Automotive - OEM Navigation
OEM navigation system manufacturers for the automotive industry face a wide variety of challenges when testing their designs.
Find out how a LabSat 3 Wideband and turntable was used to solve a customer's problem of how to simulate wheel speed data and rate of turn within the confines of their test facility on a consistent, repeatable basis.
To cover for losses in satellite visibility most OEM navigation systems have a dead reckoning capability. This utilises vehicle wheel speed data and rate of turn information...
Weiterlesen: Automotive - OEM Navigation
Chip Manufacture - PPM/NovAtel
PPM is a distributor for NovAtel, a global supplier of world leading positioning technology across many disparate applications.
Discover how they use a LabSat device to demonstrate NovAtel chip performance to their customers and for product compatibility testing.
PPM is a distributor for NovAtel, a global supplier of world leading positioning technology across many disparate applications. Their combination of GNSS & INS offers a high-performance navigation solution in less than ideal environments.
Weiterlesen: Chip Manufacture – PPM & NovaTel
Wearables - Fitness Wristband
Learn how one of the biggest names in wearable technology uses LabSat 3 to simulate GNSS constellations at their test centre in order to guarantee their products will work at any time and anywhere across the globe.
Wearable gadgets have now secured their place in the technology market, and the range of body-worn devices is predicted to grow year on year.
It is estimated that over $27 billion worth of wearable gadgets will be sold in 2022 compared to $13.7 billion in 2018. The majority of these devices use GPS...
GNSS Chip Manufacture
With four major global navigation satellite systems now in operation, each transmitting on multiple frequencies, the signals available for state of the art GNSS receivers has exploded in recent years.
A major manufacturer was recently faced with the challenge of how to test each of these signals on their new GNSS receiver prototype in a controlled and repeatable fashion.
The test engineers also wanted to ensure that the prototype would function anywhere around the world.
LabSat 3 for repeatable tests...
Weiterlesen: GNSS Chip Manufacturers
General - Exhibitions & Events
Learn how an automotive company was able to accurately demonstrate in-car GPS mapping whilst in the confines of a building that blocked all external GNSS RF signals using a LabSat simulator
Most people will have experienced the frustration of poor cell phone reception when attending exhibitions and trade fairs. This is caused in part by the building’s metallic structure blocking signals between the phone and nearby Cell site. Similarly users of location-based services and GPS-enabled devices more often experience...
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Huaxun Technology Company
Huaxun Technology Company is a GNSS chipset and device manufacturer based in the large city of Xi’an, the capital of the Shaanxi Province in north-western China. They design, develop, and assemble a range of products for GNSS applications as well as their own navigation and transport recording systems.
GNSS chipset and device manufacturer Huaxun Technology Company required a cost-effective GNSS simulator as part of their test and development programmes.
The solution was to purchase two double-constellation LabSat 3 Record...
Weiterlesen: Case Study - Huaxun Technology Co. Ltd
Swedish Space Corporation
Learn how the Swedish Space Corporation used LabSat products to accurately simulate complex space manoeuvres.
The last couple of decades has seen growth in the commercial sector of companies providing services and hardware to the space industry – no longer the sole preserve of government departments. One such enterprise is the Swedish Space Corporation, which heads up a group of companies around the world specialising in satellite missions and space operations.
SSC Group cater for a wide variety of clients and their space...
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Memoto - Narrative Clip
Swedish company Memoto developed the Narrative Clip in 2012. A tiny portable 'life blogging' camera, the wearable tech features a tiny GPS chip to record location data.
Find out how the designers were able to create a test environment enabling them to virtually test their devices anywhere in the world.
The Narrative Clip is a typically innovative wearable, and one of the new wave of 'lifelogging' devices now finding their way into mass production. It is a tiny (36 mm x 36 mm x 9 mm) five megapixel camera with enough memory...
Weiterlesen: Case Study - Memoto's Narrative Clip wearable camera
Road Angel Group
The Road Angel Group are one of the UK's leading manufacturers of automotive GPS-based products.
Find out how the company used a LabSat 3 to save over 6000 hours in device testing for their market-leading speed camera locators.
Engineers involved in developing devices using satellite technology face a constant challenge: verifying that their products are operating as intended in all conditions and locations.
For Road Angel, the market leader in GPS safety camera and black spot locators based in Silverstone, UK, it is vital...
Weiterlesen: Case Study: Road Angel
The French company MSL Circuits is a specialist electronics manufacturer working within the automotive, energy management and medical sectors.
Learn how LabSat provided an end-of-line testing solution allowing the company to easily test over 20,000 GNSS devices a month from their production line in the Loire Valley.
More and more manufacturers are now using record and replay technology to test GNSS applications.
The following offers an insight into the experience of how French electronics firm MSL Circuits are using LabSat...
Weiterlesen: Case Study: How MSL Circuits test 20,000 Eco-Tax navigation devices a month
DGE - Telematic Controls
DGE, an FEV North America, Inc. company uses LabSat for vehicle telematics simulation.
DGE develops hardware and software for automotive control modules and automated test systems. Its capabilities also include the validation and testing for components and connected vehicle systems that must stand up to the rigors of daily use in vehicles.
DGE were commissioned by a major automotive manufacturer to develop a tool to enable vehicle telematics to be tested without needing to physically perform tests on the road. The...
Weiterlesen: Case Study: DGE order 10 LabSats for Vehicle Telematics Simulation