Nikken Lease uses u-blox positioning and cellular technologies for new trackable pallet
Thalwil, Switzerland and Tokyo, Japan - October 10, 2016 - Nikken Lease has tapped into cutting-edge positioning and cellular technologies from u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, for its new trackable pallet, Transeeker.
“When we designed Transeeker, we wanted to ensure that we could locate a pallet precisely and retrieve it nationwide at low costs for our customers,” said Mr. Tsumura, Director Planning of Nikken Lease. “u-blox is just the right partner with excellent product performance and unique features such as CellLocate®.”
Embedded in Transeeker, the LISA-U200-62S of the LISA-U2 series is equipped with CellLocate®, u-blox’s proprietary hybrid positioning technology enabling stand alone location estimation based on surrounding GSM/UMTS cell information in conjunction with GPS positioning data. The module also offers worldwide W CDMA(UMTS) and GPRS/EDGE coverage, and an easy migration to u blox GSM/GPRS, CDMA and LTE modules. Also found in Transeeker, the EVA-7M single GNSS module features the reliable performance of the u-blox 7 positioning engine (receiving GPS, GLONASS, QZSS and SBAS signals) and delivers high sensitivity and minimal acquisition times in the ultra-compact EVA form factor.
“This collaboration with Nikken Lease should help us strengthen our position in the Japanese market as a key player for IoT applications,” explains Tesshu Naka, Country Manager of u-blox Japan. “We are looking forward to more collaboration with Nikken Lease.”
More information on Transeeker can be found on: www.nklogi.com/Transeeker/ (Japanese)
Swiss u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global leader in wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets. u-blox solutions enable people, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules and software solutions, u-blox is uniquely positioned to empower OEMs to develop innovative solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost-effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, u-blox is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA.
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Tesshu Naka, Country Manager, u-blox Japan
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