Connected Vehicles

World News:  Spirent® launches combined GPS/Galileo simulation system
6th March 2007

World News: Spirent® launches combined GPS/Galileo simulation system

Spirent Communications has announced the availability of its GSS7900 GPS/Galileo simulation system that enables the testing of advanced multi-system GNSS receivers by supporting the free-to-use signals from the GPS...

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World News: Tele Atlas achieves near-perfect scores for digital map accuracy
5th March 2007

World News: Tele Atlas achieves near-perfect scores for digital map accuracy

Tele Atlas has announced the results of an independent Digital Map Accuracy Study that provides an industry accuracy benchmark for digital map data. Conducted by an independent global marketing...

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World News: Tele Atlas powers BMW’s next generation nav systems
5th March 2007

World News: Tele Atlas powers BMW’s next generation nav systems

Tele Atlas has signed an agreement to provide digital map data and local search content for the next generation driver information/navigation systems in BMW vehicles in the US, Canada,...

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World News: Nokia and WaveMarket sign worldwide OEM agreement for LBS
28th February 2007

World News: Nokia and WaveMarket sign worldwide OEM agreement for LBS

Nokia and WaveMarket have signed an agreement to offer location-based tracking services to carriers worldwide. This OEM and reseller agreement will bring WaveMarket's entire product suite to Nokia customers...

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Asia News:  Citroën Australia’s sat nav system features NAVTEQ maps
27th February 2007

Asia News: Citroën Australia’s sat nav system features NAVTEQ maps

Citroën has become the first Australian in-vehicle navigation customer to leverage NAVTEQ’s recent release of its full coverage map of Australia. NAVTEQ’s map of Australia is fully navigable, enabling...

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America News:  Privacy concerns a major roadblock for LBS adoption
27th February 2007

America News: Privacy concerns a major roadblock for LBS adoption

According to the results of a December 2006 survey by Harris Interactive®, when it comes to next-generation telecommunications technologies, privacy remains the major concern for most US mobile phone...

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Worth mentioning: Avis & Budget rollout Where2 GPS in Canada
26th February 2007

Worth mentioning: Avis & Budget rollout Where2 GPS in Canada

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Europe News:  Norwich Union extends pay-as-you-drive insurance to under-70s
23rd February 2007

Europe News: Norwich Union extends pay-as-you-drive insurance to under-70s

Norwich Union is extending the age range of its usage-based pay-as-you-drive insurance policy to include drivers up to the age of 70. Drivers over 60 typically have a lower...

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World News: Brunswick to sell New Technologies' PND unit to MiTAC
23rd February 2007

World News: Brunswick to sell New Technologies' PND unit to MiTAC

Brunswick Corp has signed a definitive agreement to sell Brunswick New Technologies' portable navigation device (PND) operations to Taiwan-based MiTAC International Corp. The purchase will be for the PND...

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Europe News: UK Highways Agency rolls out £6m traffic flow system
22nd February 2007

Europe News: UK Highways Agency rolls out £6m traffic flow system

A scheme intended to reduce congestion and improve traffic flows on Yorkshire and the Humber's busiest junctions has entered its latest phase. The new Motorway Access Management system began...

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Asia News: Telematics, navigation, ITS to take centre stage at 2007 Seoul Motor Show
22nd February 2007

Asia News: Telematics, navigation, ITS to take centre stage at 2007 Seoul Motor Show

The largest car show in Asia has announced that it will now include a two-day seminar on the side of the exhibition for the professionals in the in-car infotainment...

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Europe News:  Intermap provides UK data for Microsoft’s Virtual Earth platform
21st February 2007

Europe News: Intermap provides UK data for Microsoft’s Virtual Earth platform

Intermap Technologies has announced an agreement to provide Microsoft Corp with NEXTMap® Britain digital elevation data for use within Microsoft’s Virtual Earth platform. The agreement enables Microsoft to create...

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