Broadcom introduces first global chip for wearables

Thursday 20 February 2014 | 19:42 CET | News
Global provider of semiconductor services, Broadcom has introduced the industry's first Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) system-on-chip (SoC) designed for low-power, mass-market wearable devices such as fitness trackers and smart watches. Broadcom will showcase its mobile innovations at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, 24-27 February. The Broadcom GCM4771 GNSS SoC with on-chip sensor hub delivers to customers precision activity tracking and location data while consuming less power than traditional architectures. Broadcom's new chip constantly monitors user activity levels and

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Companies: Broadcom
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