Global Positioning Systems (GPS) - Global Strategic Business Report with 99 Company Profiles of Key Players

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Dublin, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ctv7sl/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Positioning Systems (GPS) - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in US$ Million by the following End-Use Applications: Land-Based Applications (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping Applications, & Tracking/Machine Control Applications), Aviation Applications, Marine Applications, and Timing Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 99 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Fei-Zyfer Inc.
  • Furuno USA Inc.
  • Garmin International Inc.
  • Hemisphere GPS Inc.
  • Hexagon AB
  • Leica Geosystems AG
  • NovAtel Inc.
  • ITT Exelis
  • KVH Industries Inc.
  • MiTAC International Corporation
  • Magellan Navigation Inc.
  • Mio Technology Benelux N.V.
  • Navman New Zealand
  • NavCom Technology Inc.
  • Navico Inc.
  • Orolia Group
  • Rockwell Collins Inc.
  • Sokkia Topcon Company Ltd.
  • Symmetricom Inc.
  • TomTom International B.V
  • Trimble Navigation Limited.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Land-Based Applications I-3
  • Aviation Applications I-4
  • Marine Applications I-4
  • Timing Applications I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

  • Introduction II-1
  • Commercial GPS Gains Prominence II-2
  • Impact of Recession: In Retrospect II-2
  • Market Stages Quick Recovery in 2010 II-3
  • Outlook II-4
  • Developing Markets to Lend Traction in the Short to Medium Term Period II-5
  • Trends & Issues II-5
  • Automobile Navigation Systems Gain Popularity II-5
  • GPS Technology Commands Increasing Usage in Fleet Management II-5
  • GPS Car Security Systems: Getting Smaller and Simpler II-6
  • Driverless Cars - A Bright Prospect for High- End GPS Based In-Vehicle Navigation Systems II-6
  • Latest Mapping/Surveying Technologies Create New Market Opportunities II-6
  • Low-Budget GPS Devices Rise in Popularity II-6
  • Personal Navigation Systems & Smartphones to Challenge Dedicated GPS Units in the Commercial Market II-7
  • Trends in Mobile GPS Units that Threaten Superiority of Stand-Alone Commercial GPS II-7
  • Mobile GIS Gaining Ground II-7
  • Technological Advancements & Price Declines Make Handheld GPS Devices a Mass Market Proposition II-7
  • GPS Technology in Cellular Phones: New Frontiers II-8
  • Smartphone Mobile Navigation Increases II-9
  • GPS Chipsets to Form Integral Component of Cellular Phones II-9
  • Hardware Implementations Drive GPS Growth in the Cellular Phone Market II-9
  • Smarter GPS Devices Outwit Traditional GPS Units - Attract New Opportunities II-9
  • Tight Budgetary Conditions Help A-GPS Devices Score Over Stand-Alone GPS Devices II-10
  • Challenged by GPS Enabled SmartPhones Traditional GPS Unit Manufacturers Look to Innovate II-10
  • Technology Developments: The Lifeline for Commercial GPS Units II-11
  • Growing Availability and Declining Prices Provide Impetus to the Market II-11
  • Availability of Economical GPS Chips Boost Commercial Application II-11
  • Wireless Connectivity Drives GPS Market II-12
  • New Uses, New Markets II-12
  • GPS and HazMat Tracking - A Critical Use II-12
  • Location-Based Services Gaining Traction II-13
  • Telematics Finds Increasing Takers II-13
  • High-Precision GNSS - An Insight II-13
  • International Space Programs Aiming Towards Stronger GPS World II-14
  • GPS Receivers - A Disaster-Prediction Tool II-14
  • Key Statistical Findings II-14

