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Samsung handsets to have Broadcom’s location based services

Broadcom Corporation will provide navigation, location based services and Bluetooth functionality for Samsung's new handsets.

Broadcom Corporation, a US-based semiconductor company for wired and wireless communications, has announced that it will provide navigation, location based services and Bluetooth functionality for Samsung’s new handsets.
The Broadcom BCM2075 combo chip integrates three radios – Bluetooth, GPS and FM – and allows these radios to operate simultaneously, and with minimal interference. According to a company statement, the FM radio capabilities in the chip are among the most advanced in the industry, enabling live programmes as well as integrated MP3 recording. The combo chip solution is now available in several handsets in the market.
The new Samsung handsets that integrate the Broadcom combo chip include the Blue Earth (GT-S7550) handset, as well as the Corby Pro (GT-B5310).
Broadcom offers software engineering services in computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access, and mobile devices. Broadcom had global revenue of $ 4.66 billion in 2008 and holds about 3,800 US and 1,550 foreign patents. Its major offices are located throughout North America and it has over 40 offices in 15 countries worldwide.

 

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