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GPS Phones - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 1206758
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 596 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Apple Inc. (US)
  • HTC Corp (Taiwan)
  • Motorola, Inc. (US)
  • NAVTEQ Corporation (US)
  • MORE
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for GPS Phones in Thousand Units.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015.

The report profiles 34 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as

- Apple Inc.
- Garmin International Inc.
- HTC Corp
- LG Electronics
- Motorola, Inc.
- Nokia Corporation
- NAVTEQ Corporation
- Research in Motion Limited
- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
- Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Apple Inc. (US)
  • HTC Corp (Taiwan)
  • Motorola, Inc. (US)
  • NAVTEQ Corporation (US)
  • MORE
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITION

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS II-1
GPS-Enabled Cell Phones Beat Economic Crisis II-1
Global Market Analysis II-1
Market Prelude II-2
Location Tracking System Measures in Select Countries II-2
E911 Mandate Provides the Biggest Fillip II-2
SUPL Aids in Market Penetration II-2
Market Forces and Dynamics II-3
Need for Accuracy Drives GPS-Based Location Services II-3
Mobile Handsets with GPS to Take Over PNDs II-3
GSM Smartphones - A Big Opportunity II-4
GPS Chips Move to Mass Market Handsets II-4
Prices of GPS-Based Mobile Phones Set to Decline II-5

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-6
Global Positioning System II-6
Historic Background II-6
GPS Development Over the Years II-7
Cost Involved II-7
GPS Phones II-7
Operation II-7
Wireless Networks for GPS II-7
Basics of Cellular Telephony II-8
GPS Receivers II-8
Assisted GPS II-8
Cell Phones as GPS Device II-9
Select GPS Phones II-9
Use Of GPS Phones II-11
Detailed Directions II-11
Emergency Uses II-11
Location Tracking II-12
Location Based Services (LBS) II-12
Major Categories of Location-Based Services II-12

3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-13
Vodafone Takes Over WayFinder II-13
Nokia Inks Partnership Agreement with America Movil II-13
Asustek Partners with Garmin to Develop Location-Enabled
Smartphones II-13
Northrop Grumman Collaborates with Global Security II-14
Rx Networks Licenses GPStream Technology to ST-Ericsson II-14
Furuno Acquires eRide II-14
LEADTEK and Amaryllo forms Joint Venture II-15
T-Mobile Partners with NAVIGON II-15
Nokia Acquires NAVTEQ II-15
Tata Teleservices to Deliver A-GPS Supported LBS Service II-15
i-mate™ Inks Partnership Agreement with M1 II-16
Telstra to Deliver Apple iPhone 3G Services in Australia II-16
América Móvil to Deliver Apple iPhone 3G Services II-17
Bharti Airtel to Deploy Apple iPhone 3G Services II-17
SK Telecom Acquires Majority Stake in SHENZHEN-E-EYE HIGH TECH II-17
Acer Acquires E-Ten II-17
MiTAC Merges GPS Device Subsidiaries II-18
NXP Acquires GloNav II-18
Qualcomm Inks Patent Non-Assertion Deal with SiRF Technology II-19
Google Allies with Magellan II-19
Marvell Inks GPS Solution Licensing Agreement with Trimble II-19
ISM Inks Licensing Agreement with GotchaGPS II-20
China Telecom to Acquire Unicom-BREW II-20
i-Mate Partners with SatNav to Introduce Integrated Mapping
Solutions II-20
GTX Forms Joint Venture with Phantom II-20
Intrinsyc Acquires Destinator Technologies II-21
Apartment Guide Inks Agreement with Mobile Accord II-21
NemeriX Inks Partnership Agreement with Partron II-21
TeleNav Enters into Partnership with Telcel II-22
NavStar Inks Agreement for Acquisition of Argo Navigation II-22
JCB and LOXAM Adopt GlobalTRACS® Equipment Management System II-22
SiRF and Samsung Collaborate for GPS-Enabled Location Services II-23
Qualcomm and Mio Partner for Connected Personal Navigation
Devices II-23
Epson to License A-GPS Receiver Technology II-24
Rx Networks and CSR Announce eGPS and Predicted GPS
Positioning Technologies II-24
Royal Mail Deploys CoPilot Live Navigation Solution II-25
Atheros Inks Agreement to Take Over u-Nav Microelectronics II-25
NemeriX Receives Patent for GNSS RF Receiver Technology II-26

