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GPS Leads the Path to New Applications on Mobile Devices

June 25, 2008

Research and Markets http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cad313/gps_a_path_to_new has announced the addition of the “GPS: A Path to New Applications on Mobile Devices” report to their offering.

This report analyzes how GPS technology drives innovative, location-based content development and navigation services. Besides highlighting the technology development and market trends for the major portable navigation platforms, this report analyzes the adoption of GPS-enabled value-added content and services among hardware manufacturers, service operators, and consumers.

“GPS technology is ready to shine,” said Harry Wang, Senior Analyst with Parks Associates. “Device makers, application developers, and operators are looking beyond the basic GPS routing function to innovative, location-based content and services. The next few years will see a steady flow of value-added content and services coming to market, and business model development will be the key challenge for vendors to figure out.”

The Bottom Line is a concise, executive-level summary of the current state of the market, evolutionary path, and the implications for companies doing business in this space.

Key Topics Covered:

— The Bottom Line

— Notes on Methodology

— GPS-enabled Portable Platforms: A Market Overview

— Key Technology Analysis

— GPS-enabled Navigation Services

— Navigation Market Challenges, Opportunities and Business Models

— Market Forecasts

Resource Book

Section I: Consumer Data: Market Adoption and Interest

Section II: Company Profiles–GPS Device Manufacturers

— Audiovox

— Garmin Ltd.

— Lowrance Electronics, Inc.

— Magellan Navigation, Inc.

— Mio Technology/Navman

— Navigon Inc.

— Pharos Science & Applications, Inc.

— TomTom

Section III: Company Profiles–GPS Software, Chipset, and Map Data Providers

— Broadcom/Global Locate

— Destinator Technologies

— Jentro Technologies

— NAVTEQ

— Navicore Technology/Wayfinder Systems AB

— Networks in Motion

— Qualcomm

— SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc.

— Tele Atlas

— TeleNav

— Telmap Ltd.

— Webraska

 Companies Mentioned: Audiovox Broadcom/Global Locate Destinator Technologies Garmin Ltd. Jentro Technologies Lowrance Electronics, Inc. Magellan Navigation, Inc. Mio Technology/Navman Navigon Inc. NAVTEQ Navicore Technology/Wayfinder Systems AB Networks in Motion Pharos Science & Applications, Inc. Qualcomm SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. Tele Atlas TeleNav Telmap Ltd. TomTom Webraska 

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