Atmel and u-blox AG recently introduced Supersense, a new GPS weak-signal-tracking technology, supporting Atmel’s ANTARIS GPS chipsets and GPS modules from u-blox.

The new GPS software will enable accurate GPS navigation in building interiors, deep urban canyons, covered roads and other locations where GPS reception has been formerly unavailable.

The ANTARIS GPS engine will also satisfy indoor GPS reception. The 16-channel ANTARIS features 8192 simultaneously operating time/frequency search windows, improving acquisition sensitivity for stand-alone and A-GPS operation. This will allow satellite search and position calculation in previously GPS-dead areas.

Supersense will primarily target FCC E-911 Phase II compliant GPS product applications.