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Navteq makes Microsoft deal

Navteq makes Microsoft deal

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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

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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

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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"

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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

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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

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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... >>

Navteq launches Traffic Patterns Europe v2.0

Navteq launches Traffic Patterns Europe v2.0

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Navteq has launched Traffic Patterns Europe v2.0, an updated historic traffic database that now includes coverage of the UK. The newest version includes typical traffic speeds on 120,000km of primary and secondary roads across the UK and nearly 200,000km... >>

Medion GoPal P5430 launches

Medion GoPal P5430 launches

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Medion has announced the availability of its latest navigation device, the GoPal P5430, that gets a 5-inch widescreen touchscreen display. Complete with integrated TMC and a built-in TMC antenna, preinstalled European mapping and a biometric fingerprint... >>

Nokia announces Mobile Millennium project

Nokia announces Mobile Millennium project

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Nokia has announced the launch of "Mobile Millennium", a pilot scheme that will collect and study traffic data received from GPS-enabled mobile devices in US. Nokia Research Center is collaborating with UC Berkeley's California Center for Innovative Transportation,... >>

Navteq drivers get fuel price alerts

Navteq drivers get fuel price alerts

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Navteq GPS system owners can now download two new tools - which have been released for beta testing. In these times of mounting petrol prices and sinking spending, the company has come up with a tool that will help you find the cheapest place to fill... >>