2. PRODUCT/SERVICES INFORMATION II-15

  • Introduction II-15
  • US Government and the GPS II-15
  • Evolution of GPS II-15
  • GPS Development Over the Years II-16
  • Working of GPS II-17
  • Signals II-17
  • Errors in GPS II-17
  • Ionosphere and Troposphere Delays II-17
  • Signal Multipath II-18
  • Receiver Clock Errors II-18
  • Ephemeris (Orbital) Errors II-18
  • Satellite Visibility II-18
  • Satellite Geometry/Shading II-18
  • Degraded Signal II-18
  • Classes of GPS II-18
  • Survey-Grade GPS Receivers II-18
  • Single-Phase Centimeter-Level GPS Receivers II-18
  • Sub-Meter GPS Receivers II-18
  • Handheld GPS Receiver II-19
  • Components of GPS II-19
  • Ground Segment/Ground Stations II-19
  • Space Segment II-19
  • Block I Satellites II-19
  • Block II Satellites II-19
  • Block IIA Satellites II-20
  • Block IIR Satellites II-20
  • Block IIF Satellites II-20
  • User Segment II-20
  • Sequential Receivers II-20
  • Continuous Receivers II-21
  • Multiplex Receivers II-21
  • Accuracy of GPS II-21
  • Accuracy through Different Augmentation Systems II-21
  • Augmentations and Upgrades to GPS II-22
  • Wide Area Augmentation System II-22
  • Benefits/Advantages II-22
  • LAAS II-22
  • Differential GPS II-23
  • Types of DGPS II-23
  • Beacon DGPS II-23
  • L-band DGPS II-23
  • Space Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) DGPS II-23
  • GPS III: The Latest Upgrade II-24
  • Selecting the Right GPS Device - What to Watch II-24

3. REVIEW OF END-USE APPLICATIONS II-25

  • Land-Based Applications II-25
  • In-vehicle navigation II-25
  • Ground Navigation II-25
  • In-Car Computing Systems II-25
  • In-Car Computing Systems in Major Regions II-25
  • Car Navigation Systems II-25
  • Telematics II-26
  • Digital Radios II-26
  • Car PCs II-26
  • GPS Car Protection/Security System II-26
  • Machine Control Applications II-26
  • Surveying/Mapping II-26
  • GPS-Enabled Surveying II-26
  • Integration of GPS Improves Architectural Survey Process II-27
  • Geographic Information System II-27
  • Aviation II-27
  • Major Aviation Applications II-28
  • Marine II-28
  • Major Marine Applications II-29
  • Timing II-29
  • Other Noteworthy End-Use Cases II-30
  • Military II-30
  • GPS for Georeferencing II-30
  • Ecology II-30
  • Mining and Construction II-31
  • A Brief Overview of Select Applications of GPS II-31
  • Communications II-31
  • Environmental Protection II-31
  • Forestry and Agriculture II-32
  • Ground Transportation II-32
  • Health Care II-33
  • Law Enforcement and Safety II-33
  • Maritime and Waterways II-33
  • Recreation/Entertainment II-33
  • Infrastructure Development/Management II-34
  • Weather Forecasting II-34
  • Public Safety II-34

4. GPS ALTERNATIVES II-35

  • Galileo (European Union) II-35
  • An Introduction II-35
  • Purpose and Advantages of Galileo II-35
  • Features II-35
  • Guaranteed Service II-35
  • Global Integrity II-36
  • Enhanced Signal Performance II-36
  • Search and Rescue Services II-36
  • GLONASS (Russia) II-36
  • Overview II-36

5. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-38

  • GPS And Galileo: Withering Differences Between The US And EU II-38

6. RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS II-39

  • GPS/IMU Navigation System - In The Wings II-39
  • IBM Corporation and CERT Develop Falcon GPS-based Car Navigation System II-39
  • US Scientists Develop Wearable Audio Navigation System II-39
  • Shenzhen Maxwell & Planet Map to Develop Electronic GPS Maps Network II-39
  • GPS and Maritime Measurement II-40
  • Mobintelecom and Fastrax Launch TRAXER Personal Security Tracker II-40
  • Direct-Track Offers Internet Vehicle Tracking System II-40
  • Mirenco Develops Technology to Control Vehicle Emissions II-40
  • Compact Flash GPS Modules II-41
  • TrueTime Enhances Network Timing Accuracy II-41
  • Sippican Incorporates Andrew's Micro Pulse™ Antennas in GPS Mark II II-41
  • High-Precision Crane Guidance by GPS II-42
  • UPS Aviation Develops the ADS-B System II-42
  • Development of Low Cost GPS Receiver for Space applications II-42

