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2011-02-09 07:05:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced the upgrade of its Assisted-GPS (A-GPS) data service to support the delivery of GLONASS (the Russian Global Navigation Satellite System) assistance data for mobile and personal navigation device (PND) users. This service supports two new Broadcom® GPS system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions (announced earlier...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Points: Broadcom announces two new system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions with support for GLONASS (the Russian Navigation Satellite System), in addition to GPS, marking the first cost-effective, commercially-available, single die SoC solutions that support both GLONASS and GPS simultaneously. The BCM47511 is the latest generation of standalone GPS SoC solutions, adding GLONASS functionality, while remaining pin-compatible to the BCM4751 GPS SoC...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Dr. Frank van Diggelen, senior technical director of Broadcom's Global Navigation Systems (GNSS) line of business and chief navigation officer, has been named the recipient of the prestigious Institute of Navigation (ION) Thurlow Award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the science of navigation. Among...

2011-01-04 08:00:00

REHOVOT, Israel and SHANGHAI, January 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide, a leading host based GNSS solution provider, and ApusOne, an emerging leading provider of low power multimedia platform ICs, today announce a cooperation to bring to market Android based location platform combining CellGuide's ACLYS single die GPS solution and the ApusOne MAP200 Multimedia mobile processor. The combination of the multimedia MAP200 and the ACLYS GPS offers an unbeatable price performance...

2010-11-14 00:15:01

Covert Track announced the release of its newest GPS tracker, the Microtracker II. The Microtracker II has uses for GPS tracking for cars, fleet tracking, and asset tracking in even the harshest environments. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 12, 2010 "“ Covert Track, a division of GPS Intelligence, LLC, announced the availability of its newest GPS tracking device, the Microtracker II GPS Tracker. The Microtracker II is simply the smallest and most sensitive GPS tracker of all GPS...

2010-10-21 00:00:41

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Global Positioning Systems market. Changing consumer attitudes towards portable navigation functionality, improving quality and reliability of personal navigation systems, and restoration of health of the telecommunication and transportation industry in the post recession period will trigger the world global positioning systems market to reach US$28.9 billion by the year 2015. San Jose, CA (Vocus) October 20, 2010 With the world...

2010-10-08 14:25:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today it has acquired the Terralite assets from Novariant to expand its portfolio of positioning solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Terralite XPS technology is a scalable infrastructure that generates signals for real-time positioning to augment existing Global Positioning System (GPS) coverage. The technology uses a network of ground-based transmitter stations to broadcast a proprietary...

2010-06-03 12:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford SYNC® emergency response app, 911 Assist(TM), can now provide operators with the ability to receive a vehicle's exact GPS coordinates in the event of an accident Ford 911 Assist with GPS location remains a subscription-free, no-additional-cost feature to customers for the life of their vehicle; launches on all 2011 MyFord and MyLincoln Touch(TM)-equipped vehicles and select SYNC-equipped models Ford will have a...

2010-04-20 07:05:00

SAN DIEGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Expo Seguridad Mexico 2010 - Booth #729 -- GPS International Technologies, Inc. (GPSit), a provider of location-based security solutions, today named Guibor Promoter S.A. of C.V. as its distributor in Mexico for GPSit's covert GPS tracking solutions and services, which are immediately available to companies moving high-value assets throughout Mexico. GPSit products will be on display from April 20-22 in Sym's booth #729 during Expo Seguridad Mexico...

2010-03-19 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that it has been selected by Quake Global, a leading manufacturer of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communicators for multiple satellite and terrestrial networks, as its Global Positioning System (GPS) provider for the QUAKE(TM) Q4000 family of satellite data modems. The Q4000 modem is the industry's first M2M solution that can access multiple satellite and terrestrial networks using a single...