Broadcom's 'PND-on-a-Chip' technology


Broadcom Corporation has announced a new navigation processor and power management (PMU) solution designed specifically for personal navigation devices (PNDs). The new ‘PND-on-a-chip’ integrates many of the costly external components required by competitive solutions, including a global positioning system (GPS) baseband, radio frequency (RF) circuitry and low noise amplifier (LNA) as well as high powered applications and graphics processors.

The ‘PND-on-a-chip’ solution provides all the key components required to deliver a graphical user experience of life-like maps and engaging navigational information for next generation PNDs without the lags and blocky renderings of many current devices.

Read press release here.

See product sheet here.


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