High Growth Reported for the World Global Positioning Systems Market

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World Global Positioning Systems Market

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Global Positioning Systems in Millions of US$. The major end-use applications analyzed are Land-Based Applications (In-Vehicle Navigation, Consumer Applications, Survey/Mapping Applications, & Tracking/Machine Control Applications), OEM Applications, Aviation Applications, Marine Applications, Military Applications, and Timing Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2015. The report profiles 137 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Fei-Zyfer, Inc., Furuno USA Inc., Garmin International, Inc., Hemisphere GPS, ITT Corp Space Systems Division, KVH Industries, Inc., Lowrance Electronics, Inc., Magellan Navigation, Inc., Mio Technology, NavCom Technology, Inc., Navman NZ Ltd., NovAtel, Inc., Orolia, Raytheon Systems Co., Rockwell Collins, Inc., SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., Sokkia Co. Ltd., Symmetricom, Inc., TomTom International BV, Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc., and Trimble Navigation Limited. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM MCP-1216



A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT


CONTENTS 


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 
OEM Applications I-4 
Aviation Applications I-4 
Marine Applications I-4 
Military Applications I-4 
Timing Applications I-4 


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

1. Global Market Overview II-1 
Introduction II-1 
Volume Analysis by Select End-Use Applications II-2 
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for 
Global Positioning System - Select End Use Applications 
(In-Vehicle Navigation, Tracking / Machine Control, Marine, 
and Aviation) Independently Analyzed by Unit Shipments for 
the Years 2003 through 2010 in '000 Units (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2 
Growing Availability and Declining Prices Provide Impetus to 
the Market II-2 
Wireless Connectivity to Drive GPS Market II-2 
GPS: The Technology Factors II-3 
GPS's Journey Towards Mainstream II-3 
International Space Programs Aiming Towards Stronger GPS World II-3 
High-Precision GNSS - An Insight II-4 
GPS-based Handsets Market to Grow Rapidly II-4 

2. Market Trends II-5 
Consolidation Activity Gaining Momentum II-5 
GPS Markets on the Rise II-5 
GPS: New Uses, New Markets II-5 
End of Selective Availability Aids Market Growth II-5 
GPS Receivers - A Disaster-Prediction Tool II-6 
Availability of Economical GPS Chips Boost GPS Commercial 
Application II-6 
Automobile Navigation Systems Gain Popularity II-6 
GPS Car Security Systems: Getting Smaller and Simpler II-7 
Telematics Finds Increasing Takers II-7 
GPS based Emergency Response Systems Enable Effective People 
Tracking II-7 
GPS Technology Commands Increasing Usage in Fleet Management II-8 
Location-Based Services Gaining Traction II-8 
Dedicated PNDs - The In Thing II-8 
GPS Technology in Cellular Phones: New Frontiers II-9 
Smartphone Mobile Navigation Increases II-9 
GPS Chipsets to Form Integral Components of Cellular Phones II-9 
Hardware Implementations to Form Pick of GPS Growth in the 
Cellular Phone Market II-9 
GPS Enabled Mobile GIS Services Gaining Ground II-10 
Handheld GPS Devices - A Multifaceted Navigation Gizmo II-10 
Global Demand for PNDs Increases II-10 
Latest Mobile Mapping/Surveying Technologies Create New Market 
Opportunities II-11 
GPS and HazMat Tracking - A Case in Point II-11 
GPS Technology in Wrist Watches II-11 

3. Product/Services Information II-12 
Introduction II-12 
US Government and the GPS II-12 
Evolution of GPS II-12 
GPS Development Over the Years II-13 
Working of GPS II-14 
Signals II-14 
Errors in GPS II-14 
Ionosphere and Troposphere Delays II-14 
Signal Multipath II-14 
Receiver Clock Errors II-15 
Ephemeris (Orbital) Errors II-15 
Satellite Visibility II-15 
Satellite Geometry/Shading II-15 
Degraded Signal II-15 
Classes of GPS II-15 
Survey-Grade GPS Receivers II-15 
Single-Phase Centimeter-Level GPS Receivers II-15 
Sub-Meter GPS Receivers II-15 
Handheld GPS Receiver II-15 
Components of GPS II-16 
Ground Segment/Ground Stations II-16 
Space Segment II-16 
Block I Satellites II-16 
Block II Satellites II-16 
Block IIA Satellites II-16 
Block IIR Satellites II-17 
Block IIF Satellites II-17 
User Segment II-17 
Sequential Receivers II-17 
Continuous Receivers II-17 
Multiplex Receivers II-18 
Accuracy of GPS II-18 
Augmentations and Upgrades to GPS II-18 
Wide Area Augmentation System II-18 
Benefits/Advantages II-19 
LAAS II-19 
Differential GPS II-20 
Types of DGPS II-20 
Beacon DGPS II-20 
L-band DGPS II-20 
Space Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) DGPS II-20 
GPS III: The Latest Upgrade II-20 
Selecting the Right GPS Device - What to Watch for II-21 

