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Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry
[March 20, 2013]

Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry

NEW YORK, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industryhttp://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 DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Land-Based Applications I-3Aviation Applications I-4Marine Applications I-4Timing Applications I-4 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW II-1Introduction II-1Commercial GPS Gains Prominence II-2Impact of Recession: In Retrospect II-2Market Stages Quick Recovery in 2010 II-3Outlook II-4Developing Markets to Lend Traction in the Short to MediumTerm Period II-5Trends & Issues II-5Automobile Navigation Systems Gain Popularity II-5GPS Technology Commands Increasing Usage in Fleet Management II-5GPS Car Security Systems: Getting Smaller and Simpler II-6Driverless Cars - A Bright Prospect for High- End GPS BasedIn-Vehicle Navigation Systems II-6Latest Mapping/Surveying Technologies Create New MarketOpportunities II-6Low-Budget GPS Devices Rise in Popularity II-6Personal Navigation Systems & Smartphones to ChallengeDedicated GPS Units in the Commercial Market II-7Trends in Mobile GPS Units that Threaten Superiority ofStand-Alone Commercial GPS II-7Mobile GIS Gaining Ground II-7Technological Advancements & Price Declines Make HandheldGPS Devices a Mass Market Proposition II-7GPS Technology in Cellular Phones: New Frontiers II-8Smartphone Mobile Navigation Increases II-9GPS Chipsets to Form Integral Component of Cellular Phones II-9Hardware Implementations Drive GPS Growth in the CellularPhone Market II-9Smarter GPS Devices Outwit Traditional GPS Units - AttractNew Opportunities II-9Tight Budgetary Conditions Help A-GPS Devices Score OverStand-Alone GPS Devices II-10Challenged by GPS Enabled SmartPhones Traditional GPS UnitManufacturers Look to Innovate II-10Technology Developments: The Lifeline for Commercial GPS Units II-11Growing Availability and Declining Prices Provide Impetus tothe Market II-11Availability of Economical GPS Chips Boost CommercialApplication II-11Wireless Connectivity Drives GPS Market II-12New Uses, New Markets II-12GPS and HazMat Tracking - A Critical Use II-12Location-Based Services Gaining Traction II-13Telematics Finds Increasing Takers II-13High-Precision GNSS - An Insight II-13International Space Programs Aiming Towards Stronger GPS World II-14GPS Receivers - A Disaster-Prediction Tool II-14Key Statistical Findings II-14Table 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-15Introduction II-15US Government and the GPS II-15Evolution of GPS II-15GPS Development Over the Years II-16Working of GPS II-17Signals II-17Errors in GPS II-17Ionosphere and Troposphere Delays II-17Signal Multipath II-18Receiver Clock Errors II-18Ephemeris (Orbital) Errors II-18Satellite Visibility II-18Satellite Geometry/Shading II-18Degraded Signal II-18Classes of GPS II-18Survey-Grade GPS Receivers II-18Single-Phase Centimeter-Level GPS Receivers II-18Sub-Meter GPS Receivers II-18Handheld GPS Receiver II-19Components of GPS II-19Ground Segment/Ground Stations II-19Space Segment II-19Block I Satellites II-19Block II Satellites II-19Block IIA Satellites II-20Block IIR Satellites II-20Block IIF Satellites II-20User Segment II-20Sequential Receivers II-20Continuous Receivers II-21Multiplex Receivers II-21Accuracy of GPS II-21Accuracy through Different Augmentation Systems II-21Augmentations and Upgrades to GPS II-22Wide Area Augmentation System II-22Benefits/Advantages II-22LAAS II-22Differential GPS II-23Types of DGPS II-23Beacon DGPS II-23L-band DGPS II-23Space Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) DGPS II-23GPS III: The Latest Upgrade II-24Selecting the Right GPS Device - What to Watch II-24 3. REVIEW OF END-USE APPLICATIONS II-25Land-Based Applications II-25In-vehicle navigation II-25Ground Navigation II-25In-Car Computing Systems II-25In-Car Computing Systems in Major Regions II-25Car Navigation Systems II-25Telematics II-26Digital Radios II-26Car PCs II-26GPS Car Protection/Security System II-26Machine Control Applications II-26Surveying/Mapping II-26GPS-Enabled Surveying II-26Integration of GPS Improves Architectural Survey Process II-27Geographic Information System II-27Aviation II-27Major Aviation Applications II-28Marine II-28Major Marine Applications II-29Timing II-29Other Noteworthy End-Use Cases II-30Military II-30GPS for Georeferencing