7. TECHNOLOGY/PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS II-43

  • Telit Launches Jupiter SL869 II-43
  • Vivacom Unveils Viva Fleet II-43
  • Deploy Launches GPS Tracking Service II-43
  • LiveView Launches Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker II-43
  • Magellan to Launch RoadMate RV9145 II-44
  • TeleNav Teams Up with Mondadori for Launching Panorama Drive II-44
  • Navmii Introduces Navfree GPS Live II-44
  • TeleNav Launches Version 6.2 of GPS Navigator for Select Android Devices II-45

8. TECHNOLOGY/PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS IN RECENT PAST -

  • A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-46
  • Magellan® Unveils the eXplorist GC GPS Receiver II-46
  • KANNAD Unveils XS-ER GPS and XS-4 GPS II-46
  • Garmin International Introduces DC™ 40 Tracking Collar II-46
  • OEM Data Delivery Unveils ST-950, Service Tracker II-47
  • Natural Insight Launched GPS Check-In II-47
  • Mapmyindia Introduces Road Pilot II-47
  • Honeywell Unveils AV8OR Handheld GPS II-47
  • Fullpower Technologies and TrafficCast Launches MotionX™ GPS Drive 3.2 II-47
  • Mobile Mark Introduces NT-1575 II-48
  • Globe Telecom Introduces GPS Tracker II-48
  • IturanUSA Launches Rideit GPS II-48
  • DeLorme and SPOT Jointly Launch Handheld GPS with Satellite Communicator Device II-49
  • GuidePoint Systems Unveils Guidepoint App II-49
  • Garmin International Launches GPSMAP® 62 series II-49
  • Hemisphere GPS Launches Crescent® Vector™ and Range of GPS Compass Products II-50
  • Symmetricom Launches XL-GPS Time and Frequency Receiver II-50
  • Trimble Unveils Condor™ GPS modules II-51
  • Lowrance Launches Fishfinders and Chartplotters through Mark™ and Elite™ Series II-51
  • Magellan® Launches Magellan RoadMate 1700 II-52
  • Magellan Launches RoadMate Series of Portable Vehicle Navigation Devices II-53
  • NovAtel Unveils OEMV-1DF™ in OEMV® receiver Product Portfolio II-53
  • Trimble Unveils Resolution-SMT GPS Receiver II-53
  • CMC Electronics Unveils IntegriFlight CMA-5024 II-54
  • Mio Technology Unveils Explora K70 GPS Phone II-54
  • GPS Core Technologies Rolls Out MobileCore II-54
  • China Launches Beidou II II-55
  • Globalstar De Mexico Unveils Hybrid Tracking Technology II-55
  • Sunnyvale and Numerex Launches ST-694 GlobalTag II-55
  • Infineon and Epson Introduces Xposys II-55
  • RF Micro Devices Launches RF2815 II-56
  • Lowrance Launches GPS Handheld Devices II-56
  • Garmin International Introduces Oregon 550 and Oregon 550t Touchscreen GPS Devices II-56
  • Garmin International Unveils nüvi® 1490T Integrated with Ultra-Thin Display II-57
  • Garmin International Launches Approach™ G5 II-57
  • Hemisphere GPS Unveils the A21™ Antenna II-57
  • Hemisphere GPS Unveils Outback Sts™ II-58
  • Trimble Rolls Out Trimble® SPS461 and SPS361 GPS Heading Receivers II-58
  • Trimble Unveils Trimble® R8 GNSS System II-58
  • Trimble Rolls Out AgGPS® 162 and AgGPS® 262 Receiver II-59
  • Trimble Launches AgGPS® FmX™ Integrated Display II-59
  • FALCOM Introduces NAVI-S-U5 System II-60
  • Lowrance Rolls Out Sierra II-60
  • Lowrance Launches the Safari II-60
  • Lowrance Launches Out&Back II-60
  • Topcon Positioning Systems Introduces GRS-1 II-61
