GPS Phones: Market Research Report

Date: February 22, 2010
Pages: 596
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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GPS Phones: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for GPS Phones in Thousand Units.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015.

The report profiles 34 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Apple Inc., Garmin International Inc., HTC Corp, LG Electronics, Motorola, Inc., Nokia Corporation, NAVTEQ Corporation, Research in Motion Limited, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITION

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS

GPS-Enabled Cell Phones Beat Economic Crisis
Global Market Analysis
Market Prelude
Location Tracking System Measures in Select Countries
E911 Mandate Provides the Biggest Fillip
SUPL Aids in Market Penetration
Market Forces and Dynamics
Need for Accuracy Drives GPS-Based Location Services
Mobile Handsets with GPS to Take Over PNDs
GSM Smartphones – A Big Opportunity
GPS Chips Move to Mass Market Handsets
Prices of GPS-Based Mobile Phones Set to Decline

2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Global Positioning System
Historic Background
GPS Development Over the Years
Cost Involved
GPS Phones
Operation
Wireless Networks for GPS
Basics of Cellular Telephony
GPS Receivers
Assisted GPS
Cell Phones as GPS Device
Select GPS Phones
Use Of GPS Phones
Detailed Directions
Emergency Uses
Location Tracking
Location Based Services (LBS)
Major Categories of Location-Based Services

3.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Vodafone Takes Over WayFinder
Nokia Inks Partnership Agreement with America Movil
Asustek Partners with Garmin to Develop Location-Enabled Smartphones
Northrop Grumman Collaborates with Global Security
Rx Networks Licenses GPStream Technology to ST-Ericsson
Furuno Acquires eRide
LEADTEK and Amaryllo forms Joint Venture
T-Mobile Partners with NAVIGON
Nokia Acquires NAVTEQ
Tata Teleservices to Deliver A-GPS Supported LBS Service
i-mate™ Inks Partnership Agreement with M1
Telstra to Deliver Apple iPhone 3G Services in Australia
America Movil to Deliver Apple iPhone 3G Services
Bharti Airtel to Deploy Apple iPhone 3G Services
SK Telecom Acquires Majority Stake in SHENZHEN-E-EYE HIGH TECH
Acer Acquires E-Ten
MiTAC Merges GPS Device Subsidiaries
NXP Acquires GloNav
Qualcomm Inks Patent Non-Assertion Deal with SiRF Technology
Google Allies with Magellan
Marvell Inks GPS Solution Licensing Agreement with Trimble
ISM Inks Licensing Agreement with GotchaGPS
China Telecom to Acquire Unicom-BREW
i-Mate Partners with SatNav to Introduce Integrated Mapping Solutions
GTX Forms Joint Venture with Phantom
Intrinsyc Acquires Destinator Technologies
Apartment Guide Inks Agreement with Mobile Accord
NemeriX Inks Partnership Agreement with Partron
TeleNav Enters into Partnership with Telcel
NavStar Inks Agreement for Acquisition of Argo Navigation
JCB and LOXAM Adopt GlobalTRACS® Equipment Management System
SiRF and Samsung Collaborate for GPS-Enabled Location Services
Qualcomm and Mio Partner for Connected Personal Navigation Devices
Epson to License A-GPS Receiver Technology
Rx Networks and CSR Announce eGPS and Predicted GPS Positioning Technologies
Royal Mail Deploys CoPilot Live Navigation Solution
Atheros Inks Agreement to Take Over u-Nav Microelectronics
NemeriX Receives Patent for GNSS RF Receiver Technology

