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Seeking insight? In our white papers, our experts share their knowledge on challenges, opportunities, and solutions related to wireless positioning and communication technologies.

01 April 2014

u‑blox GNSS antenna modules: global positioning made easy

As more and more products and devices integrate global positioning as a standard feature, a performance optimized “GNSS antenna module” which combines both satellite receiver chip and antenna on the same module can be a good solution.

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01 December 2013

GNSS timing and the rise of small cells

Precision timing based on GNSS satellites is a low‑cost, reliable, and ubiquitously available reference time derived from satellite‑hosted atomic clocks.

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01 November 2013

M2M service providers and LTE: new revenue opportunities

Service providers around the world are spending billions of dollars rolling out new LTE infrastructure.

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01 October 2013

u‑blox' Solution for European eCall

With the imminent deployment of European eCall in 2018, development of In‑vehicle eCall Systems (IVS) is in full swing.

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01 June 2013

LTE – Delivering on the mobile broadband promise

LTE is the latest generation mobile network technology, and the fastest growing standard in telecoms history.

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01 March 2013

The Rise and Challenges of M2M Applications

2013 was the year when machine‑to‑machine (M2M) communications exceeded human‑to‑human communications for the first time in history, with even more machines connected to the Internet than people.

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01 November 2012

u‑blox' GNSS and wireless module philosophy

Focus on compatibility and upgradeability: In today’s electronics industry, particularly for industrial machine‑to‑machine (M2M) applications such as fleet and asset management systems, product cycles are short, typically 9 months to a year for each product upgrade cycle, with overall product life‑span lasting up to 10 years.

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01 February 2012

Combining the best of UMTS with GPS

The combination of mobile communications with global positioning, Internet and multimedia services in small, portable devices has become an accelerating industry trend, particularly for mobile resource management systems, connected automotive navigation systems and handheld consumer products.

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01 July 2011

Hybrid Positioning and CellLocate®

Although GPS is a widespread technology, GPS positioning is not always possible, particularly in shielded environments such as indoors and enclosed park houses, or when a GPS jamming signal is present.

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01 August 2010

Automotive Dead Reckoning: An intelligent solution for modern urban navigation

Increasingly dense urban environments pose a significant problem to navigation systems based on the reception of extremely weak GPS satellite signals.

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