II-30Ecology II-30Mining and Construction II-31A Brief Overview of Select Applications of GPS II-31Communications II-31Environmental Protection II-31Forestry and Agriculture II-32Ground Transportation II-32Health Care II-33Law Enforcement and Safety II-33Maritime and Waterways II-33Recreation/Entertainment II-33Infrastructure Development/Management II-34Weather Forecasting II-34Public Safety II-34 4. GPS ALTERNATIVES II-35Galileo (European Union) II-35An Introduction II-35Purpose and Advantages of Galileo II-35Features II-35Guaranteed Service II-35Global Integrity II-36Enhanced Signal Performance II-36Search and Rescue Services II-36GLONASS (Russia) II-36Overview II-36 5. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-38GPS And Galileo: Withering Differences Between The US And EU II-38 6. RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS II-39GPS/IMU Navigation System - In The Wings II-39IBM Corporation and CERT Develop Falcon GPS-based CarNavigation System II-39US Scientists Develop Wearable Audio Navigation System II-39Shenzhen Maxwell & Planet Map to Develop Electronic GPS MapsNetwork II-39GPS and Maritime Measurement II-40Mobintelecom and Fastrax Launch TRAXER Personal Security Tracker II-40Direct-Track Offers Internet Vehicle Tracking System II-40Mirenco Develops Technology to Control Vehicle Emissions II-40Compact Flash GPS Modules II-41TrueTime Enhances Network Timing Accuracy II-41Sippican Incorporates Andrew's Micro Pulse(TM) Antennas in GPSMark II II-41High-Precision Crane Guidance by GPS II-42UPS Aviation Develops the ADS-B System II-42Development of Low Cost GPS Receiver for Space applications II-42 7. TECHNOLOGY/PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS II-43Telit Launches Jupiter SL869 II-43Vivacom Unveils Viva Fleet II-43Deploy Launches GPS Tracking Service II-43LiveView Launches Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker II-43Magellan to Launch RoadMate RV9145 II-44TeleNav Teams Up with Mondadori for Launching Panorama Drive II-44Navmii Introduces Navfree GPS Live II-44TeleNav Launches Version 6.2 of GPS Navigator for SelectAndroid Devices II-45 8. TECHNOLOGY/PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS IN RECENT PAST -A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-46Magellan® Unveils the eXplorist GC GPS Receiver II-46KANNAD Unveils XS-ER GPS and XS-4 GPS II-46Garmin International Introduces DC(TM) 40 Tracking Collar II-46OEM Data Delivery Unveils ST-950, Service Tracker II-47Natural Insight Launched GPS Check-In II-47Mapmyindia Introduces Road Pilot II-47Honeywell Unveils AV8OR Handheld GPS II-47Fullpower Technologies and TrafficCast Launches MotionX(TM) GPSDrive 3.2 II-47Mobile Mark Introduces NT-1575 II-48Globe Telecom Introduces GPS Tracker II-48IturanUSA Launches Rideit GPS II-48DeLorme and SPOT Jointly Launch Handheld GPS with SatelliteCommunicator Device II-49GuidePoint Systems Unveils Guidepoint App II-49Garmin International Launches GPSMAP® 62 series II-49Hemisphere GPS Launches Crescent® Vector(TM) and Range of GPSCompass Products II-50Symmetricom Launches XL-GPS Time and Frequency Receiver II-50Trimble Unveils Condor(TM) GPS modules II-51Lowrance Launches Fishfinders and Chartplotters through Mark(TM)and Elite(TM) Series II-51Magellan® Launches Magellan RoadMate 1700 II-52Magellan Launches RoadMate Series of Portable VehicleNavigation Devices II-53NovAtel Unveils OEMV-1DF(TM) in OEMV® receiver Product Portfolio II-53Trimble Unveils Resolution-SMT GPS Receiver II-53CMC Electronics Unveils IntegriFlight CMA-5024 II-54Mio Technology Unveils Explora K70 GPS Phone II-54GPS Core Technologies Rolls Out MobileCore II-54China Launches Beidou II II-55Globalstar De Mexico Unveils Hybrid Tracking Technology II-55Sunnyvale and Numerex Launches ST-694 GlobalTag II-55Infineon and Epson Introduces Xposys II-55RF Micro Devices Launches RF2815 II-56Lowrance Launches GPS Handheld Devices II-56Garmin International Introduces Oregon 550 and Oregon 550tTouchscreen GPS Devices II-56Garmin International Unveils nüvi® 1490T Integrated withUltra-Thin Display II-57Garmin International Launches Approach(TM) G5 II-57Hemisphere GPS Unveils the A21(TM) Antenna II-57Hemisphere GPS Unveils Outback Sts(TM) II-58Trimble Rolls Out Trimble® SPS461 and SPS361 GPS HeadingReceivers II-58Trimble Unveils Trimble® R8 GNSS System II-58Trimble Rolls Out AgGPS® 162 and AgGPS® 262 Receiver II-59Trimble Launches AgGPS® FmX(TM) Integrated Display II-59FALCOM Introduces NAVI-S-U5 System II-60Lowrance