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Single-Chip Navigation Processor Embeds GPS

The STA2062 next-gen, automotive-grade application processor integrates a 32-bit ARM CPU core with a 32-channel GPS subsystem and a comprehensive set of peripherals. These include CAN, USB, UARTs, and SPI. It also provides on-chip RAM and real-time clock functionality. Dubbed Cartesio, the device addresses a variety of automotive applications including OEM and portable navigation devices, vehicle tracking systems, electronic fee collection, and advanced car radio. In a 16 mm x 16 mm x 1.4 mm LFBGA package with a 0.8-mm ball pitch, samples are available now with volume production set for April 2008. Pricing for the combination of the STA2062 navigation processor and the STA5620 RF companion chip is below $10 in volume. STMICROELECTRONICS, Lexington, MA. (888) 787-3550.


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