According to a recent police study, GPS satellite navigation systems have caused a spike in road accidents due to drivers paying attention to the guidance rather than the road. The study says GPS devices distract drivers in a similar way to mobile phones. New South Wales Police traffic boss John Hartley said in a recent…Details
The Garmin Edge series of satellite navigators have been designed especially for cyclists. Depending on one’s budget and requirements one can choose either one of the four units; the Edge 205, 305, 605 and 705. Property Edge 205 Edge 305 Edge 605 Edge 705 Water resistance Y Y Y Y GPS-enability Y Y Y Y…Details
Authorities in Kunming began searching out the copycats after pictures of one convincing replica were circulated on the web. An early search found five fake stores, two of which were shut down for trading without a licence. According to Chinese trade officials, 22 have been found unlawfully using Apple’s brand and logo. The investigation into…Details
u-blox, the GPS semiconductor maker announced wins design for the entire line of Samsung SEN car navigation devices, a range of hybrid PND/Tablet products that is now shipping in Korea. Samsung is using u-blox’ latest-generation GPS chip UBX-G6010-ST. This includes the SEN-410, Samsung’s most sophisticated multimedia navigator with 3D display and high-definition 7-inch touchscreen. The…Details
TomTom and Garmin have recently released their financial earnings for the second quarter of 2011 and it shows that Garmin (the U.S. company) is eating market share on the back of its Dutch competitor, TomTom.
In the second quarter TomTom market share in Europe decreased from 47 to 45 percent.