Connected Vehicles

World News:  Tele Atlas delivers key cities in 3D
7th May 2007

World News: Tele Atlas delivers key cities in 3D

Tele Atlas will make available nearly fifty detailed 3D city maps for use in navigation devices and location-based applications. The first Tele Atlas 3D city maps, including maps for...

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World News:  Bermuda’s anti-GPS cabbies are grounded
30th April 2007

World News: Bermuda’s anti-GPS cabbies are grounded

Radio Cabs has had its licence suspended for allegedly not complying with Bermuda’s relatively new legal requirement to use a GPS-based tracking system in its 195 taxis. According to...

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World News:  Boeing-led team develop surface navigation concept for DARPA
19th April 2007

World News: Boeing-led team develop surface navigation concept for DARPA

The US Defence Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has commissioned Boeing to lead an industry team in the development of a navigation system that would still work if GPS...

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Europe News:  Switzerland upgrades nationwide positioning network
18th April 2007

Europe News: Switzerland upgrades nationwide positioning network

Trimble has supplied 31 Trimble NetR5™ GNSS reference stations and Trimble Zephyr Geodetic™ 2 antennae to Switzerland’s Federal Office for Topography (swisstopo) to upgrade the country’s nationwide positioning network...

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Asia News:  Tele Atlas expands in Asia-Pacific
18th April 2007

Asia News: Tele Atlas expands in Asia-Pacific

Tele Atlas has officially launched its presence in the Asia-Pacific region with the opening of offices in Singapore and Seoul, South Korea and the introduction of new Southeast Asia...

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World news:  GPS sales to reach $4.1 billion in 2007
16th April 2007

World news: GPS sales to reach $4.1 billion in 2007

Overall satisfaction among owners of GPS devices is high, and consumer interest for the technology is exploding, according to a research report released today by the Consumer Electronics Association...

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World News:  GPS-related patent infringement claims keep courts busy
16th April 2007

World News: GPS-related patent infringement claims keep courts busy

Mobile Traffic Systems has filed suit against four major GPS companies, Gebre has filed suit against a long list of companies including major OEMs, Next Innovation sued OnStar and...

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World News:  Free GPS mapping on mobile phones
16th April 2007

World News: Free GPS mapping on mobile phones

Mobile GMaps is a free application that displays Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Windows Live Local (MSN Virtual Earth) and Ask.com Maps and satellite imagery on Java J2ME-enabled mobile phones,...

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Europe News:  Imtech acquires Peek Traffic for €80m
10th April 2007

Europe News: Imtech acquires Peek Traffic for €80m

European technical services provider, Imtech, is to acquire intelligent traffic solutions provider, Peek Traffic Holdings, for €80 million in cash. The acquisition is subject to approval from the German...

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America News:  Dash launches nationwide road-test program
10th April 2007

America News: Dash launches nationwide road-test program

Dash Navigation™ plans to recruit 2,000 drivers to road-test Dash Express™, the first Internet-connected automotive GPS. After successfully completing a six-month field trial in the San Francisco Bay Area,...

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World News:  DigitalGlobe expands commercial business unit
5th April 2007

World News: DigitalGlobe expands commercial business unit

DigitalGlobe® has announced several strategic initiatives for its commercial business unit. The upgraded roadmap includes a new Boston, Massachusetts commercial office, along with plans to integrate assets from the...

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World News:  Russia and China join Europe in the GPS challenge
5th April 2007

World News: Russia and China join Europe in the GPS challenge

According to a recent News.com article, the Russian space agency plans to launch eight navigation satellites by the end of the year. Russia’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) is...

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