Acquisition of Finland-based Fastrax (extension of portfolio with multi-GNSS modules and antenna modules).
Extension of 4G wireless chip technology through acquisition of UK-based 4M Wireless (LTE stack) and Cognovo (Software defined modem technology).
Introduction of CDMA modules for the North American market through acquisition of California-based Fusion Wireless.
Introduction of wireless module based on the UMTS (3G) standard.
u-blox gains a foothold in the wireless market through acquisition of Italy-based NeonSeven and UK-based Geotate. Introduction of wireless module based on the GSM (2G) standard.
Launch of AMY, world’s smallest GPS module. Delivery of 10 millionth GPS receiver.
IPO on the Swiss stock exchange.
Delivery of 1 millionth GPS receiver.
u-blox develops its own GPS receiver chip, Thomas Seiler becomes CEO.
u-blox expands its global presence by opening offices in the USA and Asia.
u-blox provides GPS receiver module for the first GPS-enabled mobile phone.
Development of the first commercial GPS product used for the heavy vehicle road pricing system in Switzerland (LSVA).
Foundation as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH).