Teardown Analysis - Mazda CX-5 KD3766EZO Navigation Unit Plug-in

Mazda CX-5 KD3766EZO Navigation Unit Plug-in Hardware Analysis

May 07, 2012  | Subscribers Only

Andrew Rassweiler Senior Principal Analyst, Teardown Services

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This teardown is of a low-cost navigation module which is an option from Mazda CX-5. TomTom supply the hardware. In fact, for TomTom, automotive and other specialty GPS markets may be the final frontier for TomTom, as the need for smaller personal navigation devices has been largely supplanted by GPS functionality which is omnipresent in smartphones nowadays. This device in the Mazda CX-5 has a much better human-machine interface than just using a PND alone...

Key Issues Addressed
  • How competitive are our designs from a technical perspective?
  • Where does our competition stand in terms of design sophistication?
  • Are our costs in line with those of our competitors?
  • How much does it cost our competitors to add certain product features?
  • How can we better position and differentiate our products?
  • What new or evolving solutions could we use in future designs that will increase performance and save money?
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    • Design / Technical Managers
    • Purchasing Management
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    • Product Marketing Managers
    • Market Research Managers
  • Service Providers
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  • Summary Analysis
    • Commentary for Specific Assembly Levels
    • Component Cost Tables and Graphical Representation
    • Downloadable BOM Files
  • Photo Analysis¬†¬†
    • Block Diagrams / Functional Analysis
    • IC - Die Photos and Markings
    • Major Components
    • Sub-Assemblies

Andrew Rassweiler

Senior Principal Analyst, Teardown Services

Andrew Rassweiler manages the teardown service and also contributes as a principal analyst for teardowns. He has extensive knowledge on a variety of electronic devices and components, and provides a great deal of content and analysis in the teardown service...

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