Buying your ski pass from your iPhone thanks to “iSkiPass” from SKIDATA

This solution is the first ski pass reservation application for iPhones. It is immediately available on the App Store – under “iSkiPass” – and will soon be accessible on other mobile platforms.

BirdsEye™ Satellite Imagery Subscription Service for Transferring Satellite Imagery to Garmin Handheld Devices

Garmin International and DigitalGlobe have announced the BirdsEye™ Satellite Imagery annual subscription. This subscription allows the Garmin GPS user to transfer an unlimited amount of high-resolution satellite images to compatible Garmin handheld devices.

AT&T Introduces GPS-Enabled USB Device

AT&T has introduced a GPS-enabled USB device, the USBConnect Velocity from Option. The Velocity is the first GPS-enabled LaptopConnect device from AT&T, opening the door to location-based applications, AT&T said.

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.

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 [...]

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.

Google Offers New Model for Consumers to Buy a Mobile Phone

Google Inc. today unveiled a new way for consumers to purchase an Android mobile phone, a web store hosted by Google. The company is also launching the first phone offered through this new model, called the Nexus One, which combines the latest in hardware from HTC Corporation with the newest Android software.

GPS Tuner Teams with Tele Atlas and DigitalGlobe to Power Rich Visual Navigation Experience for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Tele Atlas and GPS Tuner announced an agreement under which Tele Atlas supplies digital maps on GPS Tuner Atlas, GPS Tuner’s off-road navigation software. The software also uses satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe a leading global provider of commercial, high-resolution, world imagery products and services, to further enhance the user’s visual experience.