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    Texas Instruments introduces NaviLink™ 6.0 ...


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    Texas Instruments introduces NaviLink™ 6.0 (NL5500) solution, industry's first single chip to integrate GPS, Bluetooth® and FM technology for mobile handsets High-performance solution delivers fast, accurate navigation and affordable connectivity to your fingertips Addressing increasing consumer demand for GPS, Bluetooth wireless technology and FM radio in mobile handsets, Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) today announced its NaviLink™ 6.0 (NL5500) solution, the industry's first single chip that combines assisted global positioning satellite (A-GPS), Bluetooth 2.1 and ultra low power technologies, as well as FM receive/transmit capabilities. Built on TI's DRP™ single-chip technology at 65 nanometer (nm), the highly-integrated and cost-effective solution enables manufacturers to introduce sleek, affordable and high-performance handsets with GPS capabilities to the large mid-tier market and drive increased usage of popular GPS-based applications such as 3-D mapping, location-based services and safety services. The mobile user experience is further enhanced by enabling consumers to enjoy simultaneous activities such as navigating, having a conversation using a Bluetooth headset, while also transmitting an MP3 file to the car radio using the FM transmit capability. (For more information, visit To view Multi-Media News Release, go to