A new report from market research firm In-Stat forecasts that over 35 million in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems are expected to ship in 2015 as automakers are starting to capitalize on the demand for the same dynamic multimedia experience in the car that consumers have become accustomed to in the home. “Along with a rich multimedia…Details
NAVTEQ, digital mapmaker, is supplying Nissan with a specialized dataset which provides relevant location information, such as location of charging stations, to drivers of the new 100% electric Nissan LEAF. This POI information was collected by NAVTEQ particularly for drivers of electric vehicles. With initial deliveries in Europe due in the first quarter of 2011,…Details
This month newsletter covers The Middle East Maps navigation and GPS map news and development.
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Garmin has identified an issue with reception of XM weather products for the GPSMAP 396 and GPSMAP 496 that will make it difficult for the device to receive weather information. This issue has been corrected with a free software release from Garmin. The 396 will need software version 4.60 or higher and the 496 will…Details
US-Indian LBS developer Spime is powering the freemium HP Navigator solution that comes with Windows 7 based netbooks, notebooks and tablets from the PC brand. HP Navigator has on-board maps and POIs so it can work unconnected. There are however additional connected LBS services that can be enabled with a wireless connection. Voice guided turn-by-turn…Details