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90 million wearable computing devices to be shipped in 2014, says ABI Research

Feb 6, 16:04

Wearable technology will be characterized by the diversity of products, but only the product categories with a clear use-case and therefore target audience will succeed. ABI Research...

Garmin, Mio, Maction extend beyond GPS PNDs

Nov 25, 10:34

Garmin, Mio Technology and Maction Technologies, in view of decreasing demand for GPS PNDs (portable navigation devices), have extended production and marketing to GPS devices for...

Garmin enhances sports-use GPS watch product line

Nov 21, 20:57

Garmin has launched various models of GPS watches for jogging, mountain climbing, bicycling, outdoor activities, marine sports and flight, the company's Asia Pacific sales & marketing...

Dedicated GPS devices to reach US$7 billion in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 16, 11:36

Despite the continued decline of PNDs, and the threat of smartphones, smartwatches and eyewear, the portable GPS-enabled device market is forecast to continue to hold its own thanks...

China market: Over 340,000 OEM in-car navigation devices shipped in 4Q12, says Analysys

Apr 9, 15:01

In the China market, 342,000 in-car GPS navigation devices were shipped to automobile makers on an OEM basis during the fourth quarter of 2012, increasing 9.3% on quarter and 14.8%...

GPS fitness watch market to grow 50% in 2013 regardless of Apple rumors, says ABI Research

Feb 18, 15:10

Whether the Apple smart watch rumor is true or not, the GPS fitness watch market is set to reach US$1.07 billion in 2013, according to research firm ABI Research.

Taiwan 3Q12 GPS device production value down by 11.4% on year, says ITIS

Nov 26, 21:53

Taiwan-based GPS navigation device makers generated total production value of NT$26.4 billion (US$895 million) in the third quarter of 2012, representing a decrease of 11.4% due to...

MediaTek launches 4-in-1 chip targeting smartphones, tablets

Jul 22, 01:00

MediaTek has rolled out a new 4-in-1 SoC solution designed for smartphones, tablet PCs and portable electronics devices. Dubbed MT6620, the solution integrates 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth...

Software designer Wistron ITS cooperates with Hitachi over landmark software

May 26, 01:40

Taiwan-based Wistron ITS, a software design subsidiary of Wistron, has recently cooperated with Japan-based Hitachi and plans to import the landmark information software GeoPDF, which...

Taiwan eyes telematics business derived from EU navigation satellite Galileo

Mar 24, 14:12

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on March 23 announced the commencement of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) 2011 Taiwan, a European Union (EU)-sponsored...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches GPS smartphone A50 through cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom

Dec 29, 01:30

Asustek Computer on December 28 announced the launch of A50, a smartphone equipped with GPS navigation functionality, for contract-bundled sale in the Taiwan market through cooperation...

Mitac International files lawsuit against PND software designer Maction

Dec 21, 01:55

Taiwan-based GPS portable navigation device (PND) maker Mitac International has filed lawsuit against Taiwan-based PND software designer Maction, accusing Maction to have violated...

Zenitron points to touch panel IC and USB 3.0 as main growth drivers in 2011

Dec 15, 14:43

IC distributor Zenitron expects touch panel IC and USB 3.0 products to be the main revenue growth drivers in 2011.

Taiwan market: Mio introduces GPS driving recorder

Dec 1, 10:55

Mio Technology, a division under the Mitac Group, introduced its first driving recorders with global positioning system (GPS) and shock sensor functionalities built in and priced...

Taiwan market: Garmin occupies over 50% of GPS PND sales

Nov 5, 14:17

US-based Garmin has dominated Taiwan's portable navigation device (PND) market with a share of more than 50%, followed by local vendors Mio and PaPaGo with over 20% and more than...

Smartphones impact automotive infotainment, says iSuppli

Sep 13, 13:58

Already having impacted the automotive telephony, digital music and navigation segments, the smartphone is poised to have a greater influence on car infotainment systems in the future,...

Shipments of GPS-enabled GSM/WCDMA handsets increase 92% in 2009, says Berg Insight

Aug 20, 15:18

Global shipments of GPS-enabled GSM/WCDMA handsets increased 92% in 2009 to 150 million units, according to research firm Berg Insight. Growing at a CAGR of 38.7%, shipments are forecast...

Four out of five cell phones to integrate GPS by end of 2011, says iSuppli

Jul 19, 16:13

With cell phones increasingly becoming the nexus of the burgeoning markets for navigation and Location Based Services (LBS), the use of GPS technology in such platforms is set to...

Atheros aims to make strong presence in Ethernet and business-grade WLAN networking markets

Jun 11, 11:01

Jason Zheng, vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific at Atheros Communications, has outlined the company's roadmap pertaining to WLAN networking, Ethernet, GPS, and PLC...

Jason Cheng, vice president of Atheros

Broadcom talks about growing opportunities in wireless

Jun 4, 01:05

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at chip specialist Broadcom recently sat down with Digitimes to share...

Michael Hurlston, vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business

One-third of all cars to integrate eco-friendly navigation systems by 2020, says iSuppli

May 4, 15:00

Rising concerns over the environmental impact of passenger cars and trucks will spur massive growth in the use of eco-assist systems in the coming years, with slightly more than one-third...

