Antenova Launches M10372 GPS RADIONOVA® with CSR’s SiRFstarIV™ Architecture

Published by Antenova Ltd

Antenova announces M10372 GPS RADIONOVA® – a planar mount GPS Radio Antenna Module incorporating CSR’s market leading SiRFstarIV™ GPS chipset with Antenova’s high performing patented antenna technology in a compact low profile package.

Announces M10372 Radio Antenna Module is the Latest Complete GPS System Solution for Embedded GPS and Machine-to-Machine Device Applications

Cambridge, UK – 6 December, 2010– Antenova Ltd., the integrated antenna and RF solutions company, announced M10372 GPS RADIONOVA® – a planar mount GPS Radio Antenna Module incorporating CSR’s market leading SiRFstarIV™ GPS chipset with Antenova’s high performing patented antenna technology in a compact low profile package. Antenova further announced the M10372 is ideally suited for a multitude of embedded GPS, machine-to-machine (M2M) and mobile device applications such as personal navigation devices (PNDs), automatic vehicle locators (AVLs), trackers and portable media players (PMPs).

Greg McCray, CEO of Antenova said, “CSR is a recognized leader in the GPS semiconductor market, and the new SiRFstarIV architecture provides many new features and benefits for Antenova’s GPS RADIONOVA customers. Some of the new features include adaptive micro-power controller to maintain hot-start conditions with minimal power consumption and active jammer remover which helps maximize performance in potentially noisy environments. The improved tracking, navigation and acquisition sensitivity of the new SiRFstarIV chip combined with Antenova’s high performing omni-directional antenna makes the M10372 an ideal GPS system solution for next generation embedded device and M2M applications. And the M10372 has been designed to provide existing GPS RADIONOVA customers an easy migration path for their next generation products.”

The M10372 is a highly integrated GPS RF antenna module suitable for L1-band GPS and A-GPS systems. The device combines CSR’s SiRFstarIV GSD4e GPS receiver IC with Antenova’s high efficiency antenna technology. All front-end components are contained in a small 29 x 13 x 4.7mm single package laminate base module providing a complete GPS receiver for optimum performance. M10372 operates on a single 1.8V positive bias supply with ultra low power consumption and available low power modes for further power savings. M10372 is supported by SiRF stand alone software and is compatible with UART, SPI and I2C host processor interfaces. Custom versions of the module can also incorporate an antenna switch for optional active antenna connection.


About Antenova
Antenova is a leading developer and supplier of high performing integrated antennas and RF solutions for wireless communication and consumer electronic devices. Through its customers and licensee partners, Antenova’s HDA® antennas, DATANOVA® multi-band mobile broadband antennas, RADIONOVA® RF Antenna modules and gigaNOVA® and MDA standard antennas enable some of the most advanced wireless devices, smartphones, feature phones and wireless notebook computers from global Tier 1 OEMs. Antenova’s integrated antennas and RF solutions are ideally suited for an extensive range of applications, including GSM and CDMA, 3G, LTE, GPS, 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth® (BT/BT EDR/BT LE), WiMAX™, WiBro, ZigBee®, FM, Mobile TV and M2M. For further information, please visit www.antenova.com.

Contacts:

Destanie Clarke
Marketing Manager
Antenova Ltd
m. +44 (0)7753 826162
t: +44 (0)1223 810614
destanie.clarke@antenova.com

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