Zeal Optics has created GPS Snow Goggles

Manufacturers introduce new products at the end of the snow season. That is wrong timing according to us. But an interesting product.

ZANIER introduces GPS GLOVES for the season 2010-2011

X-Plore.XGX is the world’s first glove with full GPS functionality. We leave traces. Not only in fresh powder snow. In the World Wide Web as well: while skiing, altitude, speed, distance, duration and other route data can be displayed. The GPS navigates you securely even in the most adverse weather conditions through a planned route, downhill or back to your parked car.

New ISO RFID standard will help trace products in the supply chain

For reasons of safety and reliability, the importance of being able to trace products throughout the supply chain has strongly increased in recent years. The new ISO 17367:2009 standard will help manufacturers and distributors to track products and to manage their traceability thanks to standardized RF tags.

Telmap Partners with GyPSii on Location-Enabled Social Media

GyPSii and Telmap have partnered to develop and introduce advanced location-based social networking as part of Telmap’s Mobile Location Companion.

Appello introduces Maploader to the Wisepilot platform

Appello Systems, the supplier of Wisepilot, now introduces Maploader to its platform. A service which enables the user to pre-load high quality maps to the mobile phone and always have them available, regardless connectivity.

Telia Navigator No 1 navigation solution in Sweden

Appello Systems recently introduced its mobile navigation solution on iPhone. Telia Navigator was launched on App Store on February 2, with instant success.

ASF and ORANGE team up to develop an innovative solution in real-time road traffic information

ASF (Autoroutes du Sud de la France) and Orange Business Services have joined forces to develop an innovative solution in real-time traffic information aimed at local authorities and road operators.

Intrinsyc’s Destinator Delivers Social Media with GyPSii API

Intrinsyc Software International and GyPSii announced a partnership to integrate GyPSii’s award-winning social media and contextual advertising/coupon functionality into the Destinator navigation application for smartphones. The combination of the two heralds a first for the mobile navigation segment with the full integration of social media features into a mobile turn-by-turn navigation application.

Apple prevents third party developers from using its iPhone platform to enable location based advertising

In a recent posting on its iPhone developer site, Apple informed developers how the Core Location framework for the iPhone allows third parties to build applications which know where end users are and can deliver information based on their location, such as local weather, nearby restaurants, ATMs, and other location-based information.

EMT Estonia successfully completes first live 3G network tests of BlueSky Positioning’s A-GPS technology

BlueSky Positioning, the A-GPS solutions provider for the SIM card industry, and EMT, the leading mobile operator in Estonia, announced today that EMT has completed its initial field testing of BlueSky Positioning’s A-GPS (Assisted-Global Positioning System) technology. The tests were conducted using both GPRS and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Services Data) for retrieving assistance data in a live 3G network.