4.PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENTS

T-Mobile Sidekick® LX™ ’09 Incorporates TeleNav GPS Navigator™ Feature
TeleNav to Launch TeleNav GPS Navigator Service
Intergis Selects NAVTEQ’s Map Data for Vericom MRM Solution
TeleNav Launches TeleNav GPS Navigator™ on BlackBerry App World™
Tata Teleservices Introduces A-GPS Service
GPS Core Launches MobileCore
Sony Ericsson Introduces T707 GPS Phone with GPS and 3G
Mio Launches Explora K70
Mio Technology to Introduce GPS-Enabled Phone
HTC Introduces HTC Touch Cruise09, a GPS Mobile Phone
Garmin-Asus Launches Nuvifone G60 GPS Phone
Nokia to Introduce Nokia 6260 Slide Phone
Nokia Introduces N79 Active GPS Phone
Sony Ericsson Launches W715 GPS Music Phone
Fandango Introduces Palm® web OS™ Application
Alltel Unveils BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230
MTN and Garmap Unveil Garmap for Mobile Online
Nextel Releases MOT i9 Clamshell Handset
Qtel Unveils BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphone
LG Electronics Unveils LG-KC910 Renoir
ZTE to Unveil Windows-Based Phone for Vodafone
LG Electronics Unveils LG Arena
RF Micro Devices Unveils RF2815 for GPS-Enabled Mobile Devices
Motorola, Sprint and Boost in Alliance Release Motorola Stature i9 Flip Phone
Masternaut Three X Introduces GPS-enabled Emergency Alarm Watch
Nokia Unveils Three Latest Handsets
CSR Unveils CSR9000
CSR Introduces Smallest GPS Combination Chip BlueCore BC7830
TWIG Mobile Launches GPS Real Time Tracking and WebFinder Service
TWIG Unveils TWIG Protector
SMART Communications and HTC Launch HTC Magic™
CellGuide Launches RAMON GPS Module
GBC Introduces GSmart MS820
AT&T and Motorola Introduce the Motorola Tundra™ VA76r
i-mate™ Launches i-mate Products Range
i-mate™ Launches i-mate™ 810 F
Infineon and Epson Introduce Advanced Uni-Chip GPS Receiver
Leica Geosystems Launches All-New CrossCheck Service
LG Introduces New Viewty Smart Camera Phone
Pharos Launches New Smartphone
RIM Launches BlackBerry® Tour™
Palm Launches Treo™ Pro Smartphone on Bell Mobility’s EV-DO Rev A
SkyTraq Launches Venus634LPx-T
Rx Networks Unveils GPStream™ SUPL 1.0 LE
ALK Technologies Unveils CoPilot® Live™
u-blox and Gionee to Launch New Series of GPS- Enabled Mobile Phones
PCTEL Launches Medallion GPS Antenna Platform
AT&T Announces Expansion of TeleNav Track
Trimble Launches AllSport GPS™ Application Phones
Infineon Launches LNA BGA715L7
Toshiba Launches Portege G710 Smartphone
Sprint and Palm Unveil Palm® Treo™ 800w Smartphone
SiRF Launches SiRFprima™ Multifunction Platform
Webraska Launches Hybrid GPS Navigation
StarHub and i-mate Offer Ultimate 8502
Infineon Launches Smallest GPS Receive Front-End Module
Qualcomm Introduces New Chipset Solutions
HTC Corporation Launches HTC Touch™ 3G Phone
HTC Introduces Touch Cruise GPS-Enabled Mobile Phone in Saudi Arabia
HTC Introduces HTC P3470™ GPS-Enabled PDA Mobile Phone in India
i-mate™ Introduces Ultimate 8502 Smartphone in Japan
i-mate™ Enters Indonesian Market
Sygic and Tele Atlas Launches McGuider Memory Card
Epson Toyocom Unveils New TCXO for GPS Applications
TCS Unveils New Xypoint® SUPL Server Version
Apple® Launches All-New 3G iPhone
Atheros Launches New ROCm® Product
ALK Technologies Unveils Upgraded CoPilot® Live™ with Micosoft’s Live Navigation
Sprint and Samsung Mobile Introduce New Slider Phone, M520
Voxtel Unveils GPS Personal Navigation Device
Cardo Systems Introduces New Intercom-Enabled Headset, scala-rider Q2
Trimble Unveils GPS Phone Applications for CDMA BlackBerry
Sony Ericsson Unveils Three New Mobile Phones
China Mobile Unveils First Android Handset
MapmyIndia Launches iNav, GPS Navigation Solution for Mobile Phones
HTC Launches HTC P3470, GPS-based Smartphone
Apple Launches New iPhone 3GS Devices
AT&T Launches 3G GSM Handset LG Incite
SatSki Unveils GPS Module with Ski Maps and Information Downloads
Motorola Introduces GPS Phone MOTOMING A 1600
HTC Introduces GPS Slider Phone, HTC S740 in Europe
Nokia Introduces GPS Enabled Nokia 6210
Samsung Launches Advanced GPS Phone
Nokia Introduces GPS-enabled N78
Mio Technology Launches Leap K1, GPS Phone
ASUS P560 GPS Phone to Debut in the Market
AT&T and Xora Introduce Xora GPS TimeTrack Service
Vivo and RIM Unveils BlackBerry® Curve™ 8310 Smartphone
RIM Unveils 8110 BlackBerry® Pearl™ Smartphone in Hong Kong
Airtel and RIM Unveils BlackBerry Pearl 8110 Smartphone in India
Garmin Unveils Nuvifone
LG Releases LG-KT610 Symbian Mobile
Toshiba to Launch 820T GPS Mobile Phone in Japan
ASUS Unveils P527 GPS Phone
Toshiba Introduces Portege G810 Smartphone in Europe
RIM and du Introduce BlackBerry® Bold™ Smartphone in UAE
kajeet Launches GPS Cell Phone Locator Service
AT&T Rolls Out GPS Capabilities on BlackBerry Devices
Nokia Introduces New N-Series Phones
Nokia Launches 6220 and 6210 in Qatar
Samsung Introduces i780 Smart Phone
Nokia Introduces 6550
Tranzda Launches GPS-Enabled T818
CSR Introduces BlueCore7
AT&T and Apple Launch 3G iPhone 3G in US
SiRF Launches New Version of SiRFInstantFix Technology
T-Mobile Introduces TeleNav GPS Navigator
TI Launches NaviLink 6.0™ Solution
Cobra to Launch New NAV ONE-5000 Mobile Navigation Device
AT&T Launches Worldwide GPS Service for Mobile Handsets
NXP Semiconductors Launches Low Power GPS Chips
Trimble Launches GPS Software Applications for BlackBerry® Smartphones

