SiRF Granted Another Multi-Mode A-GPS Patent
SiRF Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of GPS-enabled location technology, announced today that it has been granted U.S. Patent No. 6,915,208 entitled "Information Transfer in a Multi-mode Global Positioning System for Use with Wireless Networks." The newly minted patent further enhances SiRF's portfolio of inventions in multi-mode A-GPS (assisted-GPS) technology.
A strong portfolio of intellectual property is central to our strategy of maintaining and protecting our cutting-edge advances in location technology."
Patented SiRFstar(R) chipsets and SiRFLoc(TM) software are currently being used in handsets by cellular phone manufacturers and wireless carriers to meet the Enhanced 911 mandate set forth by the Federal Communications Commission