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Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Industry

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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 DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Land-Based Applications I-3

Aviation Applications I-4

Marine Applications I-4

Timing Applications I-4

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

Introduction II-1

Commercial GPS Gains Prominence II-2

Impact of Recession: In Retrospect II-2

Market Stages Quick Recovery in 2010 II-3

Outlook II-4

Developing Markets to Lend Traction in the Short to Medium

Term Period II-5

Trends & Issues II-5

Automobile Navigation Systems Gain Popularity II-5

GPS Technology Commands Increasing Usage in Fleet Management II-5

GPS Car Security Systems: Getting Smaller and Simpler II-6

Driverless Cars - A Bright Prospect for High- End GPS Based

In-Vehicle Navigation Systems II-6

Latest Mapping/Surveying Technologies Create New Market

Opportunities II-6

Low-Budget GPS Devices Rise in Popularity II-6

Personal Navigation Systems & Smartphones to Challenge

Dedicated GPS Units in the Commercial Market II-7

Trends in Mobile GPS Units that Threaten Superiority of

Stand-Alone Commercial GPS II-7

Mobile GIS Gaining Ground II-7

Technological Advancements & Price Declines Make Handheld

GPS Devices a Mass Market Proposition II-7

GPS Technology in Cellular Phones: New Frontiers II-8

Smartphone Mobile Navigation Increases II-9

GPS Chipsets to Form Integral Component of Cellular Phones II-9

Hardware Implementations Drive GPS Growth in the Cellular

Phone Market II-9

Smarter GPS Devices Outwit Traditional GPS Units - Attract

New Opportunities II-9

Tight Budgetary Conditions Help A-GPS Devices Score Over

Stand-Alone GPS Devices II-10

Challenged by GPS Enabled SmartPhones Traditional GPS Unit

Manufacturers Look to Innovate II-10

Technology Developments: The Lifeline for Commercial GPS Units II-11

Growing Availability and Declining Prices Provide Impetus to

the Market II-11

Availability of Economical GPS Chips Boost Commercial

Application II-11

Wireless Connectivity Drives GPS Market II-12

New Uses, New Markets II-12

GPS and HazMat Tracking - A Critical Use II-12

Location-Based Services Gaining Traction II-13

Telematics Finds Increasing Takers II-13

High-Precision GNSS - An Insight II-13

International Space Programs Aiming Towards Stronger GPS World II-14

GPS Receivers - A Disaster-Prediction Tool II-14

Key Statistical Findings II-14

Table 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-15

Introduction II-15

US Government and the GPS II-15

Evolution of GPS II-15

GPS Development Over the Years II-16

Working of GPS II-17

Signals II-17

Errors in GPS II-17

Ionosphere and Troposphere Delays II-17

Signal Multipath II-18

Receiver Clock Errors II-18

Ephemeris (Orbital) Errors II-18

Satellite Visibility II-18

Satellite Geometry/Shading II-18

Degraded Signal II-18

Classes of GPS II-18

Survey-Grade GPS Receivers II-18

Single-Phase Centimeter-Level GPS Receivers II-18

Sub-Meter GPS Receivers II-18

Handheld GPS Receiver II-19

Components of GPS II-19

Ground Segment/Ground Stations II-19

Space Segment II-19

Block I Satellites II-19

Block II Satellites II-19

Block IIA Satellites II-20

Block IIR Satellites II-20

Block IIF Satellites II-20

User Segment II-20

Sequential Receivers II-20

Continuous Receivers II-21

Multiplex Receivers II-21

Accuracy of GPS II-21

Accuracy through Different Augmentation Systems II-21

Augmentations and Upgrades to GPS II-22

Wide Area Augmentation System II-22

Benefits/Advantages II-22

LAAS II-22