4. End-Use Applications II-22 
Major Applications II-22 
Land-Based Applications II-22 
Ground Navigation II-22 
In-Car Computing Systems II-22 
In-Car Computing Systems in Major Regions II-22 
Car Navigation Systems II-22 
Telematics II-23 
Digital Radios II-23 
Car PCs II-23 
Handset-Based Technologies II-23 
GPS-Enabled Surveying II-23 
Integration of GPS Improves Architectural Survey Process II-24 
GPS Car Protection/Security System II-24 
Aviation II-24 
Major Aviation Applications II-25 
Maritime II-25 
Major Maritime Applications II-25 
Military II-26 
Timing II-26 
Geographic Information System II-27 
GPS for Georeferencing II-27 
Ecology II-27 
Mining and Construction II-28 
A Brief Overview of Select Applications of GPS II-28 
Communications II-28 
Environmental Protection II-28 
Forestry and Agriculture II-29 
Ground Transportation II-29 
Health Care II-29 
Law Enforcement and Safety II-30 
Maritime and Waterways II-30 
Recreation/Entertainment II-30 
Infrastructure Development/Management II-31 
Weather Forecasting II-31 
Public Safety II-31 

5. GPS Alternatives II-32 
Galileo (European Union) II-32 
An Introduction II-32 
Purpose and Advantages of Galileo II-32 
Features II-32 
Guaranteed Service II-32 
Global Integrity II-33 
Enhanced Signal Performance II-33 
Search and Rescue Services II-33 
GLONASS (Russia) II-33 
Overview II-33 

6. Regulatory Environment II-35 
GPS and Galileo: Withering Differences between the US and EU II-35 

7. Research and Technological Developments II-36 
GPS/IMU Navigation System - In the Wings II-36 
IBM Corporation and CERT Develop Falcon GPS-based Car 
Navigation System II-36 
US Scientists Develop Wearable Audio Navigation System II-36 
Shenzhen Maxwell & Planet Map to Develop Electronic GPS Maps 
Network II-36 
GPS and Maritime Measurement II-37 
Mobintelecom and Fastrax Launch TRAXER Personal Security Tracker II-37 
Direct-Track Offers Internet Vehicle Tracking System II-37 
Mirenco Develops Technology to Control Vehicle Emissions II-37 
Compact Flash GPS Modules II-38 
TrueTime Enhances Network Timing Accuracy II-38 
Sippican Incorporates Andrew's Micro Pulse™ Antennas in GPS 
Mark II II-38 
High-Precision Crane Guidance by GPS II-38 
UPS Aviation Develops the ADS-B System II-39 
Development of Low Cost GPS Receiver for Space applications II-39 

