Telematics

World News:  NAVTEQ’s Map Reporter™ captures users’ map input
18th January 2007

World News: NAVTEQ’s Map Reporter™ captures users’ map input

NAVTEQ has updated its online feedback tool and renamed it NAVTEQ Map Reporter™. After eleven years and tens of thousands of update requests, the updated system is now map-based,...

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America News:  u-blox delivers five millionth GPS receiver
17th January 2007

America News: u-blox delivers five millionth GPS receiver

u-blox America recently delivered its five millionth GPS receiver to Mobile Crossing, a manufacturer of rugged handheld GPS computers and PNDs. Rugged handheld devices like Mobile Crossing’s WayPoint X...

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America News:  Mixed reaction to FMCSA’s proposed EOBR ruling
15th January 2007

America News: Mixed reaction to FMCSA’s proposed EOBR ruling

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed ruling regarding electronic on-board recorders has drawn a mixed response. While the ATA supports the proposal, the OOIDA says it misses the...

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America News:  Arizona to ban texting while driving
15th January 2007

America News: Arizona to ban texting while driving

The State of Arizona has amended its laws to include a ban on sending or receiving text messages via cellphones or PDAs while driving. Exceptions would apply to law...

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America News:  FMCSA proposes mandatory EOBRs for habitual HOS rule violators
15th January 2007

America News: FMCSA proposes mandatory EOBRs for habitual HOS rule violators

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed a rule that will require mandatory installation of electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) by truck and bus companies with a history...

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World News:  GE – Equipment Services acquires Terion
12th January 2007

World News: GE – Equipment Services acquires Terion

GE – Equipment Services has acquired the business of Terion Inc, provider of two-way wireless data communication and information solutions for the transportation industry. The terms of the acquisition...

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CES News:  Google Maps, Google search & Gmail available on Samsung phones
11th January 2007

CES News: Google Maps, Google search & Gmail available on Samsung phones

Samsung and Google have announced a global cooperation to provide quick and easy access to Google products and services, directly from Samsung mobile phones. Beginning in early 2007, Samsung...

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CES News:  Samsung plans to put digital TV in cars
11th January 2007

CES News: Samsung plans to put digital TV in cars

Samsung has revealed a technology that will let local TV stations broadcast digital programs to phones or car TVs. This is good news for car passengers who currently receive...

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CES News: Trimble introduces GuideWorx for GPS-enabled mobile phones
11th January 2007

CES News: Trimble introduces GuideWorx for GPS-enabled mobile phones

Trimble has extended its Trimble Outdoors™ suite of GPS-on-cellular applications with the introduction of GuideWorx GPS™, which transforms a mobile phone into a handheld GPS device. The turn-by-turn on-road...

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CES News: NAVIGON-Clear Channel partnership provides real-time traffic for PNDs
10th January 2007

CES News: NAVIGON-Clear Channel partnership provides real-time traffic for PNDs

NAVIGON and Clear Channel's Total Traffic Network division will team up to work on providing packaged, accurate and reliable real-time traffic information across PNDs. NAVIGON's MobileNavigator™ software will work...

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CES News: MSN Direct delivers content via HD radio
10th January 2007

CES News: MSN Direct delivers content via HD radio

Microsoft and Clear Channel Radio are collaborating to build a nationwide data delivery service using HD radio technology. Branded MSN® Direct HD, the service is an extension of Microsoft’s...

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America News: Autonet Mobile turns cars into mobile Wi-Fi hotspots
9th January 2007

America News: Autonet Mobile turns cars into mobile Wi-Fi hotspots

Autonet Mobile is the first ISP to focus on vehicles, with a new product designed to turn the car into a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. Autonet Mobile is the first...

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