SoC targets sub-$100 Linux-based GPS portables

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| Fabless audio chipmaker SigmaTel is shipping a highly integrated
| system-on-chip (SoC) for personal navigation devices (PNDs). Available with a
| Linux BSP and support from Embedded Alley, the ARM9-based STMP3738 reduces
| BOM costs 15 percent, and will ship in finished products by July, the
| companies said.


Linux-powered GPS may help divers explore shipwrecks

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| A U.K.-based location-aware computing specialist is rumored to be
| developing a Linux-powered GPS handheld for snorkelers and deep
| underwater divers.