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2011-08-26 07:00:00

Next generation car navigation systems are getting smarter and able to receive real time traffic information via a new service developed by location based services company, GeoSmart Maps. Now motorists with compatible car navigation systems are able to receive live information on accidents, incidents and Australian traffic congestion anywhere compatible mobile phone networks are available. This will enable motorists to be informed not only on how to get to their destination, but also what...

2011-04-05 08:42:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless announced today that its construction-grade Qtanium 300 GPS tracking device and associated software have been named one of the Top 100 Products of 2010 by Construction Equipment magazine. The extension to Navman Wireless' OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking platform uniquely provides on- and off-road vehicle location, operations and performance data from a single interface, helping drive operating efficiencies and related cost savings...

2011-01-07 10:14:00

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless OEM Solutions, a leading designer and manufacturer of world-class Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, today announced full production of its new Jupiter®-F2 (J-F2) GPS module for OEM applications. The next-generation J-F2 maintains continuous hot-start performance (position fix in less than one second), guaranteeing the condition through the SiRFaware(TM) mode that draws as little as 50-500...

2010-10-26 08:42:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless today announced the addition of industry-first field reporting capabilities to its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system, enabling employees to complete pre-populated electronic forms from vehicles on job sites instead of filling out reports by hand or PC. The new feature enables data to be quickly captured from service vans, school buses, construction equipment, government cars and other vehicles from the road and automatically...

2010-10-25 10:44:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate and public works fleets are increasingly using GPS fleet tracking systems to curb fuel consumption for on-road vehicles such as company cars and service vans, but use of the same technology to help 'green' construction equipment has been limited. Barriers have included a lack of GPS tracking devices able to operate reliably in extreme off-road conditions, as well as an inability to manage both on- and off-road vehicles from the same...

2010-10-25 07:45:00

SYDNEY and NASHUA, N.H., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron, a web content management, social and marketing optimization software and solutions provider, today announced that Navman.com.au has recognized a significant shift in which customers are being directed to Navman's websites with the use of Ektron technology. Since the launch of Navman.com.au and Navman.co.nz, overall visits to these sites have increased by more than 30%. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/MM19483LOGO...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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