Tag Archives: SatNav

Bridging the connectivity gap for emergency vehicles

TomTom and vehicle radio specialist collaborate on developing integrated connectivity of devices used by emergency services in their vehicles. Navigation and mapping specialist, TomTom has teamed up with elektronik-labor CARLS to provide radio applications for emergency services based on TomTom …

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Autonomous drive mapping extended in USA

Further High Definition maps including RoadDNA physical feature mapping extended to further highways in Nevada and California to support autonomous vehicle testing. TomTom has launched its High Definition (HD) Map and RoadDNA products covering all interstates and highways in Nevada …

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Motorcycle navigation systems with TPMS

New features are included on the Garmin Zumo navigator models for motorcyclists including trip recording, links to cameras and tyre pressure monitoring. Garmin has released the new zumo 395LM and zumo 595LM motorcycle navigators. The rugged, weatherproof models offer Garmin …

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Driver alerts built into aftermarket navigator

The Garmin Drive series of portable navigation devices now feature a range of driver alerts to improve safety on the roads. Garmin’s Drive, DriveSmart, DriveAssist and DriveLuxe models of the popular aftermarket portable navigation devices now feature additional functions to …

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Traffic information services built into latest BMW models

BMW has taken the Traffic Information Service from TomTom to build into the Connected Drive package for additional countries. BMW is offering its vehicle owners the latest traffic information services in Russia, New Zealand and Australia from TomTom as part …

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Baby monitor displays on GPS navigator

Garmin has integrated a baby monitor with its navigator products to allow drivers to monitor rear seat activity on the GPS navigator screen. Garmin has released babyCam, the first in-vehicle video monitor that functions wirelessly with a compatible Garmin GPS …

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Honda extends integrated navigation partnership

Future Hondas will continue to receive Garmin integrated navigation capabilities as part of the in-dash infotainment system. A four year extended agreement has been struck between Honda Motors and Garmin International which will see navigation integrated with multiple infotainment systems …

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Head up display for smartphone navigation

The Navmii mapping app fro smartphones has been updated to provide head-up display capabilities for safer night-time driving. Navmii is introducing a new set of features with an update which is available for iOS and Android, enabling users to benefit …

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Avoiding exposure to distractions within the car

The Institute of Advanced Motorists provides a few tips on how to avoid being distracted by music and infotainment whilst driving. Connectivity is constantly improving and bringing new ways of delivering information and entertainment to the vehicle environment. Whilst many …

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Connected navigation system for Jaguar XF

The new Jaguar XF has been launched featuring integrated intelligent location technology that connects to a smartphone companion app. Jaguar has gone beyond built-in navigation technology to feature intelligent location technology on the car’s InControl Touch Pro Infotainment system. To …

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