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Navman Wireless shows new fleet technology
Posted on 16-Oct-2014 20:35Tags News, GPS

Navman Wireless unveils Adaptive Intelligence to help businesses tap into big data and make smarter decisions. Comments (Comments)

Navman SmartGPS review
Posted on 7-Aug-2014 14:53Tags Reviews, GPS, by M Freitas

I had the Navman SmartGPS for a few weeks now for this review. Used it around the Wellingon region and have to say it's a very capable in-car navigation system with interesting features. Comments (Comments)

New Zealanders spend up to 93 hours a year stuck in traffic
Posted on 4-Jun-2014 00:01Tags News, GPS

TomTom has announced the results of the TomTom Traffic Index 2013, revealing New Zealanders waste up to 93 hours a year stuck in traffic and that Wellingtonian’s experienced the worst traffic delays during peak hours. Comments (Comments)

Navman Wireless adds HD Data feature to fleet tracking platform
Posted on 3-Apr-2014 14:24Tags News, GPS

HD Data provides transport fleets with second-by-second visibility into vehicle activities on an interactive map. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand's first guardian angel app "Get Home Safe" aims to save lives
Posted on 5-Aug-2013 15:02Tags News, GPS

A new company that privately monitors users’ location during an activity or task and raises a pre-set alarm if they don’t "Get Home Safe" is being launched in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

TomTom re-designs its GPS Sport Watch
Posted on 18-Apr-2013 09:39Tags News, GPS

New ultra-slim watches deliver at-a-glance performance information to make it easier for runners, cyclists and swimmers to achieve their goals Comments (Comments)

TomTom releases first New Zealand Traffic Congestion Index
Posted on 4-Apr-2013 17:25Tags News, GPS

Research says New Zealanders spend up to 92 hours a year in traffic. Wellington was found to be the least congested city of those surveyed in New Zealand, Auckland the busiest. Comments (Comments)

CoPilot brings full-featured GPS Navigation to Windows Phone 8
Posted on 24-Feb-2013 23:20Tags News, GPS

ALK Technologies has announced its award-winning CoPilot GPS navigation apps for smartphones and tablets will be available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8. Comments (Comments)

TomTom Rider is a portable navigation device for bike aficionados
Posted on 15-Feb-2013 09:50Tags News, GPS

Customised device gives bikers the freedom to choose the way they want to ride Comments (Comments)

TomTom launches Location Based Services platform for rapid application development
Posted on 16-Nov-2012 14:42Tags News, GPS

TomTom LBS provides developers with the content and tools to rapidly create location-enabled applications for a variety of commercial and consumer markets. Comments (Comments)

TomTom previews navigation application for Android
Posted on 29-Aug-2012 22:01Tags News, GPS

TomTom's on-board maps, IQ Routes and HD Traffic will give Android users the freshest map, the fastest routes and the most accurate arrival times. The application is set for release in October 2012. Comments (Comments)

Nike+ Sportwatch GPS review
Posted on 4-Apr-2012 15:07Tags Reviews, GPS, by M Freitas

The Nike+ Sportwatch merge elements of social with exercise to get the user fit. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi company GeoSmart helps make navigating Australian traffic congestion easier
Posted on 27-Aug-2011 13:50Tags News, GPS

Now motorists with compatible car navigation systems are able to receive live information on road accidents, incidents and traffic congestion anywhere in Australia where compatible mobile phone networks are available. Comments (Comments)

Wellington City Council makes geospatial data available
Posted on 21-Feb-2011 19:45Tags News, GPS

Wellington City Council has released a significant amount of useful geospatial information to the public, either free of charge or at very low cost. Comments (Comments)

ALK Technologies Announces CoPilot Live 9 Mobile Navigation Platform
Posted on 15-Feb-2011 08:40Tags News, GPS

Next generation GPS navigation apps for smartphones and tablets will feature an interactive user interface, cutting-edge routing technology and seamless access to hyperlocal online content. Comments (Comments)

TomTom bring its live traffic information service to New Zealand
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 11:25Tags News, GPS

Available on the new TomTom GO LIVE GPS range and delivers dynamic navigation and route guidance that continuously adapts to changing road conditions. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone open sources Wayfinder
Posted on 16-Jul-2010 19:18Tags News, GPS

Vodafone Group will make its location based services software open source on http://oss.wayfinder.com. The code will be made available on github. Comments (Comments)

New TomTom XL 250: Big screen, smart features
Posted on 13-Jul-2010 18:12Tags News, GPS

TomTom XL 250 comes with an extra-large 4.3 wide screen and an easier to use menu. TomToms array of navigation features is also included: Advanced Lane Guidance; Spoken Street Names; Safety Cameras; Map Share; and IQ Routes. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Selects Navizon for Geolocation
Posted on 3-Mar-2010 14:56Tags News, GPS

Microsoft will use Navizons global location database to provide an enhanced experience to its mobile users. Comments (Comments)

TomTom car kit for iPhone now available in New Zealand
Posted on 16-Dec-2009 10:21Tags News, GPS

TomTom officially announces the availability of the TomTom car kit for iPhone at selected retailers. Comments (Comments)

Google Maps introduces turn-by-turn car navigation
Posted on 29-Oct-2009 07:21Tags News, GPS

Availabe with the new Android 2.0 port of the Google Maps for mobile application, the new service is automatically updated over the mobile data network with Google Maps and user input. On select locations Google Maps Navigation gets live traffic data over the Internet. A traffic indicator light in the corner of the screen glows green, yellow or red, depending on the current traffic conditions along your route. Comments (Comments)

TomTom Start introduces new users to GPS navigation with easy to use device
Posted on 28-Oct-2009 12:02Tags News, GPS

The TomTom Start is a compact device with a 3.5 touch screen, spoken street names so drivers never miss a turn and an integrated fold-and-go mount, which makes the whole navigation package fit into any pocket, small bag or glove compartment. Comments (Comments)

TomTom unveils new connected GPS, the TomTom XL 340S LIVE
Posted on 29-Sep-2009 12:00Tags News, GPS

New TomTom XL 340S LIVE first mid-range GPS to feature Local Search powered by Google and real-time traffic, now backed by AT&T network. Comments (Comments)

TomTom Introduces OpenLR, an open-source Dynamic Location Referencing technology
Posted on 8-Sep-2009 20:01Tags News, GPS

New open industry standard with low bandwidth consumption could boost the potential for connected navigation and location-based services on any digital map. Comments (Comments)

AA Traffic introduces live traffic alert service
Posted on 2-Sep-2009 09:13Tags News, GPS

AA Traffic alerts relating to accidents, roadworks and weather related events are available via email or as text messages to assist motorists with the preparation of their journey. Service is free through the end of 2009. Comments (Comments)


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