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01 Feb 2010

u-blox acquires patents for low-power real-time GPS

Key patents acquired from Air Semiconductor

Thalwil, Switzerland – February 1, 2010 u-blox, a leading fabless provider of GPS and wireless semiconductors, software and solutions, announces the purchase of 15 patents and patent applications from UK-based Air Semiconductor Ltd. The patents expand the company’s technology portfolio of low-power GPS solutions designed to capture location instantly.


“With these patents, u-blox’ GPS engines will hold an even stronger position in the market for battery-powered GPS applications, extending our philosophy of no-wait GPS to include instantaneous real-time, as well as historical position capture” said Thomas Seiler, CEO of u-blox.