Differential GPS II-23

Types of DGPS II-23

Beacon DGPS II-23

L-band DGPS II-23

Space Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) DGPS II-23

GPS III: The Latest Upgrade II-24

Selecting the Right GPS Device - What to Watch II-24

3. REVIEW OF END-USE APPLICATIONS II-25

Land-Based Applications II-25

In-vehicle navigation II-25

Ground Navigation II-25

In-Car Computing Systems II-25

In-Car Computing Systems in Major Regions II-25

Car Navigation Systems II-25

Telematics II-26

Digital Radios II-26

Car PCs II-26

GPS Car Protection/Security System II-26

Machine Control Applications II-26

Surveying/Mapping II-26

GPS-Enabled Surveying II-26

Integration of GPS Improves Architectural Survey Process II-27

Geographic Information System II-27

Aviation II-27

Major Aviation Applications II-28

Marine II-28

Major Marine Applications II-29

Timing II-29

Other Noteworthy End-Use Cases II-30

Military II-30

GPS for Georeferencing II-30

Ecology II-30

Mining and Construction II-31

A Brief Overview of Select Applications of GPS II-31

Communications II-31

Environmental Protection II-31

Forestry and Agriculture II-32

Ground Transportation II-32

Health Care II-33

Law Enforcement and Safety II-33

Maritime and Waterways II-33

Recreation/Entertainment II-33

Infrastructure Development/Management II-34

Weather Forecasting II-34

Public Safety II-34

4. GPS ALTERNATIVES II-35

Galileo (European Union) II-35

An Introduction II-35

Purpose and Advantages of Galileo II-35

Features II-35

Guaranteed Service II-35

Global Integrity II-36

Enhanced Signal Performance II-36

Search and Rescue Services II-36

GLONASS (Russia) II-36

Overview II-36

5. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT II-38

GPS And Galileo: Withering Differences Between The US And EU II-38

6. RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS II-39

GPS/IMU Navigation System - In The Wings II-39

IBM Corporation and CERT Develop Falcon GPS-based Car

Navigation System II-39

US Scientists Develop Wearable Audio Navigation System II-39

Shenzhen Maxwell & Planet Map to Develop Electronic GPS Maps

Network II-39

GPS and Maritime Measurement II-40

Mobintelecom and Fastrax Launch TRAXER Personal Security Tracker II-40

Direct-Track Offers Internet Vehicle Tracking System II-40

Mirenco Develops Technology to Control Vehicle Emissions II-40

Compact Flash GPS Modules II-41

TrueTime Enhances Network Timing Accuracy II-41

Sippican Incorporates Andrew's Micro Pulse™ Antennas in GPS

Mark II II-41

High-Precision Crane Guidance by GPS II-42

UPS Aviation Develops the ADS-B System II-42

Development of Low Cost GPS Receiver for Space applications II-42

7. TECHNOLOGY/PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS II-43

Telit Launches Jupiter SL869 II-43

Vivacom Unveils Viva Fleet II-43

Deploy Launches GPS Tracking Service II-43

LiveView Launches Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker II-43

Magellan to Launch RoadMate RV9145 II-44

TeleNav Teams Up with Mondadori for Launching Panorama Drive II-44

Navmii Introduces Navfree GPS Live II-44

TeleNav Launches Version 6.2 of GPS Navigator for Select

Android Devices II-45

8. TECHNOLOGY/PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS IN RECENT PAST -

A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-46

Magellan® Unveils the eXplorist GC GPS Receiver II-46

KANNAD Unveils XS-ER GPS and XS-4 GPS II-46

Garmin International Introduces DC™ 40 Tracking Collar II-46

OEM Data Delivery Unveils ST-950, Service Tracker II-47

Natural Insight Launched GPS Check-In II-47

Mapmyindia Introduces Road Pilot II-47

Honeywell Unveils AV8OR Handheld GPS II-47

