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Waze integrated with Android Auto

Waze has been now integrated with Android Auto. Waze can be used by the cars having Android Auto to navigate via its in-car display, steering wheels, touch screen etc. Waze has many features such as: Find the fastest routes and most up-to-date road alerts. Start any drive using the voice …

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Car Navigation Systems Market in ASEAN Countries To Grow at a CAGR of 17.2 Per Cent To Reach 2.08 Million in 2018

Hong Kong: The car navigation systems market in three ASEAN countries – Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand – is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.2 per cent (2011-2018) to reach 2.08 million units in 2018, says Frost & Sullivan. The research was a part of …

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Japan: Panasonic to release car navigation unit – Gorilla Eye

Japan: Panasonic to release car navigation unit - Gorilla Eye

Panasonic Corporation Automotive & Industrial Systems, Inc. (Yoshihiko Yamada representative) has announced the release of five new models SSD portable car navigation “Gorilla Eye”, sequentially from the 20th September. Pansasonic has led the market in car navigation systems, due to its “positioning accuracy”, “map readability” and “system usability”, with 400 …

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Mitsubishi Electric and Pioneer collaborates to develop in-car navigation platform

Mitsubishi Electric

Japan: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has entered into a capital and business alliance agreement with Pioneer, under which Mitsubishi Electric will invest approximately 4 billion yen in Pioneer in exchange for the acquisition of approximately 20 million common shares of Pioneer issued through a third-party allotment. Mitsubishi Electric and Pioneer have …

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Pioneer unveils new array of car navigation systems with iPhone 5 connectivity


UK: Pioneer has launched  three new car navigation systems for 2013, offering advanced route guidance, in-car multimedia entertainment and the latest in smartphone connectivity. The AVIC-F50BT, AVIC-F950DAB and AVIC-F950BT offer iPhone 5 compatibility and include high resolution WVGA touch screen displays ranging from 6.1 inches to 7 inches. They also …

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Chinese car navigation industry indicates increased installation ratio of navigation devices says report

China: ResearchInChina has released a new “China Car Navigation Industry Report, 2012-2013” report to their offering.  In 2012, 3,852 models of passenger cars under 104 brands were on sale in the Chinese market, including 1,210 models equipped with navigation systems before launch, with the installation ratio of 31.41%, higher than the proportion …

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GPS market to grow at a CAGR of 25.8 % by 2015: TechNavio


USA: TechNavio’s analysts predict that the GPS market to grow at a CAGR of 25.8 percent over the period 2011-2015. “The Global Positioning System Market 2011-2015,” indicates one of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for GPS in smartphones. The Global Positioning System market …

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NeoSpeech text-to-speech software integrated with Denso vehicle navigation system


USA: NeoSpeech, text-to-speech (TTS) solution provider, has announced  that its VoiceText speech engine will be embedded in the ARPEGGIO car navigation information system from DENSO Corporation. The DENSO ARPEGGIO, slated for release in Japan in 2013, will be used in Toyota vehicles. ARPEGGiO is a smartphone-based, information system that uses …

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Toyota and NavInfo to jointly distribute maps for car navigation systems in China


Japan: Toyota Motor Corporation and NavInfo, a China-based map production company, will cooperate to establish a joint-venture company for the distribution of map data to car navigation systems in China. The joint-venture company, Telemap China Co., Ltd., is scheduled to begin services in 2013 with starting capital of approximately 9.2 …

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“Driview” – navigation app with live images


Japan: Fujitsu Ten commenced the App Store launch of the free iPhone application “Driview” that works with ‘ECLIPSE’ car navigation systems ‘AVN-ZXO2i’ and ‘AVN-ZO2i.’ Via connecting to a Fujitsu Ten car navigation system, this application can superimpose route information such as destination direction and turns on top of live-action images …

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