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June 1st, 2011
Fastrax Unveils the World’s Smallest GPS Antenna Module

The Fastrax UC430 maintains awareness of its location at all times, contributing to fast and convenient use of location aware digital devices. By utilizing SiRFaware™ technology, including the Adaptive Micropower Controller, the module autonomously activates itself periodically from stand-by, resulting in the reduction of Time To First Fix (TTFF) by up to 70 per cent. SiRFaware is able to maintain hot-start readiness with minimal power consumption of 125 µA average current and <10 mW in TricklePower™ 1 Hz navigation mode to ensure uncompromised battery life.

“We are delighted that the Fastrax UC430 is based on the SiRFstarIV architecture, and it is a great example of the true value added benefits that can be achieved through our partnership with Fastrax,” said Kanwar Chadha, Chief Marketing Officer for CSR. “With its ability to continually maintain ‘better-than-hot-start’ conditions without having to be kept fully turned on all the time, the SiRFstarIV architecture enables the UC430 to eliminate annoying start-up delays without draining precious battery power.”