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENTS II-27
T-Mobile Sidekick® LX™ ’09 Incorporates TeleNav GPS
Navigator™ Feature II-27
TeleNav to Launch TeleNav GPS Navigator Service II-27
Intergis Selects NAVTEQ’s Map Data for Vericom MRM Solution II-27
TeleNav Launches TeleNav GPS Navigator™ on BlackBerry App World™ II-28
Tata Teleservices Introduces A-GPS Service II-28
GPS Core Launches MobileCore II-28
Sony Ericsson Introduces T707 GPS Phone with GPS and 3G II-29
Mio Launches Explora K70 II-29
Mio Technology to Introduce GPS-Enabled Phone II-29
HTC Introduces HTC Touch Cruise09, a GPS Mobile Phone II-30
Garmin-Asus Launches Nuvifone G60 GPS Phone II-30
Nokia to Introduce Nokia 6260 Slide Phone II-30
Nokia Introduces N79 Active GPS Phone II-30
Sony Ericsson Launches W715 GPS Music Phone II-30
Fandango Introduces Palm® web OS™ Application II-31
Alltel Unveils BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 II-31
MTN and Garmap Unveil Garmap for Mobile Online II-31
Nextel Releases MOT i9 Clamshell Handset II-31
Qtel Unveils BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphone II-32
LG Electronics Unveils LG-KC910 Renoir II-32
ZTE to Unveil Windows-Based Phone for Vodafone II-32
LG Electronics Unveils LG Arena II-32
RF Micro Devices Unveils RF2815 for GPS-Enabled Mobile Devices II-32
Motorola, Sprint and Boost in Alliance Release Motorola
Stature i9 Flip Phone II-33
Masternaut Three X Introduces GPS-enabled Emergency Alarm Watch II-33
Nokia Unveils Three Latest Handsets II-33
CSR Unveils CSR9000 II-33
CSR Introduces Smallest GPS Combination Chip BlueCore BC7830 II-33
TWIG Mobile Launches GPS Real Time Tracking and WebFinder Service II-34
TWIG Unveils TWIG Protector II-34
SMART Communications and HTC Launch HTC Magic™ II-35
CellGuide Launches RAMON GPS Module II-35
GBC Introduces GSmart MS820 II-35
AT&T and Motorola Introduce the Motorola Tundra™ VA76r II-36
i-mate™ Launches i-mate Products Range II-36
i-mate™ Launches i-mate™ 810 F II-37
Infineon and Epson Introduce Advanced Uni-Chip GPS Receiver II-37
Leica Geosystems Launches All-New CrossCheck Service II-37
LG Introduces New Viewty Smart Camera Phone II-38
Pharos Launches New Smartphone II-38
RIM Launches BlackBerry® Tour™ II-38
Palm Launches Treo™ Pro Smartphone on Bell Mobility’s EV-DO
Rev A II-39
SkyTraq Launches Venus634LPx-T II-39
Rx Networks Unveils GPStream™ SUPL 1.0 LE II-40
ALK Technologies Unveils CoPilot® Live™ II-40
u-blox and Gionee to Launch New Series of GPS- Enabled Mobile
Phones II-41
PCTEL Launches Medallion GPS Antenna Platform II-41
AT&T Announces Expansion of TeleNav Track II-41
Trimble Launches AllSport GPS™ Application Phones II-41
Infineon Launches LNA BGA715L7 II-42
Toshiba Launches Portege G710 Smartphone II-42
Sprint and Palm Unveil Palm® Treo™ 800w Smartphone II-42
SiRF Launches SiRFprima™ Multifunction Platform II-43
Webraska Launches Hybrid GPS Navigation II-43
StarHub and i-mate Offer Ultimate 8502 II-44
Infineon Launches Smallest GPS Receive Front-End Module II-44
Qualcomm Introduces New Chipset Solutions II-45
HTC Corporation Launches HTC Touch™ 3G Phone II-45
HTC Introduces Touch Cruise GPS-Enabled Mobile Phone in Saudi
Arabia II-46
HTC Introduces HTC P3470™ GPS-Enabled PDA Mobile Phone in India II-46
i-mate™ Introduces Ultimate 8502 Smartphone in Japan II-46
i-mate™ Enters Indonesian Market II-46
Sygic and Tele Atlas Launches McGuider Memory Card II-47
Epson Toyocom Unveils New TCXO for GPS Applications II-47
TCS Unveils New Xypoint® SUPL Server Version II-48
Apple® Launches All-New 3G iPhone II-48
Atheros Launches New ROCm® Product II-49
ALK Technologies Unveils Upgraded CoPilot® Live™ with
Micosoft’s Live Navigation II-49
Sprint and Samsung Mobile Introduce New Slider Phone, M520 II-50
Voxtel Unveils GPS Personal Navigation Device II-50
Cardo Systems Introduces New Intercom-Enabled Headset, scala
  • rider Q2 II-50
Trimble Unveils GPS Phone Applications for CDMA BlackBerry II-51
Sony Ericsson Unveils Three New Mobile Phones II-51
China Mobile Unveils First Android Handset II-51
MapmyIndia Launches iNav, GPS Navigation Solution for Mobile
Phones II-51
HTC Launches HTC P3470, GPS-based Smartphone II-52
Apple Launches New iPhone 3GS Devices II-52
AT&T Launches 3G GSM Handset LG Incite II-52
SatSki Unveils GPS Module with Ski Maps and Information
Downloads II-52
Motorola Introduces GPS Phone MOTOMING A 1600 II-53
HTC Introduces GPS Slider Phone, HTC S740 in Europe II-53
Nokia Introduces GPS Enabled Nokia 6210 II-53
Samsung Launches Advanced GPS Phone II-53
Nokia Introduces GPS-enabled N78 II-54
Mio Technology Launches Leap K1, GPS Phone II-54
ASUS P560 GPS Phone to Debut in the Market II-54
AT&T and Xora Introduce Xora GPS TimeTrack Service II-54
Vivo and RIM Unveils BlackBerry® Curve™ 8310 Smartphone II-55
RIM Unveils 8110 BlackBerry® Pearl™ Smartphone in Hong Kong II-55
Airtel and RIM Unveils BlackBerry Pearl 8110 Smartphone in India II-55
Garmin Unveils Nuvifone II-56
LG Releases LG-KT610 Symbian Mobile II-56
Toshiba to Launch 820T GPS Mobile Phone in Japan II-56
ASUS Unveils P527 GPS Phone II-56
Toshiba Introduces Portege G810 Smartphone in Europe II-56
RIM and du Introduce BlackBerry® Bold™ Smartphone in UAE II-57
kajeet Launches GPS Cell Phone Locator Service II-57
AT&T Rolls Out GPS Capabilities on BlackBerry Devices II-57
Nokia Introduces New N-Series Phones II-57
Nokia Launches 6220 and 6210 in Qatar II-58
Samsung Introduces i780 Smart Phone II-58
Nokia Introduces 6550 II-58
Tranzda Launches GPS-Enabled T818 II-58
CSR Introduces BlueCore7 II-59
AT&T and Apple Launch 3G iPhone 3G in US II-59
SiRF Launches New Version of SiRFInstantFix Technology II-59
T-Mobile Introduces TeleNav GPS Navigator II-59
TI Launches NaviLink 6.0™ Solution II-60
Cobra to Launch New NAV ONE-5000 Mobile Navigation Device II-60
AT&T Launches Worldwide GPS Service for Mobile Handsets II-61
NXP Semiconductors Launches Low Power GPS Chips II-61
Trimble Launches GPS Software Applications for BlackBerry®
Smartphones II-61