  • Topcon Positioning Systems Launches GIS Data Collection Equipment II-61
  • Topcon Positioning Systems Unveils G63 and Z63 Machine Control Kits II-61
  • u-blox Unveils PCI Express Mini Card II-61
  • LandAirSea Systems Introduces GPS TracKing® II-61
  • Trimble Unveils GPS firmware 4.0 II-62
  • M/A-COM Technology Solutions Launches Embedded Global Positioning System Module II-62
  • Rocky Mountain Tracking Incorporates CalAmp GPS Device II-62
  • MiTAC Technology to Unveil Getac PS535F II-63
  • ITT Interconnect Solutions Launches Universal GPS Contact II-63
  • Intergis Launches Kuva II-63
  • TomTom Unveils TomTom GO 740 Live II-63
  • NDrive Unveils Android GPS Application II-64
  • Google Launches GPS Navigation for Android 2.0 II-64
  • TomTom Unveils GO I-90 II-64
  • Hemisphere GPS Launches XF102 DGPS Receiver II-64
  • Navigon Unveils iPhone GPS Navigation II-65
  • AMI India Unveils Falcon-i GPS/GPRS Vehicle Tracking System II-65
  • MiTAC Digital Corp. Launches Magellan® Maestro 4700 II-65
  • Vodafone and RIM Unveil GPS-Enabled BlackBerry® Smartphones II-65
  • Networks In Motion to Unveil GPS Application for BlackBerry II-66
  • EarthSearch Communications International Unveils AutoSearch RFID II-66
  • iWave Systems Technologies Unveils iw-GPS Receiver Module II-66
  • TeleNav Unveils GPS Navigation Service II-66
  • Garmin to Launch GPS Phone Series in Partnership with Asus II-67
  • Antenova Rolls Out M10300 and M10295 GPS RADIONOVA[R] RF Antenna Modules II-67
  • Fullpower Technologies Unveils MotionX-GPS Drive 2.5 for iPhone II-68
  • CalAmp Introduces Innovative MST-110 for Motorsports Applications II-68
  • Trimble Introduces AgGPS EZ-Office 2010 Software Suite II-68
  • Simrad-Yachting Launches High Speed GS15 5Hz GPS Antenna II-69
  • Hemisphere GPS Launches A21 Antenna II-69
  • JEJ Engineering Announces the Introduction of GPS Mapping Software, Garmap II-70
  • Navman Wireless Introduces Jupiter3 GPS Receiver Module II-70
  • ASUS and Garmin Introduce Smartphones with GPS Functionality II-70
  • PCTEL Launches Mobile Antennas Integrated with GPS Receiver II-71
  • Rockwell Collins Launches MicroDAGR GPS Receiver II-71
  • Digi Inernational Unveils All-In-One Telematics Devices for Fleet Management II-71
  • Hemisphere GPS and Handheld Introduces Kenaz NZ100 DGPS II-72
  • TomTom Unveils XL 340S LIVE PND II-72
  • Xtreme Unveils New Range of GPS Navigation Devices II-72
  • Garmin Introduces Marine Navigation Chartplotters II-72
  • MMT Unveils MN5515HS GPS Receiver Module II-73
  • AT&T and Xora Introduces GPS Locator Application II-73
  • MapmyIndia and Indian Maps Introduces GPS Navigation Device II-73
  • Wi2Wi Introduces Enhanced GPS Module for Embedded Applications II-73
  • Garmin® Launches Touchscreen GPS Devices II-74
  • Leadtek Research Unveils LR8M03 GPS Tracker II-74
  • Intermap Technologies Launches AccuTerra Europe II-74
  • Global Satellite USA Rolls Out Polaris II-75
  • MapmyIndia Introduces iNav II-75
  • Blaupunkt Rolls Out TravelPilot II-75
  • ARC Wireless Solutions Introduces ARC Titan and ARC Atlas II-75
  • TELUS Introduces Three GPS Solutions II-75
  • Nokia Unveils N78 II-76
  • Hemisphere Unveils R220™ GPS Receiver II-76
  • Hemisphere Launches Eclipse Dual-Frequency GPS Receiver II-76
