Position Partners and u-blox, a Swiss-based provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, have signed an MoU of cooperation to expand the availability of GNSS augmentation services in Australia and New Zealand.
Position Partners was seeking to complement its current AllDayRTK offering, with a mass-market-focused offering that scales and allows for more cost-effective distribution models.
The company identified u-blox’s PPP-RTK PointPerfect GNSS augmentation service as the appropriate solution for automotive, micromobility and industrial applications.
A key factor in favour of PointPerfect was the service’s broadcast nature, enabling it to be delivered to any number of customers using a single GNSS augmentation data stream.
Pay-as-you-go distribution models increase the service’s attractiveness, ensuring that customers only pay for the services they use.
“PointPerfect will complement our AllDayRTK network service and open up new opportunities for applications such as field robotics, GNSS-enabled Internet of Things, safety, and intelligent mobility solutions,” said James Millner, Positioning Infrastructure Manager at Position Partners.
PointPerfect is already available in Europe and the Continental USA and is in the process of expanding across key Asian markets.
“This partnership with Position Partners is another steppingstone towards our strategic objective of enabling new automotive, industrial, and consumer applications with a globally available, mass-market-focused GNSS augmentation service,” said Franco de Lorenzo Principal Product Owner, Product Centre Services, at u-blox.
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