TomTom has announced TomTom Navigator 2004 based on Microsoft Windows Mobile Pocket PCs and palmOne platforms. The company says with this launch it is offering the most comprehensive door-to-door personal navigation system with maps of the entire United States and Canada, as well as customizable points of interest (POI) categories, and an even more improved user interface.
"With TomTom Navigator 2004, we offer an affordable and flexible solution to a universal problem, how to get from point A to B," said Jocelyn Vigreux, president of TomTom USA. "And exciting new features-like on-screen street names in 3D view, updated road maps of the United States and Canada, and customizable points of interest-make the Navigator 2004 even more user- friendly, enhancing the personalization of the application and allowing a stress-free navigation experience."
TomTom Navigator offers an accurate digitized roadmap system that works in conjunction with TomTom GPS receivers, both wired and self-powered Bluetooth version, providing a navigation tool for business and leisure travelers. TomTom Navigator uses turn-by-turn map data through a relationship with TeleAtlas. The package offers voice-guided routing instructions, door-to-door navigation, 2D or 3D map presentation views, updated maps of the United States and Canada with all street names labeled, four million Points of Interest (POI); Customizable POI categories.
The Bluetooth version, which includes the TomTom Navigator 2004 software, cabling, a Bluetooth GPS receiver, and maps of the entire United States and Canada retails for US$299. The wired GPS version is offered at US$249, and includes the TomTom Navigator 2004 software, cabling, wired GPS receiver, mounting kit, and maps of the entire United States and Canada.