u-blox "Tech Day" 2018 - Calgary

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Deerfoot Atrium North

6815 8 Street N.E.

Calgary, Alberta T2E 7H7


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“Tech Day 2018”

Attend any combination –or all 3 segments

Ø 9:30am – 11:00: Position tracking / GNSS

Ø 12:30pm– 2:00pm: Bluetooth / Wi-Fi radio modules

Ø 2:15pm – 4:30pm: Cellular (2G/3G/4G LTE)

Coffee, snacks, beverages will be available throughout the day

9:00am –On-site registration open

9:30am -11:00am: POSITIONING

Talk with u-blox experts about getting started on your project. Review our broad range of standard, precision, automotive and timing/frequency modules.

Getting started –reduce time to market with clear design guidelines, support and our formal design review (free service).

- Obtain support tools, samples and documentation

- Roadmap overview

  • Standard positioning
  • Precise positioning and timing
  • Automotive Dead Reckoning / untethered (non-automotive) DR / Pedestrian (sports)

- Live demo using u-blox u-center and evaluation tools

11:00pm -B r e a k

11:15 - 11:45pm Guest (facility host) SignalCraft Technologies

Technology partner offering products and services in with expertise in hardware and software. SignalCraft can accommodate requirements in a variety of complex applications, including wireless design, embedded systems, industrial control and remote monitoring. Services include reference designs, quick-turn prototyping and complete turn-key solutions.

SignalCraft engineers will be on site and available to answer questions.

IoT related demo (remote monitoring demo) ??

11:45 – 12:30pm *Lunch

12:30pm – 2:00pm: SHORT RANGE RADIO

Discuss your project and/or interests with a u-blox FAE with expertise in BT/Wi-Fi. Reduce your design cycle with pre-certified modules. Overview of FCC and ETSI (RED) compliance. Summary of u-blox stand-alone and host-based modules in BT/BLE, Wi-Fi and multi-radio products.

- How to obtain support, tools, samples and documentation

  • Certification / why modules?

- Roadmap -short range

  • BT/BLE, Wi-Fi, multi-radio
  • Stand-alone / host-based / Open CPU (customer applications)
  • V2X & related automotive

2:00pm -B r e a k

2:15pm – 4:30pm: CELLULAR

Telus as an IoT partner –network capabilities, rollout plan for deployment of various LTE technologies in Canada.

Identify the most appropriate module(s) for your application and get started with an evaluation kit, samples and tools and general system integration overview.

- Cellular roadmap

  • Migration of GSM, HSPA+, CDMA / EVDO, LTE Cat.6 and higher, Cat.4, Cat.1, M1, NB1

- Ease of certification / compliance –FCC / IC, PTCRB, Carrier

- Demo with a u-blox LTE evaluation kit and the free m-center evaluation & configuration tool

Experts in the industry from both u-blox and Telus available on site to discuss technical and regulatory details. Learn steps to optimize design for performance and compliance using u-blox leading edge LTE modems from high data rates down to M2M and IoT. We will review requirements and network readiness for global regions as well as North America, including legacy technologies like 2G/3G and CDMA.

We will be available for further Q&A at the end of the day…

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