GLONASS/GPS Receiver features 29 sec cold start TTFF.

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Measuring 25 x 25 mm, GLONASS/GPS Receiver can be used as drop-in replacement to upgrade existing GPS product. Unit features 145 dBm cold starting and -159 dBm navigation sensitivity. Receiver is capable of operating in 12 tracking channel GPS-only mode, 12 tracking channel GLONASS-only mode, and 24 tracking channel GLONASS + GPS mode. Combining multipath detection and mitigation algorithm, receiver provides continuous accurate navigation in difficult urban canyon and deep foliage environments.



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Compact-Sized GLONASS/GPS Receiver



Hsinchu, Taiwan, - SkyTraq introduces a compact 25mmx25mm, high-performance low-power GLONASS/GPS receiver. It is compatible to a popular 25mmx25mm-sized GPS receiver model, user can use it as direct drop-in replacement to upgrade their existing GPS product into a high performance GLONASS/GPS product instantly without any hardware redesign effort; just needing to use a GLONASS/GPS antenna instead. It offers a simple migration path for GPS system companies leaping ahead to offer GLONASS/GPS products.

The new GLONASS/GPS receiver features industry-leading 29 second cold start TTFF, -145dBm cold starting and -159dBm navigation sensitivity; offering best-in-class performance among GLONASS/GPS receivers available on the market. It is capable of operating in 12 tracking channel GPS-only mode, 12 tracking channel GLONASS-only mode, and 24 tracking channel GLONASS + GPS mode. Advanced 24 channel GLONASS/GPS track engine enables continuous navigation using signals down to -159dBm, combining multipath detection and mitigation algorithm; it is capable of continuous accurate navigation in difficult urban canyon and deep foliage environments. It is ideal for navigation and tracking applications requiring high-performance GLONASS/GPS dual-satellite navigation technology.

Volume delivery to customers begins in May 2011. Engineering sample, datasheet, and evaluation kits are available in now.

About SkyTraq

Founded in 2005, SkyTraq Technology Inc. develops high-performance chipset solution for the consumer satellite navigation market. Its initial product is GPS centric, with later products covering GPS, Galileo and GLONASS. For additional information, please visit www.skytraq.com.tw

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