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2009-05-13 07:00:00

FREMONT, Calif.May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Mio, a leading maker of PNDs (Portable Navigation Devices), announced they are introducing two new S-series models for the U.S. market in June. Both the new arrivals, the Mio Moov S401 and S501, are fully-featured and will include the all new Mio Spirit navigation software. The new Spirit software features bold and intuitive new menu screens, clear, uncluttered map views for easier reading on the go and enhanced search capabilities for...

2009-01-15 12:19:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, one of the leading GPS brands, announced the availability of its enhanced Triton software with an Improved North American Basemap for an even greater user experience. Magellan will showcase an enhanced Triton line-up in its booth #2177 at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Orlando beginning today and running through January 18, 2009. Magellan reinvented outdoor GPS when it introduced the Triton series by providing...

2009-01-08 12:00:00

Cutting-edge software improves user experience with intuitive, fast interface LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Technology announced that its "Mio Spirit" navigation software will be the new software platform for Mio's North American product line. Being shown at CES 2009, the software is fast and easy to use, and enables users to get the most out of their GPS devices. The interface features uncluttered map views, simple point of interest searches and fewer clicks to reach information...

2009-01-07 11:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, is showcasing a broad scope of cutting-edge mapping solutions and devices at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (booth #36226, South Hall). The booth features two distinct demonstration areas: NAVTEQ product and services and an impressive "device wall" featuring a wide range of brand name devices and navigation...

2009-01-06 04:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chicago-based Cobra Electronics (Nasdaq: COBR) announces the launch of AURA(TM), its revolutionary global Camera and Driving hazard database. Devices armed with AURA, which stands for Advanced Universal Road Alert, warn drivers of thousands of driving threats that could cause unintended traffic violations as well as accidents. The result is that AURA-equipped drivers have heightened situational awareness -- extra help to know what's around them,...

2008-10-30 06:00:31

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the GPSMAP(R) 695 and GPSMAP 696, a new series of portable aviation navigation devices. As Garmin's new flagship portable aviation product, the GPSMAP 696 incorporates the popular aviation features of the GPSMAP 496 while also adding new capabilities such as airways, electronic charts and expanded weather. In addition, the GPSMAP 696's information is displayed on a...

2008-09-08 12:00:17

MISSOULA, Mont., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- iCloseBy.com has announced the release of iMarkMySpot(TM), a new App for the Apple iPhone(TM) which is used to "one-touch" Geotag and Geocode digital photos with exact GPS locations. The latest iPhone App from iCloseBy.com, iMarkMySpot uses the built in GPS functionality of the Apple iPhone to store exact waypoint locations with one-touch simplicity. Stored waypoint locations can then be emailed to any address as a standard GPX-formatted file,...

2008-08-30 09:00:14

By The Associated Press Like millions of motorists, Eric Hanson used a GPS unit in his Chevrolet TrailBlazer to find his way around. He probably didn't expect that prosecutors would eventually use it too - to help convict him of killing four family members. Prosecutors in suburban Chicago analyzed data from the Garmin GPS device to pinpoint where Hanson had been on the morning after his parents were fatally shot and his sister and brother-in-law bludgeoned to death in 2005. He was...

2008-08-29 09:00:16

By Mitch Stacy Associated Press Like millions of motorists, Eric Hanson used a GPS unit in his Chevrolet TrailBlazer to find his way around. He probably didn't expect that prosecutors would eventually use it, too -- to help convict him of killing four family members. Prosecutors in suburban Chicago analyzed data from the Garmin GPS device to pinpoint where Hanson had been on the morning after his parents were fatally shot and his sister and brother-in-law bludgeoned to death in 2005. He...

2008-07-29 00:00:20

TomTom Financial Community Richard Piekaar +31 20 757 5194 ir@tomtom.com or Public Relations Scott Johnston +31 20 8500851 scott.johnston@tomtom.com Logo: http://www.tomtom.com TomTom NV (TomTom) announced a new structure to its portable navigation (PND) division. Corinne Vigreux has been appointed managing director, Ken McAlpine will join as senior vice president product design and Alex Batchelor will join as executive vice president marketing. "These appointments...


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