Intel $100M investment in car industry

Intel Capital announced a $100 million investment fund to help accelerate innovation and the adoption of new technology and services in the automotive industry. The fund is said to be “invested globally over the next 4 to 5 years in hardware, software and services companies developing technologies to promote new, compelling in-vehicle applications and enable…

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New Navitel version with priority lanes display

Navitel, a Moscow-based GPS navigation provider has recently updated their Navigation software for Android and Windows Mobile devices. The Navitel version 5.1.0.47 has many functions such as; priority lanes display, interactive interface and others. The new version includes: Displaying of priority lanes at maneuver It helps to get ready for the next maneuver in advance,…

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Garmin BlueChart Marine App for iPad

Garmin announced BlueChart Mobile marine app for iPad and iPhone. With the new BlueChart app, captains can now make use of BlueChart data found in Garmin chartplotters. The app also lets you connect to ActiveCaptain, a website community that provides content generated by mariners for mariners. You can also plan and create routes, view shaded…

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MapQuest integrates traffic cameras into their maps

MapQuest, a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL), integrates traffic and road condition cameras into their maps and directions. It is now available in over 100 markets and featuring more than 11,000 cameras from partner INRIX. The majority of the images from the camera are updated within a couple of minutes. A picture…

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NNG completed EU-funded research project

Navigation solution provider NNG in collaboration with the Budapest University of Technology has completed a 2-year-long EU-funded research project enabling the development of applications connected to its iGo navigation engine. Running on the Android operating system, the platform allows for additional functionalities to be added to the iGO navigation software. Demonstration modules developed by the…

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