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- Simcom, SiGe Semiconductor, and CPS collaborate on breakthrough multimedia handset that optimizes performance, cost and battery life

(3GSM World Congress Barcelona, Spain, February 14, 2006) CPS, SiGe Semiconductor and Shanghai Simcom (“Simcom”), a wholly owned subsidiary of SIM Technology Group Limited (SEHK:2000), today announced the world’s first Enhanced GPS (E-GPS) multimedia handset solution for GSM. The S788 handset solution, designed by Simcom, is a lightweight, palm-sized device delivering advanced multimedia features including high accuracy location based services (LBS), while optimizing performance, cost and battery life.

The S788 multimedia handset solution offers an MP3/MPEG4 player, touchscreen, and two megapixel camera in a slim, lightweight case. The handset’s E-GPS location capability is enabled by SiGe Semiconductor’s SE8088L Global Positioning System receiver and software, and CPS’ Enhanced-GPS software. The combination of SiGe’s...

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