This is the first time that Apple has extended support for NavIC – created by ISRO – on its iPhone models.
Accord Software and Systems is the first in India to design NavIC chips. They have created more than a million NavIC IC chips using the advanced 28-nanometre technology. “We’re planning to make it a standard practice that all devices using GPS technology should have NavIC-powered chipsets or NavIC chips inside. This may happen faster in automobiles and cars,” Chandrasekhar said.