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u-blox launches wireless 3G PCI card reference design for notebooks and netbooks

High-speed solution enables ultra-fast mobile surfing and streaming multimedia

(PresseBox) (Thalwil, Switzerland, ) ublox announces the release of a proven highspeed wireless PCI card reference design supporting HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS standards. The N725 design results in a versatile wireless communications card with industry standard PCI form factor. Supporting global GSM and UMTS standards, the N725 gives u?blox OEM customers a fast, offtheshelf way to integrate the world's highestspeed cellular communications standard into notebooks, netbooks, and Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs). The design is also suitable for highspeed telematics applications such as remote surveillance and vehicle information systems.

The N725 supports 7.2 Mb/s downlink and 384 kb/s uplink speeds and is based on worldclass baseband and RF components plus mature, fully tested firmware with integrated 2G/3G and TCP/IP protocol stacks. In addition to the complete hardware design and software binaries, ublox provides its customers all necessary support to certify the finished product and bring it into full production.

Based on ublox' mature N721 generalpurpose 3G reference design, the N725 is optimized for mobile computing products requiring the PCI form factor and targets high volume applications. It is designed for PTCRB, R&TTE, GCF, FCC, and IC compliancy. For samples and evaluation kit, contact the ublox sales office nearest you.

u-blox AG

ublox is a leading fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. Our solutions enable people, devices, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and wirelessly communicate via voice, text or video. With a broad portfolio of GPS modules, cards, chips, and software solutions together with wireless modules and solutions, ublox is uniquely positioned to enable OEMs to develop innovative solutions quickly and costeffectively. Headquartered in Switzerland and with global presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas, ublox employs 180 people. Founded in 1997, ublox is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. (