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Navman Unveils New Pin 570 GPS-Enabled PDA
Posted on 20-Sep-2005 10:23 | Tags Filed under: News


Navman Unveils New Pin 570 GPS-Enabled PDA
Navman is introducing the Personal Interactive Navigator (PiN) 570, a Windows Mobile Pocket PC handheld that combines advanced satellite guidance via GPS (Global Positioning System) with the efficiency of Pocket PC organization.

The PiN 570 is encased in tungsten and graphite, and comes with a built-in, flip-up GPS receiver. Pre-loaded with the latest version of Navman's navigation software, SmartST 2005, the PiN 570 offers one click access to a dedicated navigation system that provides Turn-by-Turn direction instructions, available in both male and female voices and a choice of 9 languages.

The software provides multiple vavigation views, including 3D map view, 2D map view, quick next-maneuver icon view with 2D mini-map, and a text-based instruction list that displays the next four maneuvers.

Users can define up to 12 preplanned stops during a trip to their final destination, and the software Journey Planner: allowing users to define up to 12 preplanned stops to their final destination.

Additional SmartST 2005 capabilities include Microsoft Pocket Outlook integration for advanced address-to-contact routing, Back-on-Track rerouting when off-course, a time-saving zip code search tool, the ability to pre-select areas to avoid, a handy town-to-town routing function, a list of favorite and recent destinations, and a complete route summary.

The Navman PiN 570 is equipped with a 3.5-inch transflective LCD touchscreen (240x320 pixels), and powered by a Samsung 266MHz processor with 64MB of internal RAM. Map Data is stored on the supplied 128MB memory card and accessed through the device's MMC/ SD (SDIO) expansion slot. The PiN 570 is running the Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003, and with the pre-installed Microsoft Pocket PC Business Pack, users can access personal information and contact data, manage email in Pocket Outlook, compose documents in Pocket Word and Pocket Excel, and surf the web.

The complete PiN 570 solution includes the latest Tele Atlas map data, providing detailed street-level mapping for the U.S. and Canada; a 128MB MMC memory card; a vehicle power adapter and mounting bracket; a USB sync cable and power pack for the office desktop environment; and a protective carrying case for convenient storage.







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