  • Hemisphere Unveils LV100 GPS Compass Board II-76
  • Mio to Unveil Leap K1 and Leap G50 Navigation PDA Phones II-77
  • Pendulum Instruments Launches GPS-12RG II-77
  • Raymarine Introduces G Series Navigation System II-77
  • Leica Geosystems Introduces Leica GPS1200+ II-78
  • Trimble Rolls Out GPS-Enabled Juno Series Handheld Computers II-78
  • Trimble Rolls Out Trimble® 5800 GPS System II-78
  • Trimble Launches Trimble® NetR3™ II-79
  • Trimble Unveils Copernicus™ II GPS Receiver II-79
  • Trimble Rolls Out GPS Pathfinder® ProXRT Receiver II-79
  • Falcom Launches FSA02 GPS Antenna II-80
  • Magellan Unveils New Magellan® Maestro 5310 II-80
  • Magellan® Launches Maestro Elite 3270 II-80
  • Mio Technology Europe Introduces C728 II-80
  • NovAtel Unveils New SMART-AG™ Antenna II-81
  • Topcon Positioning Systems Launches GMS-2 Pro GIS Mapping Solution II-81
  • Topcon Introduces New Field Tools for ArcPad® II-81
  • Inventek Systems Rolls Out the ISM400F1 II-82
  • NAVIGON Introduces NAVIGON 8100T Navigator II-82
  • Datalogic Mobile Launches New Version of JET PDA with GPS II-82
  • MapmyIndia Unveils In-Car GPS Navigator II-82
  • Ethertronics Launches Savvi™ Embedded Ceramic Antenna II-83
  • Rx Networks and CSR Introduce Joint GPS Solution II-83
  • Imarda Launches Vector 300 GWP Vehicle Tracking Device II-83
  • Navman Wireless Introduces Jupiter 32 xLP GPS module II-84
  • Hybrid GeoTools Introduces New Version of Active GPX Route Player II-84
  • Skyhook Wireless Launches XPS 2.0 Software II-84
  • SkyTraq Technology Unveils Venus634LP Receiver II-84
  • TruePosition Introduces Hybrid Location Solution II-85
  • NXP Semiconductors Launches GNS7560 Solution II-85
  • Fastrax Unveils Fastrax IT321 and Fastrax UC322 Receivers II-85
  • BikeGPSTracking Introduces MC242 GPS Tracking Unit II-86
  • Remote Intelligence Systems Unveils ORBISAT 100 System II-86
  • KVH Industries Launches CNS-5000, a Self-reliant Navigation System II-86
  • Magellan Launches RoadMate 1400 Series II-87
  • Magellan Launches Maestro™ Elite 5340 Connected Navigation Device II-87
  • SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFprima™ Multifunction Platform II-87
  • SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFInstantFixII Technology II-87
  • Trimble Launches AgGPS® EZ-Guide® 250 Lightbar Guidance System II-87
  • Lowrance Launches XOG™ Cross-Navigation GPS II-88
  • Lowrance Launches GlobalMap® Baja 840C GPS II-88
  • Mio Technology Launches C620 and C620t, Premium 3D mapping devices II-88
  • Mio Technology Launches C230 II-88
  • NavCom Technology Launches LAND-PAK All-in-One RTK Land Survey Solution II-89
  • NavCom Technology Introduces SF-2110R and SF-2110M StarFire GPS Receivers II-89
  • Symmetricom Introduces SyncServer® S300/S350 II-89
  • Trimble Introduces Trimble® VRS Now™ Service in Ireland II-89
  • Trimble Introduces the First GPS Multimedia Layer for Google Earth Users II-89
  • Accord Software Introduces NextNav II-89
  • Jackson Labs Launches Fury, a GPS Disciplined Oscillator II-90
  • Symmetricom Launches IEEE 1588 Grandmaster Clock II-90
  • FALCOM Launches New GPS Module II-90
  • Magellan Launches CrossoverGPS™ Navigation Device II-90
  • Magellan Launches New Car Navigation Device II-90

