GPS Semiconductors

Consumer and precision GPS IC shipments are forecast to reach two billion by 2016, as new, high-volume verticals emerge. Along the way, the market will shift from standalone ICs, to combo-chips and embedded GNSS solutions, with greater emphasis placed on alternative location, MEMs, Glonass and other GNSS technologies. This study provides forecasts and analysis of these new markets and design trends.

Table of Contents

  • Top Line Forecast
  • 1. Executive Summary
    • 1.1. Market and Technology Risks
    • 1.2. Further Consolidation and Acquisition
    • 1.3. Increased Competition
    • 1.4. Falling ASPs
    • 1.5. Embedded GPS Becoming Increasingly Important
    • 1.6. Interference with LightSquared
    • 1.7. Market Protectionism
    • 1.8. Support for Alternative Location
    • 1.9. Software GPS Becoming a Reality
    • 1.10. Business Outlook
    • 1.11. Key Market Forecasts
    • 1.12. Strategic Recommendations for Small Volume Consumer GPS Manufacturers
    • 1.13. Strategic Recommendations for Large Volume Consumer GPS Manufacturers
    • 1.14. Strategic Recommendations for Precision GPS Manufacturers
  • 2. GPS Semiconductor Design
    • 2.1. Market Overview
    • 2.2. Key Trend Summary
    • 2.3. Combo Chip Mirage
    • 2.4. GLONASS, Compass, and MEMS
    • 2.5. Alternative Location Is Becoming Vital
    • 2.6. Embedded GPS Eating up the Market
    • 2.7. PND Design Roadmaps Need Addressing
    • 2.8. New Vertical Markets and New Requirements
    • 2.9. Technology Evolution and Product Innovation
    • 2.10. GPS Ecosystem
    • 2.11. Standalone Solutions
    • 2.12. Single Chip
    • 2.13. GPS Modules
    • 2.14. Modules versus Chipsets
    • 2.15. Hosted Solutions
    • 2.16. Market Forecasts
    • 2.17. Combo Chip
    • 2.18. Key Benefits
    • 2.19. Key Inhibitors
    • 2.20. Market Forecasts
    • 2.21. Embedded GPS
    • 2.22. Market Drivers
    • 2.23. Market Inhibitors
    • 2.24. Manufacturers
    • 2.25. SIM-Based GPS
    • 2.26. GPS Implementation Market Forecasts
    • 2.27. Assisted-GPS
    • 2.28. GLONASS
    • 2.29. Current Manufacturers
    • 2.30. GLONASS Design Trends
    • 2.31. GLONASS Market Forecasts
    • 2.32. Alternative Location
    • 2.33. Market Drivers
    • 2.34. Issues and Barriers
    • 2.35. Alternative Location Market Forecasts
  • 3. GPS Operation and Technology Overview
    • 3.1. GPS Constellation
    • 3.2. Theory of Operation
    • 3.3. Semiconductor Design and Performance Factors
    • 3.4. Power Consumption
    • 3.5. Size
    • 3.6. Sensitivity
    • 3.7. TTFF
    • 3.8. Signal Errors
    • 3.9. Long Term Orbit Location
    • 3.10. Differential GPS
    • 3.11. Augmentation/Reference Systems
    • 3.12. WAAS
    • 3.13. EGNOS
    • 3.14. MSAS
    • 3.15. GAGAN-TDS
    • 3.16. GPS Modernization
    • 3.17. Alternative Satellite Positioning Systems
    • 3.18. Galileo
    • 3.19. GLONASS
    • 3.20. A-Glonass
    • 3.21. Compass
  • 4. GPS IC Market Segment Analysis and Forecasts
    • 4.1. Forecast Methodology
    • 4.2. In-Vehicle Navigation Systems
    • 4.3. GPS Design Trends
    • 4.4. Size
    • 4.5. Cost
    • 4.6. Power Consumption
    • 4.7. TTFF
    • 4.8. Sensor Support
    • 4.9. Alternative Location
    • 4.10. Overall Market
    • 4.11. GPS Market
    • 4.12. Market Share
    • 4.13. Personal Navigation Devices
    • 4.14. GPS Design Trends
    • 4.15. Size
    • 4.16. Power Consumption
    • 4.17. Cost
    • 4.18. Accuracy
    • 4.19. TTFF
    • 4.20. Sensor Support
    • 4.21. Alternative Location
    • 4.22. Overall GPS/PND Market
    • 4.23. Market Share
    • 4.24. Potential Competition
    • 4.25. Mobile Handsets
    • 4.26. GPS Design Trends
    • 4.27. Size
    • 4.28. Power Consumption
    • 4.29. Cost
    • 4.30. TTFF
    • 4.31. Accuracy
    • 4.32. MEMS
    • 4.33. Alternative Location
    • 4.34. Overall Cellular Market Forecasts
    • 4.35. Overall GPS Market Forecasts
    • 4.36. Market Share
    • 4.37. Potential Competition
    • 4.38. Digital Cameras
    • 4.39. GPS Design Trends
    • 4.40. Size
