Munich, Germany, and San Jose, Calif.--January 10, 2006--Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/NYSE: IFX) and Global Locate, Inc. today announced the successful development of the industry's smallest Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver chip for mobile telephones, smart phones and personal navigation devices.

Based on the successful Hammerhead™ chip, the new Hammerhead II chip is optimized for cellular handsets and mobile devices requiring high performance, low power and an extremely small footprint. The diminutive single-die chip measures only 3.74 mm x 3.59 mm x 0.6 mm, for a total footprint of less than 14 mm², resulting in the world's smallest GPS receiver.

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