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.
Mobile navigation for PDAs and smartphones from Navigon
Posted on 19-Feb-2004 20:58 | Tags Filed under: News


Mobile navigation for PDAs and smartphones from Navigon
Navigon has established a reputation supplying navigation and map software for handhelds. The company is now focusing on the smartphone market with new navigation solutions and location based services (LBS) for this segment of the mobile market.

The company will show customised navigation solutions and location based services for mobile phones during the CeBIT 2004.

On the smartphone edition users can enter destination using the mobile phone keypad. This request, alongside the current location captured from a GPS receiver is sent to a server where the required route is calculated and sent back to the mobile device. All the communications is performed over a GPRS conneciton.

"User-orientation and a convenient route tracing were our top priority for mobile phone navigation," explained Philipp Hess, Head of Mobile Internet, "we, therefore, spent a lot of time on development to launch a genuinely mature product."

The applications are developed for mobile phone manufacturers, mobile phone operators and service providers. Maps are supplied through a partnership with MapSolute.


More information: http://www.navigon.de...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Maori Seats
Created by Pumpedd, last reply by Batman on 22-Jul-2017 12:46 (164 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Winston. Kingmaker? Could Well Be.
Created by tdgeek, last reply by Rikkitic on 21-Jul-2017 14:41 (165 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


UK to ban credit card charges next year
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Geektastic on 21-Jul-2017 17:34 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Man stole trampoline 'to feed his family'
Created by Wiggum, last reply by allio on 21-Jul-2017 08:53 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


The next Doctor announced
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by Paul1977 on 20-Jul-2017 09:55 (82 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by Coil, last reply by ajobbins on 22-Jul-2017 12:30 (4867 replies)
Pages... 323 324 325


Homeless in NZ
Created by Fred99, last reply by gzt on 22-Jul-2017 12:40 (15 replies)

Skidding downhill on black ice: survival tactics
Created by Greendrake, last reply by kiwirock on 22-Jul-2017 04:32 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4