HTC acquires stake in China-based LBS provider, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 21, 14:20

High Tech Computer (HTC) on April 20 announced that it will acquire a 10% stake in Shanghai-based location based service (LBS) provider Shanghai Gsuo Information Technology via a...

China-based GPS vendor UniStrong outsources PND production to Foxconn and Foxlink, say sources

Apr 7, 13:56

Beijing UniStrong Science & Technology, the largest vendor of GPS products in China, has begun outsourcing the production of its own-brand PND products to the Foxconn (Hon Hai)...

Shipments of GPS-enabled handsets almost doubles in 2009, says Berg Insight

Mar 21, 15:29

Global shipments of GPS-enabled GSM/WCDMA handsets increased 92% in 2009 to 150 million units, according to a new research report by Berg Insight. Growing at a compound annual growth...

Global LBS platform and infrastructure revenues to reach US$1.8 billion by 2015, says ABI Research

Mar 16, 16:58

Global LBS platforms revenues will grow from US$560 million in 2010 to US$1.8 billion in 2015, at which point they will reach saturation. While in the past mobile location center...

Lanner releases SFF digital signage computer with 3G communications and GPS

Feb 10, 14:55

Lanner Electronics has announced the new LEC-7020, an Intel Atom-based industrial computer with 3G, GPS and Wi-Fi capabilities. The small form factor (SFF) computer has a VGA, COM,...

Lanner LEC-7020 digital signage computer with 3G communications and GPS

Taiwan market: Garmin-Asustek unveils M10 GPS-enabled smartphone

Feb 5, 14:07

Garmin-Asustek has unveiled its third GPS-enabled smartphone, the M10, in the Taiwan market. The M10, which is powered by a Qualcomm 7227 600MHz chipset and runs on Windows Mobile...

China launches 3rd self-developed global positioning satellite

Jan 19, 15:54

China on January 17 used a self-made rocket to launch a geostationary satellite moving a step further in setting up its self-developed global positioning and navigation satellite...

Maction to increase GPS shipments to China-based Soueast Motor in 2010

Dec 18, 15:17

Maction Technologies, the vendor of PAPAGO map software in Taiwan, has stated that its shipments of in-car GPS devices to China-based South East (Soueast) Motor will increase substantially...

GPS chip vendors eyeing integrated platforms or portable mobile device segments, say Taiwan makers

Dec 9, 14:20

Global and Taiwan-based providers of GPS chipset solutions vendors, which are facing increasing price competition in the GPS PND segment, are either shifting their focus to the development...

GPS chip makers eyeing notebook market

Dec 1, 11:40

GPS IC makers and distributors will expand their territory in the notebook market as Windows 7 enables built-in GPS platform, according to IC distributors in Taiwan.

GPS modules to be used in notebooks

Global off-deck LBS application activations to exceed 260 million in 2010, says ABI Research

Nov 27, 10:30

ABI Research expects off-deck LBS application downloads to increase to more than 260 million in 2010 and to reach almost two billion by 2014 since the surging popularity enjoyed by...

Taiwan market: Garmin launches three new PNDs, aims to capture top-rank in 2010, reports paper

Newswatch - Nov 4, 15:14

PND vendor Garmin has introduced three new PND devices, the nuvi 1470T, 1480 and 1350, into the Taiwan market, all featuring in-house developed Taiwan map and travel information,...

PNDs face challenge from GPS-enabled handsets, says In-Stat

Oct 14, 17:11

Stand-alone personal navigation device (PND) sales will continue to grow over the next five years, albeit at an anemic rate, while GPS-enabled mobile phone shipments will nearly triple...

Global number of GPS IC shipments will approach 450 million in 2010, says ABI Research

Sep 30, 16:11

While GPS IC shipment growth has slowed during 2009, next year should see a 30% increase in shipments, according to ABI Research. The unabated interest in GPS-enabled smartphones...

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    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

    Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA (SC8810) and EDGE/WiFi (SC6820) and announced that both products are now sampling with customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    MSI WindPad 100W tablet PC

    MSI will unveil two new WindPad tablets. The WindPad 100W features the Wintel platform and the WindPad 100A with the ARM/Android platform. The MSI WindPad 100A features the new...

    Photo: Company, Dec 29.

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    Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A10 smartphone

    Garmin-Asus has launched the Android-based Nuvifone A10 smartphone in Taiwan. Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of mobile device business, Bensen Lin, pointed...

    Photo: Company, Sep 16.

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    Intel rugged Classmate PC

    Intel has unveiled a durable convertible classmate PC reference design. Supported by local computer manufacturers which are part of the Intel Learning series, this new addition combines...

    Photo: Company, Apr 29.

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    Lanner LEC-7020 digital signage computer with 3G communications and GPS

    Lanner Electronics has announced the new LEC-7020, an Intel Atom-based industrial computer with 3G, GPS and Wi-Fi capabilities. The small form factor (SFF) computer has a VGA, COM,...

    Photo: Company, Feb 11.

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