Rolls Out Sierra II-60Lowrance Launches the Safari II-60Lowrance Launches Out&Back II-60Topcon Positioning Systems Introduces GRS-1 II-61Topcon Positioning Systems Launches GIS Data Collection Equipment II-61Topcon Positioning Systems Unveils G63 and Z63 Machine ControlKits II-61u-blox Unveils PCI Express Mini Card II-61LandAirSea Systems Introduces GPS TracKing® II-61Trimble Unveils GPS firmware 4.0 II-62M/A-COM Technology Solutions Launches Embedded GlobalPositioning System Module II-62Rocky Mountain Tracking Incorporates CalAmp GPS Device II-62MiTAC Technology to Unveil Getac PS535F II-63ITT Interconnect Solutions Launches Universal GPS Contact II-63Intergis Launches Kuva II-63TomTom Unveils TomTom GO 740 Live II-63NDrive Unveils Android GPS Application II-64Google Launches GPS Navigation for Android 2.0 II-64TomTom Unveils GO I-90 II-64Hemisphere GPS Launches XF102 DGPS Receiver II-64Navigon Unveils iPhone GPS Navigation II-65AMI India Unveils Falcon-i GPS/GPRS Vehicle Tracking System II-65MiTAC Digital Corp. Launches Magellan® Maestro 4700 II-65Vodafone and RIM Unveil GPS-Enabled BlackBerry® Smartphones II-65Networks In Motion to Unveil GPS Application for BlackBerry II-66EarthSearch Communications International Unveils AutoSearch RFID II-66iWave Systems Technologies Unveils iw-GPS Receiver Module II-66TeleNav Unveils GPS Navigation Service II-66Garmin to Launch GPS Phone Series in Partnership with Asus II-67Antenova Rolls Out M10300 and M10295 GPS RADIONOVA[R] RFAntenna Modules II-67Fullpower Technologies Unveils MotionX-GPS Drive 2.5 for iPhone II-68CalAmp Introduces Innovative MST-110 for Motorsports Applications II-68Trimble Introduces AgGPS EZ-Office 2010 Software Suite II-68Simrad-Yachting Launches High Speed GS15 5Hz GPS Antenna II-69Hemisphere GPS Launches A21 Antenna II-69JEJ Engineering Announces the Introduction of GPS MappingSoftware, Garmap II-70Navman Wireless Introduces Jupiter3 GPS Receiver Module II-70ASUS and Garmin Introduce Smartphones with GPS Functionality II-70PCTEL Launches Mobile Antennas Integrated with GPS Receiver II-71Rockwell Collins Launches MicroDAGR GPS Receiver II-71Digi Inernational Unveils All-In-One Telematics Devices forFleet Management II-71Hemisphere GPS and Handheld Introduces Kenaz NZ100 DGPS II-72TomTom Unveils XL 340S LIVE PND II-72Xtreme Unveils New Range of GPS Navigation Devices II-72Garmin Introduces Marine Navigation Chartplotters II-72MMT Unveils MN5515HS GPS Receiver Module II-73AT&T and Xora Introduces GPS Locator Application II-73MapmyIndia and Indian Maps Introduces GPS Navigation Device II-73Wi2Wi Introduces Enhanced GPS Module for Embedded Applications II-73Garmin® Launches Touchscreen GPS Devices II-74Leadtek Research Unveils LR8M03 GPS Tracker II-74Intermap Technologies Launches AccuTerra Europe II-74Global Satellite USA Rolls Out Polaris II-75MapmyIndia Introduces iNav II-75Blaupunkt Rolls Out TravelPilot II-75ARC Wireless Solutions Introduces ARC Titan and ARC Atlas II-75TELUS Introduces Three GPS Solutions II-75Nokia Unveils N78 II-76Hemisphere Unveils R220(TM) GPS Receiver II-76Hemisphere Launches Eclipse Dual-Frequency GPS Receiver II-76Hemisphere Unveils LV100 GPS Compass Board II-76Mio to Unveil Leap K1 and Leap G50 Navigation PDA Phones II-77Pendulum Instruments Launches GPS-12RG II-77Raymarine Introduces G Series Navigation System II-77Leica Geosystems Introduces Leica GPS1200+ II-78Trimble Rolls Out GPS-Enabled Juno Series Handheld Computers II-78Trimble Rolls Out Trimble® 5800 GPS System II-78Trimble Launches Trimble® NetR3(TM) II-79Trimble Unveils Copernicus(TM) II GPS Receiver II-79Trimble Rolls Out GPS Pathfinder® ProXRT Receiver II-79Falcom Launches FSA02 GPS Antenna II-80Magellan Unveils New Magellan® Maestro 5310 II-80Magellan® Launches Maestro Elite 3270 II-80Mio Technology Europe Introduces C728 II-80NovAtel Unveils New SMART-AG(TM) Antenna II-81Topcon Positioning Systems Launches GMS-2 Pro GIS MappingSolution II-81Topcon Introduces New Field Tools for ArcPad® II-81Inventek Systems Rolls Out the ISM400F1 II-82NAVIGON Introduces NAVIGON 8100T Navigator II-82Datalogic Mobile Launches New Version of JET PDA with GPS II-82MapmyIndia Unveils In-Car GPS Navigator II-82Ethertronics Launches Savvi(TM) Embedded Ceramic Antenna II-83Rx Networks and CSR Introduce Joint GPS Solution II-83Imarda Launches Vector 300 GWP Vehicle Tracking Device II-83Navman Wireless Introduces Jupiter 32 xLP GPS module II-84Hybrid GeoTools Introduces New Version of Active GPX Route Player