Advantech and Taoglas partnership

Advantech and Taoglas join forces to transform IoT and M2M products

Taoglas antennas now standard components in Advantech’s portfolio for IoT, M2M and Smart Cities.

MA600-2Taoyuan City, Taiwan – Taoglas antennas are now a standard addition for Advantech’s In-vehicle computers (Mobile Data Terminals: MDTs), thanks to both companies’ shared focus on ultra-high performance, multi-frequency connectivity, and the ability to meet global customer requirements for fast time-to-market and reliability.

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Taoglas opens IoTx in San Diego

North America’s first Antenna & RF Design Center for M2M and IoT devices

IOTx wireless design center, complete with two 3D Anechoic Testing Chambers and a team of Antenna, RF and Mechanical Engineers accelerates product device designs

San Diego, January 22, 2016 – In the midst of explosive wireless device growth in the Internet of Things market, innovative antenna leader Taoglas USA, Inc., today announced it has opened a unique facility for its North American customers in San Diego. Quadrupling the original size of its local facility — it’s now more than 16,000 square feet — the Taoglas IoTx Center offers a fully equipped design and test location that supports companies seeking a competitive, time-to-market advantage for M2M and IoT applications. This location offers unrivaled support for customers at all stages of their product design cycle – from concept to certification readiness. Preparation, planning, experience and the tools to test and debug issues are critical in first time success. Taoglas has founded the IoTx Center to get that all done quickly and effectively.

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Launch of innovative DSRC antenna

Taoglas brings antenna innovation to the vehicle-to-vehicle market with unique DSRC antenna

San Diego, Calif. – Continuing its history of innovation, antenna leader Taoglas today introduced the DCP.5900, a unique ceramic patch antenna designed for emerging V2V and V2X applications. Ahead of the market, the DCP.5900 supports the latest communications technology for vehicles – DSRC (dedicated short-range communications). This system enables two-way short- to medium-range wireless communications and is critical for active safety applications.The antenna operates from 5850MHz to 5925MHz, fully covering the spectrum allocated for DSRC by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI.) Using these frequencies, DSRC will enable cars to communicate with each other and alert drivers to roadside hazards ahead.

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Ronan Quinlan indepth interview with IoT Now

Ronan Quinlan discusses diversity and sensitivity within antenna market with IoT Now

Ronan Quinlan, Joint CEO of Taoglas, was interviewed for the latest edition of IoT Now to discuss technological advancements in antenna design and how we adapt to keep ahead of a diverse and rapidly changing market. He discusses latest advancements in the IoT/M2M space and how the introduction of our Munich office reinforces our position as the only IoT antenna company to truly operate worldwide.

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Bigbelly uses Taoglas antennas to create “Smart Trash Cans”

Technological innovation and waste and recycling management are opposing concepts for most people, but Massachusetts-based Bigbelly links the two with the help of advanced antennas from Taoglas.

BB5 Triple - Times Square, NYC - WrapsRecognizing the opportunities to transform one of the least efficient and most resource-intensive industries on the planet — waste and recycling management — Bigbelly launched in 2003 with the introduction of the first smart waste and recycling system.

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Case Study: Pantheon antennas keep Sparks Police Department reliably connected

Pantheon on Sparks police carInformation is a key commodity for police officers out on the job in their vehicles. Efficient GPS and cellular communications for in-vehicle computers that officers constantly utilize are critical tools of the trade for any police department. These systems deliver access to databases that help police more effectively keep their communities and themselves safe. However the police department in Sparks, Nevada – a city of more than 90,000 on the western side of the state – was plagued with connectivity problems in which police vehicles at times had no database access.

“We were using wireless cards and reception was pretty much garbage,” recalls Matt Dryden, I.T. Support Specialist of the Sparks Police Department. “We were experiencing dead zones throughout the city and disconnects were rampant.”

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Pantheon antennas keep Sparks Police Department reliably connected

Pantheon antennas keep Sparks Police Department reliably connected

Information is a key commodity for police officers out on the job in their vehicles. Efficient GPS and cellular communications for in-vehicle computers that officers constantly utilize are critical tools of the trade for any police department. These systems deliver access to databases that help police more effectively keep their communities and themselves safe. However the police department in Sparks, Nevada – a city of more than 90,000 on the western side of the state – was plagued with connectivity problems in which police vehicles at times had no database access.

“We were using wireless cards and reception was pretty much garbage,” recalls Matt Dryden, I.T. Support Specialist of the Sparks Police Department. “We were experiencing dead zones throughout the city and disconnects were rampant.”

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Case Study: Xact Technology gets the right reception with Taoglas’ PA.25

XactTraxXact Technology, LLC, a DMC worldwide company, headquartered in New York is a provider of consumer electronics products. Xact Technology’s core product, XactTrax, is an integrated tracking solution, with GPS tracking, location-based services and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Xact customers use XactTrax to communicate with all manner of objects from tracking people and pets to vehicles or fleets, as well as asset or security applications.

Joe Jesson is Xact Technology’s CTO. He has worked on developing the XactTrax technology for many years making sure the technology meets the highest market standard for performance, accuracy and efficiency. Joe Jesson told us about the product, “XactTrax is a personal and OEM tracking platform that can be employed as a compact, high-quality telematics unit. It is a small system that’s GSM, GPRS-based with GPS so; fundamentally, it’s a tracking device. It was originally designed to support multiple verticals from personal tracking to commercial and enterprise applications. It’s perfect for asset monitoring and is reusable in thousands of applications.” The design incorporates a great deal of expansion capability so it can work perfectly as a stand alone device or as the core of a customized solution.

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