8. Product Innovations/Introductions II-40 
KVH Industries Launches CNS-5000, a Self-reliant Navigation 
System II-40 
Hemisphere GPS Launches Outback S3™ II-40 
Magellan Launches RoadMate 1400 Series II-40 
Magellan Launches Maestro™ Elite 5340 Connected Navigation Device II-40 
SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFprima™ Multifunction 
Platform II-41 
SiRF Technology Holdings Launches SiRFInstantFixII Technology II-41 
Trimble Launches AgGPS® EZ-Guide® 250 Lightbar Guidance System II-41 
Lowrance Launches XOG™ Cross-Navigation GPS II-41 
Lowrance Launches GlobalMap® Baja 840C GPS II-41 
Mio Technology Launches C620 and C620t, Premium 3D mapping 
devices II-42 
Mio Technology Launches C230 II-42 
NavCom Technology Launches LAND-PAK All-in-One RTK Land Survey 
Solution II-42 
NavCom Technology Introduces SF-2110R and SF-2110M StarFire 
GPS Receivers II-42 
Symmetricom Introduces SyncServer® S300/S350 II-42 
Trimble Introduces Trimble® VRS Now™ Service in Ireland II-43 
Trimble Introduces the First GPS Multimedia Layer for Google 
Earth Users II-43 
Accord Software Introduces NextNav II-43 
Jackson Labs Launches Fury, a GPS Disciplined Oscillator II-43 
Symmetricom Launches IEEE 1588 Grandmaster Clock II-43 
FALCOM Launches New GPS Module II-43 
Magellan Launches CrossoverGPS™ Navigation Device II-44 
Magellan Launches New Car Navigation Device II-44 
mobiles2go Launches i-Kids GPS Child Safety System II-44 
SiRF Offers GPS Receivers for Mio's Latest Personal Navigation 
Products II-44 
Delphi Announces Launch of NAV200 Portable Navigation System II-44 
u-Nav Microelectronics Offers GPS Technology for Casio' 
Wristwatch II-45 
Taiwan Secom Launches GPS-enabled Transport Monitoring System II-45 
MicroTRAKGPS Introduces Locate 1 Personal Tracking System II-45 
TeleNav Launches TeleNavTrack™ for Mobile Tracking of Resources II-45 
TCS Unveils 20/20 Home Health Delivery™ II-45 
NovAtel Announces Compatibility of New OEMV GPS Systems withGLONASS Satellites II-45 
Navman Launches 'Jupiter 32' GPS Receiver II-46 
Navman Unveils Jupiter 30 II-46 
NavSync Introduces GPS Receivers for Weak Signal Networks II-46 
Chipidea Launches CMOS RF Platforms II-46 
Magellan Launches RoadMate™ 2200T Range in Europe II-46 
ProLink Launches ProStar and GameStar GPS Systems II-47 
Pharos and Microsoft Launch GPS Locator II-47 
Trimble Unveils Two GPS Site Survey Model II-47 
Nokia Provides GPS Navigation System in N95 Model II-47 
Sony Launches Single-Chip GPS CMOS IC II-47 
Nordnav Unveils Ultra Sensitive GPS Receiver II-47 
Topcon Launches GR-3 GPS Receiver for All Satellite 
Constellations II-48 
Garmin International Launches GPS Navigation System II-48 
Lowrance Designs GlobalMap Baja® 540c GPS II-48 
Lowrance Unveils LMS-334C iGPS IceMachine™ II-48 
Lowrance Integrates GPS Antennas in LMS-Series Sonar/ 
Chartplotter Models II-48 
Lowrance Upgrades iFINDER® Mapping Product Line II-49 
Trimble Launches AgGPS® Implement Steering System II-49 
Trimble Targets Personal Fitness Management with Trimble 
Outdoors™ II-49 
Xi'an Develops China's Foremost GPS Chipset II-49 
Telmex Introduces GPS Navigation Service II-49 
Magellan Offers eXplorist™ 210 Outdoor Bundle II-49 
Remote Dynamics Unveils REDItote™ II-50 
Symmetricom Unveils Time Server for Avaya Networks II-50 
HTC Signs Agreement with TomTom II-50  
Leica  Geosystems  Unveils  GPS900  GPS  System  II-50  
Raven  Introduces  New  GPS  Receiver  II-50  
Raven  Launches  New  Range  of  DGPS  Receivers  II-50  
Raymarine  Launches  New  SmartPilot  II-51  
Magellan  Introduces  eXplorist™  500  LE  Handheld  GPS  II-51  
Thales  Offers  RoadMate™  860T  Vehicle  Navigator  II-51  
The  Sharper  Image  Introduces  Portable  Tracking  Device  II-51  
Magellan  Unveils  New  Magellan  Professional  Line  of  Survey  &  
GIS  Solutions  II-51  
Navman  Introduces  New  GPS  Navigation  System  II-51  
Pharos  Unveils  New  Pocket  GPS  II-52  
Cingular  Launches  PDA-Based  GPS  Navigation  System  II-52  
TeleNav  Introduces  GPS  Navigation  for  Mobile  Phones  II-52  
Cingular  Introduces  Location-Based  Service  II-52  
Palm  Unveils  New  GPS  Navigator  Smartphone  II-52  
Navicore  Launches  Personal  GPS  Navigation  Software  II-52  
ARGO  Introduces  New  GPS-based  Tracking  Solution  II-53  
Fastrax  Introduces  New  OEM  GPS  Receiver  II-53  
Cambridge  Positioning  Systems  Launches  GPS  Mobile  Navigation  
Technology  II-53  
Atmel  and  Magellan  Launch  New  GPS  Chipset  II-53  
MicroTRAK  Launches  AutoTRAK  II-54  
Alltel  Wireless  Offers  TeleNav  Services  II-54  
Magellan  Extends  RoadMate  Product  Line  II-54  
ViaMichelin  Introduces  Portable  GPS  Navigation  X-930  II-54  
CSI  Wireless  Rolls  Out  New  SBX-4  DGPS  Beacon  Module  II-55  
NavCom  Introduces  Improved  Aerial  Survey  Solution  II-55  
CSI  Wireless  Rolls  Out  Crescent  Series  DGPS  Receivers  II-55  
SiRF  Unveils  Thin  GPS  Chip,  GSCi-5000  II-55  
Trimble  Extends  Trimble  Outdoors™  with  Geocaching  Application  II-55  
Trimble  Unveils  Latest  Version  of  TrimTrac  Locator  II-56  
Averatec  Releases  Voya  320  Latest  GPS  Navigation  System  II-56  
RF  Micro  Devices  Rolls  Out  Host-Based  GPS  Solution  II-56  
u-blox  Introduces  Dead  Reckoning  GPS  Module  II-56  
Navman  Releases  Next  Gen  In-Vehicle  Navigation  Devices  II-56  
u-blox  Introduces  Low-Cost  GPS  Module  II-56  
u-blox  Releases  New  GPS  Chips  II-57  
u-blox  Rolls  Out  Compact  GPS  Module  II-57  
Antenova  Introduces  GPS  RADIONOVA®  Antenna  II-57  
Nokia  Launches  First  GPS  Device  II-57  
Dopod  International  Introduces  GPS-Based  PDA  II-57  
Asustek  Releases  GPS-Based  PDA  II-58  
Satguard  Asia  Rolls  Out  GPS-Based  Vehicle  Tracking  and  
Security  Device  II-58  
TomTom  Introduces  Novel  GPS  Service  II-58  
ALK  Technologies  Releases  Cost-Effective  Fleet  Management  
Solution  II-58  
Vettro  Enhances  GPS  Capabilities  in  Vettro  360  Product  Service  II-58  