II-84Skyhook Wireless Launches XPS 2.0 Software II-84SkyTraq Technology Unveils Venus634LP Receiver II-84TruePosition Introduces Hybrid Location Solution II-85NXP Semiconductors Launches GNS7560 Solution II-85Fastrax Unveils Fastrax IT321 and Fastrax UC322 Receivers II-85BikeGPSTracking Introduces MC242 GPS Tracking Unit II-86Remote Intelligence Systems Unveils ORBISAT 100 System II-86KVH Industries Launches CNS-5000, a Self-reliant NavigationSystem II-86Magellan Launches RoadMate 1400 Series II-87Magellan Launches Maestro(TM) Elite 5340 Connected Navigation Device II-87SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFprima(TM) MultifunctionPlatform II-87SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFInstantFixII Technology II-87Trimble Launches AgGPS® EZ-Guide® 250 Lightbar Guidance System II-87Lowrance Launches XOG(TM) Cross-Navigation GPS II-88Lowrance Launches GlobalMap® Baja 840C GPS II-88Mio Technology Launches C620 and C620t, Premium 3D mappingdevices II-88Mio Technology Launches C230 II-88NavCom Technology Launches LAND-PAK All-in-One RTK Land SurveySolution II-89NavCom Technology Introduces SF-2110R and SF-2110M StarFireGPS Receivers II-89Symmetricom Introduces SyncServer® S300/S350 II-89Trimble Introduces Trimble® VRS Now(TM) Service in Ireland II-89Trimble Introduces the First GPS Multimedia Layer for GoogleEarth Users II-89Accord Software Introduces NextNav II-89Jackson Labs Launches Fury, a GPS Disciplined Oscillator II-90Symmetricom Launches IEEE 1588 Grandmaster Clock II-90FALCOM Launches New GPS Module II-90Magellan Launches CrossoverGPS(TM) Navigation Device II-90Magellan Launches New Car Navigation Device II-90 9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-91Nova Mobile Systems Takes Over Global Telematics II-91Trimble Takes Over Spime II-91Lockheed Martin Secures Contract from U.S. Air Force II-91Lockheed Martin Collaborates with Raytheon II-92China Launches New Satellite to Enhance GPS system II-92Magellan Partners With The Good Sam Club II-92Intuicom Enters into Partnership with Hemisphere GPS II-93Telematics Corporation Enters into License Deal with Fleetilla II-93 10. CORPORATE INDUSTRY ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVEBUILDER II-94Shreyas Signs Agreement with Tata Motors II-94Maestro Purchases the Satellite Assets of Vincotech II-94MtronPTI inks a Development and Supply Deal with Jackson Labs II-94Raytheon Receives GPS Management Contract from U.S. Military II-95OHB Systems, Arianespace and ThalesAleniaSpace Bag EUNavigation System Contract II-96U.S. Air Force Selects Raytheon II-96ITT Develops Mission Data Unit for U.S. Air Force's GPS IIIProgram II-96KVH Industries Bags for TACNAV(R) II tactical navigation system II-97The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Selects ITT toProvide GPS Services II-97NATO Extends Contract with Globecomm Systems II-97Quake Global Selects Trimble to Provide GPS Services II-97Samsung Electronics Enters into Agreement with Tele Atlas II-98DeviceAnywhere Enters into Co-marketing Agreement with NAVTEQ II-98PerkinElmer Signs Contract with ITT Space Systems Division II-99AgRobotics Enters into Marketing Partnership and StrategicAlliance with GVM II-99ValleyCrest Enters into Agreement with Sprint II-99Avnet Inks Distribution Agreement with ProlificUSA II-99RIM Acquires Dash Navigation II-100MOC Product Company Signs Partnership Agreement with CalAmp II-100Reliance Communications Collaborates with Satnav Technologies II-100Francisco Partners Acquires Cybit Holdings II-100SkyBitz and KORE Telematics Enter into Agreement II-101TeleCommunications Systems Bags U.S. Patent Rights forEnhanced Handset GPS Systems II-101GOL Linhas Areas Inteligentes to Equip Aircrafts with GPSLanding System II-101Russia Launched 3 Navigation Satellites II-102Differential Global Positioning System Launched in Vietnam II-102US Air Force Launches 8th GPS Satellite II-102China Launches 2nd GPS Satellite II-102EU Unveils the EGNOS System II-102Customs Service Introduces Electronic Transit Traceability andMonitoring Technology II-103Tamil Nadu Government to Outfit PDS Trucks with GPS Devices II-103Tele Atlas Enters into Agreement with Cobra Electronics II-103White Electronic Designs Bags GPS Contract II-104Rockwell Collins Obtains GPS Contract from Air Force II-104Celevoke Inks Agreement with Value Added Reseller II-104CSR Signs Conditional Agreement with SiRF Technology Holdings II-104Telogis Takes Over Darby Corporate Solutions' GPS operations II-105Grey Island