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-62
Apple Inc. (US) II-62
Garmin International Inc. (US) II-62
HTC Corp (Taiwan) II-62
LG Electronics (South Korea) II-63
Motorola, Inc. (US) II-63
Nokia Corporation (Finland) II-63
NAVTEQ Corporation (US) II-64
Research in Motion Limited (Canada) II-64
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-65
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sweden) II-65

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-66
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for GPS
Phones by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, Asia
Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales Figures in
‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 2: World 9-Year Perspective for GPS Phones by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales for North
America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East &
Africa Markets for Years 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
E911 Mandate Compliance Boosts GPS Adoption III-1
Smartphones Substitute Conventional Satnav Devices III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-2
Product Development and Launches III-6
Key Players III-21
Apple Inc. (US) III-21
Garmin International Inc. (US) III-22
Motorola, Inc. (US) III-22
NAVTEQ Corporation (US) III-22
Research in Motion Limited (Canada) III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 3: North American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

2. EUROPE III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Mobile LBS Market Shows Promise III-25
Galileo to Drive the European GPS Market III-26
Strategic Corporate Developments III-26
Product Development and Launches III-29
Key Players III-36
Nokia Corporation (Finland) III-36
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sweden) III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 4: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

3. ASIA-PACIFIC III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Market Overview III-38
Rising Demand for GPS Supported Mobiles III-38
Review of Select Markets III-38
China III-38
Trends in Chinese GPS Industry III-38
Mobile Phones Drive Growth III-39
Major Players III-39
Table 5: Leading Players in Chinese GPS Navigation
Mobile Market (2008 1st Half) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40
India III-40
GPS-enabled Mobile Phones Market III-40
Japan III-40
High Penetration III-40
Japan’s Satellite Navigation Program III-41
Singapore III-41
Sale of GPS Devices Surge III-41
Strategic Corporate Developments III-41
Product Development and Launches III-46
Key Players III-55
HTC Corp (Taiwan) III-55
LG Electronics (South Korea) III-55
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) III-56
B.Market Analytics III-56
Table 6: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4. LATIN AMERICA III-57
A.Market Analysis III-57
Strategic Corporate Developments III-57
Product Development and Launches III-59
B.Market Analytics III-60
Table 7: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through
2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

5. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Product Development and Launches III-61
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 8: Middle East and Africa Recent Past, Current &
Future Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007
through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 34 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 35)
  • -----------------------------------------
Region/Country Players
  • -----------------------------------------
The United States 13
Canada 1
Japan 6
Europe 5
The United Kingdom 2
Spain 1
Rest of Europe 2
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 9
Middle East 1
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  • Apple Inc. (US)
  • Garmin International Inc. (US)
  • HTC Corp (Taiwan)
  • LG Electronics (South Korea)
  • Motorola, Inc. (US)
  • Nokia Corporation (Finland)
  • NAVTEQ Corporation (US)
  • Research in Motion Limited (Canada)
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sweden)
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