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NAVTEQ’s private Beta programme

NAVTEQ announced a private beta programme to preview NAVTEQ JourneyView™, to be launched in early 2011. It will give customers an opportunity to preview the data and provide feedback that will ultimately influence final product specifications.

PBBI Location-based DaaS offering

Pitney Bowes Business Insight has introduced the Geosk™ Platform – a location-based Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering. It has a comprehensive geospatial data catalogue and delivers it via a cloudbased portal that lets customers pay as they go.

IDV Solutions new Partner Program

IDV Solutions announced a new partner program enabling new partners to join an existing network of companies who provide leading public and private sector clients with Visual Fusion solutions for business intelligence, security management, market analysis, supply chain management, and more.

Masternaut’s iPhone vehicle tracking

Masternaut has launched Rapide app, a web-based vehicle tracking service for the Apple iPhone and iPad. Managers can use this information to monitor the exact movement of their entire fleet, with instant updates tracked by GPS.

GPS-based crash avoidance system

Ford is developing the Automatic Braking Intersection Collision Avoidance System that uses wireless and GPS technologies so automobiles can literally speak to each other and mitigate accidents. The software would use this information to warn the driver of a potential collision and even begin braking.

Get directions using eyeglasses!

Japanese engineers at the University of Electro-Communications’ Nakajima Laboratory have created a prototype device that places GPS navigation technology into a pair of wearable glasses. The glasses, known as the ‘Wearable Personal Navigation System’, house a battery, a microcomputer, a magnetic directional sensor and a number of LED lights.

Navagis announces MobileRecon app

Navagis MobileRecon application is meant for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry, which works seamlessly to deliver geo-located and time-stamped video, audio, photographs, text, and data from the field directly onto Google Earth Enterprise

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