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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!...

2009-10-13 06:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, a leading provider of traffic and navigation services in North America, today announced that the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is now accessing and utilizing INRIX's real-time traffic speed and travel time services for 1,200 centerline miles of South Carolina's major roadways, including the entire Interstate network and key routes to and near the Myrtle Beach and Beaufort areas. SCDOT has...

2009-09-28 07:00:00

CONCORD, Mass. and DALLAS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TomTom, the world's leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps, today announces a new agreement with AT&T* to provide the wireless connection to the TomTom XL 340S LIVE, the first mid-range portable navigation device to feature Local Search powered by Google, real-time traffic information and TomTom Fuel Price Service. "TomTom is committed to delivering real-time information to drivers whenever they need...

2009-09-16 16:46:59

A man who followed bad directions from his satellite navigation device and got his car stuck on a 100-foot-high cliff was fined $1,470 by a British court. The Calderdale Magistrates Court in Halifax, England, was told Robert Jones, 43, was driving in the nearby town of Todmorden March 22 when his TomTom navigation system instructed him to drive down a dirt path leading to the cliff, The Sun reported Wednesday. Jones continued driving until his BMW became stuck on a fence at the brink of the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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