Loctronix Helps Japan Find Itself

5/26/09

Woodinville, WA-based Loctronix revealed a new alliance with Japanese company NEC Magnus Communications that will allow NEC to use the single-chip, multiple source GPS technology developed by the American company in its products.  The new products will be part of the effort by the Japanese government to create a “ubiquitous society,” where all of Japan will be able to quickly access information from a nation-wide network.  Financial details of the partnership were not released.  Loctronix was founded in 2006 to develop GPS technology.

Eric Hal Schwartz was an intern in Xconomy's Seattle office. Follow @

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