Telematics

America News: Garmin acquires Digital Cyclone for $45m
9th January 2007

America News: Garmin acquires Digital Cyclone for $45m

Garmin has acquired location based services provider Digital Cyclone Inc (DCI) for $45 million in cash. Minnesota-based DCI offers its My-Cast 5 (weather reports and alerts) application for mobile...

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New partnership: Ford and Microsoft to deliver Ford Sync: in-car digital comms and entertainment system
9th January 2007

New partnership: Ford and Microsoft to deliver Ford Sync: in-car digital comms and entertainment system

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New product: TeleNav launches first mobile phone-based GPS nav service with traffic rerouting
9th January 2007

New product: TeleNav launches first mobile phone-based GPS nav service with traffic rerouting

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World News:  Chrysler is Hughes Telematics’ first OEM partner
9th January 2007

World News: Chrysler is Hughes Telematics’ first OEM partner

Hughes Telematics has announced that the Chrysler Group will be the first automaker to integrate its telematics solution as the standard in future vehicles. Hughes Telematics recently revealed key...

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New product: Pioneer launches next gen in-car nav system
9th January 2007

New product: Pioneer launches next gen in-car nav system

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New partnership: Motorola, Jentro and Destinator collaborate on phone-based navigation
9th January 2007

New partnership: Motorola, Jentro and Destinator collaborate on phone-based navigation

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New product: TomTom creates first embedded portable nav solution for automotive industry
9th January 2007

New product: TomTom creates first embedded portable nav solution for automotive industry

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World News:  Boeing completes GPS ground station test
5th January 2007

World News: Boeing completes GPS ground station test

Boeing has successfully completed a live demonstration of the GPS ground station, which, when fully operational, will control the 32 GPS satellites now in orbit as well as those...

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World News:  Garmin kicks off 2007 with a variety of new products
5th January 2007

World News: Garmin kicks off 2007 with a variety of new products

Garmin has begun the new year by announcing various new products, new applications and new business deals. MSN Direct feeds info to Garmin nüvi® 680 and StreetPilot® c580Garmin’s nüvi...

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World News:  Smartphones to give GPS devices serious competition
4th January 2007

World News: Smartphones to give GPS devices serious competition

According to a Business Week report, navigation device makers will have to offer new services such as pay-as-you-go, traffic info, and parking-space availability if they want to compete with...

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World News:  Garmin acquires French distributor
4th January 2007

World News: Garmin acquires French distributor

Garmin has acquired EME Tec Sat SAS, the exclusive distributor of Garmin's consumer products in France. Following the acquisition, EME will change its name to Garmin France SAS. The...

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America News:  Sirius achieves 6 million subscribers; XM 7.8 million
3rd January 2007

America News: Sirius achieves 6 million subscribers; XM 7.8 million

Sirius Satellite Radio ended 2006 with just over 6.02 million subscribers, up 82% over the company's 2005 year-end subscriber base of 3.32 million. According to the New York Times,...

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