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Best GPS Technology: Single-Chip GPS Solution

September 25th, 2007

Broadcom Corporation , a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced its first single-chip global positioning system (GPS) solution, highlighting the company’s successful integration of its Global Locate acquisition and its commitment to delivering the industry’s best GPS technology. The receiver makes full use of the Global Locate architecture, and can measure the faintest GPS signals deep indoors and in “urban canyon” environments at signal levels. BCM4750 is a single-die CMOS GPS receiver used for tracking and navigation, primarily in mobile devices. Its massive parallel hardware correlators provide faster signal searches, accurate real-time navigation, improved tracking sensitivity and very low average power consumption. With tracking sensitivity of -162 dBm, the BCM4750 sets a new benchmark for the industry. PRNewsWire

350 Garmin Nuvi -Best Garmin GPS pick for 2007!

March 20th, 2007

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The 350 Garmin Nuvi

Perfect Match: Garmin Nuvi 300 and Saab

July 15th, 2006

Saab dealerships in Europe now offer the Garmin Nuvi 300 satellite navigation unit (GPS)directly from the dealer’s showroom. Nuvi’s versatility as a GPS navigator, personal travel assistant, and digital entertainment system, makes it the perfect GPS for a saab. Garmin Nuvi includes a large, preloaded points of interest database that makes it easy for users to find and route to their destination. Custom points of interest may also be loaded on the unit. With the optional TMC traffic receiver, Nuvi can also notify drivers of traffic and will automatically suggest and calculate alternative routes around any queues. The Garmn GPS Nuvi is equipped with a new high-sensitivity, SiRFstarIII GPS receiver, which acquires a GPS signal quickly and is capable of maintaining a signal in heavy foliage or “urban canyons” created by skyscrapers. Read More about Saab and Garmin deal.

GPS Reviews Summer 2006

July 14th, 2006

Richard Dalton Jr of states that “with gas prices surpassing $3 a gallon, a GPS navigation system that prevents you from getting lost on vacation may be more valuable than ever. GPS systems — are falling in price though in the same piece he claims that every GPS system he reviewed had him take the busy route through Manhattan — instead of Staten Island — to get to southern New Jersey, what a drag. Dalton reviews six new GPS products: the CoPilot from ALK Technologies, the Destinator, Mobile Crossing’s WayPoint, the Magellan RoadMate 3000T, the Garmin StreetPilot i3 and Microsoft Streets & Trips 2006. Read More at Newsday.

Garmin GPS Nuvi 350 in Paris!

July 13th, 2006

Buy Garmin GPS Nuvi 350
Lance Ulanoff of PC Magazine discusses how Paris Via GPS is more navigable, even on foot, with today’s technology eventhough he made a conscious decision to leave his laptop behind, he chose to take the Garmin GPS Nuvi 350 , a portable global positioning system (GPS) with him to Paris. “Following the Nuvi’s directions in a walking city like Paris isn’t always easy. The device is designed for in-car navigation and has no walking mode. This means that while you can walk up a one-way street in the wrong direction, the Garmin Nuvi will try to take you the long way around it.” Read more.

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