SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News
  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • OrbiTrak� PC/104 GPS Receiver from Parvus Provides Integrated Global Positioning System for Automotive, Marine, and Airborne Embedded Computers

OrbiTrak� PC/104 GPS Receiver from Parvus Provides Integrated Global Positioning System for Automotive, Marine, and Airborne Embedded Computers

Apr 22, 2004

Parvus Corporation's OrbiTrak 8R PC/104 GPS Receiver

Parvus Corporation's OrbiTrak 8R PC/104 GPS Receiver

SALT LAKE CITY � April 22, 2004 � Parvus� Corporation today unveiled its OrbiTrak� 8R integrated GPS board, a low-cost Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver designed for mobile and vehicular PC/104 embedded computer systems. Supporting both NMEA 0183 and TAIP ASCII protocols, as well as binary TSIP GPS data formats, the board integrates an 8-channel Trimble Lassen� LP GPS module, two TTL serial ports, 16 digital I/O, external battery backup, odometer input, and clock input.

The OrbiTrak 8R can be used with any of Parvus' SpacePC� Series CPU boards. It interfaces with the host through a standard 16C550 compatible Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter (UART) to provide a direct connection to most commercial navigation or map software packages.

APPLICATIONS

This product is specifically designed for vehicle navigation, telematics, location, and fleet management systems, as well as marine, airborne, and any other application that requires navigation, tracking, data logging, timing and/or communication functions in a small and rugged form factor. Its fast satellite signal acquisition and low-power consumption makes the OrbiTrak 8R an ideal choice for a variety of mobile and battery-powered applications.

PRICING & AVAILABILITY

This product is currently in stock and priced at $239/each in volume orders of 100+ units.

GPS SPECIFICATIONS

� General: L1 frequency, C/A code (SPS), 8-channel, continuous tracking receiver, 32 correlators

� Update Rate: TSIP @ 1 Hz; NMEA @ 1 Hz; TAIP @ 1 Hz

� Horizontal Accuracy: <6 meters (50%); <9 meters (90%)

� Altitude Accuracy: <11 meters (50%); <18 meters (90%)

� Velocity Accuracy: 0.06 m/sec

� PPS Accuracy: � 95 nanoseconds

� DGPS Accuracy: Position - 2 m CEP (50%); Velocity - 0.05 m/sec (1 Sigma)

� Acquisition: Hot Start - < 15 sec; Warm Start - < 42 sec; Cold Start - < 130 sec

� Reacquisition After Signal Loss: < 2 seconds

� Operational Limits: Altitude <18,000 m or Velocity < 515 m/sec

� Supported Protocols: TSIP @ 9600 baud; TAIP @ 4800 baud; NMEA 0183 v2.1 @ 4800 baud

� NMEA Messages: GGA, VTG, GLL, ZDA, GSA, GSV and RMC selectable by TSIP command

ABOUT PARVUS

Parvus Corporation is a leading North American manufacturer and systems integrator of modular computer boards, enclosures, displays and embedded systems based on the PC/104 circuit board standard. Parvus offers rugged, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) computing solutions ideal for avionics, military, medical, industrial, and transportation OEMs. For more information, visit http://www.parvus.com or call 801.483.1533.

NOTE FOR EDITORS

See http://www.parvus.com/news for high-resolution, downloadable artwork and MS Word copy of this announcement.

# # #

MEDIA CONTACT:

Mike Southworth,

Marketing Communications Manager

mike_southworth@parvus.com

(801) 483-1533

Parvus Corporation

http://www.parvus.com

Jan 29, 2008 -

Parvus Mobile 802.11 Hotspot Enables Wi-Fi Trial for MBTA Passengers, First U.S. Wireless Internet Service for Commuter Rail

Jan 07, 2008 -

Parvus Selects DDC�s New MIL-STD-1553 PC/104-Plus Card for US Navy Aircraft Upgrade Program

Nov 03, 2005 -

Parvus Releases Statement on RoHS Compliance

Sep 12, 2005 -

COM-1440 PC/104-Plus 4-Port USB 2.0 Controller from Parvus Now Available with Support for uDiskonChip SSD

Aug 24, 2005 -

Parvus Announces Availability of OrbiTrak� GSM, a PC/104 Tri-Band GSM Cellular Modem Solution with 12-Channel GPS Receiver

Jul 20, 2005 -

Parvus Sponsors Students in National Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Event

Jul 20, 2005 -

Parvus Sponsors Students in National Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Event

Jul 11, 2005 -

Parvus Unveils Three Fanless 800MHz Pentium III PC/104-Plus CPU Modules Designed for -40C to +85C Extended Temperature

Jun 16, 2005 -

Parvus� Parent Company, Eurotech, Announces Plans for Public Offering on Italian Stock Exchange

Jun 08, 2005 -

Parvus to Unveil Military-Grade, Galvanically Isolated Power Supply for Embedded Computer Systems

39 more news from Parvus Corporation »

Aug 19, 2018 -

Unitron Invests in New Europlacer iineo+ Placement Machine.

Aug 19, 2018 -

MB Allen to Present ‘Industry 4.0 the Next Industrial Revolution – The Smart Factory’

Aug 19, 2018 -

Libra Industries’ program manager celebrates 10-year anniversary

Aug 17, 2018 -

New Product Launched Component ID Poster for Electronics Training

Aug 16, 2018 -

Two Indium Corporation Experts to Present “Best Papers” at SMTA South China Technology Conference 2018

Aug 16, 2018 -

Technical Presentations at the Upcoming SMTA Capital Chapter Expo on August 23rd

Aug 16, 2018 -

pH Neutral Defluxing Cleaning Agent to be Featured at SMTA Capital

Aug 16, 2018 -

IPC E-Textiles Committee Releases White Paper on Washability of E-Textiles Complimentary copies will be given to IPC-E-Textiles 2018 attendees

Aug 16, 2018 -

WKK will demonstrate Optel Software’s Smart Factory Solutions at NEPCON South China

Aug 16, 2018 -

ANDA iJet Tabletop Fluid Dispensing System

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

OrbiTrak� PC/104 GPS Receiver from Parvus Provides Integrated Global Positioning System for Automotive, Marine, and Airborne Embedded Computers news release has been viewed 60 times

  • SMTnet
  • »
  • Industry News
  • »
  • OrbiTrak� PC/104 GPS Receiver from Parvus Provides Integrated Global Positioning System for Automotive, Marine, and Airborne Embedded Computers
Smart Factory Starter Kit - KIC

Flying Probe Probe Tester with AOI