NXP Expands Automotive Telematics Product Family With GloTOP for GLONASS Satellite System

NXP Expands Automotive Telematics Product Family With GloTOP for GLONASS 
Satellite System 
Enables Automotive Telematics Suppliers to Quickly Upgrade to GLONASS
Compatibility and Avoid Import Tax 
EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 --  NXP
Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today introduced GloTOP 2.5G, the
latest addition to the company's ATOP family of telematics solutions.
GloTOP is an automotive telematics module specifically designed to
work with the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system. Featuring
a parallel reception system for both GLONASS and GPS, GloTOP is able
to automatically select the most optimal signal at any one time to
always ensure the most accurate positioning. It also enables the
quick and easy integration of telematics applications in vehicles
accessing this satellite system. 
Most importantly for car manufacturers, GloTOP is pin-to-pin and
software compatible with NXP's existing ATOP solutions, which means
that the board can be easily and cost-effectively swapped out. This
is crucial for telematics on-board unit manufacturers looking to sell
into the Russian market, as it looks likely that a significant import
tax will be levied on vehicles that do not support the GLONASS
system. GLONASS has also recently been adopted as a standard in
India, which makes GloTOP beneficial to car makers additionally
selling into this market. 
Uniquely integrating GLONASS, GPS, GSM and NFC functionality into a
single package for maximum performance, GloTOP enables multiple
telematics applications -- such as congestion avoidance, on-board
diagnostics and fleet management. They can run in parallel without
the need for additional modules, which significantly reduces
complexity. It also eases the development of these applications
through its support of Java, a high level and flexible programming
language widely used for the creation of sophisticated apps. 
As with other ATOP solutions, GloTOP also has hardware-level security
built into the product from scratch, another unique feature within
the telematics industry. This is important to ensure optimum privacy
protection of vehicle passengers. 
One of the key applications that will run on GloTOP is an automatic
emergency alert capability -- similar to Europe's 'e
Call' system --
which is planned to become mandatory in any new cars in Russia from
2015. In the event of a serious accident, the device would
automatically call the nearest emergency service. It will transmit a
minimum set of data to the rescue service including geographic
location, dramatically reducing rescue response times and ultimately
save lives. 
"The automotive industry is increasingly focused on multi-service
telematics solutions, as car makers look to offer more value to the
end customer," commented Dirk Reimer, marketing and business
development director for telematics at NXP Semiconductors. "With
major OEMs around the world already using our ATOP solution, GloTOP
enables manufacturers to quickly and cost-effectively target markets
where the GLONASS system is prevalent such as Russia and India.
GloTOP is also the only highly integrated GLONASS-capable single
components solution on the market, and besides its high performance,
it features exceptional security." 
Sergey Dudkin, head of the Wireless Solutions department at GAMMA St.
Petersburg, NXP's distributor and technical partner in Russia,
explains: "We consider GloTOP 2.5G the most innovative telematics
automotive platform, answering all of the requirements of both
automated emergency systems and ERA-GLONASS systems. Following years
of close cooperation with leading Russian electronics manufacturers
and NXP Semiconductors, our company has acquired strong technical
expertise in GloTOP 2.5G. We are ready to deliver the highest level
of technical and informational support."  

--  NXP telematics: www.nxp.com/telematics
--  NXP connects the car: www.nxp.com/connected-mobility
--  eCall: NXP sends a strong signal to save lives: www.nxp.com/ecall

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