TomTom  Introduces  Trendy  GPS-Enabled  Mobile  Handset  II-58  
Garmin  International  Launches  Garmin  Mobile  10  II-59  
Garmin  International  Releases  New  Automotive  Navigation  System  II-59  
Garmin  Launches  Portable  GPS  Navigators  with  Sea  and  Land  
Cartography  II-59  
Garmin  International  Introduces  Enhanced  GPS  Portable  Aviation  
Device  II-60  
Wherify  Wireless  and  Entel  PCS  Together  Releases  Ubicom  II-60  
Athena  Technologies  Launches  Two  New  Micro  Guidance  Systems  II-60  
IEE  Introduces  Military  Qualified  Hand  Held  Control  Display  Unit  II-60  
Cobra  Electronics  Rolls  Out  New  Color  GPS  Navigator  II-60  
MicroTRAKGPS  Launches  JaguarWatch  II-61  
Rockwell  Collins  Releases  WAAS-Enabled  GPS-4000S  II-61  
NemeriX  Rolls  Out  GPS  Integrated  Circuit  II-61  
Uniden  Forays  into  Portable  GPS  Market  II-61  
Sony  Electronics  Introduces  Novel  GPS-enabled  Device  II-61  
Sony  Extends  Product  Line  of  Sat  Nav  II-62  
Garmin  Introduces  Entry  Level  GPS-enabled  PDA  II-62  
Garmin  Introduces  Premium  GPS  Package  II-62  
GlobalPositioningSystems  Releases  GPS  Software  for  Blackberry  
Devices  II-62  
Telogis  Introduces  Advanced  Version  of  Fleet  Tracking  and  
Management  System  II-62  
Siemens  Communications  to  Introduce  New  Modules  II-63  
Homeland  Security  Introduces  Child  Tracking  Device  II-63  
Sanyo  Releases  Portable  Navigation  Device  II-63  
Harman  Kardon  Launches  First  Portable  GPS  Device  II-63  
MicroTRAKGPS  Introduces  Novel  GPS  Portable  Product  Line  II-63  
Central  Pacific  Launches  GP-10  GPS  Receiver  II-63  
Garmin  Introduces  Trail  Guide®  GPS  Navigation  System  for  Jeep  
Wrangler  II-63  
SiRF  Launches  GPS  SiRFstarIIx  Chipsets  II-64  
AutoFarm  Launches  Cultiva  OnTrac  Steering  Systems  II-64  
Garmin  Launches  GPS-Based  Garmin  Mobile  Applications  for  Mobiles  II-64  
Symmetricom  Launches  New  Network  Time  Servers  II-64  
Symmetricom  Introduces  GPS  Time/Frequency  Receiver  II-64  
Symmetricom  Introduces  Time/Frequency  Receiver  for  GPS  of  
Defense  Department  II-65  
Symmetricom  Launches  GPS  Timing  Instrument  II-65  
FALCOM  Unveils  GPS  enabled  JP14  module  II-65  
Leica  Geosystems  Launches  New  Dual  Frequency  GPS  Receiver  II-65  
Leica  Geosystems  Unveils  Cable  Free  RTK  GPS  II-65  
Leica  Introduces  GPS-enabled  Machine  Navigation  II-65  
Leica  Introduces  SmartStation  Surveying  System  II-65  
Thales  Launches  Range  of  Handheld  Navigation  Solutions  II-65  
Thales  Introduces  New  eXPlorist  XL  II-66  
Thales  Navigation  Launches  New  GPS  Handheld  II-66  
Thales  Navigation  Introduces  RoadMate  360  Vehicle  Navigation  
System  II-66  
Fastrax  Launches  OEM  GPS  Receiver  II-66  
RFDomus  Introduces  RFD1400  II-66  
NovAtel  Unveils  Series  of  GPS  Receivers  II-67  
SiRF  Introduces  GPS  Chip  Set  for  Car  Navigation  System  II-67  
Garmin  Introduces  GPS  Navigation  in  India  II-67  
VECTRONIC  Unveils  Range  of  GPS  PRO  Pet  Trackers  II-67  
GPS  Tracks  Launches  GlobalPetFinder  Tracker  II-67  
Navman  Introduces  Sport.Tool  Personal  GPS  Trainer  II-67  
Topcon  Offers  New  3Di-GPS  Features  II-68  
Symmetricom  Introduces  Time/Frequency  Receiver  II-68  
Garmin  Launches  Two-Way  Radio/GPS  Unit  II-68  
Lowrance  Introduces  Cordless  iWAY™  350C  II-69  
NavCom  Introduces  NCT-2100D  GPS  engine  II-69  
Navman  Introduces  Jupiter  110  GPS  Receiver  II-69  
Trimble  Unveils  AgGPS  332  Receiver  II-69  
Navman  Launches  Jupiter  21  Receiver  II-69  
Trimble  Unveils  New  GPS  Handheld  II-70  
Trimble  Launches  DSM™  232  Receiver  II-70  
Nokia  Unveils  Wireless  GPS  Module  II-70  
RFDomus  Released  RFD1400  GPS  Receiver  II-70  
Wherify  Introduces  Wrist  Watches  with  GPS  II-70  
Navman  Launches  Bluetooth™  GPS  Solution  II-71  
Sony  Develops  GPS  Chip  II-71  
Trimble  Launches  TrimTrac  II-71  
NemeriX  Develops  Low-Power  AGPS  Chipset  II-71  
Nextel  Offers  TeleNav  Services  II-71  
RF  Micro  Launches  New  GPS  Receiver  II-72  
Televigation  Introduces  New  Service  II-72  
Centrality  Announces  Availability  of  New  GPS-Enabled  Solutions  II-72  
Wherify  Launches  GPS  Locator  Phone  II-72  
uLocate  Introduces  Internet-based  Tracking  Services  II-72  
Surrey  Technology  Develops  Satellite  Constellation  II-73  
Garmin  Extends  Rino  Product  Line  II-73  
NovAtel  Launches  New  Product  Range  II-73  
Motorola  Launches  AGPS  Module  II-73  
Mercedes-Benz  Unveils  Murshid  In-Car  Navigation  System  II-74  
Magellan  Introduces  New  GPS  Navigation  System  II-74  
Garmin  Launches  the  iQue  GPS  PDA  II-74  
Navman  Launches  GPS  Navigation  Solution  II-74  
NEC  Launches  New  Chipsets  for  GPS  Applications  II-75  
Motorola  Launches  New  Timing  Module  II-75  
Trimble  Launches  SiteVision  5.0  II-75  
ProClip  Introduces  GPS  Navigation  Systems  II-75  
eRide  Develops  New  GPS  Chip  Architecture  II-76  
CSI  Introduces  Solar  Powered  Tracking  Device  II-76  
GeoSentry  Launches  New  Tracking  Device  II-76  
TomTom  Launches  Personal  Navigation  System  II-76  
New  GPS  Marine  Information  Device  II-76  
'I  Go  Go'  launched  in  China  II-77  
Spirent  Communications  Launches  New  GPS  Simulators  II-77  
GPS  Navigator  from  Pharos  II-77  
Javad  Launches  New  Products  II-77  
Navcom  Launches  New  Receiver  II-78  
Positioning  Solutions  Increases  Product  Range  II-78  
Telus  Adds  GPS  to  Wireless  Network  II-78  
Xybernaut  and  TeleType  Introduce  Wearable  Computers  with  GPS  II-78  
Telus  Launches  GPS  Enabled  Handsets  II-79  
Sierra  Wireless  Launches  Wireless  GPS  Modem  II-79  
VascoTrack  Launches  the  V502  GPRS/GPS  Tracking  Device  II-79  
u-blox  Launches  New  Receiver  Board  II-79  
Guardian  Mobility  Launches  Asset  Tracking  Devices  II-79  

