Taoglas, u-blox Develop centimeter-level GNSS Positioning Solution for IoT Applications

November 8, 2019 Perry Cohen

u-blox, a provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced that Taoglas, an IoT solutions creator, has developed the Taoglas Edge Locate positioning module based on u-blox' centimeter-level GNSS positioning solution.

The Taoglas Edge Locate positioning module is comprised of a high precision L1/L2/E5 GNSS receiver, the u-blox ZED-F9P,  RF electronics, and antennas in a single package. The u-blox ZED-F9P high-precision GNSS module with concurrent reception of GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou on multiple frequency bands enables the Taoglas Edge Locate module to use real-time kinematic (RTK) algorithms for faster convergence times and reliable performance.

The integrated smart antenna is specifically designed and optimized for multi-band GNSS applications.

Edge Locate’s RTK positioning capabilities let end-users benefit from centimeter-level positioning without subscribing to GNSS correction services, instead relying on a local RTK network that Taoglas can also help customers design and set up. Overall, the solution simplifies the development and deployment of IoT solutions that depend on high-precision positioning information.

More information on Edge Locate is available at www.taoglas.com. To learn more about u-blox’s high precision positioning portfolio, visit the dedicated product pages here: www.u-blox.com/en/positioning-chips-and-modules#tab-high-precision-gnss.

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Perry Cohen

Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation in addition to podcast production. He also assists with the publication’s social media efforts which include strategic posting, follower engagement, and social media analysis. Before joining the ECD editorial team, Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including KTAR.com (Phoenix), ArizonaSports.com (Phoenix), AZFamily.com, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university. He can be reached by email at perry.cohen@opensysmedia.com Follow Perry’s work and ECD content on his twitter account @pcohen21

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