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-91

  • Nova Mobile Systems Takes Over Global Telematics II-91
  • Trimble Takes Over Spime II-91
  • Lockheed Martin Secures Contract from U.S. Air Force II-91
  • Lockheed Martin Collaborates with Raytheon II-92
  • China Launches New Satellite to Enhance GPS system II-92
  • Magellan Partners With The Good Sam Club II-92
  • Intuicom Enters into Partnership with Hemisphere GPS II-93
  • Telematics Corporation Enters into License Deal with Fleetilla II-93

10. CORPORATE INDUSTRY ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-94

  • Shreyas Signs Agreement with Tata Motors II-94
  • Maestro Purchases the Satellite Assets of Vincotech II-94
  • MtronPTI inks a Development and Supply Deal with Jackson Labs II-94
  • Raytheon Receives GPS Management Contract from U.S. Military II-95
  • OHB Systems, Arianespace and ThalesAleniaSpace Bag EU Navigation System Contract II-96
  • U.S. Air Force Selects Raytheon II-96
  • ITT Develops Mission Data Unit for U.S. Air Forces GPS III Program II-96
  • KVH Industries Bags for TACNAV(R) II tactical navigation system II-97
  • The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Selects ITT to Provide GPS Services II-97
  • NATO Extends Contract with Globecomm Systems II-97
  • Quake Global Selects Trimble to Provide GPS Services II-97
  • Samsung Electronics Enters into Agreement with Tele Atlas II-98
  • DeviceAnywhere Enters into Co-marketing Agreement with NAVTEQ II-98
  • PerkinElmer Signs Contract with ITT Space Systems Division II-99
  • AgRobotics Enters into Marketing Partnership and Strategic Alliance with GVM II-99
  • ValleyCrest Enters into Agreement with Sprint II-99
  • Avnet Inks Distribution Agreement with ProlificUSA II-99
  • RIM Acquires Dash Navigation II-100
  • MOC Product Company Signs Partnership Agreement with CalAmp II-100
  • Reliance Communications Collaborates with Satnav Technologies II-100
  • Francisco Partners Acquires Cybit Holdings II-100
  • SkyBitz and KORE Telematics Enter into Agreement II-101
  • TeleCommunications Systems Bags U.S. Patent Rights for Enhanced Handset GPS Systems II-101
  • GOL Linhas Areas Inteligentes to Equip Aircrafts with GPS Landing System II-101
  • Russia Launched 3 Navigation Satellites II-102
  • Differential Global Positioning System Launched in Vietnam II-102
  • US Air Force Launches 8th GPS Satellite II-102
  • China Launches 2nd GPS Satellite II-102
  • EU Unveils the EGNOS System II-102
  • Customs Service Introduces Electronic Transit Traceability and Monitoring Technology II-103
  • Tamil Nadu Government to Outfit PDS Trucks with GPS Devices II-103
  • Tele Atlas Enters into Agreement with Cobra Electronics II-103
  • White Electronic Designs Bags GPS Contract II-104
  • Rockwell Collins Obtains GPS Contract from Air Force II-104
  • Celevoke Inks Agreement with Value Added Reseller II-104
  • CSR Signs Conditional Agreement with SiRF Technology Holdings II-104
  • Telogis Takes Over Darby Corporate Solutions GPS operations II-105
  • Grey Island Systems International Buys Assets of FleetPoint & Swiftsure Technologies II-105
  • Navico International Signs Deal with Brunswick New Technologies II-105
  • PCTEL Purchases Wi-Sys Communications II-106
  • Navcom Technology Enters into Partnership with Astrium Services II-106
  • Trimble and CASIC-IT Signs Agreement II-106
  • Amaryllo Selects LEADTEK Research to Offer GPS Tracking Solutions II-107
  • Beijing Meteorological Bureau Selects Topcon Positioning Systems II-107
  • Topcon Positioning Systems Enters into Partnership with Applied Field Data Systems II-107
  • SDCORS Chooses Topcon Positioning Systems II-108
  • CMONOC Selects Topcon Positioning Systems II-108
  • NVision Solutions Enters into Partnership with Topcon Positioning Systems II-108
  • Topcon Positioning Systems Partners with Halltech II-108
  • Colorado Department of Transportation Acquires Topcon GMS-2 Handheld GPS Units II-109
  • u-blox Acquires Geotate II-109
  • Tracking Solutions Enters into Partnership with Garmin International II-110
  • Thor Guard Enters into Partnership with GPS Industries II-110
  • Raytheon Systems Receives Contract from U.S. Air Force Global Positioning Systems Wing II-111
  • Furuno Electric Acquires eRide II-111