    • 4.41. Cost
    • 4.42. Accuracy
    • 4.43. TTFF
    • 4.44. Power Consumption
    • 4.45. MEMS
    • 4.46. Alternative Location
    • 4.47. Overall Camera Market Forecasts
    • 4.48. GPS Market Forecasts
    • 4.49. Market Share
    • 4.50. Emerging Competition
    • 4.51. Netbook/Notebook Computers
    • 4.52. GPS Design Trends
    • 4.53. Size
    • 4.54. Cost
    • 4.55. Power Consumption
    • 4.56. Accuracy
    • 4.57. TTFF
    • 4.58. MEMS
    • 4.59. Alternative Location
    • 4.60. Portable Computing Market Forecasts
    • 4.61. GPS Market Forecasts
    • 4.62. Market Share
    • 4.63. Tablets
    • 4.64. GPS Design Trends
    • 4.65. Cost
    • 4.66. Size
    • 4.67. Power Consumption
    • 4.68. Accuracy
    • 4.69. TTFF
    • 4.70. MEMS
    • 4.71. Alternative Location
    • 4.72. Tablet Market Forecasts
    • 4.73. GPS Market Forecasts
    • 4.74. Recreational, Outdoor, and Fitness
    • 4.75. GPS Design Trends
    • 4.76. Size
    • 4.77. Cost
    • 4.78. Power Consumption
    • 4.79. Accuracy
    • 4.80. TTFF
    • 4.81. MEMS
    • 4.82. Alternative Location
    • 4.83. GPS/Recreational, Outdoor, and Fitness Market Forecasts
    • 4.84. Market Share
    • 4.85. Industrial/Professional/Precision Sector
    • 4.86. Agriculture
    • 4.87. Construction
    • 4.88. GPS IC Requirements: Machine Control Segments
    • 4.89. GPS ICs: Machine Control Segments Forecasts
    • 4.90. Surveying and Mapping GPS IC Market Segment
    • 4.91. GPS IC Requirements: Surveying and Mapping Segment
    • 4.92. GPS ICs: Surveying and Mapping Segment Forecasts
    • 4.93. Military GPS IC Market
    • 4.94. GPS IC Requirements: Military Segment
    • 4.95. GPS ICs: Military Segment Forecasts
    • 4.96. Timing and Synchronization GPS IC Market Segment
    • 4.97. GPS IC Requirements: Timing and Synchronization Segment
    • 4.98. GPS ICs: Timing and Synchronization Segment Forecasts
    • 4.99. Commercial Transportation GPS IC Market Segment
    • 4.100. GPS IC Requirements: Commercial Transportation Segment
    • 4.101. GPS ICs: Commercial Transportation Segment Forecasts
    • 4.102. Aviation
    • 4.103. GPS IC Requirements: Aviation Segment
    • 4.104. GPS ICs: Aviation Segment Forecasts
    • 4.105. Marine GPS IC Market
    • 4.106. GPS IC Requirements: Marine Segments
    • 4.107. GPS ICs: Marine Segment Forecasts
  • 5. Profiles of Key Sector Participants
    • 5.1. Atheros (Acquired by Qualcomm)
    • 5.2. Atmel
    • 5.3. Broadcom
    • 5.4. BCM2076
    • 5.5. BCM7450
    • 5.6. BCM74511
    • 5.7. BCM4760
    • 5.8. BCM7451
    • 5.9. Legacy Chipsets
    • 5.10. CellGuide
    • 5.11. CGsnap
    • 5.12. ACLYS
    • 5.13. GPSense
    • 5.14. HiMap
    • 5.15. CSR
    • 5.16. SiRFprima
    • 5.17. SiRFatlas V
    • 5.18. SiRF Star IV GSD4e/GSD4t
    • 5.19. BlueCore BC7830
    • 5.20. Legacy Chips
    • 5.21. eGPS
    • 5.22. eRide/Furuno
    • 5.23. GN-80, GT-8031, GH-81, GF-06
    • 5.24. Fastrax Oy
    • 5.25. Software GPS/Accelerated
    • 5.26. IT600/500/400/300/03 Series
    • 5.27. Fujitsu
    • 5.28. Hemisphere GPS
    • 5.29. Infineon (Acquired by Intel)
    • 5.30. XPOSYS
    • 5.31. Japan Radio Corp
    • 5.32. Maxim
    • 5.33. MediaTek
    • 5.34. MT3328
    • 5.35. MT3329
    • 5.36. NavCom Technology Inc
    • 5.37. NovAtel
    • 5.38. QinetiQ
    • 5.39. Qualcomm
    • 5.40. MSM Chips Supporting gpsOne
    • 5.41. Rockwell Collins
    • 5.42. SiGe Semiconductor
    • 5.43. SkyTraq Technology Inc
    • 5.44. Venus634LP
    • 5.45. Venus 7
    • 5.46. Venus 6
    • 5.47. ST-Ericsson
    • 5.48. CG900
    • 5.49. CG1950
    • 5.50. ST Micro
    • 5.51. Teseo II
    • 5.52. Cartesio
    • 5.53. Cartesio+
    • 5.54. Texas Instruments
    • 5.55. WiLink 7.0
    • 5.56. NaviLink 6.0
    • 5.57. Legacy Chips
    • 5.58. Trimble
    • 5.59. u-blox
    • 5.60. UBX-G6010-NT
    • 5.61. u-blox 6
    • 5.62. LEON and LISA Wireless Chips
    • 5.63. YUMA
  • 6. Company Directory
  • 7. Acronyms
  • 8. Links to Related Research
    • 8.1. Sources and Methodology
    • 8.2. Notes

