Jackson Labs Technologies Inc., a designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge GNSS, timing and frequency equipment, announced several new products with full support for the new and emerging Galileo Satellite Navigation System, as well as a free software retrofit to existing products adding Galileo functionality.
OriginGPS, one of the leading manufacturers of miniature Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) modules, announced the launch of their new revolutionary Multi Micro Spider, boasting the world’s smallest footprint within a fully integrated and highly sensitive multi-GNSS module.
Rohde & Schwarz offers a new, speed-optimized production tester – the R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator equipped with the R&S SMBV-P101 package – for the production testing of Global Navigation Satellite System receivers.
QinetiQ has announced a major breakthrough in developing a robust navigation receiver which will utilize the new global navigation satellite system Galileo, and particularly the secured Public Regulated Service.
Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, announced today the industry’s first RF tool offering high-performance record-and-playback and real-time simulation in one cost-effective platform.
ABI Research’s GNSS IC vendor matrix concluded that, overall, Qualcomm is the leading GPS IC vendor, followed by Broadcom in second place, and CSR in third. The vendor matrix compares companies on 15 criteria across the broader categories of GNSS Innovation and Implementation. Qualcomm’s domination of cellular GPS IC shipments courtesy of its embedded platform strategy, coupled with its strong IZat and Gimbal platforms means it is well placed to remain at the top in 2013/14.
Rockwell Collins has received a $2 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop and demonstrate a secure software defined radio (SDR) Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver capability.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its highly integrated, low noise amplifier front-end modules are being leveraged by various OEMs to enable global positioning systems (GPS) and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in emerging markets.
ST-Ericsson announced the signature of a definitive agreement to sell the assets and intellectual property rights associated with its mobile connectivity GNSS business to a leading semiconductor company.