Berg Insight says machines account for 1.4 percent of mobile network connections worldwide

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, 1.4 percent of the mobile network connections worldwide were used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication at the end of 2009.

Destinator 9 Delivers Innovative and Intuitive GPS Navigation to Windows Marketplace for Mobile

Intrinsyc Software International announced that Destinator® 9 is immediately available for purchase on the Windows® Marketplace for Mobile, the online applications and media portal for Windows phones.

TomTom and Bel RTL have agreed to work toghether to bring TomTom’s HD Traffic to Bel RTL’s listeners

TomTom and Bel RTL, the leading Belgian brand in radio broadcasting, have agreed to work together to bring TomTom’s HD Traffic to Bel RTL’s listeners.

Free Ski Maps for the iPhone from RouteBuddy

RouteBuddy and OpenPisteMap are pleased to announce the release of free worldwide ski maps for the iPhone.
It’s the Ski season, so select OpenPisteMap in RouteBuddy Atlas 1.2, download the map tiles, and use OpenPisteMap offline to see where you are on the piste; Find the lift, arrange places to meet with friends, tour, track your [...]

Navigation Study by Navteq: What’s Driving U.S. Consumers

More people use portable navigation devices (PNDs) than in-dash navigation systems, but users of in-dash systems use their system more often, according to a U.S. consumer survey released by Navteq.

CES showed optimism for many Navigation / LBS Companies

The 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was down in attendance last year—some estimate as much as 40 percent. However, a new feeling of optimism, and several product rollouts, made this year’s edition seem livelier—even in a down economy. Ford, once again, is touting new features for its Sync telematics system and other companies are following along.

Portable Navigation of Becker and Falk under one roof.

With effect from January 11th, 2010 Becker and Falk are bringing together their PND brands. The umbrella company with the new name UNITED NAVIGATION GmbH obtains the global license for the two traditional brands. UNITED NAVIGATION combines more than 60 years of individual expert knowledge of Becker and Falk and will focus on further developing the two strong brands through new innovations in the area of portable navigation.

Google’s Near Me Now works in the Android and iPhone web browsers

Google has now enabled “Near Me Now” on the iPhone and Android web browsers, whereas before it only worked in the Google Maps application. The usage model is simple enough, just type in google.com, click on “Near Me Now” and then look at what’s around you.

Elevator pitch on Galileo Application Days 2010

This high-profile conference offers any company active in the navigation/location/mobile industry to have the opportunity of keeping a professional elevator pitch during the Galileo Application Days 2010.

Ford introduces signature interior experiece: MyFord touch driver connect technology

Ford introduced a smarter, safer, simpler system to connect drivers with in-car technologies and their digital lives today at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Ford has combined a variety of technologies into one powerful, intuitive connected driver experience called MyFord, which will begin rolling out on vehicles this year.