Charts

  1. GPS IC Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  2. GPS IC Shipment Revenue, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  3. Emerging GPS Vertical Markets, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  4. GLONASS IC Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  5. Alternative Positioning Technologies Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2009 to 2015
  6. Cellular GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  7. GPS IC Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  8. GPS IC Shipment Revenue, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  9. GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  10. GPS IC Annual ASPs, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  11. GPS IC Shipments by Implementation Type, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  12. GLONASS IC Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  13. Alternative Positioning Technologies Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2009 to 2015
  14. Alternative Positioning Technologies Combinations Shares, Mobile Computing, World Market, Forecast: 2009 to 2015
  15. In-Car Navigation GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  16. In-Car Navigation GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  17. In-Car Navigation GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  18. PND GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  19. PND GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  20. PND GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  21. Cellular GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  22. Cellular GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  23. Cellular GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  24. Digital Camera GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  25. Digital Camera GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  26. Digital Camera GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  27. Portable Computing GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  28. Portable Computing GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  29. Portable Computing GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  30. Tablet GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  31. Tablet GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  32. Tablet GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  33. Fitness GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  34. Fitness GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  35. Fitness GPS IC Market Share, World Market: 2010
  36. Machine Control Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  37. Machine Control Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  38. Surveying and Mapping Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  39. Surveying and Mapping Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  40. Military Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  41. Military Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  42. Timing and Synchronization Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  43. Timing and Synchronization Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  44. Transit/Transportation Segment GPs IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  45. Transit/Transportation Segment GPs IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  46. Aviation Segment GPS IC Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  47. Aviation Segment GPS IC Revenue, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  48. Shipping/Boating/Maritime Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  49. Shipping/Boating/Maritime Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2016
  50. GPS IC Shipments
  51. GPS IC Shipment Revenue
  52. GPS IC Shipments by Region
  53. GPS IC Annual ASPs
  54. GPS IC Shipments by Implementation Type
  55. GLONASS IC Shipments
  56. Alternative Positioning Technologies Shipments by Type
  57. Alternative Positioning Technologies Revenues by Type
  58. Cellular GPS IC Market Share
  59. Cellular GPS IC Shipments by Region
  60. Cellular GPS IC Revenue by Region
  61. Portable Computing GPS IC Market Share
  62. Portable Computing GPS IC Shipments by Region
  63. Portable Computing GPS IC Revenue by Region
  64. Tablet GPS IC Market Share
  65. Tablet GPS IC Shipments by Region
  66. Tablet GPS IC Revenue by Region
  67. Fitness GPS IC Market Share
  68. Fitness GPS IC Shipments by Region
  69. Fitness GPS IC Revenue by Region
  70. PND GPS IC Market Share
  71. PND GPS IC Shipments by Region
  72. PND GPS IC Revenue by Region
  73. In-Car Navigation GPS IC Market Share
  74. In-Car Navigation GPS IC Shipments by Region
  75. In-Car Navigation GPS IC Revenue by Region
  76. Digital Camera GPS IC Market Share
  77. Digital Camera GPS IC Shipments by Region
  78. Digital Camera GPS IC Revenue by Region
  79. Surveying and Mapping Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region
  80. Surveying and Mapping Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region
  81. Military Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region
  82. Military Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region
  83. Timing and Synchronization Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region
  84. Timing and Synchronization Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region
  85. Transit/Transportation Segment GPs IC Shipments by Region
  86. Transit/Transportation Segment GPs IC Revenue by Region
  87. Aviation Segment GPS IC Shipments
  88. Aviation Segment GPS IC Revenue
  89. Shipping/Boating/Maritime Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region
  90. Shipping/Boating/Maritime Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region
  91. Machine Control Segment GPS IC Shipments by Region
  92. Machine Control Segment GPS IC Revenue by Region

Figures

  1. GPS Semiconductor Ecosystem, World Markets, 2010
  2. Task Allocation of Hosted GPS versus Standalone GPS
  3. Cellguide CGsnap Solution
  4. CellGuide ACLYS Solution
  5. NaviLink 6.0
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Research Information

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Publish Date
2Q 2011
Code
RR-GIC-11
Research Type
Research Report Report
Pages
110