Fullpower Technologies and TrafficCast Launches MotionX™ GPS

Drive 3.2 II-47

Mobile Mark Introduces NT-1575 II-48

Globe Telecom Introduces GPS Tracker II-48

IturanUSA Launches Rideit GPS II-48

DeLorme and SPOT Jointly Launch Handheld GPS with Satellite

Communicator Device II-49

GuidePoint Systems Unveils Guidepoint App II-49

Garmin International Launches GPSMAP® 62 series II-49

Hemisphere GPS Launches Crescent® Vector™ and Range of GPS

Compass Products II-50

Symmetricom Launches XL-GPS Time and Frequency Receiver II-50

Trimble Unveils Condor™ GPS modules II-51

Lowrance Launches Fishfinders and Chartplotters through Mark™

and Elite™ Series II-51

Magellan® Launches Magellan RoadMate 1700 II-52

Magellan Launches RoadMate Series of Portable Vehicle

Navigation Devices II-53

NovAtel Unveils OEMV-1DF™ in OEMV® receiver Product Portfolio II-53

Trimble Unveils Resolution-SMT GPS Receiver II-53

CMC Electronics Unveils IntegriFlight CMA-5024 II-54

Mio Technology Unveils Explora K70 GPS Phone II-54

GPS Core Technologies Rolls Out MobileCore II-54

China Launches Beidou II II-55

Globalstar De Mexico Unveils Hybrid Tracking Technology II-55

Sunnyvale and Numerex Launches ST-694 GlobalTag II-55

Infineon and Epson Introduces Xposys II-55

RF Micro Devices Launches RF2815 II-56

Lowrance Launches GPS Handheld Devices II-56

Garmin International Introduces Oregon 550 and Oregon 550t

Touchscreen GPS Devices II-56

Garmin International Unveils nüvi® 1490T Integrated with

Ultra-Thin Display II-57

Garmin International Launches Approach™ G5 II-57

Hemisphere GPS Unveils the A21™ Antenna II-57

Hemisphere GPS Unveils Outback Sts™ II-58

Trimble Rolls Out Trimble® SPS461 and SPS361 GPS Heading

Receivers II-58

Trimble Unveils Trimble® R8 GNSS System II-58

Trimble Rolls Out AgGPS® 162 and AgGPS® 262 Receiver II-59

Trimble Launches AgGPS® FmX™ Integrated Display II-59

FALCOM Introduces NAVI-S-U5 System II-60

Lowrance Rolls Out Sierra II-60

Lowrance Launches the Safari II-60

Lowrance Launches Out&Back II-60

Topcon Positioning Systems Introduces GRS-1 II-61

Topcon Positioning Systems Launches GIS Data Collection Equipment II-61

Topcon Positioning Systems Unveils G63 and Z63 Machine Control

Kits II-61

u-blox Unveils PCI Express Mini Card II-61

LandAirSea Systems Introduces GPS TracKing® II-61

Trimble Unveils GPS firmware 4.0 II-62

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Launches Embedded Global

Positioning System Module II-62

Rocky Mountain Tracking Incorporates CalAmp GPS Device II-62

MiTAC Technology to Unveil Getac PS535F II-63

ITT Interconnect Solutions Launches Universal GPS Contact II-63

Intergis Launches Kuva II-63

TomTom Unveils TomTom GO 740 Live II-63

NDrive Unveils Android GPS Application II-64

Google Launches GPS Navigation for Android 2.0 II-64

TomTom Unveils GO I-90 II-64

Hemisphere GPS Launches XF102 DGPS Receiver II-64

Navigon Unveils iPhone GPS Navigation II-65

AMI India Unveils Falcon-i GPS/GPRS Vehicle Tracking System II-65

MiTAC Digital Corp. Launches Magellan® Maestro 4700 II-65

Vodafone and RIM Unveil GPS-Enabled BlackBerry® Smartphones II-65

Networks In Motion to Unveil GPS Application for BlackBerry II-66

EarthSearch Communications International Unveils AutoSearch RFID II-66

iWave Systems Technologies Unveils iw-GPS Receiver Module II-66

TeleNav Unveils GPS Navigation Service II-66

Garmin to Launch GPS Phone Series in Partnership with Asus II-67

Antenova Rolls Out M10300 and M10295 GPS RADIONOVA[R] RF

Antenna Modules II-67

Fullpower Technologies Unveils MotionX-GPS Drive 2.5 for iPhone II-68

CalAmp Introduces Innovative MST-110 for Motorsports Applications II-68