5.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Apple Inc. (US)
Garmin International Inc. (US)
HTC Corp (Taiwan)
LG Electronics (South Korea)
Motorola, Inc. (US)
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
NAVTEQ Corporation (US)
Research in Motion Limited (Canada)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sweden)

6.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 1. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for GPS Phones by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. World 9-Year Perspective for GPS Phones by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa Markets for Years 2007, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1.NORTH AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

E911 Mandate Compliance Boosts GPS Adoption
Smartphones Substitute Conventional Satnav Devices
Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Development and Launches
Key Players
Apple Inc. (US)
Garmin International Inc. (US)
Motorola, Inc. (US)
NAVTEQ Corporation (US)
Research in Motion Limited (Canada)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 3. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Mobile LBS Market Shows Promise
Galileo to Drive the European GPS Market
Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Development and Launches
Key Players
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sweden)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 4. Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
Rising Demand for GPS Supported Mobiles
Review of Select Markets
China
Trends in Chinese GPS Industry
Mobile Phones Drive Growth
Major Players

Table 5. Leading Players in Chinese GPS Navigation Mobile Market (2008 1st Half) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

India
GPS-enabled Mobile Phones Market
Japan
High Penetration
Japan’s Satellite Navigation Program
Singapore
Sale of GPS Devices Surge
Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Development and Launches
Key Players
HTC Corp (Taiwan)
LG Electronics (South Korea)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 6. Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.LATIN AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Development and Launches

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 7. Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Product Development and Launches

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 8. Middle East and Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for GPS Phone Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in ‘000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 34 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 35)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
The United Kingdom
Spain
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Middle East
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