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[December 10, 2012]

Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0326301/Global-Global-Positioning-Systems-GPS-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Navigation_Systems 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, and 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.



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 Table 1: World Global Positioning Systems Market (2010): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 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(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) and Range of GPS Compass Products II-50 Symmetricom Launches XL-GPS Time and Frequency Receiver II-50 Trimble Unveils Condor(TM) GPS modules II-51 Lowrance Launches Fishfinders and Chartplotters through Mark(TM) and Elite(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) G5 II-57 Hemisphere GPS Unveils the A21(TM) Antenna II-57 Hemisphere GPS Unveils Outback Sts(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) II-79 Trimble Unveils Copernicus(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) Elite 5340 Connected Navigation Device II-87 SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFprima(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM) 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 Force's 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 Table 2: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-137 Table 3: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138 Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific & Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139 By End Use II-140 Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140 Table 6: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141 Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142 Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Application Area - In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143 Table 9: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Application Area - In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/ Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-144 Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Application Area - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-145 Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle Navigation Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-146 Table 12: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle Navigation Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-147 Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle Navigation Application by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-148 Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based Survey/Mapping Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-149 Table 15: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based Survey/ Mapping Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-150 Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based Survey/ Mapping Application by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-151 Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based Tracking/Machine Control Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-152 Table 18: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based Tracking/Machine Control Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-153 Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based Tracking/ Machine Control Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-154 Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Aviation Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-155 Table 21: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Aviation Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-156 Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Aviation Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-157 Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Marine Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-158 Table 24: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Marine Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-159 Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Marine Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-160 Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Timing Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-161 Table 27: World Historic Review for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Timing Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-162 Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Timing Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-163 III. MARKET 1. THE UNITED STATES III-1 A.Market Analysis III-1 Current & Future Analysis III-1 Overview III-1 North American GPS Market - A Review III-1 GPS: Part of US Economic Infrastructure and National Security III-1 Measures Initiated to Upgrade GPS Capabilities III-2 GPS Technology - An Antidote to Growing Needs of US Transportation Industry III-2 AVL Market - A Prime Consumer of GPS/Wireless Devices III-2 GPS and the Trucking Business III-3 Trends III-3 New Application Segments Bring Cheer to the US Market III-3 Price Declines to Spur GPS-based Navigation System Sales III-3 Manufacturers Focus on Improving Performance/ Price Ratio to Spur GPS Navigation System Uptake III-3 Companies Eye GPS as a Potential Marketing Tool III-4 Latest GPS Units Come Loaded with Live Traffic Information III-4 Competitive Framework III-4 Regulatory Environment III-5 Enhanced GPS Receives FAA Approval III-5 FCC Mandates for Carriers III-5 Selective Availability: A Brief Review III-5 Cessation of Selective Availability Enhances Effectiveness of Existing Products III-6 New GPS Policy - Goals and Objectives III-6 Technology/Product Innovations/Introductions III-6 Strategic Corporate Developments III-7 Key Regional Players III-9 B.Market Analytics III-15 Table 29: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15 Table 30: US Historic Review for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16 Table 31: US 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and Timing Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17 2. JAPAN III-18 A.Market Analysis III-18 Current & Future Analysis III-18 Car Navigation Systems Market III-18 In-Car Computing Market III-18 Japan's Satellite Navigation Program III-18 Key Regional Player III-19 B.Market Analytics III-20 Table 32: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20 Table 33: Japanese Historic Review for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 Table 34: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and Timing Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22 3. EUROPE III-23 A.Market Analysis III-23 Current & Future Analysis III-23 GPS History in Europe III-23 Galileo Development Program III-23 Market Trends III-23 Galileo to Drive the European GPS Market III-23 Personal Use to Drive GNSS Market III-24 Navigation Systems: No More a Luxury Product III-24 GPS-Enabled Mobile Navigation Devices Increase Penetration III-25 Patients and Ambulance Crews to Benefit from Satellite Navigation Systems III-25 Lack of Explicit Regulation for Accurate Positioning of Emergency Calls III-25 Technology/Product Innovations/Introductions III-25 Key Regional Players III-27 B.Market Analytics III-29 Table 35: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29 Table 36: European Historic Review for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30 Table 37: European 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and Timing Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31 4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-32 A.Market Analysis III-32 Current & Future Analysis III-32 Telematics Market in Asia-Pacific III-32 Overview of Select Markets III-32 Australia III-32 R&D Plays a Major Role III-32 Declining Prices Boost Mobile GPS Systems Market III-33 Satellite Controlled Buses Deal with Traffic Congestion in Sydney III-33 China III-33 Market Overview III-33 An Emerging Space Power III-33 China to Partner EU in Galileo Development III-34 Major Application Markets III-34 Increasing Need for GPS Tracking Solutions III-34 Handheld GPS Market - An Overview III-34 GPS-Enabled PMP and PDA Market III-35 Telematics Market in China III-35 Japanese Navigation System Brands Gain Advantage III-35 Traffic Management - A Major Driving Force for Telematics Growth III-35 Hong Kong III-36 OEM Software - The Mainstay for Hong Kong GPS Companies III-36 India III-36 Market Overview III-36 GPS Market to Witness Faster Growth III-36 Government Participation in GPS Technology III-37 Telematics Market in India III-37 Market Trends III-37 In-Car Navigation Systems Market Offers Growth Pote To order this report: Navigation_Systems Industry: Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry Contact Nicolas: nicolasbombourg@reportlinker.comUS: (805)-652-2626Intl: +1 805-652-2626 SOURCE Reportlinker

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