Systems International Buys Assets of FleetPoint &Swiftsure Technologies II-105Navico International Signs Deal with Brunswick New Technologies II-105PCTEL Purchases Wi-Sys Communications II-106Navcom Technology Enters into Partnership with Astrium Services II-106Trimble and CASIC-IT Signs Agreement II-106Amaryllo Selects LEADTEK Research to Offer GPS Tracking Solutions II-107Beijing Meteorological Bureau Selects Topcon Positioning Systems II-107Topcon Positioning Systems Enters into Partnership withApplied Field Data Systems II-107SDCORS Chooses Topcon Positioning Systems II-108CMONOC Selects Topcon Positioning Systems II-108NVision Solutions Enters into Partnership with TopconPositioning Systems II-108Topcon Positioning Systems Partners with Halltech II-108Colorado Department of Transportation Acquires Topcon GMS-2Handheld GPS Units II-109u-blox Acquires Geotate II-109Tracking Solutions Enters into Partnership with GarminInternational II-110Thor Guard Enters into Partnership with GPS Industries II-110Raytheon Systems Receives Contract from U.S. Air Force GlobalPositioning Systems Wing II-111Furuno Electric Acquires eRide II-111Saudi Arabian Airlines Chooses Rockwell Collins II-111EDM Enters into Partnership with eSharing II-112Magellan Navigation Signs Agreement with MiTAC International II-112SatNav to Expand Product Portfolio II-112DriveOK and Procon to Merge II-113Intrinsyc Software International Entered into Agreement withGPS Technologies Company II-113China Telecom to Purchase Stake in Unicom-BREWTelecommunication Technologies II-113Apisphere to Purchase Navit Innovations II-114Boeing to Incorporate High Integrity GPS technology II-114Global General Technologies to Expand Partnership with To-Tel-Net II-114Polaris Acquisition to Take Over Hughes Telematics II-115u-blox Enters into Partnership with Magna and Paragon II-115Affiliated Computer Services Takes Over TransportationManagement Systems II-115Celevoke Inks Distribution Agreement with The Real SecurityCompany II-116Intrinsyc Software International Inks Agreement to PurchaseFew Operations and Assets of Destinator Technologies II-116GPS and GPSi Asia Sign Agreement II-117Garmin Signs Letter of Intent with Puls Elektronik and Satsignal II-117SERVICEPower Acquires KonaWare II-117SK Telecom Purchases Majority Stake in Shenzhen E-eye II-117Trimble Navigation Takes Over SECO Manufacturing II-117InterGis Purchases Vericom and NovaTracker II-117Patriot Energy Buys TelTeck Solutions II-118Dynamic Natural Resources Buys Universal Tracking Solutions II-118SGS Purchases Alvey Group II-118CCS Ceska Acquires Tracker Sro II-118NXP Purchases GloNav II-118Garmin Mobile Offers Navigation Services to nTelos Customers II-118Lockheed Martin Team Bags Contract to Build Next Generation GPS II-119Raymarine to Buy Finnish Distributor NavSystems II-119Raymarine Buys DeckMarine II-119Raytheon Buys Telemus Solutions II-119SiRF Sells Off SiRF Sweden II-120SiRF Enters into Contract with Samsung II-120Trimble and Marvell Enter into Agreement II-120Istanbul Kultur Universitesi Enters into Contract with Trimble II-120Falcom Selects u-blox as GPS Engine for New Products II-121Magellan Complements GPS Devices with Acuterra Maps II-121Axonn's Satellite Tracking System Incorporates Rocky MountainTracking's Software II-121Apisphere Buys Navit Innovations II-122Metris to Integrate Sensory Analytics Technology into iGPSMetrology System II-122Yahoo, Google Partner with GPS Manufacturers II-123Brilliant Telecommunications Enters into an Agreement withNovAtel II-123Argo Navigation Merges with NavStar Technologies II-123ISM Acquires GotchaGPS Surveillance Systems II-123Mio Technology Collaborates With Qualcomm II-124Garmin International and MapQuest Forge Partnership II-124Magellan Partners with Primordial II-124MiTAC International's Mio Technology and Navman Merge withEach Other II-124Hexagon Acquires NovAtel II-124Orolia and Rapco Electronics Strike Partnership II-125GPS Industries Takes Over Assets and Operations of UpLink II-125Garmin International and Garmin Corporation Extend Agreementwith NAVTEQ II-125Garmin Acquires GPS Gesellschaft II-125Hemisphere GPS Acquires BEELINE Technologies II-126Magellan Partners with Zenitron II-126Raytheon Acquires M-code GPS Receivers Development Contract II-126Raytheon Acquires System Design Development Contract II-126SiRF Technology Holdings Acquires Centrality Communications II-126Effective Control Trucking Acquires Argo Navigation II-127Vericom Technologies Takes Over Portable Internet