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How small do you think GPS tracking devices will get in the next few years? Rakon, a 39-year-old New Zealand-based company, has developed the world’s smallest GPS receiver. Claimed to be as tiny as the size of a baby’s fingernail,
This tiny GPS receiver chip is small enough to be fitted into devices such as watches, cellphones and other devices as small as a jump drive. As GPS becomes commonplace in our everyday gadgets, we can be sure that things will get a little more interesting. Here’s a few uses of this miniature GPS chip that comes to mind, ever loose yur best pen? Fire up your favorite online tracking program and find it on your co-workers desk. How about the remote for your TV? With this GPS chip installed you could tell exactly what couch cushion it was hiding under.
Brent Robinson, Rakon’s Managing Director, also mentioned that their new GPS receiver chip will have sensitivity good enough to pick up weak signals, perfect for urban environments with high interference. Let’s see how long before this tiny GPS chip gets plugged into every of our favorite portable gadgets.
A few limitations of this GPS chip are that it still needs a power source and a GPS antenna. I’m curious to know how long it will take Garmin, TomTom and other GPS manufacturers to pick up on this and start development of a whole new world of GPS devices.