Weekly Product News

Verizon Has NG911 i3 Deployment

Verizon VZ 0.11%↑ has announced an NG911 deployment, this time in Livingston Parish, La. Verizon’s i3-based and Real Time Text (RTT) service allows a 911 center (Public Safety Answering Point) to determine wireless call routing based on device location and local, real time conditions, the company said.  Verizon continues to work with NG911 providers and PSAP authorities across the country to enable this advanced, end-to-end i3 and RTT service, the company said.

Contact:  Karen Schulz, Verizon, (864) 561-1527, karen.schulz@verizonwireless.com.

Septentrio Timing GNSS Module Supports Fugro AtomiChron

Septentrio has announced that its GNSS timing module, mosaic-T, now supports the AtomiChron timing service from Fugro [FUR].  The mosaic-T module includes several layers of security against GNSS jamming and spoofing with AIM+ integrated technology and OSNMA Galileo authentication, the company said.

The mosaic-T timing receiver from Septentrio offers the AtomiChron service (Image: Fugro).

AtomiChron strengthens the anti-spoofing security of the mosaic-T receiver by offering Navigation Message Authentication (NMA) on all 4 major GNSS constellations, the company said.

Contact:  Fugrowww.fugro.com.

Comtech Joins the AWS Partner Network

Comtech CMTL 4.56%↑ has announced today that it has joined the Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN) and completed the AWS Technical Review.  As an APN member, Comtech will provide customers access to the company’s portfolio of technologies, including location-based services and IoT device services, on AWS, the company said.

Contact:  Jamie Clegg, Comtech, (480) 532-2523, jamie.clegg@comtech.com, www.comtech.com.

Geotab Completes Marketplace Premier Partner Day

Geotab recently hosted a Marketplace Premier Partner Day in North America to showcase its ecosystem of partners in data intelligence, operational performance, safety and sustainability solutions.  The company said that the Geotab Marketplace has grown its solutions portfolio by more than 200 percent.

Marketplace Premier Partner Day (Photo: Geotab).

The company said its open platform allows organizations to customize their telematics solution. Some of these solutions are tailored to fleet safety, trailer and asset tracking, maintenance, risk management, fuel efficiency, routing and dispatching, sustainability and more, the company said.

Contact:  Geotabwww.geotab.com.

Rauland Australia Strengthens Partnership With Pole Star

Rauland Australia has announced it strengthened its technology partnership with Pole Star by integrating Pole Star’s location technology into its solutions for healthcare markets.  The companies say that the partnership, which began two years ago, have been particularly successful in installing real-time locating system (RTLS) solutions in hospitals and residential aged care facilities.  Healthcare organizations who use Cisco’s CSCO -1.38%↓ wireless network infrastructure can find Rauland Australia and Pole Star’s location-based systems on the Spaces App Store, the company said.

Contact:  Pole Starwww.polestar.eu

MapsPeople and EzyMob Partner

MapsPeople has announced a strategic partnership with EzyMob to improve mobility for people with disabilities.  EzyMob develops mobile solutions to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.

MapsPeople and EzyMob have deployed a map-based solution to improve accessibility for people with disabilities (Photo: MapsPeople).

MapsPeople has integrated its maps into a joint solution with EzyMob.  The joint solution has been deployed at several trade shows, sporting events, museums and other venues, the company said.

Contact:  MapsPeople, www.mapspeople.com.

RapidDeploy Rolls Out RapidONE

RapidDeploy has announced its RapidONE service that combines 911 call handling and mapping.   The majority of calls received by 911 centers are processed using outdated on-premises call handling solutions, the company said.  RapidONE is embedded in RapidDeploy’s primary call-taking map, Radius Mapping, which provides a single platform for unified communications and supplemental data, including mobile location, situational awareness and GIS data, the company said.  “Our cloud-native platform is unifying call handling and mapping into one solution to simplify mission-critical workflows, from the moment the call is answered to the moment resources are dispatched into the field,“ said Steve Raucher, CEO of RapidDeploy.

Contact:  RapidDeployrapidone@rapiddeploy.comwww.rapiddeploy.com.

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Pasternack Debuts New Line of RFID Antennas

Pasternack has announced the release of its latest RFID antennas.  Pasternack’s new RFID antennas are designed for inventory control, asset tracking and other applications.

The antennas operate within the 900 MHz and 2400 MHz frequency bands, allowing RFID tag scanning.  The new RFID antennas are in stock and available for same-day shipping, the company said.

Contact:  Peter McNeil, Pasternack, (978) 682-6936.

Pikmykid Partners With RapidSOS

Pikmykid has partnered with RapidSOS to integrate its emergency alert system with RapidSOS’s intelligent safety platform so that it can be shared with 911 dispatchers.  Some of the information shared include location, type of emergency and other details, the company said.  The companies say first responders can arrive on the scene faster equipped with critical insights to mitigate potential risks.

Contact:  Loren Bolton, RapidSOS, (214) 585-3564, lbolton@rapidsos.comwww.rapidsos.com.

VIAVI Unveils CX700 ComXpert

Viavi Solutions VIAV -0.10%↓ has introduced the CX700 ComXpert Radio Test System.  This radio test solution allows testing for radio manufacturers as well as depot-based and field-deployed military personnel, the company said.

Viavi’s CX700 ComXpert (Image: Viavi).

The CX700 meets MIL-PRF-28800 Class 3 environmental requirements and has a GNSS-enabled “no-cal” chassis time base and user-replaceable modules, the company said.

Contact:  Martin Smith, for Viavi, viavi@sonuspr.com.

ALIVE Geolocation Application Gets Awarded Patent

Trellist Marketing and Technology has been awarded a geolocation patent through an application for its ALIVE product.  The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted Trellist a patent titled, “Interacting with Objects Based on Geolocation.”  Leveraging a digital profile system, transitory geographic locations, and advanced algorithms, the technology allows individuals access to information about physical objects in their vicinity, the company said.

Contact:  Andy Lally ALIVE, (302) 757-7423, news@andylallyalive.com.

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  • Lytx has named Casey McGee as the company’s new chief revenue officer. McGee joins the company after serving as the vice president of Global ISV and Digital Native Sales at Microsoft MSFT -1.02%↓.
  • Matt Higgins appeared on this year’s King’s Birthday Honours List, receiving the Public Service Medal. He is the president of the International Global Navigation Satellite Systems Association and a member of the U.S. government’s National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board.
  • Prasad Kavuri has been named director, infrastructure and services, at HERE Technologies.
  • Actility CTO Alper Yegin has been re-elected as vice-chair of the LoRa Alliance.




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