Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


GNSS receiver module

20 February 2013 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The Locosys MC-1612-G is a complete standalone GNSS (global navigation satellite systems) module that can simultaneously acquire and track multiple satellite constellations that include GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS and SBAS. It features low power and small form factor, and boasts the sensitivity and performance required even in urban canyon and dense foliage environments.

This module supports hybrid ephemeris prediction to achieve faster cold start. One is self-generated ephemeris prediction (called EASY) that has no need of network assistance or the host CPU’s intervention. This is valid for up to three days and updates automatically from time to time when the module is powered on and satellites are available.

The other is server-generated ephemeris prediction (called EPO) that is obtained from an Internet server and is valid for up to 14 days. Both ephemeris predictions are stored in the onboard Flash memory and perform a cold start in less than 15 seconds.

For more information contact Electrocomp, +27 (0)11 458 9000, andrew@electrocomp.co.za, www.electrocomp.co.za



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