenna applications

How to find the best balance between size and performance in GNSS patch antenna designs?

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15 September 2016

Use Cases and Regulatory Approvals for Wireless Medical Devices

With the advent of wireless technology in medical applications, new possibilities open up for medical diagnostic and monitoring equipment in a hospital, health care facility, or for care in the home environment.

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21 July 2016

Achieving Centimeter Level Performance with Low Cost Antennas

In this white paper, u‑blox shows how inexpensive patch antennas can be used to achieve centimeter‑level accuracies using the u‑blox NEO‑M8P receiver.

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16 January 2020

Webinar: How to scale up your mesh network for massive deployment

Do you dare to connect? Together with Wirepas we are looking forward to meeting you in our webinar on how to best solve the large-scale IoT challenges of today. You will also be able to ask all your questions, so sign up now for this interactive webinar!

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05 December 2019

Webinar: IoT Security: It’s time to get serious

The faces of criminality have changed and so have the consequences. That is because your devices and your data can be monetized by criminals. Learn more about what types of IoT devices are at highest risk of attack, how criminals monetize your data and what you can do to protect your business with IoT security.

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18 October 2019

Webinar: Learn to master the ZED-F9P like a pro

Why should you care about our u-blox F9 offering? Because it takes GNSS precision to the next level and paves the way for high precision navigation, augmented reality, and unmanned vehicles. Take this opportunity to join our webinar as we go through the ZED-F9P technology highlights and show you a step-by-step description on how to get started with our C099-F9P board.

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05 September 2019

Webinar: Secure Wireless Connectivity Solutions for eHealth

The healthcare ecosystem is going through a big transformation, both from a social and technological perspective. Watch this webinar and learn about new wireless connectivity solutions for eHealth and why security matters.

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24 April 2019

Webinar: Electric vehicle charging goes wireless

With the continuous rise of deployed electric vehicles, the need for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations increases. Sign up for this 30-minute webinar to learn about EV charging developments, wireless opportunities, as well as architecture implementations and standards.

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04 April 2019

Webinar: Switch on Smart Lighting in Smart Cities & Buildings

Register for our one-hour webinar explaining what Smart Lighting can do in building and city applications, key drivers, network topologies, wireless technology options and how Smart lighting becomes a value-added service.

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19 March 2019

Webcast: Full Year Results Presentation 2018

Watch the video webcast of our investor presentation to learn more about our 2018 financial results and get an update on our business performance.

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13 February 2019

Webinar: 5 best practices in Smart Metering

Sign up for this 50-minute webinar where you will learn how to transform your metering business with the new generation smart wireless technologies.

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30 November 2018

Webinar: V2X Basics

As traffic volumes increase, so do concerns for avoiding accidents and reducing traffic congestion. Watch this 40-minute webinar explaining the foundation of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) and what it means for traffic safety.

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01 November 2018

Webinar: 5G and your device design

Join this 30-minute webinar to learn about the latest 3GPP 5G release, how 5G affects your plans for LPWA devices, 5G use cases and applications, spectrum choices, and how u-blox can support your 5G device plans.

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