9.  Recent  Industry  Activity  II-80  
Garmin  International  and  MapQuest  Forge  Partnership  II-80  
Magellan  Partners  with  Primordial  II-80  
MiTAC  International's  Mio  Technology  and  Navman  Merge  with  
Each  Other  II-80  
Hexagon  Acquires  NovAtel  II-80  
Orolia  and  Rapco  Electronics  Strike  Partnership  II-81  
Orolia  Acquires  Pendulum  Instruments  II-81  
Trimble  Acquires  Crain  Enterprises  II-81  
Current  Technology  Acquires  51%  Stake  in  Celevoke  II-81  
GPS  Industries  Takes  Over  Assets  and  Operations  of  UpLink  II-81  
Garmin  International  and  Garmin  Corporation  Extend  Agreement  
with  NAVTEQ  II-82  
Garmin  Acquires  GPS  Gesellschaft  II-82  
Hemisphere  GPS  Acquires  BEELINE  Technologies  II-82  
Magellan  Partners  with  Zenitron  II-82  
Raytheon  Acquires  M-code  GPS  Receivers  Development  Contract  II-82  
Raytheon  Acquires  System  Design  Development  Contract  II-83SiRF  Technology  Holdings  Acquires  Centrality  Communications  II-83  
Effective  Control  Trucking  Acquires  Argo  Navigation  II-83  
Vericom  Technologies  Takes  Over  Portable  Internet  II-83  
Springbank  Resources  Consents  to  Acquire  PocketFinder  II-83  
Broadcom  Takes  Over  Global  Locate  II-83  
Sentex  Sensing  Technology  To  Take  Over  ICOM  Holdings  II-84  
North  Star  Diamonds  Acquires  Chanaral  Resources  II-84  
CalAmp  Takes  Over  Aircept.com  II-84  
Esterline  Technologies  Acquires  CMC  Electronics  II-84  
ProLink  Solutions  Acquires  Assets  and  Business  of  ScoreCast  II-84  
SK  Telecom  Acquires  65%  Stake  in  Shenzhen  E-eye  II-84  
Atheros  Communications  to  Purchase  u-Nav's  Assets  and  Some  
Liabilities  II-85  
Northrop  Grumman  Wins  U.S.  Air  Force  Contract  II-85  
SatNav  Technologies  Introduces  GPS  Related  Software  II-85  
Nokia  Consents  to  Acquire  Navteq  II-85  
Broadcom  Acquires  Global  Locate  II-85  
Lowrance  Electronics  Merges  with  Navico  II-86  
MicroTRAK  Acquires  Fibergrations  II-86  
Shah  Capital  Acquires  Thales  Navigation  II-86  
Trimble  Acquires  Intellectual  Property  of  The  XYZs  of  GPS  II-86  
Ultradata  Acquires  Stake  in  Talon  II-86  
Dmatek  Takes  Over  Operations  of  ProTech  Monitoring  II-87  
Topcon  Acquires  KEE  Technologies  II-87  
Nokia  Acquires  gate5  II-87  
GHL  Technologies  Acquires  EVI  II-87  
CSI  Takes  Over  DEL  NORTE  II-87  
Alanco  Acquires  StarTrak  II-87  
Istithmar  Acquires  Stake  in  GPS  Industries  II-88  
SiRF  Acquires  TrueSpan  to  Strengthen  GPS  Platform  II-88  
Glonav  Acquires  GPS  Technology  Assets  from  Ceva  II-88  
ProLink  Solutions  to  Acquire  Parview  II-88  
Garmin  and  GPS-Buddy  in  Alliance  to  Provide  Real-Time  
Navigation  Facilities  II-88  
Lockheed  Martin  and  ITT  Ally  to  Compete  for  GPS  Block  3  Contract  II-89  
Archetype  Forms  Strategic  Alliance  with  Quake  Global  II-89  
Mobile  Crossing  and  Pocket  Real  Estate  Collaborate  for  Real  
Estate  GPS  Navigation  System  II-89  
SiGe  and  Nordnav  Offer  Advanced  GPS  Receiver  II-89  
Magellan  Partners  with  AAA  Clubs  II-89  
Maryland  Transit  Administration  Inks  Pact  with  Orbital  Science  II-90  
Nokia  Inks  Pact  with  Navicore  to  Offer  First  Arabic  GPS  System  
for  Mobile  Devices  II-90  
Remote  Dynamics  Inks  Agreement  with  Savoya  II-90  
Magellan  and  AAA  Ink  Pact  to  Make  Modified  Version  of  RoadMate  
Auto  Navigator  II-90  
SiRF  Technology  Inks  Agreement  with  Tyco  Electronics  II-91  
Trimble  and  Nokia  Ink  Cooperative  Licensing  Agreement  for  GPS  
Technology  II-91  
Garmin  in  Agreement  to  Provide  GPS  Systems  to  BMW  Dealerships  
in  UK  II-91  
Emergency  Vehicle  Installation  Inks  Agreement  to  Install  GPS  
Systems  for  CEMEX  USA  II-91  
TomTom  Inks  Distribution  Agreement  with  RadioShack  II-91  
TomTom  and  Vodafone  to  Provide  GPS-Based  Real-Time  Traffic  
Information  II-92  
The  Tracking  Corporation  Signs  Agreement  with  Platinum  Wireless  II-92  
iSECUREtrac  Inks  Contract  with  Mammoth  CommunicationsII-92  
Leica  Geosystems  Receives  Supply  Order  from  Mexican  Government  II-92  
Raytheon  Bags  US  Air  Force  Contract  to  Develop  GPS  Receivers  II-92  
Spirent  Bags  Contract  from  the  US  Navy  II-93  
Telvent  Signs  Contract  to  Provide  GPS-Based  Traffic  Control  
System  for  Jincheng  City  II-93  
Rockwell  Bags  Contract  for  Developing  Advanced  GPS  Technology  
from  US  Air  Force  II-93  
NextBus  Bags  Contract  from  AC  Transit  II-93  
iSECUREtrac  Wins  Contract  for  Providing  Electronic  Monitoring  
Services  II-93  
Quanta  Bags  Contract  for  Manufacturing  TomTom's  Vehicle  GPS  
Systems  II-94  
Globecomm  and  EMS  SATCOM  Bag  Force  Tracking  System  Contract  
from  NATO  II-94  
iSECUREtrac  Bags  GPS  Tracking  Services  Contract  in  South  Carolina  II-94  
Trimble  Offers  VRS  Technology  for  Serbia's  GPS  Infrastructure  
Network  II-94  
SiRF  Technology  Offers  SiRFstarIII™  Architecture  to  Pioneer  II-94  
SiRF  Technology  Offers  SiRFstarIII  GPS  Receiver  for  Fujitsu  
Siemens'  Smartphones  II-95  
SiRF  Provides  GPS  Technology  to  Bushnell  II-95  
TeleNav  Incorporates  GPS  Navigation  Function  into  Smartphones  II-95  
Garmin  Delivers  StreetPilot®  Automotive  Navigator  to  
Enterprise  Rent-A-Car  II-95  
Garmin  Provides  Portable  Navigator  for  Daimler  Chrysler  
Automotive  Brand  II-95  
Spirent  Provides  GPS  Simulation  System  to  US  Navy  II-95  
NovAtel  Offers  GPS  Receivers  in  Testing  GPS  Block  IIF  Signals  II-96  
Trimble  Provides  GPS  and  VRS  Solutions  for  SiReNT  in  Singapore  II-96  
Trimble  Provides  GPS  Technology  for  GNSS  Infrastructure  
Network  in  Perth  II-96  
Topcon  Authorizes  Mehra  Eyetech  to  Market  GPS  Products  in  
Indian  States  II-96  
MicroTRAK  Changes  Name  to  The  Tracking  Corporation  II-96  
Fibergrations  Changes  Name  to  TRACKINGrfid  II-97  
GloNav  Establishes  as  Spin  Out  from  Ceva  II-97  
Topcon  Restructures  Positioning  System  Operations  in  Australia  
and  New  Zealand  II-97  
NemeriX  Sets  Up  North  American  Center  to  Benefit  from  Growing  
GPS  Market  II-97  
Garmin's  New  Facility  in  UK  to  Operate  as  European  Headquarters  II-97  
Lockheed  Martin  Built  GPS  IIR-M  Satellite  System  Becomes  
Completely  Operational  II-98  
Boeing  Concludes  GPS  Software  Testing  II-98  
Raytheon  Concludes  Preliminary  Test  for  GAGAN-TDS  II-98  
Lockheed  Successfully  Concludes  System  Requirements  Review  of  
GPS  III  II-98  
NovAtel  Acquires  Waypoint  Consulting  II-98  
Homeland  Integrated  Security  Systems  to  Acquire  ActSoft  II-99  
SiRf  Technology  Takes  Over  Motorola's  GPS  Chip  Business  II-99  
Garmin  Acquires  Business  Operations  of  MotionBased  Technologies  II-99  
Amalgamated  Technologies  Acquires  Prolink  in  Reverse  Takeover  
Transaction  II-99  
DataLogic  Acquires  CBSiHoldings'  Assets  to  Expand  Business  
Operations  II-99  
CBSi  Holdings  Inc  Acquires  Panther  Trak™  from  DataLogic  
International  II-100  
Rockwell  and  Honeywell  Form  50:50  Joint  Venture  II-100  
LogiaCMG  and  CPS  in  Partnership  for  European  AGILE  Project  II-100  
Hertz  and  Thales'  Navigation  Offer  NeverLost  Car  Navigation  
System  in  European  Market  II-100  
Pharos  Renews  GPS  Receiver  Supply  Agreement  with  Microsoft  
Streets  &  Trips  II-101  
Savoya  Inks  Agreement  with  Remote  Dynamics  for  REDIview  Fleet  
Solution  II-101  
iSECUREtrac  Bags  GPS  Program  Contract  from  BOPP  II-101  
Comtech  Bags  Order  for  Delivery  of  GPS  and  RFID-Based  
Transceivers  II-102  
Leica  Receivers  Supply  Order  from  the  New  York  Department  of  
Transportation  II-102  
Garmin  Provides  GPS  Navigation  System  for  Honda  Gold  Wing  
Motorcycles  II-102  
SiRF  Technology  Incorporates  SiRFstarIII  Technology  on  TomTom  
RIDER  II-102  
Leica  to  Establish  GPS  Network  in  China  II-102  
ITT  Acquires  Allen  Osborne  to  Extend  GPS  Capabilities  II-102  
PCS  Industries  Takes  Over  Infodesk  II-103  
Trimble  Awarded  Contracts  by  US  Air  Force  II-103  
BrailleNote  GPS  Wins  Awards  II-103  
NovAtel  Acquires  CMC  Electronics'  Non-Aviation  GPS  OEM  Product  
Line  II-103  
Trimble  Acquires  MENSI  II-104  
Trimble  Acquires  Applanix  II-104  
Garmin  Purchases  UPS  Aviation  II-104  
Brunswick  Acquires  Share  in  Navman  II-104  
Fugro  Acquires  Thales  GeoSolutions  II-104  
Raytheon  Receives  Anti-Jam  Contract  II-105  
ERI  in  Contract  with  US  Army  II-105  
Raytheon  in  Contract  with  RAF  II-105  
Oskando  and  Fastrax  in  Alliance  II-105  
SiRF  Inks  Partnership  Agreement  with  Cambridge  Positioning  II-105  
Trimble  Wins  Deutsche  Telekom  Contract  II-106  
Sprint  in  Agreement  with  Coleman  for  Providing  GPS  Enabled  
Services  II-106  
CSI  Receives  Patent  II-106  
USAF  Launches  GPS  IIR  Satellite  II-106  
KDDI  Bags  GPS  Contract  II-106  