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Chooses Rockwell Collins II-111
  • EDM Enters into Partnership with eSharing II-112
  • Magellan Navigation Signs Agreement with MiTAC International II-112
  • SatNav to Expand Product Portfolio II-112
  • DriveOK and Procon to Merge II-113
  • Intrinsyc Software International Entered into Agreement with GPS Technologies Company II-113
  • China Telecom to Purchase Stake in Unicom-BREW Telecommunication Technologies II-113
  • Apisphere to Purchase Navit Innovations II-114
  • Boeing to Incorporate High Integrity GPS technology II-114
  • Global General Technologies to Expand Partnership with To-Tel-Net II-114
  • Polaris Acquisition to Take Over Hughes Telematics II-115
  • u-blox Enters into Partnership with Magna and Paragon II-115
  • Affiliated Computer Services Takes Over Transportation Management Systems II-115
  • Celevoke Inks Distribution Agreement with The Real Security Company II-116
  • Intrinsyc Software International Inks Agreement to Purchase Few Operations and Assets of Destinator Technologies II-116
  • GPS and GPSi Asia Sign Agreement II-117
  • Garmin Signs Letter of Intent with Puls Elektronik and Satsignal II-117
  • SERVICEPower Acquires KonaWare II-117
  • SK Telecom Purchases Majority Stake in Shenzhen E-eye II-117
  • Trimble Navigation Takes Over SECO Manufacturing II-117
  • InterGis Purchases Vericom and NovaTracker II-117
  • Patriot Energy Buys TelTeck Solutions II-118
  • Dynamic Natural Resources Buys Universal Tracking Solutions II-118
  • SGS Purchases Alvey Group II-118
  • CCS Ceska Acquires Tracker Sro II-118
  • NXP Purchases GloNav II-118
  • Garmin Mobile Offers Navigation Services to nTelos Customers II-118
  • Lockheed Martin Team Bags Contract to Build Next Generation GPS II-119
  • Raymarine to Buy Finnish Distributor NavSystems II-119
  • Raymarine Buys DeckMarine II-119
  • Raytheon Buys Telemus Solutions II-119
  • SiRF Sells Off SiRF Sweden II-120
  • SiRF Enters into Contract with Samsung II-120
  • Trimble and Marvell Enter into Agreement II-120
  • Istanbul Kultur Universitesi Enters into Contract with Trimble II-120
  • Falcom Selects u-blox as GPS Engine for New Products II-121
  • Magellan Complements GPS Devices with Acuterra Maps II-121
  • Axonn's Satellite Tracking System Incorporates Rocky Mountain Tracking's Software II-121
  • Apisphere Buys Navit Innovations II-122
  • Metris to Integrate Sensory Analytics Technology into iGPS Metrology System II-122
  • Yahoo, Google Partner with GPS Manufacturers II-123
  • Brilliant Telecommunications Enters into an Agreement with NovAtel II-123
  • Argo Navigation Merges with NavStar Technologies II-123
  • ISM Acquires GotchaGPS Surveillance Systems II-123
  • Mio Technology Collaborates With Qualcomm II-124
  • Garmin International and MapQuest Forge Partnership II-124
  • Magellan Partners with Primordial II-124
  • MiTAC International's Mio Technology and Navman Merge with Each Other II-124
  • Hexagon Acquires NovAtel II-124
  • Orolia and Rapco Electronics Strike Partnership II-125
  • GPS Industries Takes Over Assets and Operations of UpLink II-125
  • Garmin International and Garmin Corporation Extend Agreement with NAVTEQ II-125
  • Garmin Acquires GPS Gesellschaft II-125
  • Hemisphere GPS Acquires BEELINE Technologies II-126
  • Magellan Partners with Zenitron II-126
  • Raytheon Acquires M-code GPS Receivers Development Contract II-126
  • Raytheon Acquires System Design Development Contract II-126
  • SiRF Technology Holdings Acquires Centrality Communications II-126
  • Effective Control Trucking Acquires Argo Navigation II-127
  • Vericom Technologies Takes Over Portable Internet II-127
  • Springbank Resources Consents to Acquire PocketFinder II-127
  • Broadcom Takes Over Global Locate II-127
  • Sentex Sensing Technology To Take Over ICOM Holdings II-127
  • CalAmp Takes Over Aircept.com II-127
  • ProLink Solutions Acquires Assets and Business of ScoreCast II-128
  • SK Telecom Acquires 65% Stake in Shenzhen E-eye II-128
  • Atheros Communications to Purchase u-Nav's Assets and Some Liabilities II-128
  • SatNav Technologies Introduces GPS Related Software II-128
  • Nokia Consents to Acquire Navteq II-128
  • Broadcom Acquires Global Locate II-128

