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Coyote and HERE to provide road data and traffic information


Coyote has deepened and extended its partnership with HERE in a bid to drive innovative features for its connected devices. To date HERE has been providing navigation data for Coyote’s freemium app, but will now provide the whole HERE Mobile SDK so that Coyote can power all its connected devices …

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HERE to launch sensor data-driven platform for connected cars


Published: 10 October 2016 Mapping giant HERE is all set to launch a sensor data-driven platform for connected cars which will be the meeting point of ADAS, autonomous cars and smart cities. HERE claims that its service will crowd source maps data from sensor rich connected vehicle. The service will collect data …

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CES 2015: BMW and HERE showcases the future of connected driving


Published: January 6, 2015 | International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 BMW’s in-house developed intelligent app technology allows rapid in-car integration of the latest digital services and apps. One example is the research app being debuted by Nokia’s navigation subsidiary HERE at its stand at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 …

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HERE powers 3.2 million vehicles globally with embedded navigation and maps in Q3


Published: October 28, 2014 | Espoo, Finland The summary of the Nokia Corporation Interim Report for Q3 2014 and January-September 2014 has been made public. The complete Interim Report with tables for Q3 2014 and January-September 2014 is available at http://company.nokia.com/financials. HERE achieved 12% year-on-year growth in net sales, from …

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MapQuest updates its navigation app with improved data and maps


Published: July 09, 2014 | United States MapQuest Navigation app has been updated to version 4.4, offering more accurate ETAs, better traffic data; an app-specific volume control that allows the user to set the voice navigation volume independently of other apps; Ballpark Guides to MLB stadiums and airport maps; and …

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Smartphone in Cars: “Engaging, Potent and Distracting!!!”

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“National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), United States has found that the increased use of portable devices like smartphones has led to an increase in crashes and fatalities.” One of the greatest features of a modern smartphone is the ability to completely replace your car GPS and infotainment system. There are …

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Garmin announces Víago navigation app for smart driving


Published: June 18, 2014 | United States Garmin International, announced víago, a new navigation app for Android™ and iPhone® starting at $1.99. Garmin víago is compatible with Garmin HUD, a new way of viewing navigation information in the car. Garmin víago offers advanced navigation features, guiding drivers through the most …

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US Transport Department to regulate navigation aids to prevent distracted driving


Published: June 16, 2014 | United States United States Department of Transportation is intensifying its battle against distracted driving by seeking explicit authority from Congress to regulate navigation aids of all types, including apps on smartphones. The measure, included in the Obama administration’s proposed transportation bill, would specify that the …

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