Nikken Lease’s new trackable pallet, Transeeker is utilising positioning and cellular technologies from Swis-based specialist u-blox
Transeeker is a pallet equipped with u-blox’s cellular and positioning technologies for accurate tracking: u-blox cellular UMTS/HSPA(+) module LISA-U200-62S and u-blox 7 standalone GNSS module, EVA-7M.
Nikken Lease is offering their GNSS-enabled pallets as a rental service. Made of plastic, the pallets are reusable and therefore a good ecological alternative to the wooden counterpart.
When Transeeker was designed the manufacturer wanted to ensure that they could locate a pallet precisely and retrieve it nationwide at low costs for its customers.
Embedded in Transeeker, the LISA-U200-62S of the LISA-U2 series is equipped with CellLocate, u-blox’s proprietary hybrid positioning technology enabling stand‑alone location estimation based on surrounding GSM/UMTS cell information in conjunction with GPS positioning data.
The module also offers worldwide W‑CDMA(UMTS) and GPRS/EDGE coverage, and an easy migration to u‑blox GSM/GPRS, CDMA and LTE modules. Also found in Transeeker, the EVA-7M single GNSS module features the reliable performance of the u-blox 7 positioning engine (receiving GPS, GLONASS, QZSS and SBAS signals) and delivers high sensitivity and minimal acquisition times in the ultra-compact EVA form factor.
“This collaboration with Nikken Lease should help us strengthen our position in the Japanese market as a key player for IoT applications,” says Tesshu Naka, Country Manager of u-blox Japan. “We are looking forward to more collaboration with Nikken Lease.”