Low cost & connectivity two keys in Navigation

IMS Research, in a report “The Future of In-Car Navigation”, has highlighted low cost and connectivity as the two main keys in the OE automotive navigation head unit market over the next 8 years. According to Jack Bergquist, an analyst at IMS Research, “With an estimated 12.8 million new PNDs sold in 2010 in Western…


Garmin GDL 40 – first cellular marine weather receiver

Garmin announced the GDL 40, the first cellular marine weather receiver for near-shore U.S., European and Canadian boaters. The GDL 40 is an on-demand solution that lets marinerschoose to have weather data on a day-to-day basis, in 24-hour increments at a time. In the U.S., once the GDL 40 is activated, users can purchase a…


Trimble acquired MyTopo

Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held MyTopo.com, a provider of print and digital maps for outdoor based in Billings, Montana. MyTopo was founded in 1998 and its turnover was about $2 mio annually. Trimble said in a press release that “the acquisition expands (its) ability to offer unique map content and new outdoor-centric products…


This month GPS map newsletter

This month GPS map newsletter is published. It covers MapShop.me new Website, 295m GPS sold in 2010, iWebMoney company name changed, Free GPS Map for Mobile and Recent Editions. More information