Qualcomm's Gobi Does LBS

Qualcomm announced that its Gobi embedded 3G module is enabling a wide range of location-based services on notebooks and mobile computers

April 1, 2009

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LAS VEGAS -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, today announced that its Gobi(TM) embedded 3G module is enabling a wide range of location-based services on notebooks and mobile computers. Leading software companies - including Microsoft, DeLorme and Absolute(R) Software - are leveraging the ability of Qualcomm's Gobi module to bring GPS positioning capabilities to notebook computers, netbooks and mobile Internet devices.

"Leading OEMs now offer a wide range of notebooks and netbooks with Qualcomm's Gobi module for multi-mode mobile broadband connectivity and GPS," said Mike Concannon, senior vice president of connectivity for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. "This provides a key opportunity for software companies to develop applications for notebooks that bring navigation and other location-aware services to consumers and businesses."

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM)

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