3 mln GPS devices to ship in 2007

Driving the mobile electronics market are portable navigation and GPS devices, evidence that consumers are continually looking for products that will keep them safe and make their automotive travel easier. 2 mln units shipped in 2006, a 66% increase over 2005, and 2007 shipment volumes will continue to propel the market with 3 mln units projected to be shipped, generating $1 bln in revenues, according to CEA.