Posts tagged as: PND

TomTom Places Coming to iOS and Android

TomTom announces that their local search service TomTom Places will be made available on its portable navigation devices (PNDs), iPhone, and smartphones running on Android. TomTom Places combines our business listing and enhanced POI database with our map database. By linking business address information with map geocoding information the result is relevant business categorisation. This […]

TomTom Unveils Two New GPS Devices For Black Friday

TomTom   has provided details on the full range of features available in two new TomTom devices highlighted in Walmart’s Black Friday specials. Both devices are designed for effortless navigation from A to B, guiding drivers door to door with spoken instructions, including “text to speech” for spoken street names. The TomTom ONE 125 SE […]

Mobile Navigators Find Google Maps Most Trustworthy

When choosing a navigation system for cell phones, more US and Western European consumers trust the Google Maps brand than any full service cell phone navigation system. Also, Tom Tom was by far the most preferred brand of portable navigation device (PND) in Western Europe, while Garmin led by a hefty margin in the US. […]

Worldwide PND (GPS) Shipments to Reach 47 Million Units in 2009

Worldwide personal navigation device (PND) shipments almost doubled in Q2-09 to 8.0M, in a market growth recovery which largely reflects the aftereffects of an extremely poor Q1-09, as PND vendors reduced inventory, according to the Strategy Analytics Navigation and Location Opportunities service. The current market share metrics show some optimism and are reported in the […]

Garmin to Release Nuvi 1690

Garmin International has announced the nüvi 1690, a portable navigation device (PND) with a built-in wireless module that lets customers tap into Garmin’s nüLink! service that provides direct links to certain online information like Google local search, traffic, weather, fuel prices, movie listings, flight status, local events, white page telephone listings and Ciao!, Garmin’s exclusive […]

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