Space Products and Services

Transportation, Logistics, and Manufacturing

A Backbone for the Internet of Things

Whether customers use mass-produced devices such as Amazon’s Echo or Google’s Home, or opt for do-it-yourself solutions with Arduino controllers and Sparkfun sensors, the internet of things (IoT) is growing…

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Itinerant Addresses Through PNT

PNT and communications help people without addresses receive important packages and mail. [caption id="attachment_3561" align="alignright"]Smartphone applications that use positioning, navigation, and timing data can give temporary delivery addresses to those…

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Tracking Lost or Stolen Cars

Cell networks with satellite positioning, navigation, and timing technology help track stolen cars. [caption id="attachment_3558" align="alignleft"]Satellite positioning, navigation, and timing data can be combined with communications networks to track stolen…

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Matching Electric Vehicles to Charging Stations

Positioning, navigation, and timing technology comes together with databases, and socially-networked communications to pinpoint charging station availability. The challenge of finding available electric vehicle charging stations varies from city to…

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The Future of Public Transportation

Cities in Belgium and Ireland are finding interesting ways to keep traffic moving using space technology and communications networks. In the Belgian region of Flanders, the local transportation agency is…

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The Train Network

Trains are using satellite technology—such as position, navigation, and timing (PNT) receivers and communications—to provide a train’s precise position to the people who manage European railway systems. While a train’s…

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