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-129

  • FEI-Zyfer, Inc. (USA) II-129
  • Furuno USA, Inc. (USA) II-129
  • Garmin International, Inc. (USA) II-129
  • Hemisphere GPS Inc. (Canada) II-130
  • Hexagon AB (Sweden) II-130
  • Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland) II-131
  • NovAtel, Inc. (Canada) II-131
  • ITT Exelis (USA) II-131
  • KVH Industries, Inc. (USA) II-132
  • MiTAC International Corporation (Taiwan) II-132
  • Magellan Navigation, Inc. (USA) II-132
  • Mio Technology Benelux N.V. (Belgium) II-133
  • Navman New Zealand (New Zealand) II-133
  • NavCom Technology, Inc. (USA) II-133
  • Navico, Inc. (USA) II-134
  • Orolia Group (France) II-134
  • Rockwell Collins, Inc. (USA) II-134
  • Sokkia Topcon Company Ltd. (Japan) II-135
  • Symmetricom, Inc. (USA) II-135
  • TomTom International B.V. (The Netherlands) II-135
  • Trimble Navigation Limited (USA) II-136

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-137


III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. JAPAN

3. EUROPE

4. ASIA-PACIFIC

5. REST OF WORLD

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 99 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - (110)

  • The United States (64)
  • Canada (5)
  • Japan (7)
  • Europe (20)
  • - France (2)
  • - Germany (4)
  • - The United Kingdom (6)
  • - Rest of Europe (8)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (12)
  • Latin America (1)
  • Middle East (1)

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