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2010-04-22 04:00:00

LONDON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the automotive navigation market, Frost & Sullivan recognises TomTom N.V. (TomTom) with the "2010 European Automotive Navigation Company of The Year Award." Despite tough market conditions, TomTom has managed to perform consistently and is the market leader within Europe for portable navigation devices (PNDs). The company enjoys a significant 45 per cent market share and has retained its 24 per cent share in the North...

2010-03-03 18:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and KANAZAWA, Japan, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and I-O Data Device Inc. have entered into an agreement that will provide I-O Data's customers with patent coverage for their use of I-O Data's products running Linux and other related open source software. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Specifically, the patent covenants apply to I-O Data's network-attached storage devices and its routers, which run Linux. Although the...

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2010-01-21 15:28:06

On Thursday, Nokia announced the launch of a free satellite navigation system on its cellphones. This move is expected to boost handset sales and prices after the No. 1 cellphone maker brings free navigation to 20 million smartphones. "I'm sure Nokia's real enemy here is Google," analyst Tero Kuittinen from MKM Partners told Reuters. Google has offered a blow to the satnav market leaders such as TomTom and Garmin.  The satnav market is a $25 billion industry. "It's a major shock for...

2010-01-06 23:01:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- INRIX®, a leading provider of traffic and navigation services, announced at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) it will provide Ford Motor Company with real-time traffic information and enhanced routing for all Ford vehicles with SYNC. These capabilities enhance the consumer experience with the award-winning Ford SYNC with Traffic, Directions and Information (TDI) and extends the time-saving...

2010-01-06 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- What time will you be home? What's the best route? When do I need to leave to get there on time? INRIX®, a leading provider of traffic and navigation services in North America, is announcing the availability of a new App that takes the guesswork out of the daily commute for iPhone and iPod touch owners helping them figure out what time they'll be home, the best route to take and when they'll need to...

2009-11-20 12:15:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. PNDs: Worldwide Shipments Grow Despite Increased Competition from GPS-Enabled Handsets http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165044/PNDs-Worldwide-Shipments-Grow-Despite-Increased-Competition-from-GPS-Enabled-Handsets.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The personal navigation device (PND) market is maturing as prices decline,...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, a leading provider of traffic services, announced an agreement with Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. (TSX: ICS), a leading provider of software solutions for mobile and embedded devices to provide real-time traffic flow and incident information for the company's upcoming iPhone Destinator 9 GPS Navigation app. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b)...

2009-11-02 08:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash. and PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, the leading provider of traffic information in North America, and ALK Technologies, a specialist in mobile navigation software and transportation technology, announced today that INRIX will power real-time traffic data in ALK Technologies popular CoPilot® Live(TM) v8 GPS navigation app for Apple iPhone, Google Android and Windows phones in North America. (Logo:...

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2009-10-28 15:40:00

Google unveiled the next evolution of its Google Maps feature for its Android 2.0 mobile operating system on Wednesday. The new Google Maps Navigation Beta aims to provide users with turn-by-turn GPS navigation with 3D views, voice guidance and automatic rerouting features. The new mobile service was developed "from the ground up to take advantage of your phone's Internet connection," the company said in a post on its official blog. The company's new service poses a direct threat to makers of...

2009-10-19 08:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, a leading provider of traffic and navigation services in North America, announced the immediate ability for millions of consumers to save time and reduce frustration on their daily commutes with the launch of a free app, INRIX TRAFFIC!, for Google's Android-based smartphones. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091019/SF94256) INRIX TRAFFIC!...


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