Comments: 0Wednesday, October 2nd 2013 - 08:40 CEST
Garmin International announced a customized in-dash navigation system for the Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé that was showcased at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The Garmin 3D navigation solution features advanced 3D city models, including navigable roads, parks, rivers, and textured buildings. Garmin provides software as well as the hardware that is based on the company’s modular K2 infotainment platform. The Mercedes-Benz Concept Car will be on display at the Mercedes-Benz booth in the “Festhalle”.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 09:42 CEST
Garmin announced Monterra, Garmin’s first WiFi enabled outdoor handheld GPS that combines Garmin’s powerful location and mapping capabilities and the versatility of the Android operating system. It has a vivid, sunlight-readable touchscreen, and users can easily access the Google Play Store and download apps through an available WiFi connection right on the device. Developers are also free to create new apps that are ideally suited for the rugged, waterproof, and sensor-loaded handheld device. With the Android operating system, users are able to access all their favorite outdoor-related Android apps, such as Peak Finder, and even those that aren’t, through the Google Play Store right on the device.
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Comments: 0Friday, May 10th 2013 - 12:30 CEST
TomTom launches a new range of GPS watches to deliver at-a-glance performance information for runners, cyclists and swimmers. The new, ultra-slim TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport GPS watches feature an extra-large display, full-screen graphical training tools and the industry’s first one-button control to make it easier for users to access the information needed to stay motivated and achieve their goals. TomTom Multi-Sport GPS watch includes all the features included in TomTom Runner, and also allows multi-sport athletes to track their distance, time, speed and other key metrics when they cycle or swim.
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Comments: 0Friday, May 10th 2013 - 11:25 CEST
Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced that Daimler AG has selected Garmin as global navigation provider for future Mercedes car models. Garmin’s award-winning navigation will be fully integrated into Mercedes car infotainment systems over the next four years. “Being selected by Daimler as their global tier-one navigation solution partner is a testament to Garmin’s growing capability and exceptional product quality in the auto OEM space,” said Matt Munn, Garmin managing director automotive OEM. “We are honored by Daimler’s confidence in Garmin and we look forward to working with them to deliver an exceptional navigation experience for the world’s most discerning drivers.”
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Comments: 0Friday, May 10th 2013 - 11:15 CEST
In addition to the BMW Navigator 4, BMW Motorrad now also offers the new BMW Motorrad Navigator Adventure GPS navigation system. With universal software and longer battery life, the Navigator Adventure is a versatile BMW GPS navigation system that can be used for a host of outdoor activities, such as cycling, hiking or sailing, as well as motorcycling. The car installation kit, available as an special accessory, enables the Navigator Adventure with its preinstalled European road maps (CityNavigator Europe NT) also to be used in cars. Another special feature of the BMW GPS navigation is the free lifetime map update, making the Navigator Adventure a long-term travel partner.
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Comments: 0Friday, November 16th 2012 - 10:10 CET
Nokia Here navigation app for iPhone 5 - Nokia announce Here, a new brand for its map and location services, as part of efforts to expand the navigation services beyond its own devices. Under the Nokia Here brand, the company is launching a maps application for Apple iOS devices. Based on HTML5, Nokia Here will include offline capabilities, voice-guided walk navigation, and public transport directions. The Nokia Here navigation app is available as a free download from the Apple App Store in the coming weeks.
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Comments: 0Thursday, October 11th 2012 - 18:25 CEST
Turn your Android smartphone into a navigation system with Dynavix smart navigation with precise voice instructions and the latest maps, which are stored in the device’s internal memory. The Dynavix Android navigation app combines the best features available on the market with its brilliant design and user-friendly controls. One of the main attractions of this new Android navigation system is undoubtedly its Smart Route feature, which allows you to choose the optimal route depending on what day of the week and what time of day you’re planning to travel.
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Comments: 0Sunday, October 7th 2012 - 12:08 CEST
Garmin announced the next generation of its award winning In Dash navigation system built into Chrysler cars. The new Garmin car navigation is part of the Chrysler Uconnect 8.4N infotainment system and includes several new features and enhancements. The Garmin In Dash navigation system is available for 2013 model year Chrysler 300, Dodge Journey, Charger and Dart cars (offered standard on some models and optional on others). New features include 3D buildings and terrain views, improved traffic and routing functionalities, a refined user interface with enhanced colors and themes that are consistent with each vehicle brand and junction views that now cover more than 60,000 intersections across the US, among other enhancements.
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Comments: 0Friday, September 21st 2012 - 10:16 CEST
TomTom launches a new version (v1.11) of its Navigation app for Apple iPhone and iPad. Customers with an older version of the TomTom app can download it for free. They’ll then be able to navigate to addresses found on the internet, search with foursquare, and get the very latest TomTom maps. With the new app, drivers can now quickly and easily navigate to places they’ve found on websites and other apps by copying an address and pasting it into their TomTom navigation app. There’s no need to type as the TomTom app will automatically work out the destination and direct them straight there.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 19th 2012 - 20:20 CEST
Garmin announced dezl 760, the company’s first truck navigation with a seven-inch display and a new Active Lane Guidance feature to help truckers confidently navigate intersections and exits. The Garmin truck navigation dezl 760 is packed with trucking-specific functions, such as route calculation based on truck attributes, trucking points of interest, Hours of Service logging, an extra-loud speaker and backup camera support. Compatible with Garmin Smartphone Link, it is the only truck navigation with the ability to receive real-time information through a smartphone app, such as fuel prices, traffic camera images and weather. The Garmin dezl 760 truck navigation was on display at the Garmin booth at the Great American Trucking Show.
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