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Navteq makes satnavs a bit more "human"

Navteq makes satnavs a bit more "human"

By 3 September 2010

Satnavs are undeniably useful, and much has been done to try and personalise systems with voice skins. However Navteq has just announced a system, at IFA 2010 in Berlin, which it hopes will provide GPS users with a more intuitive - dare we say "human"... >>

VIDEO: Continental reveals Android-based AutoLinQ connected head unit

VIDEO: Continental reveals Android-based AutoLinQ connected head unit

By 1 February 2010

Continental is to soon offer a system that will see Android-powered head units getting you connected in your car. The Android-powered AutoLinQ system (one small element of which is rendered in the video above) is a new "connected services platform" that... >>

Navteq claims Santa Claus navigation partnership

Navteq claims Santa Claus navigation partnership

By 24 December 2009

Navteq reckons it's "working closely with the North Pole's Department of Transport to ensure that Santa Claus has the latest Navteq map data powering his sleigh this holiday season". In a sign that someone in the marketing department has perhaps been... >>

iGO My Way for iPhone gets British Isles edition

iGO My Way for iPhone gets British Isles edition

By 9 December 2009

Following on from the release of the European versions of iGO My Way 2009 for iPhone, a British Isles edition has now been made available. As you might imagine, the British Isles version covers the United Kingdom and Ireland and offers Navteq maps with... >>

Navteq makes Microsoft deal

Navteq makes Microsoft deal

By 7 December 2009

Navteq has announced a tie-up with Microsoft that'll see the two companies collaborating on 3D mapping data and visuals. Navteq says that the agreement will allow it to more rapidly deploy innovative collection capabilities and accelerate the collection,... >>

Navteq "Motorway Junction Objects" available in Europe

Navteq "Motorway Junction Objects" available in Europe

By 4 September 2009

Navteq has announced that "Motorway Junction Objects" are now available for 10 countries in Europe. This means navigation systems will "flexibly generate 3D junction animations" and help guide drivers at difficult intersections on roads, with the M1 in... >>

OpenStreetMap - Crowd sourced cartography set to re-map the world

OpenStreetMap - Crowd sourced cartography set to re-map the world

By 26 August 2009

The Ordnance Survey is paid for by the tax payer - serveral times over as it goes. So, why is it that we foot a further fee to Great Britain's national mapping agency every time we buy a satnav or even an A-Z? If you purchase a TomTom, approximately 20-30%... >>

Navteq: "The phone will not replace the sat-nav"

Navteq: "The phone will not replace the sat-nav"

By 1 July 2009

Navteq - the company owned by Nokia that's behind the maps and navigation systems in almost every satnav around - has been discussing the future of the PND - the portable navigation device. Pocket-lint had a chat to the company's vice president, Serge... >>

Garmin announces nuvi 1200 and 1300 series

Garmin announces nuvi 1200 and 1300 series

By 3 March 2009

Garmin has announced eight new models in the nuvi 1200 and nuvi 1300 series, described as navigators with an "ultra-thin" design for use in and out of the car. The new series gets the option of "CityXplorer" maps with public transit mode, available for... >>

Navteq showcases new products at MWC

Navteq showcases new products at MWC

By 16 February 2009

Navteq has taken advantage of the 2009 Mobile World Congress to showcase its range of mapping solutions and devices. Including the new and updated Navteq Traffic, which introduces the company's traffic information service to Europe, there are also a few... >>


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