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November 12th, 2014
Telit Introduces Jupiter SL871-S GPS Module

The Jupiter SL871-S is designed in to track and navigate GPS and QZSS constellations while ensuring pin-to-pin and protocol compatibility with its full constellation companion module SL871.

The SL871-S is packaged in a 9.7 x 10.1 mm LCC package with an ARM7 baseband processor, embedded ROM memory, integrated LNA and delivers geo-location data using NMEA protocol through a standard UART port.

SL871-S supports ephemeris file injection (A-GPS) as well as Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for increased position accuracy.

In addition, its extremely low power consumption in all conditions is perfectly suited to applications requiring long battery life.

SL871-S has been designed to ensure HW and SW compatibility with SL871 allowing customer to design once and take advantage from the xL871 common form factor.

Key benefits include:

  • Pin-to-pin compatibility with SL871 Family,
  • Same protocol used in SL871,
  • Straightforward migration between full-GNSS solutions and GPS-only solutions,
  • Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) support, for increased position accuracy, and
  • Assisted GPS.

The SL871-S can replace the SL871 – allowing customers to design once and interchangeably mount the appropriate solution depending on the required features.

“The new SL871-S module designed to be easily swapped with other xL871 modules for enhanced simplicity and scalability,” said Taneli Tuurnala, CEO of Telit GNSS Solutions. “It is an ideal example of how buying a module from Telit enables our customers to avert the need to keep track of the latest chipset technology on their own. We keep them on top of the best available technology, pre-packaged in a module that is easy to replace as needed, without having to redesign their entire application to stay up to date.”

About Telit

Telit Wireless Solutions (AIM: TCM listed as Telit Communications PLC), is a global enabler of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications providing cellular, short range and positioning modules; and m2mAIR, managed and value added services, in application enablement and connectivity under mobile networks and internet/cloud. Business unit Telit Automotive Solutionsdelivers automotive-grade products and services to auto manufacturers and tier-one auto suppliers; and business unit Telit GNSS Solutions reaches M2M and beyond, delivering award-winning geo-positioning products to the broader electronics and OEM markets. With over 12 years exclusively in M2M, the company constantly advances technology through seven R&D centers around the globe; marketing products and services in over 80 countries.

By supplying scalable products interchangeable across families, technologies and generations, rapid prototyping tools for application development, and m2m tailored connectivity, Telit is able to reduce development costs, protect design investments and minimize technical risk. The company provides customer support and design-in assistance through 32 sales and support offices, a global distributor network of experts with over 30 competence centers, and the Telit Technical Support Forum.