HTC Launches GPS Phone P3300 in India
High Tech Computer Corp. launched HTC P3300, a GPS phone in India. It allows users to take pictures outdoors and
then automatically embeds the satellite coordinates into the picture. The MapKing R12 is the mobile mapping system which comes with the P3300.
Nokia will use Navteq technology for pedestrian navigation
Nokia plans to use the mapping technology from recently acquired company Navteq to develop the mapping applications. An area it believes is “totally underdeveloped” is pedestrian location-based services having “basically zero penetration among the 3 billion mobile devices uses globally”
SiRF unveils development platform for location services
SiRF unveils SiRFstudio, a location services enabling platform that can simplify and speed the development and deployment of location-aware applications across a broad range of mobile devices. It offers LBS developers a set of tools to develop their applications faster and port them to multiple devices. www.sirf.com
Polar releases G3 GPS to compliment RS800
Polar has released G3 GPS, a lightweight and compact module that communicates with the RS800 using W.I.N.D (Wireless Integrated Network Device technology). It is a wrist mounted unit, or it can be kept in a pocket or backpack or mounted to the handlebars.
Integrated GPS functionality for MC70
Motorola Inc. has introduced MC70 mobile computer, featuring integrated GPS capability. It will allow organisations, such as postal companies, to track and manage dynamic, real-time tasking, as well as verify specific locations of activities and provide mobile workers with pinpoint navigation support.