II-127Springbank Resources Consents to Acquire PocketFinder II-127Broadcom Takes Over Global Locate II-127Sentex Sensing Technology To Take Over ICOM Holdings II-127CalAmp Takes Over Aircept.com II-127ProLink Solutions Acquires Assets and Business of ScoreCast II-128SK Telecom Acquires 65% Stake in Shenzhen E-eye II-128Atheros Communications to Purchase u-Nav's Assets and SomeLiabilities II-128SatNav Technologies Introduces GPS Related Software II-128Nokia Consents to Acquire Navteq II-128Broadcom Acquires Global Locate II-128 11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-129FEI-Zyfer, Inc. (USA) II-129Furuno USA, Inc. (USA) II-129Garmin International, Inc. (USA) II-129Hemisphere GPS Inc. (Canada) II-130Hexagon AB (Sweden) II-130Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland) II-131NovAtel, Inc. (Canada) II-131ITT Exelis (USA) II-131KVH Industries, Inc. (USA) II-132MiTAC International Corporation (Taiwan) II-132Magellan Navigation, Inc. (USA) II-132Mio Technology Benelux N.V. (Belgium) II-133Navman New Zealand (New Zealand) II-133NavCom Technology, Inc. (USA) II-133Navico, Inc. (USA) II-134Orolia Group (France) II-134Rockwell Collins, Inc. (USA) II-134Sokkia Topcon Company Ltd. (Japan) II-135Symmetricom, Inc. (USA) II-135TomTom International B.V. (The Netherlands) II-135Trimble Navigation Limited (USA) II-136 12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-137Table 2: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems by Geographic Region -US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million forthe Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-137 Table 3: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzedby Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138 Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems by Geographic Region - PercentageBreakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific & Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139By End Use II-140Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Land BasedApplications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzedby Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140 Table 6: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land Based Applications by GeographicRegion - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-141 Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land Based Applications by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for theYears 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142 Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Land BasedApplications by Application Area - In-Vehicle Navigation,Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control IndependentlyAnalyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143 Table 9: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land Based Applications by ApplicationArea - In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/ Mapping andTracking/Machine Control Independently Analyzed by AnnualRevenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-144 Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land Based Applications by ApplicationArea - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for In-VehicleNavigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine ControlSegments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-145 Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based In-VehicleNavigation Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-146 Table 12: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle NavigationApplication by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzedby Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-147 Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle NavigationApplication by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofAnnual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Restof World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-148 Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-BasedSurvey/Mapping Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-149 Table 15: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land-Based Survey/ Mapping Applicationby Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by AnnualRevenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-150 Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land-Based Survey/ Mapping Applicationby Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenuesfor