EMT Estonia successfully completes first live 3G network tests of BlueSky Positioning’s A-GPS technology

BlueSky Positioning, the A-GPS solutions provider for the SIM card industry, and EMT, the leading mobile operator in Estonia, announced today that EMT has completed its initial field testing of BlueSky Positioning’s A-GPS (Assisted-Global Positioning System) technology. The tests were conducted using both GPRS and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Services Data) for retrieving assistance data in a live 3G network.

BlueSky Positioning delivers world’s first end-to-end security and privacy protection for Location Based Services (LBS)

Innovative solution solves fundamental security and privacy concerns with GPS for consumers and network operators whilst adhering to E112 and E911 legislation

AT&T and Garmin Announce a New Mobile Navigation Era with nüvifone, The Navigation Phone

AT&T and Garmin International Inc. announced the Garmin nüvifone G60 will be available beginning October 4 only for AT&T customers in the U.S. in AT&T stores and online at www.wireless.att.com.

The nüvifone G60 provides one of the easiest-to-use location experiences available because it is the only phone to fully integrate the world’s best selling GPS navigator with voice, data and mobile web.

Dell to enable location on Netbooks with GPS & WiFI, using ALK’s CoPilot and Skyhook Wireless’s Loki Dashboard

Starting next week in the United States, Dell will offer the Dell Wireless 700 location solution for their Mini 10 netbook. This solution is a combination of hardware and software powered by Broadcom’s A-GPS and Skyhook Wireless’ Wi-Fi position solution.

Broadcom Introduces PND on a Chip

Broadcom announced what it calls “the first PND on a chip,” a new navigation processor and power management unit (PMU) designed for personal navigation devices (PNDs). The BCM4760 system-on-a-chip (SoC) includes a GPS baseband, radio frequency (RF) circuitry, low noise amplifier (LNA), and high-powered applications and graphics processors to drive 3D user interfaces.

BlueSky Positioning and Gecko Landmarks combine A-GPS SIM technology with global point of interest and landmark database

BlueSky Positioning, a provider of revolutionary A-GPS technology for the SIM card industry, has announced its partnership with leading global geo-coded landmark data provider Gecko Landmarks.

BlueSky Positioning enables GPS for Java applications in a range of non-GPS phones

BlueSky Positioning, the A-GPS solutions provider for the SIM card industry, today announced the availability of the secure JSR 177 A-GPS Applications Programming Interface (API).