Trimble Outdoor Apps for iPad & Smartphones

According to Trimble announcement two outdoor applications for iPad and Smartphones are available for users. The Outdoors MyTopo Maps and Outdoors Navigator MyTopo Maps, with this Apps, users can start by viewing topographical maps in US and Canada, and also check out worldwide aerial, terrain, street and hybrid maps. Users can also turn on Dual…

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More Than Half Of Developers Include LBS in Mobile Apps

54% of developers working on apps for mobile devices are including location based and mapping services into those apps, according to a survey of over 400 mobile developers recently released by market research firm Evans Data. “Naturally location based services are in demand and search and mapping are understandably the top capability developers incorporate, but…

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EC and EGNOS in Smartphones

The European Commission introduced free, downloadable and ready-to-use Toolkits to help develop enhanced location apps that harness the power of Europe’s EGNOS satellite-based augmentation system. The interest of this toolkit is that it allows an application to receive EGNOS signal without sight of EGNOS geostationary satellites. Indeed these satellites are positioned lower in the sky…

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TomTom Expands PND to Chinese Market

TomTom has announced its real intentions to sell Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) on the Chinese market with the launch of its GO 1050 World and VIA series devices that are available at leading retailers including IT and 3C in Shanghai and Beijing and online at, amongst others, 360buy, Newegg and ICSON. TomTom’s new GO 1050…

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