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Garmin GPS device users can use MapmyIndia maps now

Garmin GPS devices users can now use MapmyIndia’s India maps, and have access to maps of 202 cities, 130,000 towns and villages, 450,000 point of interests, and navigate to 640,000 unique reachable destinations across India.

Wireless Matrix In-Cab Navigation and Communication solution

Wireless Matrix in-cab Navigation and Messaging solution for FleetOutlook® will be available for subscription soon. The mini-applications connect drivers and dispatchers wherein Location-based data is transferred bi-directionally between the in-vehicle navigation platform and FleetOutlook.

Fully integrated Hybrid WiFi-, Cell- ID+ and GPS Positioning Solution

Spotigo has launched its fully integrated positioning solution “HyPS”, which can combine GPS and Spotigo’s WiFi and Cell-ID positioning methods as inputs to calculate the position of devices.

Genasys signs commercial partnership with Creativity Software Ltd.

Creativity Software and Genasys have joined together to provide Location and Mobility solutions and Services to their existing customers and to the Telecoms industry. Genasys will contribute with its LBS middleware, SIMLocator and GMPB technology, whereas Creativity Software will provide various applications.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. expands LBS into China

TCS has expanded its LBS offerings into China. Building on its customer base in Hong Kong, TCS will work closely with the Alliance April 2009 | 37 Development Group to enhance the global offering of LBS products and services.

iPhone OS 3.0 to allow turn by turn navigation


Apple announced turn by turn navigation on the new iPhone OS 3.0 software. The beta software and SDK are available immediately for registered developers; iPhone customers will be able to download the software for free. www.

Fleet Routing Solution by TomTom and Advantage Integrated Solutions

TomTom has partnered with Advantage Integrated Solutions to optimize business fleet organization and itinerary planning on TomTom PRO Series navigation devices.

Google introduces Voice-Cum- Location-Based search to BlackBerry

Google introduced new features to its Google Mobile App, including its My Location application for BlackBerry handsets for voice control functions, enabling users to speak to the device when requesting information.

DirectSat USA selects Trimble Mobile Resource Management Solution

DirectSat USA has selected Trimble as its Mobile Resource Management solutions provider, and will begin utilizing the Trimble GeoManager(sm) solution in approximately 1,100 of its service vehicles. www.trimble. com/mobile_resource_management

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