An open-platform SoC integrating an ARM9 core with a comprehensive set of peripherals, the Teseo II single-chip positioning receiver tracks GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, and QZSS signals. According to the company, it offers exceptionally short signal-acquisition times, which improves the startup performance of a positioning device in difficult signal conditions. Additionally, the Teseo II family comprises automotive-grade product versions, qualified to AEC-Q100. With volume production rolling out in the third quarter, pricing is below $6 each/500,000. STMICROELECTRONICS, Lexington, MA. (888) 787-3550.