Trimble Introduces AgGPS EZ-Office 2010 Software Suite II-68

Simrad-Yachting Launches High Speed GS15 5Hz GPS Antenna II-69

Hemisphere GPS Launches A21 Antenna II-69

JEJ Engineering Announces the Introduction of GPS Mapping

Software, Garmap II-70

Navman Wireless Introduces Jupiter3 GPS Receiver Module II-70

ASUS and Garmin Introduce Smartphones with GPS Functionality II-70

PCTEL Launches Mobile Antennas Integrated with GPS Receiver II-71

Rockwell Collins Launches MicroDAGR GPS Receiver II-71

Digi Inernational Unveils All-In-One Telematics Devices for

Fleet Management II-71

Hemisphere GPS and Handheld Introduces Kenaz NZ100 DGPS II-72

TomTom Unveils XL 340S LIVE PND II-72

Xtreme Unveils New Range of GPS Navigation Devices II-72

Garmin Introduces Marine Navigation Chartplotters II-72

MMT Unveils MN5515HS GPS Receiver Module II-73

AT&T and Xora Introduces GPS Locator Application II-73

MapmyIndia and Indian Maps Introduces GPS Navigation Device II-73

Wi2Wi Introduces Enhanced GPS Module for Embedded Applications II-73

Garmin® Launches Touchscreen GPS Devices II-74

Leadtek Research Unveils LR8M03 GPS Tracker II-74

Intermap Technologies Launches AccuTerra Europe II-74

Global Satellite USA Rolls Out Polaris II-75

MapmyIndia Introduces iNav II-75

Blaupunkt Rolls Out TravelPilot II-75

ARC Wireless Solutions Introduces ARC Titan and ARC Atlas II-75

TELUS Introduces Three GPS Solutions II-75

Nokia Unveils N78 II-76

Hemisphere Unveils R220™ GPS Receiver II-76

Hemisphere Launches Eclipse Dual-Frequency GPS Receiver II-76

Hemisphere Unveils LV100 GPS Compass Board II-76

Mio to Unveil Leap K1 and Leap G50 Navigation PDA Phones II-77

Pendulum Instruments Launches GPS-12RG II-77

Raymarine Introduces G Series Navigation System II-77

Leica Geosystems Introduces Leica GPS1200+ II-78

Trimble Rolls Out GPS-Enabled Juno Series Handheld Computers II-78

Trimble Rolls Out Trimble® 5800 GPS System II-78

Trimble Launches Trimble® NetR3™ II-79

Trimble Unveils Copernicus™ II GPS Receiver II-79

Trimble Rolls Out GPS Pathfinder® ProXRT Receiver II-79

Falcom Launches FSA02 GPS Antenna II-80

Magellan Unveils New Magellan® Maestro 5310 II-80

Magellan® Launches Maestro Elite 3270 II-80

Mio Technology Europe Introduces C728 II-80

NovAtel Unveils New SMART-AG™ Antenna II-81

Topcon Positioning Systems Launches GMS-2 Pro GIS Mapping

Solution II-81

Topcon Introduces New Field Tools for ArcPad® II-81

Inventek Systems Rolls Out the ISM400F1 II-82

NAVIGON Introduces NAVIGON 8100T Navigator II-82

Datalogic Mobile Launches New Version of JET PDA with GPS II-82

MapmyIndia Unveils In-Car GPS Navigator II-82

Ethertronics Launches Savvi™ Embedded Ceramic Antenna II-83

Rx Networks and CSR Introduce Joint GPS Solution II-83

Imarda Launches Vector 300 GWP Vehicle Tracking Device II-83

Navman Wireless Introduces Jupiter 32 xLP GPS module II-84

Hybrid GeoTools Introduces New Version of Active GPX Route Player II-84

Skyhook Wireless Launches XPS 2.0 Software II-84

SkyTraq Technology Unveils Venus634LP Receiver II-84

TruePosition Introduces Hybrid Location Solution II-85

NXP Semiconductors Launches GNS7560 Solution II-85

Fastrax Unveils Fastrax IT321 and Fastrax UC322 Receivers II-85

BikeGPSTracking Introduces MC242 GPS Tracking Unit II-86

Remote Intelligence Systems Unveils ORBISAT 100 System II-86

KVH Industries Launches CNS-5000, a Self-reliant Navigation

System II-86

Magellan Launches RoadMate 1400 Series II-87

Magellan Launches Maestro™ Elite 5340 Connected Navigation Device II-87

SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFprima™ Multifunction

Platform II-87

SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFInstantFixII Technology II-87

