Daviscomms selects u-blox dual GPS/GSM modules for Personal Tracker

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Daviscomms selects u-blox dual GPS/GSM modules for Personal Tracker

ziTRAC 2000 tracker and emergency alert targeted at professionals and consumers

u-blox, the Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company, has been chosen for global positioning and GSM wireless technologies by Daviscomms, an established OEM/ODM provider of advanced personal tracking devices. The EaziTRAC 2000 personal tracker integrates u-blox’ LEON GSM and AMY GPS modules.

Daviscomms chose u-blox GPS and GSM modules for their EasiTRAC 2000 Personal Tracker The EaziTRAC 2000 is a pocket-size Personal Tracking and Emergency Alert Device targeted for civil defence, fire and police forces as well as for mass markets such as employees, hikers, children and the elderly where personnel safety, security and recovery is critical.

Selecting u-blox as our wireless modem and GPS receiver provider made sense on many levels” said SK Chong, Executive Director of Daviscomms “u-blox provides complementary GPS/GSM technologies, as well as ultra-small SMT modules, low-power consumption and high sensitivity to give our personal tracking solutions their market-leading size and performance.

We are pleased that Daviscomms recognized the numerous design advantages of our tightly-coupled GPS and GSM module technologies” said Adrian Tan, General Manager of u-blox Asia, “u-blox has invested significantly in the seamless interoperation of GPS and 2G/3G technologies to support precisely this type of compact, high-performance, mission-critical application.

The EaziTRAC 2000 allows the device or user to be tracked or located on demand via SMS or Internet. It can also communicate via GPRS data, GSM voice (inbound and fixed outbound voice calls), and the POCSAG paging network. There is also a digital input and output port to communicate with other peripheral devices, and motion detector. It also supports remote Over-the-Air (OTA) device configuration.

For more information about u-blox’ family of wireless modems and GPS receivers visit www.u-blox.com

For more information about Daviscomms products, visit www.daviscomms.com

About u-blox
u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a leading fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. Our solutions enable people, devices, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and wirelessly communicate via voice, text or video. With a broad portfolio of GPS modules, chips, and software solutions together with wireless modules and solutions, u-blox is uniquely positioned to enable OEMs to develop innovative solutions quickly and cost-effectively. Headquartered in Switzerland and with global presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas, u‑blox employs approximately 210 people. Founded in 1997, u-blox is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

About Daviscomms
Daviscomms Pte Ltd was established in Jan. 2000 and is in the business of providing contract design and manufacturing services for a wide range of high quality consumer and industrial wireless telecommunication products. This includes pagers and paging systems, telemetry modules, phones, 433MHz/2.4GHz/GSM/GPRS/GPS based tracking devices as well as printed circuit board assemblies. Our design center is located in Singapore with a team of engineers serving global customers needs for qualified and experienced product design expertise to bring their great product ideas and concepts to life. Our wholly owned subsidiary, Daviscomms (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, based in Penang, Malaysia, is an MS ISO 9001:2008 certified factory with a 4000 square meter state-of-the-art manufacturing facility utilizing world class manufacturing systems and processes. www.daviscomms.com

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