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Panasonic unveils two new PNDs in Japan with the CN-SG520 Series and CN-MC02 Series

Panasonic announced this morning two new PND that are schedule for a mid October launch. The first model, the CN-SG520 Series, or “Navi Journey” is a compact 5” PND with a 272×480 screen that comes with the support of SD and SDHC [...]
Panasonic unveils two new PNDs in Japan with the CN-SG520 Series and CN-MC02 Series
Panasonic unveils two new PNDs in Japan with the CN-SG520 Series and CN-MC02 SeriesPanasonic unveils two new PNDs in Japan with the CN-SG520 Series and CN-MC02 SeriesPanasonic unveils two new PNDs in Japan with the CN-SG520 Series and CN-MC02 SeriesPanasonic unveils two new PNDs in Japan with the CN-SG520 Series and CN-MC02 SeriesPanasonic unveils two new PNDs in Japan with the CN-SG520 Series and CN-MC02 Series

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RWC Japan outs two new Android 4.0 Tablet/GPS in Japan

RWC announced today in Japan not one but two Android 4.0 Tablet that are also fully fledge capable PNDs. While technically similar, both models comes with Android 4.0, a 7” 800×480 screen with a Cortex A5 Dual Core CPU at 1.2GHz w[...]
RWC Japan outs two new Android 4.0 Tablet/GPS in Japan

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CN-350TOP, RWC new One Piece PND for your bicycle/Bike!

Living in Japan can be very challenging! Especially when most streets do not even have a name and houses numbers! And this is one of the reasons why GPS or PND are SO popular in Japan. Today’s Winner in the “Must Have PND” Category is [...]
CN-350TOP, RWC new One Piece PND for your bicycle/Bike!

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NICT and Fujitsu Develop Indoor Guidance Technology for the Blind Using Ultra Wide Band Positioning, Smartphones

NICT and Fujitsu are working together to develop a real-time indoor guidance system for the blind. As GPS cannot be used to get positional data indoors, the system uses a smartphone and ultra wide band (UWB) transmission technology to [...]
NICT and Fujitsu Develop Indoor Guidance Technology for the Blind Using Ultra Wide Band Positioning, Smartphones

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Yupiteru brings OBD-II Support to its latest PND Car Navigation System

OBD-II or On-Board Diagnostic System is a standard to all car and give to your car manufacturer, garage or anyone with a OBD-II Cable and software the possibility to get all relevant information coming out from your car like your CO2 e[...]
Yupiteru brings OBD-II Support to its latest PND Car Navigation System

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Panasonic introduces three new Gorilla PND in Japan

Once proudly owned by Sanyo, the Gorilla brand is now Panasonic’s new toy! Still we are glad to see the Panasonic did not nuke the Gorilla’s product line-up and announced today three new PND with the CN-SP507VL, CN-SL320L and CN-GL320D[...]
Panasonic introduces three new Gorilla PND in Japan
Panasonic introduces three new Gorilla PND in JapanPanasonic introduces three new Gorilla PND in JapanPanasonic introduces three new Gorilla PND in Japan

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Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333

Here you are the MDV-434DT and MDV-333, Kenwood latest entry level AV GPS! Announced at respectively 85,000 and 75,000 Yen, these new AV GPS comes with a 2x Digital TV tuner while the MDV-333 only comes with a single 1Seg TV tuner. Bot[...]
Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333
Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333

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Pioneer releases the PotterNavi, the ultimate 3G powered GPS for bicycles

Behind this cute little egg like GPS or PNS, the PotterNavi is Pioneer Japan ultimate GPS for street riders that only rely on their bicycles to roam streets in Japan. Announced for a shipping date schedule around February 2012 and with[...]
Pioneer releases the PotterNavi, the ultimate 3G powered GPS for bicycles
Pioneer releases the PotterNavi, the ultimate 3G powered GPS for bicyclesPioneer releases the PotterNavi, the ultimate 3G powered GPS for bicycles

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Pioneer AR-HUD Car Navigation System

In 2012, Pioneer will release the AR Head-Up Display, a next-generation car navigation system. This display uses a laser projector and a concave half-mirror to superimpose maps and navigation information onto the actual environment, 1.[...]
Pioneer AR-HUD Car Navigation System

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Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance

A first for the Japanese manufacturer! Sony, announced this week in Japan two new PND (Portable Navigation Device) with the NV-U97VT and NV-U97V. Both models comes with a nice 7” (480×272) touchscreen, 8GB of internal memory, Sony[...]
Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance
Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English GuidanceSony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance

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Toyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety System

Toyota aims to reduce traffic accidents through the use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), has developed an onboard navigation system compatible with the vehicle-infrastructure cooperative Driving Safety Support System (DSSS) sche[...]
Toyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety System
Toyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety SystemToyota Develops Navigation System Compatible with Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperative Safety System

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Pioneer develop the first Navigation System for Electric Vehicle

Pioneer Japan introduced the AVIC-ZH09-MEV, the company’s first Navigation System tailored and optimized for an EV (Electric Vehicle). Pioneer did not simply re-brand one of its Navigation Systems, but built a completely new devi[...]
Pioneer develop the first Navigation System for Electric Vehicle
Pioneer develop the first Navigation System for Electric Vehicle

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Mitsubishi new Car Navigation System let you Record TV and Watch BD Movies while driving!