Trimble Launches AgGPS® EZ-Guide® 250 Lightbar Guidance System II-87

Lowrance Launches XOG™ Cross-Navigation GPS II-88

Lowrance Launches GlobalMap® Baja 840C GPS II-88

Mio Technology Launches C620 and C620t, Premium 3D mapping

devices II-88

Mio Technology Launches C230 II-88

NavCom Technology Launches LAND-PAK All-in-One RTK Land Survey

Solution II-89

NavCom Technology Introduces SF-2110R and SF-2110M StarFire

GPS Receivers II-89

Symmetricom Introduces SyncServer® S300/S350 II-89

Trimble Introduces Trimble® VRS Now™ Service in Ireland II-89

Trimble Introduces the First GPS Multimedia Layer for Google

Earth Users II-89

Accord Software Introduces NextNav II-89

Jackson Labs Launches Fury, a GPS Disciplined Oscillator II-90

Symmetricom Launches IEEE 1588 Grandmaster Clock II-90

FALCOM Launches New GPS Module II-90

Magellan Launches CrossoverGPS™ Navigation Device II-90

Magellan Launches New Car Navigation Device II-90

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-91

Nova Mobile Systems Takes Over Global Telematics II-91

Trimble Takes Over Spime II-91

Lockheed Martin Secures Contract from U.S. Air Force II-91

Lockheed Martin Collaborates with Raytheon II-92

China Launches New Satellite to Enhance GPS system II-92

Magellan Partners With The Good Sam Club II-92

Intuicom Enters into Partnership with Hemisphere GPS II-93

Telematics Corporation Enters into License Deal with Fleetilla II-93

10. CORPORATE INDUSTRY ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER II-94

Shreyas Signs Agreement with Tata Motors II-94

Maestro Purchases the Satellite Assets of Vincotech II-94

MtronPTI inks a Development and Supply Deal with Jackson Labs II-94

Raytheon Receives GPS Management Contract from U.S. Military II-95

OHB Systems, Arianespace and ThalesAleniaSpace Bag EU

Navigation System Contract II-96

U.S. Air Force Selects Raytheon II-96

ITT Develops Mission Data Unit for U.S. Air Force's GPS III

Program II-96

KVH Industries Bags for TACNAV(R) II tactical navigation system II-97

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Selects ITT to

Provide GPS Services II-97

NATO Extends Contract with Globecomm Systems II-97

Quake Global Selects Trimble to Provide GPS Services II-97

Samsung Electronics Enters into Agreement with Tele Atlas II-98

DeviceAnywhere Enters into Co-marketing Agreement with NAVTEQ II-98

PerkinElmer Signs Contract with ITT Space Systems Division II-99

AgRobotics Enters into Marketing Partnership and Strategic

Alliance with GVM II-99

ValleyCrest Enters into Agreement with Sprint II-99

Avnet Inks Distribution Agreement with ProlificUSA II-99

RIM Acquires Dash Navigation II-100

MOC Product Company Signs Partnership Agreement with CalAmp II-100

Reliance Communications Collaborates with Satnav Technologies II-100

Francisco Partners Acquires Cybit Holdings II-100

SkyBitz and KORE Telematics Enter into Agreement II-101

TeleCommunications Systems Bags U.S. Patent Rights for

Enhanced Handset GPS Systems II-101

GOL Linhas Areas Inteligentes to Equip Aircrafts with GPS

Landing System II-101

Russia Launched 3 Navigation Satellites II-102

Differential Global Positioning System Launched in Vietnam II-102

US Air Force Launches 8th GPS Satellite II-102

China Launches 2nd GPS Satellite II-102

EU Unveils the EGNOS System II-102

Customs Service Introduces Electronic Transit Traceability and

Monitoring Technology II-103

Tamil Nadu Government to Outfit PDS Trucks with GPS Devices II-103

Tele Atlas Enters into Agreement with Cobra Electronics II-103

White Electronic Designs Bags GPS Contract II-104

Rockwell Collins Obtains GPS Contract from Air Force II-104

Celevoke Inks Agreement with Value Added Reseller II-104

CSR Signs Conditional Agreement with SiRF Technology Holdings II-104

Telogis Takes Over Darby Corporate Solutions' GPS operations II-105

Grey Island Systems International Buys Assets of FleetPoint &

Swiftsure Technologies II-105

Navico International Signs Deal with Brunswick New Technologies II-105

PCTEL Purchases Wi-Sys Communications II-106

Navcom Technology Enters into Partnership with Astrium Services II-106

Trimble and CASIC-IT Signs Agreement II-106

Amaryllo Selects LEADTEK Research to Offer GPS Tracking Solutions II-107

Beijing Meteorological Bureau Selects Topcon Positioning Systems II-107

Topcon Positioning Systems Enters into Partnership with

Applied Field Data Systems II-107

SDCORS Chooses Topcon Positioning Systems II-108

CMONOC Selects Topcon Positioning Systems II-108

NVision Solutions Enters into Partnership with Topcon

Positioning Systems II-108

Topcon Positioning Systems Partners with Halltech II-108

Colorado Department of Transportation Acquires Topcon GMS-2

Handheld GPS Units II-109

u-blox Acquires Geotate II-109

Tracking Solutions Enters into Partnership with Garmin

International II-110

Thor Guard Enters into Partnership with GPS Industries II-110

Raytheon Systems Receives Contract from U.S. Air Force Global

Positioning Systems Wing II-111

Furuno Electric Acquires eRide II-111

Saudi Arabian Airlines Chooses Rockwell Collins II-111

EDM Enters into Partnership with eSharing II-112

