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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...

2011-08-06 00:00:28

Las Vegas-based GPS City reached 2 million views on their highly popular videos. With over 700 original GPS videos, GPS City continues to lead the way in customer support. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 GPS City today announced that they've reached a major milestone of over 2 million views on their product videos. With 17 years in the GPS marketplace, GPS City, known for its consumer GPS expertise and its commitment to its customers, has handcrafted more than 700 exclusive videos to...

2011-07-28 07:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX, Inc., a leading international provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services, announced it has extended an offer to ITIS Holdings plc and its shareholders to acquire the company for approximately $60 million (37 million pounds Sterling). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b) "Automakers, mobile companies and other customers are increasingly demanding global traffic and connected...

2011-06-20 10:26:00

LONDON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TomTom has launched its global Break Free campaign. In a series of hilarious videos John Cleese, the star of Fawlty Towers and other classics like Monty Python, is trying to break free from yet another awful traffic jam. Cleese gets frustrated and acts in his traditional silly manner. He might just act as a selfish bastard! To promote the new traffic service in a big way, TomTom has collaborated with John Cleese to create unique and...

2011-04-25 09:29:00

BOSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbonite®, a leading provider of online backup and "anytime, anywhere access", today announced the appointment of Tom Murray as vice president of marketing. In his new role, Murray will direct the company's strategic marketing efforts in support of the company's Consumer and Small Business groups. Murray brings more than 17 years of experience in building successful brands and marketing organizations in the consumer electronics...

2011-03-30 13:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rand McNally's IntelliRoute® TND(TM) line of GPS products for the over-the-road driver now provides two types of traffic - historic and real-time. "Every mile counts for drivers and unanticipated delays can impact delivery time with the current load, as well as delay or even eliminate the opportunity to pick up the next load prior to a drivers' end of day," said Dave Muscatel, CEO of Rand McNally. "Providing traffic...

2011-01-05 10:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- The GENIVI Alliance, an automotive and consumer electronics industry association driving the development and adoption of an open In-vehicle Infotainment (IVI) reference platform, today announced that Robert Bosch GmbH, Tata Consultancy Services and TomTom have joined the Alliance as Core members. As Core members, each will have the opportunity to participate in technical councils and working groups to help drive the technical and marketing...

2010-12-15 07:00:00

Sierra Wireless AirPrime(TM) Intelligent Embedded Modules add cellular connectivity to TomTom's integrated navigation systems for Renault and Mazda VANCOUVER, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR; TSX: SW) today announced that TomTom, a leading location and navigation solutions provider, is using Sierra Wireless AirPrime Intelligent Embedded Modules to provide cellular connectivity to its integrated navigation systems for two of the world's premier car makers, Renault...

2010-12-14 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- International hip hop and reality TV superstar, Flavor Flav, brings his very own blend of explicit vocal stylings to the dashboards of drivers across the globe with his downloadable GPS voice available now, exclusively from NavTones.com. Compatible with most Garmin and TomTom portable navigation devices, Flav's GPS voice features turn-by-turn driving directions and hilarious audio commentary to keep drivers and passengers entertained all the way...