Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

AirIQ Launches Enhanced Offering for Consumers

Date: January 28, 2008 MobileIQ is now offered as both a simple Stolen Vehicle Recovery service and, through an easy online upgrade, as an enhanced web-based Safety and Security Interactive service. In the case of Stolen Vehicle Recovery, when a MobileIQ equipped vehicle is stolen, the vehicle owner contacts the 24/7 call center. Client Care agents provide vehicle location information to the...

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Fastrax Revamps OEM GPS Receiver Product Line

Fastrax introduces a GPS receiver with a miniature integrated GPS chip antenna for Personal Navigation Devices and a new, ultra ompact OEM GPS receiver with reduced power consumption Helsinki, Finland - January 25, 2008 - Fastrax Ltd., a provider of programmable OEM GPS receivers as well as open and portable GPS Software Development Kit environments, today announced two new products in its...

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U.S. Air Force Approves Spectracom's Network-Centric Netclock 383 Time Server for Military Networks

Rochester, N.Y., January 23, 2008 Spectracom Corporation announces support from the Department of the Air Force Headquarters Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Wing for its NetClockÂ-® 9383 precision GPS time server for synchronizing military networks. The 9383 is a network timing appliance that meets the most stringent requirements for reliability and security by integrating a Selective...

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Mobile Device combines phone, GPS, and Web browser.

Featuring 3.5 in. touchscreen interface, nuvifone(TM) integrates 3.5G mobile phone capability with Internet browser, data connectivity, and personal navigation functions. It comes preloaded road maps of North America, Eastern and Western Europe, or both and offers turn-by-turn, voice-prompted directions as well as automatic route recalculation. Along with built-in camera, phone offers personal...

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Nokia 500 Auto Navigation Features NAVTEQ Map Data

Nokia launches second PND with high quality navigation, bluetooth handsfree and multimedia applications CHICAGO, Jan. 21 - NAVTEQ (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, is supplying map data for the new Nokia 500 Auto Navigation personal navigator, which is the company's second PND. Designed to offer navigation, communication and...

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U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin Team Completes On-Orbit Deployment of Modernized GPS Satellite in Record Time

Satellite Declared Operational for Military and Civil Users Worldwide DENVER, Jan. 16 -- The modernized Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR-M) satellite, launched from Cape Canaveral on Dec. 20, 2007, has been declared fully operational for military and civilian navigation users around the globe, following a record-setting on-orbit deployment by a joint U.S. Air Force/Lockheed Martin...

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LifeRing - Powerful Common-Operational-Picture Software -- Adds White-Boarding

Visually Enhancing PDA-GPS Link Between Command-Center and Field Personnel JUPITER, Fla., Jan. 14- ResQdraw(TM) - a new command-and-rescue GPS screen-drawing function providing instant, two-way visual communication between command centers and field personnel - has just been incorporated into LifeRing(TM) mobile collaboration Common Operational Picture (COP) software from Advanced Ground...

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Lightbar Guidance System suits agriculture applications.

Supplied in cast aluminum housing with built-in GPS receiver and USB port, AgGPSÂ-® EZ-GuideÂ-® 250 lets operators steer farm vehicles with consistent pass-to-pass accuracy. It delivers out-of-the-box operation, with 15 bright guidance LEDs and 4.3 in. color LCD interface that provides real-time, where-applied coverage mapping as well as graphical guidance patterns. OnPathÂ-® Advanced...

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SkyGolf and u-blox Bring TruePoint(TM) GPS Technology to Golfers Worldwide

RESTON, Virginia, January 11 - SkyGolf, the developers of SkyCaddie, the #1 rangefinder in golf, and u-blox, the manufacturer of high performance consumer GPS receiver technology, announce the development of TruePoint(TM) precision GPS technology in an exclusive cooperation to provide unprecedented accuracy for golfers. The SkyCaddieÂ-®SG5 rangefinder uses GPS to answer the oldest question in...

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Netropa Features NAVTEQ TRAFFIC PATTERNS(TM) in New PND

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 -- NAVTEQ (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, announced today from the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show that Netropa, a manufacturer of location devices, will power its latest Intellinav models with both NAVTEQÂ-® maps and NAVTEQ TRAFFIC PATTERNS. The new addition to the Intellinav line is...

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