Magellan Navigation Signs Agreement with MiTAC International II-112

SatNav to Expand Product Portfolio II-112

DriveOK and Procon to Merge II-113

Intrinsyc Software International Entered into Agreement with

GPS Technologies Company II-113

China Telecom to Purchase Stake in Unicom-BREW

Telecommunication Technologies II-113

Apisphere to Purchase Navit Innovations II-114

Boeing to Incorporate High Integrity GPS technology II-114

Global General Technologies to Expand Partnership with To-Tel-Net II-114

Polaris Acquisition to Take Over Hughes Telematics II-115

u-blox Enters into Partnership with Magna and Paragon II-115

Affiliated Computer Services Takes Over Transportation

Management Systems II-115

Celevoke Inks Distribution Agreement with The Real Security

Company II-116

Intrinsyc Software International Inks Agreement to Purchase

Few Operations and Assets of Destinator Technologies II-116

GPS and GPSi Asia Sign Agreement II-117

Garmin Signs Letter of Intent with Puls Elektronik and Satsignal II-117

SERVICEPower Acquires KonaWare II-117

SK Telecom Purchases Majority Stake in Shenzhen E-eye II-117

Trimble Navigation Takes Over SECO Manufacturing II-117

InterGis Purchases Vericom and NovaTracker II-117

Patriot Energy Buys TelTeck Solutions II-118

Dynamic Natural Resources Buys Universal Tracking Solutions II-118

SGS Purchases Alvey Group II-118

CCS Ceska Acquires Tracker Sro II-118

NXP Purchases GloNav II-118

Garmin Mobile Offers Navigation Services to nTelos Customers II-118

Lockheed Martin Team Bags Contract to Build Next Generation GPS II-119

Raymarine to Buy Finnish Distributor NavSystems II-119

Raymarine Buys DeckMarine II-119

Raytheon Buys Telemus Solutions II-119

SiRF Sells Off SiRF Sweden II-120

SiRF Enters into Contract with Samsung II-120

Trimble and Marvell Enter into Agreement II-120

Istanbul Kultur Universitesi Enters into Contract with Trimble II-120

Falcom Selects u-blox as GPS Engine for New Products II-121

Magellan Complements GPS Devices with Acuterra Maps II-121

Axonn's Satellite Tracking System Incorporates Rocky Mountain

Tracking's Software II-121

Apisphere Buys Navit Innovations II-122

Metris to Integrate Sensory Analytics Technology into iGPS

Metrology System II-122

Yahoo, Google Partner with GPS Manufacturers II-123

Brilliant Telecommunications Enters into an Agreement with

NovAtel II-123

Argo Navigation Merges with NavStar Technologies II-123

ISM Acquires GotchaGPS Surveillance Systems II-123

Mio Technology Collaborates With Qualcomm II-124

Garmin International and MapQuest Forge Partnership II-124

Magellan Partners with Primordial II-124

MiTAC International's Mio Technology and Navman Merge with

Each Other II-124

Hexagon Acquires NovAtel II-124

Orolia and Rapco Electronics Strike Partnership II-125

GPS Industries Takes Over Assets and Operations of UpLink II-125

Garmin International and Garmin Corporation Extend Agreement

with NAVTEQ II-125

Garmin Acquires GPS Gesellschaft II-125

Hemisphere GPS Acquires BEELINE Technologies II-126

Magellan Partners with Zenitron II-126

Raytheon Acquires M-code GPS Receivers Development Contract II-126

Raytheon Acquires System Design Development Contract II-126

SiRF Technology Holdings Acquires Centrality Communications II-126

Effective Control Trucking Acquires Argo Navigation II-127

Vericom Technologies Takes Over Portable Internet II-127

Springbank Resources Consents to Acquire PocketFinder II-127

Broadcom Takes Over Global Locate II-127

Sentex Sensing Technology To Take Over ICOM Holdings II-127

CalAmp Takes Over Aircept.com II-127

ProLink Solutions Acquires Assets and Business of ScoreCast II-128

SK Telecom Acquires 65% Stake in Shenzhen E-eye II-128

Atheros Communications to Purchase u-Nav's Assets and Some

Liabilities II-128

SatNav Technologies Introduces GPS Related Software II-128

Nokia Consents to Acquire Navteq II-128

Broadcom Acquires Global Locate II-128

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-129

FEI-Zyfer, Inc. (USA) II-129

Furuno USA, Inc. (USA) II-129

Garmin International, Inc. (USA) II-129

Hemisphere GPS Inc. (Canada) II-130

Hexagon AB (Sweden) II-130

Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland) II-131

NovAtel, Inc. (Canada) II-131

ITT Exelis (USA) II-131

KVH Industries, Inc. (USA) II-132

MiTAC International Corporation (Taiwan) II-132

Magellan Navigation, Inc. (USA) II-132

Mio Technology Benelux N.V. (Belgium) II-133

Navman New Zealand (New Zealand) II-133

NavCom Technology, Inc. (USA) II-133

Navico, Inc. (USA) II-134

Orolia Group (France) II-134

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (USA) II-134

Sokkia Topcon Company Ltd. (Japan) II-135

Symmetricom, Inc. (USA) II-135

TomTom International B.V. (The Netherlands) II-135

Trimble Navigation Limited (USA) II-136

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-137

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems by Geographic Region -

US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-137

Table 3: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-138

