GloNav taps Jazz to produce low-power GPS RFIC

Newport Beach, Calif.—Jazz Semiconductor and GloNav Inc. announced volume production availability of the GNR1040, GloNav's ultra low-power L1 GPS RFIC optimized for cellular handsets, portable consumer devices and battery operated GPS devices.

The GNR1040 was developed using Jazz's 0.18-micron SiGe BiCMOS process. The GNR1040 is a low-power, single-conversion low-IF GPS RFIC for the 1.575-GHz – L1 signal that includes built-in flexibility and programmability to support multiple GPS baseband processors. The device is housed in a 4x4mm 24-pin QFN package and operates from a single 1.8-V supply, consuming 15-mW of power.

For a product brief, go to

GloNav Inc., +1 949-251-9940,

Jazz Semiconductor, 1- 949-435-8000,

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