Hans Schantz


Q-Track Releases Remote-Reading Field Strength Meter

Huntsville, AL August 16, 2018 — Today, Q-Track Corporation debuts a line of Field Measurement Instrumentation products based on the company’s award-winning high-performance indoor location products. Q-Track’s new product line enables precise real-time measurement of magnetic fields around transmit antennas, arrays, and other radio frequency systems. The QT-559 Remote-Reading Field Strength Meter includes band options to measure all magnetic field components simultaneous for unparalleled speed and accuracy in evaluating the behavior of AM-band antennas and other low-frequency transmission systems […]


Successful Demonstration at Schiphol Airport Showcases Q-Track Indoor Location Capabilities

Huntsville, AL June 19, 2018 — Q-Track today announced that the Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS), Greece, completed a successful indoor location pilot using Q-Track’s high-accuracy NFER® Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the main international airport of the Netherlands. ICCS integrated NFER® RTLS products into the “PASSME App,” a combination of personalized device and application, designed to allow passengers to relax and make the best use of their available time at the airport. Evangelos Sdongos […]


Invention Delivers Pure Location Signals for Q-Track

Huntsville, AL June 12, 2018 — The U.S. Patent Office today awarded U.S. patent 9,997,845 for an “Embedded symmetric multiple axis antenna system with isolation among the multiple axes,” to Q-Track inventors, Hans G. Schantz, Christopher D. Pittman, James L. Richards, and Stephen A. Werner. The Q-Track inventors discovered how to implement compact magnetic antenna arrays capable of detecting all three components of the magnetic field. Mutually orthogonal three-axis electrically-small magnetic antenna arrays are of great […]


Q-Track Releases Video of Low-Cost, High Accuracy Indoor Location Solution with Data Analytics

Huntsville, AL May 3, 2018 — Today, Q-Track released a video of a new low-cost, high-accuracy indoor location solution with built-in data analytics. Q-Track’s Indoor Location Evaluation Kit can track two tags to about 40 cm accuracy or better throughout a 5000 square foot area for only $3495. Notably, the system comes with a built-in data analytic tool kit so real-time location system data can be put to use in a wide variety of applications. The data analysis tools […]


Q-Track Debuts Low-Cost, High-Accuracy Indoor Location Evaluation Kit

Huntsville, AL February 20, 2018 — Today, Q-Track debuts an Indoor Location Evaluation Kit that can track two tags to 40cm accuracy throughout a 5000 square foot area for only $3495. This price breakthrough lets Q-Track’s NFER® Real-Time Location System (RTLS) Indoor Location technology solve more problems for more people than ever before: optimize workplaces, analyze operations, keep workers safe and secure, and more. “Q-Track’s new Indoor Location Evaluation Kit provides a low-cost, low-risk way […]


Q-Track Announces Wireless Breakthrough at DARPA Event

Narrow Band Impulse Radio – NBIR – Will Transform Underground Wireless Arlington, VA January 18, 2018 — Today at DARPA’s Subterranean Challenge Proposers Day, Dr. Hans G. Schantz, CTO of Q-Track Corporation, unveiled a revolutionary breakthrough in wireless technology that enables unprecedented performance in underground communications, location, and detection: Narrow Band Impulse Radio, or NBIR, for short. Q-Track’s approach merges traditional narrow band radio with impulse radio – a combination previously thought to be impossible. […]


Q-Track Tags Insucam to Distribute SafeSpot™ Forklift Collision Avoidance Systems in Chile

Huntsville, AL October 12, 2017 — Q-Track Corporation expanded the international sales reach of SafeSpot™ Forklift Collision Avoidance Systems by signing an agreement with Insucam, SpA to distribute the forklift safety system in Chile. “South America is now the third continent on which Q-Track’s low-cost wireless solution will be protecting industrial and logistics workers from collisions,” said Stephen Werner, CEO of Q-Track Corporation. “We’re delighted Insucam will serve as the exclusive distributor of Q-Track’s SafeSpot […]


Celebrating Fifteen Years of Indoor Location Excellence

Huntsville, AL October 11, 2017 — Incorporated in 2002, this month marks Q-Track’s fifteenth anniversary – fifteen years of developing and providing innovative indoor location systems. The company began in the garage of co-founder Bob DePierre. Bob’s dining room housed the engineering and design facility, his living room was a conference room, his laundry room became a test lab, his garage housed the prototyping shop, and Bob’s driveway hosted the first proof-of-concept experiments. As the […]


Q-Track Deploys Sub-Meter-Accurate Indoor Location System

Huntsville, AL August 16, 2017 — Q-Track Corporation today announced a successful acceptance test for an indoor location system delivering better than 3-foot location accuracy throughout a half-million square foot training campus. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) awarded Q-Track a $1.7 million contract to develop a ruggedized indoor location system optimized for tracking soldiers and deploy it throughout a military operations urban terrain (MOUT) training range. Lockheed Martin integrated Q-Track’s Near-Field Electromagnetic Ranging (NFER®) indoor location […]