u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technology and services, and GMV a company leader in Navigation providing solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles proudly announce their partnership agreement to combine u-blox’s GNSS receiver hardware with GMV’s safe correction service, sensor fusion, and positioning engine. The end-to-end solution addresses the needs of automotive applications by providing a holistic safety approach that maximizes performance and minimizes time-to-market costs.
The collaboration between these two safe positioning pioneers is a significant step forward in the automotive positioning industry. From Q2 2023 onwards, u-blox will directly commercialize the solution, including integration service and certification support to be provided jointly by u-blox and GMV, for applications like ADAS Level 2+ and up to vehicle autonomy.
Regarding the partnership, Miguel Romay, General Manager of GMV Satellite Navigation Systems, said: “We are thrilled to partner with u-blox for a common purpose: deliver a comprehensive safe positioning solution for the automotive industry. Based on our combined expertise and experience, we will provide a cost-effective and reliable solution for the current needs of automotive Tier 1’s and OEMs worldwide.”
u-blox’s Head of Product Centers, Andreas Thiel, added: “For u-blox, this is a natural fit partnership; we are both committed to delivering high-performance and safe positioning solutions for the automotive industry. Based on our complementing products, we are excited to work with GMV and offer a comprehensive solution that provides next-gen safe positioning at best-in-class performance.”
The collaboration between GMV and u-blox was forged at the recent Mobile World Congress (MWC), Barcelona 2023. The two companies will work hand in hand to integrate their respective technologies and provide a seamless solution for the needs of future automotive applications worldwide.