Location-based sports info meets augmented reality, Wimbledon and IBM

IBM has integrated local sports coverage and augmented virtual reality (AR) at this year’s Wimbledon, still the prestige tennis tournament on the calendar. The mobile reality app, Seer Android, is very much the shape of things to come, writes Christopher Backeberg…
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CoPilot® Live™ Launches Turn-by-Turn Navigation for Android Phones

ALK Technologies announced that its highly acclaimed CoPilot® Live™ satellite navigation system is now available for Android-based mobile phones. It can be purchased and downloaded immediately from Android Market for devices such as HTC Magic, HTC Dream and the new HTC Hero.

Journey Dynamics launches driver personalisation technology – MyDrive – for superior routing and the highest levels of accuracy

Journey Dynamics has announced the launch of its driver personalisation technology – MyDrive – which allows satnavs or other navigation devices to learn the way each individual drives. This dramatically improves the accuracy of the estimated journey time, and so removesone of the biggest issues in using satnav devices. The MyDrive version for Western Europe is available immediately and other regions will roll-out later this year.

Centrl Offers Location-Based Ads with NavTeq Backing

Navteq announced its selection by Centrl to enable its location-based social network with LocationPoint, a mobile location-based advertising service. Centrl, based in New York City, is a social network that connects users with nearby places and people that match their interests, on smartphone mobile devices and social networking sites.

Europe by Sygic Mobile Maps for iPhone available from iTunes

After last week’s release of Sygic Mobile Maps 2009 for iPhone for South East Asia and Australia & New Zealand, today you can check out and download also the long awaited Sygic’s turn-by-turn voice guided iPhone app for Europe.
You’ll never get lost in Europe again, no matter whether you are driving in crowded London or through an uninhabited mountains pass in south Austria; because Sygic Mobile Maps turn-by-turn voice guided navigation application with maps of 44 European countries on-board your iPhone – which is by the way an ideal gadget for having navigation assistance always with you – will never let you down.

Tele Atlas HD Traffic Delivers New Standard in Real Time Traffic to Navigation and Location-Based Industries

Innovative Solution First To Combine Multiple Sources to Give Detailed, Live Traffic Information, Helping Drivers Save Time and Money, Reduce Environmental Impact

Huawei selected ‘amAze’ as the navigation app on its new GPS-handsets

LocatioNet Systems have announced their collaboration with Huawei to include LocatioNet’s ‘amAze’ GPS navigation service on Huawei’s new GPS-enabled mobile handsets.

AT&T Navigator live on the iPhone App Store

AT&T yesterday announced the availability of AT&T Navigator, its turn-by-turn navigation application powered by TeleNav, on the Apple App store. For $9.99 per month, AT&T Navigator offers all the features already provided by TeleNav on other phones such as traffic information, gas prices, speech recognition and others.

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Will Manual GPS Devices in Cars be banned in the future?

According to GPS world, A New Jersey legislator is hoping to ban in-car navigation systems that rely on manual input, reports Fox News.

Apisphere Unveils First Out-of-the-Box Geocaching GPS and Drives the Next-Generation of Outdoor Family Adventures

Apisphere, Inc. announced the availability of the Geomate.jrTM, the first GPS device designed to make the fun and excitement of the fast-growing treasure hunt phenomenon of geocaching accessible to families and children of all ages. Pre-loaded with approximately 250,000 geocache locations covering all 50 U.S. states, the family-friendly Geomate.jr eliminates the traditional fuss of Internet connections, downloads, coordinates and preplanning to provide a spontaneous geocaching experience families can enjoy anytime, anywhere.