RFID/GPS/Location Channel

Telit Introduces Ultra-slim, Smart Antenna GNSS Location Module

Telit announced the introduction of a new, ultra-slim family of smart antenna GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver modules. These fully integrated modules include a comprehensive feature set that eliminates the need for additional components, ideal for IoT projects with size, cost and time constraints.


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JADAK to Acquire ThingMagic RFID

JADAK LLC, a global leader and supplier of Radio-frequency Identification (RFID), optical data collection and machine vision technologies, announced that it has acquired the assets of ThingMagic (formerly a Division of Trimble). ThingMagic, based in Woburn, Mass., provides Ultra High Frequency (UHF) RFID Reader Modules and Finished RFID Solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for a wide range of applications, including in the medical, retail, logistics, and airline industries.


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New Threats Emerge as Broadcom and Qualcomm Continue to Dominate GNSS IC Vendor Space

The GNSS market landscape is expanding due to the rapid growth of GNSS-enabled wearables and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) coupled with new innovation opportunities around low-cost precision GNSS. In its latest GNSS IC vendor competitive analysis, ABI Research determines Broadcom and Qualcomm remain the two top IC vendors for the fourth year in a row with a mere two points separating MediaTek in third from u-blox in fourth. New threats emerge to shake up the landscape in the years ahead, though, with CEC Huada and Samsung now companies to watch.


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