This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

RDA Microelectronics Announces Volume Production Of Integrated GPRS/GPS SoC For Wearable Devices And Internet Of Things

SHANGHAI, China, March 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RDA Microelectronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDA) (" RDA" or the " Company"), a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets wireless systems-on-chip and radio-frequency (RF) semiconductors for cellular, connectivity and broadcast applications, today announced volume production of its high performance RDA8851GL, which integrates GPS technology with its latest GSM/GPRS single chip solution.   

The RDA8851GL SoC expands the usage model of GPS applications by offering a small footprint, low power consumption and an expandable feature set, making it ideally suited for applications such as monitoring, remote control and positioning. With the entire hardware module the size of a postage stamp, it can be widely used in a variety of consumer electronic products, especially wearable devices and Internet of Things (IOT) applications.

"The 8851GL expands our addressable market within the consumer space and demonstrates our technology capabilities for creating highly integrated, high performance devices in a small form factor," said Shuran Wei,  CEO of RDA Microelectronics. "This product builds upon RDA's market leading success with its GSM/GPRS single chip solution for feature phones, which has shipped more than 200 million units. Integrating GPS positioning with a fully mature GPRS modem further strengthens the diversification of location service characteristics and enhances the scope of GPS positioning information for mobile data applications. With a flexible hardware interface and programmability that can support sensor hub-type computation, the RDA8851GL is highly suited for IOT and wearable device applications."

The RDA8851GL integrates advanced RF designs, a baseband signal processing engine, quad band RF transceiver, power management unit, bluetooth and GPS receiver on a single 55nm chip. The RDA8851GL is one of the first fully integrated chipset using CMOS technology, which reduces the bill of materials and simplifies the design process for system manufacturers for rapid adoption. It also incorporates extensive connectivity options for system scalability.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,285.74 +0.34 0.00%
S&P 500 2,130.82 +4.97 0.23%
NASDAQ 5,090.7940 +19.0510 0.38%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs