JVC's High-End EXAD-Series KD-NX5000 Equipped with NAVTEQ Map Data and NAVTEQ Traffic
CHICAGO, July 23 / -- NAVTEQ (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, announced today that it has been selected to provide JVC, a premier manufacturer of consumer electronics, with NAVTEQ® map data and NAVTEQ Traffic(TM) for JVC's latest after-market navigation product, the EXAD-series KD-NX5000. The KD-NX5000 is a 1-DIN HDD-navigation DVD/CD receiver with a built-in 3.5-inch-wide monitor, providing customers with multiple navigation and entertainment options.
The KD-NX5000's high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS device provides accurate navigation and quick and easy destination searches with voice guidance in three languages -- English, French and Spanish. For enhanced convenience, the system also offers high-speed route calculation and map viewing from both 2D and 3D-perspectives. The KD-NX5000's receiver has a 40GB total capacity, with 16GB for map navigation and 24GB for music. The music server in the device can store approximately 5,000 songs in MP3, WAV or WMA format, and the system is also compatible with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology, a rear-view camera and an iPod®.
"We are extremely excited about the addition of the advanced KD-NX5000 to JVC's already top-quality navigation line," said Chad Vogelsong, General Manager, JVC. "The JVC brand has always been synonymous with high-performance products, so it was only natural that we utilized NAVTEQ's expert digital map data and cutting-edge traffic systems for our latest device."
Each KD-NX5000 navigation system comes equipped with NAVTEQ's high quality, detailed map coverage of the U.S., Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Users also have access to NAVTEQ's comprehensive Points of Interest (POI) database with more than 12 million POIs, including restaurants, hotels, airports, gas stations, ATMS and other destinations.
To further enhance the driving experience, the KD-NX5000 also comes with a built-in RDS-TMC traffic tuner -- powered by NAVTEQ Traffic -- to receive real-time traffic information. NAVTEQ Traffic accident and construction information is available in the top 50 cities across the U.S. and Canada, and speed and flow information is now available in 49 cities. Users who choose to subscribe can receive real-time information on traffic jams, accidents, road narrowings and more, allowing drivers to see traffic delays and avoid potential traffic problems. NAVTEQ Traffic RDS is provided free to users for 90 days, after which time consumers can subscribe to the service directly through NAVTEQ at http://www.navigation.com/jvcactivation.
"The release of the sophisticated KD-NX5000 reflects JVC's longstanding commitment to high quality and innovative mobile technologies, including vehicle navigation," said Winston Guillory, Senior Vice President, Consumer & Enterprise, NAVTEQ. "NAVTEQ is very pleased to have both its map data and NAVTEQ Traffic products integrated into JVC's latest success in the navigation industry."
Customers can learn more about this exciting new product at http://www.mobile.jvc.com/.
About JVC Mobile Entertainment
JVC Mobile Entertainment is a part of JVC Mobile Company of America, a division of JVC Americas Corp. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan, Limited. JVC is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio and video products that use superior technologies to deliver high quality sound and images.
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has over 3,000 employees located in 168 offices in 30 countries.
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