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Jan 8, 2009

Clarion’s In-Dash Navigation Ready Source Unit Product Offerings Explode In 2009

Clarion VX709

Clarion, a global leader of mobile electronics entertainment systems, introduces new head units that are navigation ready. Clarion’s focus on navigation in 2009 is greater than ever before. Five navigation ready units alone, the VX709, VZ709, VZ509, VX409 and VZ409, not to mention their built-in navigation units and portable devices…

Jan 8, 2009

Clarion Expands Multimedia And Navigation Product Line Launching All-In-One In-Dash AVN Units

Clarion NX509

Clarion, a global leader of mobile electronics, announces the introduction of three all-new navigation in-dash units with full-featured multimedia capabilities. Clarion now offers built-in navigation in their premier touch-screen in-dash units.

Clarion’s NX509 marks the first introduction of a true all-in one audio video navigation (AVN) unit with a more intuitive user interface than ever before…

Jan 8, 2009

The ClarionMiND (Moblie Internet Navigation Device) Offers Enhanced Wireless Navigation And Entertainment Features

Clarion MiND

Clarion, a global leader of mobile electronics, announces feature enhancements to the ClarionMiND. The ClarionMiND, which launched in November 2008 is an industry-leading portable device offering premium connected-navigation features, full Internet browsing and social networking.

The ClarionMiND already features the wireless internet-enabled Send POI from Google Maps feature, but will also soon add Local Search from Google Maps, Traffic Alert supported by as well as Music Streaming and Download Service supported by MP3tunes.

ClarionMiND is a robust, high-performance portable navigation and computing device powered by the Intel® Atom™ processor…

Jan 7, 2009

JVC Introduces KW-NT1 Navigation And Upgraded KW-NX7000


JVC Mobile Entertainment has added the KW-NT1 AV Navigation system to the 2009 lineup to support strong demand for the in-dash Navigation market.

The new KW-NT1 includes an advanced Intelligent Navigation with Text-to-Speech, and a 6.1-inch detachable faceplate for extra security. Also included is a high quality DVD pick-up & mechanism, built in Bluetooth® wireless technology with high-quality external microphone and front mounted full-speed USB 2.0 and AV-input connections…

Jan 6, 2009

TomTom And Fujitsu Ten Announce Second Generation Of Semi-Embedded Portable Navigation Devices

TomTom Eclipse AVN4430

TomTom today announces the availability of a second generation, semi-embedded TomTom device, designed especially for use with the in-dash FUJITSU TEN ECLIPSE AVN4430. With this product, a customer can enjoy all the benefits of portable navigation, integrated fully into the dashboard of their vehicle.

TomTom’s partnership with FUJITSU TEN is a direct result of a continued focus on innovative navigation solutions. Users are able to seamlessly integrate the TomTom device into their vehicle using the ECLIPSE AVN4430 audio, video and connectivity system…

Dec 22, 2008

Garmin’s® Nüvi® 885t Combines Voice Activation, Lane Assist With Junction View And Enhanced Msn Direct Services

Garmin Nüvi 885t

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the nüvi 885T, adding lane assist with junction view as well as dynamic content from MSN Direct to a portable and powerful voice-activated navigator. The nüvi 885T was announced in conjunction with the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and will be on display at the Garmin booth (South Hall 4, #35832)…

Oct 30, 2008

Garmin® And Automotive OEM Celebrate 5-Year Partnership With New Navigation Systems

Garmin zūmo

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that it has strengthened its partnership with BMW AG, by offering two new navigation devices to enhance the already successful line of BMW Portable Navigation Systems. These Garmin devices are known as the Portable Navigation System Plus and Portable Navigation System Pro, and are available now at BMW dealerships in North America, Europe and other selected regions of the world.

“These two premium lifestyle products provide an excellent choice to meet the high demands of BMW customers…

Oct 27, 2008

Motorola Makes It Simple To Go Places With MOTONAV GPS Systems, Exclusively At Radioshack

Motorola MOTONAV TN20

Motorola, Inc. today expands its accessories portfolio with two new portable Global Positioning Systems (GPS) that will give consumers peace of mind when driving in unfamiliar places. Launching exclusively at RadioShack Corporation, one of the nation's most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailers, MOTONAV TN20 is reliable, easy to use and relieves the stress of driving in unfamiliar places with spoken street names and turn-by-turn directions. MOTONAV TN30, a Bluetooth®-enabled1 GPS navigation system, combines the confidence of finding a destination with a speaker for hands-free cell phone connectivity…

Sep 30, 2008

Sex And The City’s Kim Cattrall Is Latest Celeb Voice Available For Download On TomTom Portable Navigation Devices

Sex and the City’s Kim Cattrall knows how to navigate the streets of New York City, and now she’ll help you navigate around your favorite North American or European city.

In global partnership with Navtones®, Kim Cattrall is the latest celebrity to join the growing line up of celebrity and character voices available for use on devices made by TomTom, the world’s leading navigation solutions provider. Cattrall, known widely for her role as the ever-spontaneous and uninhibited Samantha Jones on the HBO hit series Sex and the City, adds some spice to the ride, allowing drivers a fun and unforgettable journey…

Sep 23, 2008

Team Garmin Edition Of Edge 705 Gps-Enabled Cycling Computer Is Made Available To The Public

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today that its innovative line of Edge cycling computers will now include a Team Garmin model, inspired by the iconic orange and blue argyle pattern made popular around the world by Team Garmin-Chipotle presented by H3O. The Team Garmin Edge 705 is being introduced this week at Interbike in Las Vegas.

The Edge 705 represents several breakthroughs in cycling technology, including power compatibility, wireless unit-to-unit connectivity and the ability to monitor GPS position, heart rate, speed, cadence, altitude and gradient on the same display…