u-blox has launched smallest automotive grade GNSS module to feature an extended operating temperature range. The company’s automotive grade MAX?M8Q?01A GNSS module measures 9.7 x 10.1 x 2.5 mm, it is the smallest automotive grade GNSS module on the market to offer an operating temperature range from – 40°C to 105°C.
The automotive grade MAX-M8Q is the company’s third automotive grade GNSS module to date, alongside the NEO-M8Q-01A and NEO-M8L-03A modules. The company claims that the automotive grade is designed to meet the stringent requirements of the automotive market, providing superior positioning accuracy even in challenging environments. Its extended temperature range ensures reliable performance even in harsh environments.
The module offers product developers a reduction of design and qualification time and effort, shortening time-to-market and considerably reducing risks for new product development.
With the spurt in technologies such as ADAS, V2V and autonomous vehicles has led to a lot of innovation in GNSS modules. u-blox is a leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets. u blox solutions enable people, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range network.