Adding to the family of easy-to-use SimpleLink™ connectivity solutions, Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) introduced the SimpleLink GPS CC4000 solution — the company’s first broadly available GPS solution. The self-contained module minimizes complexity synonymous with adding GPS functionality to products.
Septentrio and QinetiQ achieved the world’s first successful reception of the encrypted Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) signal from the first Galileo satellites that were launched in October 2011.
Nordic Semiconductor announced the release of its µBlue™ nRF8002 System-on-Chip (SoC) that provides a low cost, ultra-low power, easy to design-in single chip solution for Bluetooth Smart wireless tags and accessories.
IFEN, working in partnership with WORK Microwave, announced an enhanced version of its NavX®-NCS Professional, a multi-frequency simulator, which is optimized for research and development of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) safety and professional applications.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is ramping global positioning system (GPS) and global navigation satellite system (GNSS) solutions for Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., one of the world’s leading smart phone providers.
The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $238M contract for production of the third and fourth satellites in the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) constellation, known as GPS III. The acquisition of the next two GPS III satellites at one time will allow the Lockheed Martin-led team to maximize efficiencies in satellite manufacturing.
u-blox , the Swiss positioning and wireless chip and module company, and Rohde & Schwarz , have successfully concluded a simulation of the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system. The test, carried out with the R&S®SMBV100A vector signal generator and its GNSS simulation options, verified the u blox proof-of-concept and...
Tahoe RF Semiconductor has introduced the industry's first single chip integrated dual-channel (L1 and L2 bands) GPS RFIC that provides 60 dB of dynamic range in high level interfering environments. The TRFS15011 was developed to address the use of position information in a wide variety of industrial and consumer...