10 Oct 2016

Positioning and cellular technologies unveiled for trackable pallet

Nikken Lease has tapped into cutting-edge positioning and cellular technologies from u-blox, a global specialist in wireless and positioning modules and chips, for its new trackable pallet, Transeeker.

Transeeker is a pallet equipped with u-blox’s cellular and positioning technologies for accurate tracking: u-blox cellular UMTS/HSPA(+) module LISA-U200-62S and u-blox 7 standalone GNSS module, EVA-7M. For the first time, Nikken Lease is offering their GNSS enabled pallets as a rental service. Made of plastic, the pallets are reusable and therefore a good ecological alternative to the wooden counterpart.

“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.”

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