10.  Focus  on  Select  Global  Players  II-108  
Fei-Zyfer,  Inc.  (USA)  II-108  
Furuno  USA,  Inc.  (USA)  II-108  
Garmin  International,  Inc.  (USA)  II-108  
Hemisphere  GPS  (Canada)  II-109  
ITT  Corp  Space  Systems  Division  (USA)  II-109  
KVH  Industries,  Inc.  (USA)  II-110  
Lowrance  Electronics,  Inc.  (USA)  II-110  
Magellan  Navigation,  Inc.  (USA)  II-110  
Mio  Technology  (Belgium)  II-111  
NavCom  Technology,  Inc.  (USA)  II-111  
Navman  NZ  Ltd.  (New  Zealand)  II-111  
NovAtel,  Inc.  (Canada)  II-112  
Orolia  (France)  II-112  
Raytheon  Systems  Co.  (USA)  II-112  
Rockwell  Collins,  Inc  (USA)  II-112  
SiRF  Technology  Holdings,  Inc.  (USA)  II-113  
Sokkia  Co.,  Ltd.  (Japan)  II-113  
Symmetricom,  Inc.  (USA)  II-113  
TomTom  International  B.V.  (The  Netherlands)  II-114  
Topcon  Positioning  Systems,  Inc.  (USA)  II-114  
Trimble  Navigation  Limited  (USA)  II-114  

