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Jun 13, 2009

X Marks The Spot With Pioneer's New Avic-X Series Navigation Systems

Pioneer AVIC-X910BT

Pioneer Electronics Inc. today announced the release of the AVIC-X710BT and AVIC-X910BT, which build upon Pioneer’s history of in-dash navigation systems by combining turn-by-turn navigation, audio and video* entertainment and connectivity options including Apple iPod® and iPhone®, Bluetooth® cell phones, MSN® Direct**, HD® Radio and SIRIUS XM® Satellite Radio.

“We’ve made numerous enhancements to the hardware and software for 2009, making the AVIC-X Series more functional and easier to use than its predecessors,” said Ted Cardenas, director of marketing for the mobile business group of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc…

Jun 13, 2009

Pioneer AVIC-U310BT - An Inexpensive And Feature Rich In-Dash Navigation System

Pioneer AVIC-U310BT

Pioneer Electronics Inc. today exhilarates the industry by offering the best value in in-dash navigation with the new AVIC-U310BT, a robust, full-featured system with the convenience of built-in Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and Apple iPod/iPhone® control. The comprehensive, 2-DIN system provides the sound quality and features expected from a Pioneer in-dash source unit, renowned navigation performance with turn-by-turn route guidance and the ease of wirelessly connecting to Bluetooth enabled cell phones, all at a suggested price of $599…

Jun 13, 2009

AVIC-Z110BT - Pioneer's Flagship Navigation System Unveiled

Pioneer AVIC-Z110BT

Pioneer Electronics Inc. today unveiled the AVIC-Z110BT, its flagship in-dash navigation system that allows consumers to simultaneously access mapping and route guidance information, enjoy various forms of audio and video entertainment, control an Apple iPod®/iPhone® and a Bluetooth® enabled cell phone with natural voice commands and receive updated traffic, weather and local event information via an optional MSN Direct® tuner. The AVIC-Z110BT navigation system features a large motorized 7-inch touch panel display, CD/DVD Video playback, built-in Bluetooth and a customizable touch screen interface for quick access to frequently used features…

Apr 27, 2009

Garmin Oregon® 550 - Touchscreen GPS Handheld With Built-In Camera

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Oregon 550 and Oregon 550t touchscreen handheld GPS devices, integrating a 3.2 megapixel digital camera, which creates geotagged images, and a 3-axis compass into the popular series of intuitive touchscreen handhelds. The waterproof Oregon 550’s easy-to-use interface and versatile features make it the ideal solution for customers looking for a multipurpose GPS device…

Apr 16, 2009

Ultra-Thin With 5-Inch Display, Garmin® Nüvi® 1490t Provides The Big Picture

Garmin nüvi 1490T

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the nüvi 1490T – a premium automotive GPS device with a large, 5-inch touchscreen and sleek body style that is 25-percent slimmer than most nüvi models. This large screen, ultra-thin navigator is ideal for those wanting to take advantage of Garmin’s newest navigation features like free, lifetime traffic alerts and lane assist with junction view that gives added confidence when driving roads with complicated intersection and turns. The nüvi 1490T was announced in conjunction with The Gadget Show in Birmingham, United Kingdom, on April 17-19, 2009…

Apr 1, 2009

TomTom GO 740 Live Now Available In The U.S.

TomTom GO 740 LIVE

TomTom today announces the availability of its first connected device, the TomTom GO 740 LIVE. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE provides the industry’s best routing and helps drivers take control of their daily drive via automatic delivery of helpful features including: real-time traffic information, TomTom Fuel Price Service, Local Search powered by Google, TomTom Weather and QuickGPSfix. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE recommended retail price is $399.95 which includes three months of LIVE Services.

The TomTom GO 740 LIVE device enables users to always drive the smartest and most efficient routes, whenever or wherever they go…

Mar 31, 2009

Garmin Gives Fitness A Facelift With Forerunner® 310XT, The Waterproof Multi-Sport Watch With Longer Battery Life

Garmin Forerunner 310XT

Garmin today announced the Forerunner 310XT – the waterproof multi-sport solution in Garmin’s popular line of GPS-enabled fitness devices. Boasting up to 20 hours of battery life and a sleek, comfortable design, the Forerunner 310XT was announced in preparation for world-class marathons in Paris and Boston, where it will be on display at Garmin booths in each location. The Forerunner 310XT will be sold on its own or packaged with a new waterproof, soft-strap heart rate monitor, which will be more comfortable than previous models and is expected to be available during summer 2009…

Mar 18, 2009

TomTom GO Celebrated Its 5th Birthday

TomTom go

TomTom today announces that it has been exactly five years since it launched its first all-in-one portable navigation device. The launch of the first TomTom GO marked the start of an era that made navigation available for every car driver. TomTom’s intuitive user interface, the ease-of-use, smart routing and the fact that it works straight out of the box have remained at the core of each product development cycle and product introduction.

Since 2004, TomTom has launched dozens of new portable navigation devices, including the TomTom ONE and TomTom XL series, and the successors of the original TomTom GO…

Mar 18, 2009

Garmin® Goes The Distance With Navigation For The Lengthy Haul

Garmin nüvi 465T

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the first portable navigation device designed exclusively for over the road long-haul navigation and delivery trucks – the nüvi® 465T. This new long-haul navigator introduced at the Mid America Truck Show March 19-21, 2009, supports multiple truck profiles and features advanced routing and guidance to support truck-related road restrictions such as height, width, length, weight and hazardous materials…

Mar 17, 2009

Alpine Electronics Ships New PND-K3MSN Portable Navigation Unit

Alpine PND-K3MSN

Alpine today announced that its PND-K3msn portable navigation system with MSN® Direct is now shipping. The new PND-K3msn enhances the navigation experience on the road by delivering useful information like traffic and weather updates into the car, allowing drivers to make more informed decisions to help them get to their destinations…