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Posted On 21 May 2013 By Melissa Grey. Under: Uncategorized.
TomTom is looking to beef up its location based services portal by joining forces with TrafficLand to bring real time traffic video to its developers. TomTom's LBS will now incorporate TrafficLand's network of over 13,000 roadside webcams, enablin...
Skobbler updates Android app with turn-by-turn navigation and offline maps, offers free light option
Posted On 16 May 2013 By Terrence O'Brien. Under: Uncategorized.
Skobbler has had some success in the mobile mapping market, thanks in part to iOS's historical first-party weakness in the area. But, with Apple offering its own solution and Google breaking Maps free from the OS-update chains, it's facing a more ...
Posted On 15 May 2013 By Darren Murph. Under: Uncategorized.
According to Bernhard Seefeld, product management director at Google Maps, "this is the most significant overhaul of Maps since it launched in 2005." We sat down with both Seefeld as well as Jonah Jones -- lead designer of Google Maps -- following...
Posted On 03 May 2013 By Zach Honig. Under: Uncategorized.
Google Glass Explorers looking for turn-by-turn directions and text messages to be displayed from the device must pair the wearable with an Android smartphone, and a companion app. But that could soon change, according to a TechCrunch report. When...
Posted On 17 Apr 2013 By Sharif Sakr. Under: Uncategorized.
In addition to some redesigned sports watches, TomTom has just launched a refreshed version of its GO GPS unit for drivers who still prefer a dedicated sat nav. The hardware comes with interactive 3D maps, a lifetime's supply of real-time traffic inf...
Telenav announces Scout for Cars: Built In, brings together phones and in-dash systems in navigation harmony (update)
Posted On 16 Apr 2013 By Michael Gorman. Under: Uncategorized.
Telenav has long been a purveyor of navigation apps for phones, browsers, and cars, but today the company's revealed Scout for Cars: Built In to bring those platforms together. It's an in-dash system that provides both the form factor and UX optimize...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013 By Michael Gorman. Under: Uncategorized.
There are plenty of choices to meet your mobile mapping needs, from feature-rich offerings from big names like Google, Apple and Nokia to crowd-sourced services like Waze. Telenav's Scout app falls somewhere in between, and today the company announce...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013 By Steve Dent. Under: Uncategorized.
Before satellites, getting from A to B without radio signals involved cumbersome inertial systems found only on advanced civilian and military aircraft. Those are still the best backup for GPS, and working with the University of Michigan, DARPA has f...
Posted On 03 Apr 2013 By Daniel Cooper. Under: Uncategorized.
Now that China is comfortable letting drivers access Beidou to get around the middle kingdom, it's decided that everyone else should get easy access as well. Talking to Xinhua News, state official Yang Qiangwen said that it won't be long before the n...
Posted On 03 Mar 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Potter in style with the “Potter Navi” cycling navigation unit to be released in late March from Pioneer’s Cycle Lab. With this navigation system, you can potter about (“putter around” in US English) using all the great tools that are built-in. It has a communication module using NTT docomo’s data and application services that cycling [...]