Table 4: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific & Rest of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011

and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-139

By End Use II-140

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based

Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-140

Table 6: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$

Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-141

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the

Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-142

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land Based

Applications by Application Area - In-Vehicle Navigation,

Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control Independently

Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-143

Table 9: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Application

Area - In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/ Mapping and

Tracking/Machine Control Independently Analyzed by Annual

Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-144

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land Based Applications by Application

Area - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for In-Vehicle

Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control

Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-145

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle

Navigation Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-146

Table 12: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle Navigation

Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-147

Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land-Based In-Vehicle Navigation

Application by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest

of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-148

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based

Survey/Mapping Application by Geographic Region - US, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-149

Table 15: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land-Based Survey/ Mapping Application

by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual

Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-150

Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land-Based Survey/ Mapping Application

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues

for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets

for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-151

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Land-Based

Tracking/Machine Control Applications by Geographic Region -

US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

the Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-152

Table 18: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land-Based Tracking/Machine Control

Applications by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-153

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Land-Based Tracking/ Machine Control

Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Annual Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest

of World Markets for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-154

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Aviation Applications

by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual

Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-155

Table 21: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Aviation Applications by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$

Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-156

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Aviation Applications by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the

Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-157

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Marine Applications

by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual

Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-158

Table 24: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Marine Applications by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$

Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-159

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Marine Applications by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the

Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-160

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial Global Positioning Systems in Timing Applications

by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual

Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-161

Table 27: World Historic Review for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Timing Applications by Geographic

Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia- Pacific and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$

Million for the Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-162

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Commercial Global

Positioning Systems in Timing Applications by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for US,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for the

Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-163

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Overview III-1

North American GPS Market - A Review III-1

GPS: Part of US Economic Infrastructure and National Security III-1

Measures Initiated to Upgrade GPS Capabilities III-2

GPS Technology - An Antidote to Growing Needs of US

Transportation Industry III-2

AVL Market - A Prime Consumer of GPS/Wireless Devices III-2

GPS and the Trucking Business III-3

Trends III-3

New Application Segments Bring Cheer to the US Market III-3

Price Declines to Spur GPS-based Navigation System Sales III-3

Manufacturers Focus on Improving Performance/ Price Ratio to

Spur GPS Navigation System Uptake III-3

Companies Eye GPS as a Potential Marketing Tool III-4

Latest GPS Units Come Loaded with Live Traffic Information III-4

Competitive Framework III-4

Regulatory Environment III-5

Enhanced GPS Receives FAA Approval III-5

FCC Mandates for Carriers III-5

Selective Availability: A Brief Review III-5

Cessation of Selective Availability Enhances Effectiveness

of Existing Products III-6

New GPS Policy - Goals and Objectives III-6

Technology/Product Innovations/Introductions III-6

Strategic Corporate Developments III-7

Key Regional Players III-9

B.Market Analytics III-15

Table 29: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based

(In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine

Control), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments -

Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

theYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 30: US Historic Review for Commercial GPS Units by End

Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,

Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation,

Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 31: US 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPS Units by

End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for

Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and

Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation, Marine, and Timing

Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

2. JAPAN III-18

A.Market Analysis III-18

Current & Future Analysis III-18

Car Navigation Systems Market III-18

In-Car Computing Market III-18

Japan's Satellite Navigation Program III-18

Key Regional Player III-19

B.Market Analytics III-20

Table 32: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based

(In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine

Control), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments -

Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

theYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 33: Japanese Historic Review for Commercial GPS Units

by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,

Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation,

Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 34: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPS

Units by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of

Revenue for Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,

Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control), Aviation,

Marine, and Timing Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

3. EUROPE III-23

A.Market Analysis III-23

Current & Future Analysis III-23

GPS History in Europe III-23

Galileo Development Program III-23

Market Trends III-23

Galileo to Drive the European GPS Market III-23

Personal Use to Drive GNSS Market III-24

Navigation Systems: No More a Luxury Product III-24

GPS-Enabled Mobile Navigation Devices Increase Penetration III-25

Patients and Ambulance Crews to Benefit from Satellite

Navigation Systems III-25

Lack of Explicit Regulation for Accurate Positioning of

Emergency Calls III-25

Technology/Product Innovations/Introductions III-25

Key Regional Players III-27

B.Market Analytics III-29

Table 35: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Commercial GPS Units by End Use Application - Land Based

(In-Vehicle Navigation, Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine

Control), Aviation, Marine and Timing Segments -

Independently Analyzed by Annual Revenues in US$ Million for

theYears 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 36: European Historic Review for Commercial GPS Units

by End Use Application - Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,

Survey/Mapping and Tracking/ Machine Control), Aviation,

Marine, and Timing Segments - Independently Analyzed by

Annual Revenues in US$ Million for theYears 2004 through

2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 37: European 15-Year Perspective for Commercial GPS

Units by End Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of

Revenue for Land Based (In-Vehicle Navigation,

Survey/Mapping and Tracking/Machine Control), Aviation,

Marine, and Timing Segments for the Years 2004, 2011 and

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-32

A.Market Analysis III-32

Current & Future Analysis III-32

Telematics Market in Asia-Pacific III-32

Overview of Select Markets III-32

Australia III-32

R&D Plays a Major Role III-32

Declining Prices Boost Mobile GPS Systems Market III-33

Satellite Controlled Buses Deal with Traffic Congestion in

Sydney III-33

China III-33

Market Overview III-33

An Emerging Space Power III-33

China to Partner EU in Galileo Development III-34

Major Application Markets III-34

Increasing Need for GPS Tracking Solutions III-34

Handheld GPS Market - An Overview III-34

GPS-Enabled PMP and PDA Market III-35

Telematics Market in China III-35

Japanese Navigation System Brands Gain Advantage III-35

Traffic Management - A Major Driving Force for Telematics

Growth III-35

Hong Kong III-36

OEM Software - The Mainstay for Hong Kong GPS Companies III-36

India III-36

Market Overview III-36

GPS Market to Witness Faster Growth III-36

Government Participation in GPS Technology III-37

Telematics Market in India III-37

Market Trends III-37

In-Car Navigation Systems Market Offers Growth Pote

To order this report:

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