11.  Global  Market  Perspective  II-116  
Table  2:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
Global  Positioning  System  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  
Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  
Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  through  2010  in  
US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-116  

Table  3:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  Global  Positioning  
System  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  
and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  
Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  Million  
(includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-117  

Table  4:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  Global  Positioning  
System  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  Dollar  
Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  
Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-118  

Table  5:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
Land  Based  GPS  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  
Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  
Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  through  2010  in  
US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-119  

Table  6:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  Land  Based  GPS  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-120  

Table  7:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  Land  Based  GPS  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  
World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-121  

Table  8:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  In-Vehicle  Navigation  Applications  by  GeographicRegion  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  
Markets  Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  
Years  2000  through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-122  

Table  9:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  In-Vehicle  
Navigation  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  
Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  
Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  
US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-123  

Table  10:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  In-Vehicle  
Navigation  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  
Breakdown  of  Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  
and  Rest  of  World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  
(includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-124  

Table  11:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  Consumer  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  
Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  
Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  
through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-125  

Table  12:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  Consumer  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-126  

Table  13:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  Consumer  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  
World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-127  

Table  14:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  Survey/Mapping  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  
US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  
Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  
through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-128  

Table  15:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  Survey/  
Mapping  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-129  

Table  16:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  
Survey/Mapping  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  
Breakdown  of  Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  
and  Rest  of  World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  
(includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-130  

Table  17:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  Tracking/Machine  Control  Applications  by  Geographic  
Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  
Markets  Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  
Years  2000  through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-131  

Table  18:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  Tracking/  
Machine  Control  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  
Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  
Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  
US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-132  

