RivieraWaves UWB platform IP launched by CEVA
CEVA has unveiled RivieraWaves UWB, a power-efficient ultra-wideband (UWB) turnkey MAC and PHY platform intellectual property (IP) compliant with the IEEE 802.15.4z standard and in accordance with the FiRa consortium specifications.
AIROC WiFi & Bluetooth combo chip brings reliable satnav
TomTom GO Discover, developed by TomTom is one of the quickest and most powerful satnavs on the market today. The satnav with its five, six and seven-inch display leverages the AIROC CYW43455 WiFi and Bluetooth combo chip from Infineon Technologies.
Omnidirectional antenna lasts for years without degradation
In stock now at distributor Mouser Electronics is the OC69421 omnidirectional antenna from Laird Connectivity.
Integrated MMIC gain block cuts component count
RFMW is now offering design and sales support for a positive slope gain block from CML Microcircuits.
Evaluating IEEE 802.11ax 6GHz band WLAN performance
Anritsu has announced the launch of its new option to extend the functions of the company’s Wireless Connectivity Test Set MT8862A by supporting evaluation of IEEE 802.11ax*1 6GHz band WLAN TRX characteristics.
Efficient NFC transceiver enabling new application areas
The ST25R3918 from STMicroelectronics is a multi-purpose NFC transceiver supporting passive peer-to-peer functionality and NFC card-emulation mode as well as NFC reader operation. It delivers most of the functionality of the flagship ST25R3916 NFC reader at a competitive price, the ST25R3918 also enables use cases such as accessory identification for a wide range of applications including power tools and personal healthcare de...
Cycling computer uses u-blox M10
u-blox and iGPSPORT have announced the iGS320 cycling computer, which builds on the u-blox M10 positioning platform. The cycling computer leverages the u-blox M10 platform’s ultra-low power consumption, compact size, and its ability to track four global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) to offer endurance athletes a superior user experience.
Centimeter-level GPS sensor fusion for precise positioning
u-blox has released a firmware update for its ZED-F9R positioning module, bringing robust centimeter-level positioning to slow moving use cases such as robotic lawnmowers, e-scooters, and shared bicycles. Based on the ZED-F9R high-precision sensor-fusion module, the u-blox ZED-F9R-02B was designed for use in autonomous and industrial applications that require simple and efficient implementation and where rapid access to highly accurate positionin...
SkyLab to use LoRa edge for new prototyping board
Semtech has announced that SkyLab will utilise Semtech’s LoRa Edge asset management platform (LR1110) to develop its small form-factor prototyping board, for indoor and outdoor asset management of valuables, vehicles, vessels, containers, and more. The low power nature of the LoRa Edge platform enhances the SkyLab prototyping board by helping to extend battery life, therefore making the solution cost-effective for large-scale depl...
SPOT Gen4 tracking for sailing races worldwide
Globalstar Europe Satellite Services has announced that TracTrac, specialist provider of hardware and software solutions for tracking of competitive sailing and adventure sports, is deploying SPOT Gen4 devices to support race events on land and sea.