Tier-1 suppliers ramp up production with u-blox' automotive GPS chip

Top German automakers integrate GPS systems using u-blox' automotive-qualified chips

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ublox, a leading supplier of embedded wireless and global positioning semiconductors and modules, is shipping production volumes of automotive qualified GPS receiver chips to tier-1 automotive car electronics suppliers. End customers include top German automakers.

"After a stringent qualification process at multiple tier-1 automotive suppliers, our AEC-Q100 compliant GPS chips and chipset are now at the heart of incar navigation, service and security systems at several leading automakers" said Thomas Seiler, u blox. "This milestone is the result of our ongoing commitment to meet the demands of the global car industry for reliable, highquality automotive grade components."

ublox' automotivegrade UBX-G5010 GPS receiver chip and GALILEOready UBX-G5000/G0010 flashbased chipset fulfill the AEC-Q100 standard, defined by the Automotive Electronics Council as a "Stress Test for Qualification of Integrated Circuits", and are produced in ISO TS-16949 qualified fabs. Components that are AEC-Q100 compliant are suitable for use in harsh automotive environments without additional component level qualification.

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