Table  19:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  
Tracking/Machine  Control  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  
Percentage  Breakdown  of  Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  
2008  and  2012  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-133  

Table  20:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  OEM  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  
Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  
Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  through  2010  in  
US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-134  

Table  21:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  OEM  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-135  

Table  22:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  OEM  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  
World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-136  

Table  23:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  Aviation  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  
Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  
Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  
through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-137  

Table  24:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  Aviation  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-138  

Table  25:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  Aviation  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  
World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-139  

Table  26:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  Marine  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  
Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  
Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  
through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-140  

Table  27:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  Marine  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-141  

Table  28:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  Marine  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  
World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-142  

Table  29:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  Military  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  
Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  
Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  
through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-143  

Table  30:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  Military  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-144  

Table  31:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  Military  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  
World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-145  

Table  32:  World  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
GPS  Based  Timing  Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  
Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  
Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2000  
through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  II-146  

Table  33:  World  Long-Term  Projections  for  GPS  Based  Timing  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  US,  Japan,  Europe,  
Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  World  Markets  Independently  Analyzed  
by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  through  2015  in  US$  
Million  (includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-147  

Table  34:  World  10-Year  Perspective  for  GPS  Based  Timing  
Applications  by  Geographic  Region  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  US,  Japan,  Europe,  Asia-Pacific  and  Rest  of  
World  Markets  for  the  Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  II-148  


III.  MARKET  

1.  The  United  States  III-1  
A.Market  Analysis  III-1  
Outlook  III-1  
Trends  and  Issues  III-1  
North  American  GPS  Market  for  Public/Military  Utility  III-1  
Table  35:  US  Non-Cellular  GPS  Chip  Market  (2005):  
Percentage  Breakdown  of  Volume  Shipments  by  Application  
Type  -  Vehicle  Tracking,  Vehicle  Navigation,  Recreation,  
Maritime,  Military/other,  Timing,  Surveying,  and  Aviation  
(includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  III-1  
GPS:  Part  of  Economic  Infrastructure  and  National  Security  III-1  
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  
Market  Trends  III-3  
Consumer  Products  Propel  New  Market  Growth  III-3  
Measures  Initiated  to  Upgrade  GPS  Capabilities  III-3  
Price  Declines  to  Spur  GPS-based  Navigation  System  Sales  III-4  
Manufacturers  Focus  on  Improving  Performance  /  Price  Ratio  
to  Spur  GPS  Navigation  System  Uptake  III-4  
In-Vehicle  Navigation  Systems  Sales  On  Rise  III-4  
Table  36:  US  Automotive  GPS  Market  (2003-2007):  
Penetration  Rates  (in  Cars)  of  Different  GPS  Products  -  
Dealer/Factory  Navigation  Systems,  GPS-Enabled  PDAs,  
GPS-Enabled  Integrated  Devices,  and  GPS-Enabled  Mobiles  
(includes  corresponding  Graph/Chart)  III-5  
Portable  GPS  Devices  Command  Rapid  Uptake  III-5  
Technology  Advancements  Create  New  Avenues  for  GPS  
Application  in  GSM  Mobile  Phones  III-5  
Consumers  Show  High  Interest  in  Location-based  Services  III-5  
GPS-Based  Mobile  Gaming  -  Fantasy  to  Reality  III-6  
Companies  Eye  GPS  as  a  Potential  Marketing  Tool  III-6  
Latest  GPS  Units  Come  Loaded  with  Live  Traffic  Information  III-6  
Competitive  Framework  III-6  
Regulatory  Environment  III-7  
Enhanced  GPS  Gets  FAA  Approval  III-7  
FCC  Mandates  for  Carriers  III-7  
Selective  Availability:  A  Brief  Review  III-7  
Cessation  of  Selective  Availability  Enhances  Effectiveness  
of  Existing  Products  III-8  
New  GPS  Policy  -  Goals  and  Objectives  III-8  
Product  Launches/Developments  III-8  
Strategic  Corporate  Developments  III-37  
Key  Players  III-54B.Market  Analytics  III-60  
Table  37:  US  Recent  Past,  Current  and  Future  Analysis  for  
Global  Positioning  System  by  End  Use  Application  -  Land  
Based  (In-Vehicle  Navigation,  Consumer,  Survey/Mapping  and  
Tracking/Machine  Control),  OEM,  Aviation,  Marine,  Military  
and  Timing  Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  
Years  2000  through  2010  in  US$  Million  (includes  
corresponding  Graph/Chart)  III-60  

Table  38:  US  Long-Term  Projections  for  Global  Positioning  
System  by  End  Use  Application  -  Land  Based  (In-Vehicle  
Navigation,  Consumer,  Survey  /  Mapping  and  Tracking/Machine  
Control),  OEM,  Aviation,  Marine,  Military  and  Timing  
Independently  Analyzed  by  Annual  Revenues  for  the  Years  2011  
through  2015  in  US$  Million  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  III-61  

Table  39:  US  10-Year  Perspective  for  Global  Positioning  
System  by  End  Use  Application  -  Percentage  Breakdown  of  
Dollar  Sales  for  Land  Based  (In-Vehicle  Navigation,  
Consumer,  Survey/Mapping  and  Tracking/Machine  Control),  OEM,  
Aviation,  Marine,  Military  and  Timing  Independently  for  the  
Years  2003,  2008  and  2012  (includes  corresponding  
Graph/Chart)  III-62  

2.  Japan

 

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