Mitsubishi Electric has introduced today a new Car Navigation System with the NR-MZ50. Announced at 150,000 Yen and schedule for August, this new 2DIN AV GPS comes with this usual GPS and Traffic Thingy but also includes a 12Seg (12x1S[...]
Mitsubishi new Car Navigation System let you Record TV and Watch BD Movies while driving!
Mitsubishi new Car Navigation System let you Record TV and Watch BD Movies while driving!

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Thinkware Korea announces its first Android Navigation System

Thinkware a Korea based company just announced the “Navi Smart S” a new Android 2.2 Portable Navigation System / Tablet for the Korean Market. Announced at around 300,000 Won this Navi Smart S comes with a 1GHz Cortex CPU, 512MB of RAM[...]
Thinkware Korea announces its first Android Navigation System
Thinkware Korea announces its first Android Navigation SystemThinkware Korea announces its first Android Navigation System

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Panasonic introduces two new Strada dash-in Car Navs in Japan with Motion Control

Behold Panasonic latest Strada Dash0in Car navigation system with the CN-H500WD and CN-H500D. Both models comes with the same basic specification with a 7” 800×480 LED backlight touchscreen, DVD, CD, HDD and the usual Digital TV T[...]
Panasonic introduces two new Strada dash-in Car Navs in Japan with Motion Control
Panasonic introduces two new Strada dash-in Car Navs in Japan with Motion ControlPanasonic introduces two new Strada dash-in Car Navs in Japan with Motion Control

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Seiwa Japan introduces a new 7” WVGA 1Seg Hello Kitty portable TV and GPS

Seiwa Japan announced today that it will start selling in Japan two new Hello Kitty Wonders with a Portable Navigation System version and a Digital Portable TV. Both models comes with the same basic design, but comes for the PNS with a[...]
Seiwa Japan introduces a new 7” WVGA 1Seg Hello Kitty portable TV and GPS
Seiwa Japan introduces a new 7” WVGA 1Seg Hello Kitty portable TV and GPS

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Fujitsu introduces 3 new Dash-in GPS in Japan

Fujitsu introduced earlier this month a new series of GPS including the AVN-Z01, AVN-V01 and AVN-F01i. While the first two models are comes in a rather basic package with a 7” E-iSAc LCD 12Seg TV Tuner DVD, SD Cards 16GB of Memory on b[...]
Fujitsu introduces 3 new Dash-in GPS in Japan
Fujitsu introduces 3 new Dash-in GPS in JapanFujitsu introduces 3 new Dash-in GPS in JapanFujitsu introduces 3 new Dash-in GPS in JapanFujitsu introduces 3 new Dash-in GPS in JapanFujitsu introduces 3 new Dash-in GPS in Japan

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Pentax release the O-GPS1 a compact GPS for DSLR

Designed to work only with the K-5, k-r and 645D, the O-GPS1 is a compact GPS that you stick on your camera where you would normally place your flash and that will Geotag all your photos with the appropriate coordinates. The O-GPS1 jus[...]
Pentax release the O-GPS1 a compact GPS for DSLR
Pentax release the O-GPS1 a compact GPS for DSLRPentax release the O-GPS1 a compact GPS for DSLRPentax release the O-GPS1 a compact GPS for DSLR

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Toyota to Add Wrong-way Driving Alert to Navigation Systems

Toyota announced that it will add a function to its onboard navigation systems that gives on-screen and voice alerts to wrong-way drivers. Jointly developed with Aisin AW Co., Ltd. and Denso Corporation, the function monitors vehicle d[...]
Toyota to Add Wrong-way Driving Alert to Navigation Systems

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KDDI introduces the Swing Concept, a new king of Navigation system for smartphone

KDDI’s booth had many little new surprises today for us but the most interesting of them all was without a doubt “SWING”. Think of swing as an indoor navigation system that will let you quickly find your direction within an area thanks[...]
KDDI introduces the Swing Concept, a new king of Navigation system for smartphone
KDDI introduces the Swing Concept, a new king of Navigation system for smartphone

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STMicroelectronics Offers the World’s Smallest and Most Accurate Location-Placing Solution

STMicroelectronics today announced a complete hardware solution for advanced sensing applications with 10 degrees of freedom (DoF) . A set of three thin, high-performance MEMS sensors provides accurate and comprehensive information on [...]
STMicroelectronics Offers the World’s Smallest and Most Accurate Location-Placing Solution
STMicroelectronics Offers the World’s Smallest and Most Accurate Location-Placing Solution

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Panasonic introduces 13 new Gorilla SSD GPS in Japan!

Since Panasonic has full control over Sanyo it is not “strange” to see Sanyo’s products now re-branded as Panasonic ones, like for example today’s new Gorilla’s SSD GPS. Gorilla SSD GPS with AV and Panasonic’s Strada technology. The fi[...]
Panasonic introduces 13 new Gorilla SSD GPS in Japan!
Panasonic introduces 13 new Gorilla SSD GPS in Japan!Panasonic introduces 13 new Gorilla SSD GPS in Japan!Panasonic introduces 13 new Gorilla SSD GPS in Japan!Panasonic introduces 13 new Gorilla SSD GPS in Japan!Panasonic introduces 13 new Gorilla SSD GPS in Japan!

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