US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Marketsfor the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-151 Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-BasedTracking/Machine Control Applications by Geographic Region -US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World MarketsIndependently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million forthe Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-152 Table 18: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land-Based Tracking/Machine ControlApplications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzedby Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-153 Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Land-Based Tracking/ Machine ControlApplications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofAnnual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Restof World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-154 Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Aviation Applicationsby Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by AnnualRevenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-155 Table 21: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Aviation Applications by GeographicRegion - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-156 Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Aviation Applications by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for theYears 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-157 Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Marine Applicationsby Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by AnnualRevenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-158 Table 24: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Marine Applications by GeographicRegion - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-159 Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Marine Applications by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for theYears 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-160 Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial Global Positioning Systems in Timing Applicationsby Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by AnnualRevenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-161 Table 27: World Historic Review for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Timing Applications by GeographicRegion - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-162 Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GlobalPositioning Systems in Timing Applications by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for theYears 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-163 III. MARKET 1. THE UNITED STATES III-1A.Market Analysis III-1Current & Future Analysis III-1Overview III-1North American GPS Market - A Review III-1GPS: Part of US Economic Infrastructure and National Security III-1Measures Initiated to Upgrade GPS Capabilities III-2GPS Technology - An Antidote to Growing Needs of USTransportation Industry III-2AVL Market - A Prime Consumer of GPS/Wireless Devices III-2GPS and the Trucking Business III-3Trends III-3New Application Segments Bring Cheer to the US Market III-3Price Declines to Spur GPS-based Navigation System Sales III-3Manufacturers Focus on Improving Performance/ Price Ratio toSpur GPS Navigation System Uptake III-3Companies Eye GPS as a Potential Marketing Tool III-4Latest GPS Units Come Loaded with Live Traffic Information III-4Competitive Framework III-4Regulatory Environment III-5Enhanced GPS Receives FAA Approval III-5FCC Mandates for Carriers III-5Selective Availability: A Brief Review III-5Cessation of Selective Availability Enhances Effectivenessof Existing Products III-6New GPS Policy - Goals and Objectives III-6Technology/Product Innovations/Introductions III-6Strategic Corporate Developments III-7Key Regional Players III-9B.Market Analytics III-15Table 29: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis forCommercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based(In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/MachineControl), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments -Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million fortheYears 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-15 Table 30: US Historic Review for Commercial GPS Units by EndUse Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation,Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed