NemeriX Delivers New Single Package GPS Receiver Incorporating RF Baseband And Flash Memory
February 07, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsMONTROUGE, France — NemeriX (www.nemerix.com), a leading fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power RF and base-band chipsets and software for GPS and wireless applications, today announced the NJ1836A GPS Receiver. The NJ1836 follows the considerable success the NemeriX has had with the NJ1006Aand NJ1030A, which are incorporated in the new device.
NemeriX’ latest addition to its product family allows easy integration into portable products such as mobile phones, PDAs or other Bluetooth enabled handheld devices, and delivers precise GPS performance with NemeriX’s proven low-power technology.
“Our latest GPS chipsets are specifically designed for PDAs and the mobile handset market because they combine unmatched power, performance and accuracy, with the industry’s smallest size and form factor” said Bijan Mohandes, NemeriX’ Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. “The requirement for ultra low power consumption is absolutely essential in the PDA and mobile handset market - and our chipsets consume one-third the power of any competitive offering.”
NemeriX’s unique value proposition lies in its architecture, which enables up to a 70% reduction in power consumption and chip size over competitive offerings. NemeriX’s power advantages are attributed to the company’s proprietary voltage management technology, and patented expertise at the system and block level.
The NJ1X36A provides an array of features designed to support PDAs and portable media players. It is designed for any compact, battery operated GPS receiver, or cordless, Bluetooth GPS receiver, and can support GPS and cell phone frequency plans. Additional features include: direct active or passive antenna support; WAAS and EGNOS support; a single 6x9 mm uBGA package; GPIO/UARTs/SPIs and analog interfaces, and an expandable memory architecture which supports SRAM and Flash memory.
Founded in April 2002, NemeriX S.A. (Manno, Switzerland) is a venture backed fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra low power RF and base-band chipsets and software for GPS and wireless applications. NemeriX’s devices and system software enable battery¬ powered location determination anywhere, anytime, facilitating the design and manufacture of truly differentiated products for both consumer and professional markets. For more information about NemeriX, please visit www.nemerix.com.
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