Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

Palm Release Treo GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition
Posted on 16-Aug-2006 11:42. | Tags Filed under: News.


Palm Release Treo GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition
Palm Inc. has announced the Palm GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition, featuring the new TomTom Navigator 6 software. Drivers using the new GPS Navigator with their Treo smartphones can rely on voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions to find their destinations as well as points of interest, including gas stations, restaurants, parks, airports and more.

TomTom Navigator 6 is currently available exclusively for Palm's GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition.

Palm's new Bluetooth enabled SiRFstarIII GPS receiver, which features a sleek design and easier-to-see LED lights, seamlessly pairs with Palm Treo 650, Treo 700w and Treo 700p smartphones. The product is simple to set up, thanks to a 1GB memory card preloaded with maps. Travelers simply pop the memory card into their Treo smartphone and pair the GPS receiver to access highway and street-level maps covering the United States and Canada.

No desktop syncing or downloading of maps is required. Using the smartphone's high-resolution screen, TomTom's Navigator 6 software automatically shows the receiver's current location.

The Bluetooth technology-enabled receiver identifies the car's position using satellites. By communicating with the GPS receiver via Bluetooth, the Treo smartphone obtains real-time location information and displays 3-D maps on the Treo smartphone's high-resolution screen. After a destination has been programmed, TomTom Navigator gives voice-guided, turn-by-turn instructions in one of more than 30 available voices. It will also automatically recalculate a route after a wrong turn, avoid roadblocks or circumvent traffic congestion.

At US$299 (estimated U.S. street price), Palm's GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition includes a Bluetooth enabled SiRFstarIII GPS receiver, TomTom Navigator 6 software featuring the latest Tele Atlas maps, a 1GB memory card with preloaded maps of the continental United States and Canada, a vehicle device cradle with windshield mount and a charging system.






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

TV news trend
Created by Rickles, last reply by MikeB4 on 27-Aug-2015 17:43 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


WINZ expected to pay for a 3k treadmill
Created by johnr, last reply by jmh on 28-Aug-2015 17:09 (181 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


Anybody believe this guy - Ashley Madison leak
Created by joker97, last reply by Fred99 on 27-Aug-2015 09:30 (244 replies)
Pages... 15 16 17


After upgrading to VDSL not all the jackpoints are working?
Created by yudumcan, last reply by yudumcan on 29-Aug-2015 16:52 (50 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Broadband Tech Issue Forcing Me to Leave Vodafone
Created by Earbanean, last reply by darylblake on 29-Aug-2015 13:26 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Post your vehicles
Created by TimA, last reply by blakamin on 29-Aug-2015 17:50 (144 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Is there any way to hack my mini-pc?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 26-Aug-2015 14:42 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Who does send and get the power bills after tenant has moved out?
Created by Greendrake, last reply by lucky015 on 28-Aug-2015 22:07 (15 replies)