Session B5: PANEL: GNSS Chipset Technology – Trends, Opportunities and Challenges


Date: Friday, September 24, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
This session will be live streamed for registered virtual attendees.
A recording of this session will be available for on-demand viewing by all registered attendees.

Session Chairs

Steve Malkos

Dr. Cillian O'Driscoll
Cillian O'Driscoll Consulting, Ireland

Track Chair

Dr. Ali Broumandan
NovAtel, Inc., Canada

The navigation community is eager to understand the current and future trends of GNSS chipset technology, capabilities, and potential new applications. This panel of industry experts will discuss the latest in GNSS chipset developments, and where they see it going in the next one, three, five and 10 years. Topics will include: size and power consumption; advanced signal processing methods to improve performance in challenging environments; robustness against interfering signals; multi-frequency, multi-constellation design considerations; and integration with other positioning technologies.

Panel Members: 

  • Uber: Mr. Jaikumar Ganesh, Director of Engineering, Uber 
  • Mediatek: Dr. Clark Jau, Mediatek, Taiwan 
  • Broadcom: Mr. Manuel del Castillo, Broadcom 
  • Qualcomm: Mr. Dimitri Rubin, Director Product Management, Qualcomm
  • FocalPoint Positioning: Dr. Ramsey Faragher, Chief Executive Officer, UK
  • u-blox: Mr. David Bartlett, Senior Principal Engineer, Product Center Positioning, u-blox, UK

Awards Luncheon, 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (lunch served until 12:45 p.m., late arrivals will not be served)