As leaders in the GPS and wireless communication industry, we have extensive experience in dealing with the most complex of customer requirements. Ensuring all i-Lotus products are developed to meet today's globally competitive and ever-changing environments, i-Lotus continues to envision, conceptualize and implement successful products that are widely accepted by the global market. Following the deployment of the world leading Advanced Design System (ADS) software platform in RF, microwave, and high-speed digital design & verification, the result was a successful synergy of highly innovative, complete, integrated, fast, and accurate design that shortened the product development cycle. The speed and flexibility in the area of product development has allowed us to continue delivering successful products in the most efficient manner.
GNSS receiver development and optimization is a complex process requiring a unique and accurate array of testing procedures controlled by engineers. Control over a repeatable test environments are key for meaningful, effective and efficient GNSS research and development. GNSS signal simulators provide us with the ultimate flexibility and repeatability, shortening development cycles significantly. In addition, lab-based testing allows all new and future GNSS (Galileo, QZSS, and Compass) signals to be tested in the most advanced system deployments. The use of RF simulators for performance testing of our GPS receiver technology provides a controlled, stable, and repeatable test environment. The simulated “truth” data is available for detailed scrutiny and comparison with measured receiver performance, facilitating efficient and focused research and development.
At i-Lotus, with an industry leading 1PPS timing accuracy of 2 nanoseconds and the implementation of technologies such as; Automatic Site Survey™, T-RAIM™ Algorithm, RF Jamming Immunity™, we pride ourselves on our timing success and innovation. Automatic Site Survey averages 2D and 3D position fixes allowing users to expect a dramatic improvement of 2D and 3D position errors. Time Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (T-RAIM™) is an algorithm that uses redundant satellite measurements to confirm the integrity of the timing solution. The T-RAIM™ approach has its origins in aviation where integrity monitoring is critical to safety. RF Jamming immunity™ is accomplished using an array of innovative software techniques which further improve a signals immunity to interference. The technique takes advantage of the fact that for precise timing applications, the receiver is stationary.
Being a GPS based company navigation is certainly a prominent area of focus. Recently, i-Lotus has developed a new and innovative technology known as Smart-Start™. Smart-Start™ is an algorithm that has the unique ability to drastically improve the cold and warm start performance of the TX and RX Oncore™ range of GPS receivers. When the GPS receiver performs a cold start, the firmware algorithm will intelligently compare the current GPS status with a pre-determined state. The algorithm will help to determine an optimized steps to fast track the whole 2D/3D fix cycle to achieve a significant performance boost, often achieving improvement in excess of 90% when compared to traditional cold start.
The progression of our GPS product competency in the market has naturally propelled us into the development of professional fleet management and telemetry solutions. The skilled engineers and software developers at i-Lotus designed the EcoDynamics™ complete tracking solution which incorporates the FX Oncore Titan™ GPS/GSM tracking hardware, and ventures boldly into the telemetric market gaining an almost immediate international customer base. The FX Oncore Titan™ GPS-GSM tracker offers a host of interface sensors for feedback which allow customers to not only track the location of an asset, but also the driving style and type of conditions a vehicle is subject to. This solution is complemented with a full back end service application that shows asset information in real-time, as well as vehicular positioning on an elegant mapping interface.