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Dec 2010 | No Comment


Telogis delivers new ADAS capabilities

Telogis has integrated Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) data from NAVTEQ® into its GeoBase geospatial platform. The platform uses NAVTEQ map data and integrates its Enhanced Geometry, Slope and Height, and Curvature products allowing application developers to build advanced enterprise software solutions.

HARMAN launches in India

HARMAN is delivering the first integrated navigation and infotainment systems with detailed Indian road maps by MapmyIndia. The first vehicles from BMW with the system will be delivered sometime soon.

Garmin hanging up on smartphones

Garmin is abandoning the smart phone business after failing to find its way in the highly competitive sector with a handset released a year ago. “We thoroughly analyzed the rapidly changing dynamics of the smart phone market and concluded that we cannot reach the scale necessary to effectively compete in the industry,” said CEO of Garmin Mr. MinKao.

Air Force warns against location-based app

Air Force communications officials are warning Facebook users of a new location-based application that may pose a security risk because it publicises users’ locations without their specific consent. The features called “Places I check in to,” and “People Here Now” use IP addresses and smartphone GPS capabilities to locate a user when logging onto Facebook. The app then publishes that information on the user’s profile page, and the information could become public depending on the user’s profile security settings. The feature is automatically active and must be turned off by the user.

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