The Case for GPS, FM, Bluetooth Integration

Acharya, Yatin; Faintuch, Amir
September 2008
GPS World;Sep2008, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the integration of technologies such as global positioning systems (GPS), Bluetooth and FM radio into cellular phones. The advantages of this integration include reduced silicon area, reduced external bill of material costs and improved system performance. Also, the integration of GPS, Bluetooth and FM radio into cellular phones will allow semiconductor and systems companies can leverage its technology portfolio to provide efficient solutions and functions into handsets.


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