is a fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication components and software for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. u-blox develops chips and modules based on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) including GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Compass and QZSS receivers as well as GSM, UMTS and CDMA2000 modem modules for wireless communications. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Thalwil, Switzerland, u-blox is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has offices in the USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, India, Pakistan, Italy, Belgium and the UK.
The company's seventh generation positioning engine, u-blox 7, can track GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, Compass, WAAS, EGNOS and MSAS signals.
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