byAnnual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16 Table 31: US 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPS Units byEnd Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue forLand Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping andTracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and TimingSegments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-17 2. JAPAN III-18A.Market Analysis III-18Current & Future Analysis III-18Car Navigation Systems Market III-18In-Car Computing Market III-18Japan's Satellite Navigation Program III-18Key Regional Player III-19B.Market Analytics III-20Table 32: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based(In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/MachineControl), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments -Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million fortheYears 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-20 Table 33: Japanese Historic Review for Commercial GPS Unitsby End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation,Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed byAnnual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 Table 34: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPSUnits by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown ofRevenue for Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control), Aviation,Marine, and Timing Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22 3. EUROPE III-23A.Market Analysis III-23Current & Future Analysis III-23GPS History in Europe III-23Galileo Development Program III-23Market Trends III-23Galileo to Drive the European GPS Market III-23Personal Use to Drive GNSS Market III-24Navigation Systems: No More a Luxury Product III-24GPS-Enabled Mobile Navigation Devices Increase Penetration III-25Patients and Ambulance Crews to Benefit from SatelliteNavigation Systems III-25Lack of Explicit Regulation for Accurate Positioning ofEmergency Calls III-25Technology/Product Innovations/Introductions III-25Key Regional Players III-27B.Market Analytics III-29Table 35: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysisfor Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based(In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/MachineControl), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments -Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million fortheYears 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-29 Table 36: European Historic Review for Commercial GPS Unitsby End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control), Aviation,Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed byAnnual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30 Table 37: European 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPSUnits by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown ofRevenue for Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation,Marine, and Timing Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31 4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-32A.Market Analysis III-32Current & Future Analysis III-32Telematics Market in Asia-Pacific III-32Overview of Select Markets III-32Australia III-32R&D Plays a Major Role III-32Declining Prices Boost Mobile GPS Systems Market III-33Satellite Controlled Buses Deal with Traffic Congestion inSydney III-33China III-33Market Overview III-33An Emerging Space Power III-33China to Partner EU in Galileo Development III-34Major Application Markets III-34Increasing Need for GPS Tracking Solutions III-34Handheld GPS Market - An Overview III-34GPS-Enabled PMP and PDA Market III-35Telematics Market in China III-35Japanese Navigation System Brands Gain Advantage III-35Traffic Management - A Major Driving Force for TelematicsGrowth III-35Hong Kong III-36OEM Software - The Mainstay for Hong Kong GPS Companies III-36India III-36Market Overview III-36GPS Market to Witness Faster Growth III-36Government Participation in GPS Technology III-37Telematics Market in India III-37Market Trends III-37In-Car Navigation Systems Market Offers Growth Pote To order this report:Navigation Systems Industry: Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry __________________________Contact Clare: clare@reportlinker.comUS:(339) 368 6001Intl:+1 339 368 6001 SOURCE Reportlinker http://rt.prnewswire.com/rt.gif NewsItemId=BR80449&Transmission_Id=201303201323PR_NEWS_USPR_____BR80449&DateId=20130320

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