TAG: fitness

New Broadcom Chip Provides Always-On Location and Sensing for Mobile Applications

September 10, 2014By

Broadcom Corporation today announced the industry’s first low-power GNSS and sensor hub combo chip to deliver new always-on location applications for a full range of mobile devices. The Broadcom BCM4773 minimizes battery drain and adds a new layer of intelligence to location technology on mobile devices by integrating the GNSS chip and sensor hub into a single combo chip. Broadcom’s... read more

Dedicated GPS Devices to Reach $7 Billion in 2018

September 13, 2013By

Despite the continued decline of PNDs, and the threat of smartphones, smart watches and eyewear, the portable GPS-enabled device market is forecast to continue to hold its own thanks to dedicated HUD/eyewear, cycling and health/tracking devices, according to a report by ABI Research. ABI Research’s quarterly GNSS Database forecasts the new and emerging markets for GPS-enabled devices, and where the... read more

Polar Launches Integrated Training Device, RC3 GPS

August 22, 2012By

Polar, a heart-rate training technology company, has released the RC3 GPS wrist device, a new training device with fully integrated GPS. The RC3 GPS has been developed to provide sports and fitness enthusiasts with an all-in-one training device with the GPS technology built in. Ergonomically designed, with naturally placed buttons, the RC3 GPS has a breathable wristband for maximum comfort,... read more

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