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SL868 GPS receiver on SiRF Star IV

The new GPS receiver SL868, based on SiRF Star IV chip-set is targeted to assist companies to easily integrate GPS functionally into their products. This enables to reduce the development times and cost by using a complete, small form factor, low power and ready to integrate GPS module SL865 to the customer application.

GPS receiver SL868 features

16 x 12 mm, 24-pad, LCC packaging suitable for low, medium and high volumes, when manual soldering/reworking is a key factor. The GPS receiver SE868 is provided with an internal Flash memory to store operative software, software updates and Extended Ephemeris files. The GPS receiver integrates a software engine to locally predict the ephemeris for 3 days in advance, starting from ephemeris data collected by GPS satellites.

SL868 is equipped with integrated LNA as well as a wide set of interfaces like UART, I2C, and SPI. It supports assisted ephemeris file injection as well as Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) like WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS and GAGAN.

If you have interest in an own GPS based application on SL868, then just drop an email to harald.naumann (at) gsm-modem.de or use the form to get further details.

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