Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 69.7 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows Home Server, Windows Me, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.20.6220.127.116.11 / 10 Nov 2005
This particular hardware component is associated with the implementation of Global Positioning Systems. It makes use of wireless communication technology in order to deploy a set of vectors that will allow a user to pinpoint the location of a specific component. The principles implemented by the BenQ Siemens NMEA Device are based on the National Marine Electronics Association standard for equipment deployment. This means that the supported hardware component may be deployed in conjunction with a mapping system or purely on a National Marine Electronics Association compliant coordinate logging method only. Normally when operating with purely National Marine Electronics Association logging standards the supported hardware component keeps track of location points instead of plotting them on a map where the computer user can visually appreciate them. These sets of coordinates can be transmitted by the BenQ Siemens NMEA Device to a host computer system using Bluetooth technology. This is provided that the appropriate device driver has been installed.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
A device driver is primarily responsible for identifying a supported hardware component to the host computer system. It then communicates with the underlying operating system environment in order to make sure that all functionalities have been defined and activated properly. The host operating system platform then stores all these information into a centralized database which is accessible to all installed software applications. This will allow the installed communication programs to determine what exact feature sets are useful to them. This same process holds true for the device driver of the BenQ Siemens NMEA Device. With the functionality of implementing wireless telephony the host computer system can be transformed into a type of relay station that keeps track of specific coordinates. Even if the BenQ Siemens NMEA Device is not equipped with a mapping system the stored coordinates can be mapped out by the host computer system that has a GPRS software application installed. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and BenQ Siemens NMEA Device errors before installing any driver updates.