Telit M2M module to enable GPS Location & GSM communication for
Nastek’s Yon Bike Lamp - Smartphones can track bicycle’s whereabouts and
Yon Bike Lamp by Nastek (Photo: Business Wire)
Yon Bike Lamp is a hi-tech tracker embedded in a bicycle taillight. Enabled by Telit’s GL865-QUAD, the Yon Bike Lamp communicates over GSM/GPRS and over SMS allowing a user to login via a website or from and Android or iPhone app and obtains information about the bike, including its riding statistics. With the device, it is also possible to send an SMS to the Yon Bike Lamp and, as soon as it wakes up from sleep mode, it answers with a web link to its location. The product also works as a regular, waterproof, taillight that can be used both in a vertical or horizontal orientation. It has a built-in accelerometer that senses when the user is not riding and turns itself off to save energy.
“The shift towards sustainability of the past few years has caused a lot of people to choose bicycles as a transport alternative leading to strong market growth,” said
The internal fitness functionality in the Yon Bike Lamp helps manage the rider’s exercise regimen. The combination of accelerometer and GPS allows the Yon Bike Lamp to determine riding time and distance, instantaneous and average speeds along with estimating calories burned. All this data can then be shared on social media in real time.
“The Yon Bike Lamp is a product that takes full advantage of M2M technology to address increasing market demand,” said