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Feb 3, 2010

Alpine Ships INA-W900 Audio/Video/Navigation Unit

Alpine iNA-W900

Alpine today announced that the company is shipping its new INA-W900 All-in-One Audio/Video/Navigation Receiver. Large icons, direct source buttons and a simplified intuitive interface allow drivers to easily manage navigation functions and control all of their digital sources and driver-assist products when on the move.

The INA-W900 AM/FM/CD/DVD receiver has a built-in proprietary navigation system, including pre-loaded maps of the U.S. and Canada with more than 6 million Points of Interest (POIs) and voice-guided turn-by-turn driving instruction. The system also uses Alpine’s innovative OnPoint™ Advanced GPS Positioning to deliver a superior navigation experience…

Jan 10, 2010

Alpine 2010 Navigation Products Lineup

Alpine iNA-W900

For consumers seeking sleek in-dash navigation options, Alpine offers flexible options to suit consumers’ desires. With the all-in-one INA-W900 2-DIN Audio/Video/Navigation Receiver or the NVE-M300 GPS Navigation Drive, users can have a robust navigation system at their fingertips.

Both the INA-W900 and NVE-M300 offer Alpine’s innovative OnPoint™ Advanced GPS Positioning to deliver a superior navigation experience. OnPoint ensures that the vehicle stays accurately positioned on the map, even in areas where it’s difficult to receive GPS reception, such as in a tunnel or around tall buildings…

Jan 7, 2010

JVC Presents KW-NT3HDT AV Navigation System With Built-in HD Radio


JVC is introducing the KW-NT3HDT, an all-in-one memory navigation system with built-in HD Radio, offering real-time traffic conditions and other useful information. With the highly reliable Windows Automotive OS, quick start-up, and P.O.I. updatable with Google Maps, the unit provides stress-free driving on the road. Other features include Bluetooth Wireless Technology, iPod/iPhone™ audio and video playback, iTunes Tagging, detachable face panel, and user-friendly interface…

Jan 7, 2010

Clarion Offers New Premium All-In-One In-Dash Navigation Source Units: NX700, NX500 and NZ500

Clarion NX700

Clarion announces the introduction of three all-new built-in navigation in-dash source units with full-featured multimedia capabilities including top-notch Bluetooth®, iPod® and iPhone® connectivity.

Clarion’s NX700 is the flagship all-in-one 2DIN audio video navigation unit offering an expansive seven inch motorized touch-screen and sleek and innovative GUI, with only three hard buttons on its futuristically-smooth front panel…

Jan 6, 2010

TomTom Debuts TomTom EASE In North America


TomTom, the world’s leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps, today announced the launch of TomTom EASE, TomTom’s newest entry-level car navigation solution. The new TomTom EASE combines even greater ease-of-use with quality navigation at a very affordable price. The TomTom EASE will be on shelves at major retailers in the US in early 2010…

Jan 6, 2010

Pioneer Announces AVIC-X920BT: In-Dash Navigation AV Receiver with DVD Playback, Built-In Bluetooth and 6.1" Widescreen Display

Pioneer AVIC-X920BT

Pioneer Electronics Inc. today announces an innovative navigation system that leverages the success of the flagship AVIC-Z-series and provides consumers additional ways to enjoy their music entertainment. Pioneer’s new AVIC-X920BT integrates sophisticated navigation capabilities as well as new groundbreaking features, including a revolutionary 3D touch slide interface, Pioneer MusicSphere and ECO Graph. Pioneer also introduces a new navigation option with the add-on AVIC-U220, a flexible navigation solution that complements the new 2010 line of in-car A/V receivers…

Dec 29, 2009

Garmin Announces GPSMAP 700 Series 7-inch Touchscreen Chartplotters With Radar Capability And Built-In Sonar

Garmin GPSMAP 740s

Garmin International Inc. today announced the GPSMAP® 700 series – the first touchscreen controlled stand-alone marine chartplotters with radar capability and built-in sonar at an affordable price that’s easy to justify for any boat or budget. The GPSMAP 700 series was announced in conjunction with the Tullet Prebon London International Boat Show, January 8-17, 2010, and will then tour internationally at the Düsseldorf, Seattle, Atlantic City and Miami Boat Shows in the coming months…

Dec 29, 2009

Garmin Zūmo 665 Brings XM Satellite Information Along For The Ride

Garmin Zumo 665

Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the zūmo 665 – a new fully touchscreen motorcycle navigator that includes an antenna for XM Satellite Radio®, real-time XM NavWeather® and real-time XM NavTraffic®. To receive the XM Satellite information, an optional subscription is required. The zūmo 665 is being announced in conjunction with the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (Garmin booth, South Hall 4, #35832)…

Oct 26, 2009

Garmin-Asus Nüvifone M20 Now With Windows Mobile 6.5

Garmin Nüvifone M20

Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. and ASUSTeK Computer Inc., today announced that the nüvifone M20 - an all-in-one phone, mobile web-browser and premium navigation system - is now available with Windows Mobile® 6.5. Users will be able to enjoy the host of improvements that Windows Mobile 6.5 provides, such as large touch-optimized icons, mobile applications via Windows Marketplace for Mobile, and the convenient Microsoft® My Phone service.

With Windows Mobile 6.5, the new nüvifone M20 boasts interface improvements, such as large touch-optimized icons and a streamlined Home screen, and comes preloaded with Facebook…

Oct 26, 2009

Garmin Enhances “Black Box” GVN 54 Navigator For Automotive OEMs

Garmin GVN 54

Garmin International Inc. announced today the GVN 54, a next-generation version of its OEM-configurable “black-box” GPS navigation system, featuring the company’s latest advanced features and user interface refinements. The GVN 54 can be customized to include built-in GPRS/EDGE connectivity to utilize Garmin Connected services, offering OEMs a plethora of powerful services such as internet-based local search, white page listings, real-time traffic, weather, fuel prices, flight schedules, and much more…