Broadcom launches IoT-focused global navigation chip
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In order to cater to the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable devices markets, semiconductor solutions company Broadcom has launched a new Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) chip, known as Broadcom BCM47748. The chip ensures devices such as fitness bands provide pinpoint location.
Power consumption from the new chip is marginal as it handles most of the load associated to signal processing from the device MCU by assessing position, velocity and time (PVT) on-chip....