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.

Geolife and PosiMotion Develop Turn-by-Turn Nav iPod Application

GeoLife Ltd. and PosiMotion LLC today announced that they have submitted an application to the Apple App Store that enables personal turn-by-turn navigation on both the iPod touch and the iPhone. When the application is approved it will be the first navigation solution available for the iPod touch.

Satmap Launches Active 10 Plus which is a one stop GPS solution for outdoor sports enthusiasts

New world base map, postcode look-up and a Lithium Polymer rechargeable battery are bundled to create an unbeatable offer for outdoor sports enthusiasts.

RouteBuddy Ltd and Ordnance Survey announce the immediate availability of the first Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 scale maps compatible with the iPhone and iPod touch.

Over 200 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50K scale maps are now available from RouteBuddy’s online map store providing complete coverage of the UK. iPhone users can now choose the map that suits their use, Landranger for the casual user or Explorer maps for those who need the most detail.

Personal Botanic E-Narrator Developed by SuperGIS Mobile Engine

SuperGeo and Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan, are pleased to announce the release of E-narrator. Developed by SuperGIS Mobile Engine, SuperGeo’s mobile SDK, the E-narrator is a personal botanic tour guide assisting tourists in recognizing the fern ecology easily.

T-Mobile and deCarta Partner To Deliver Next Generation Location and Navigation Services

T-Mobile, the product brand of Deutsche Telekom, one of the leading integrated telecommunications companies worldwide, and deCarta, the leading supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, today announced a strategic partnership agreement. Under the agreement an advanced set of LBS Services will be delivered enabling T-Mobile customers to benefit from true mobile and web convergence as part of T-Mobile’s web‘n’walk offering.

Nokia Bullish on LBS Web Applications

LBS activity seems to be growing in Europe. Nokia, along with its Navteq subsidiary, is leaning forward to introduce location-based social networking applications on Facebook. In another event, such companies as Navigon and Garmin are rolling out new connected personal navigation devices (PNDs) in Europe — even though many in the industry think that technology isn’t a moneymaker in North America.

Medion is gold partner of the European Navigation Event, and will be keynote speaker

Medion is gold partner of European Navigation Event. Since the third edition in 2007 took off, Medion has been a partner.

T-Mobile and NAVIGON are intensifying their strategic partnership

T-Mobile and NAVIGON are expanding their close cooperation. Now, the next logical step will follow, shortly following the common introduction of innovative navigation solutions for the iPhone 3G and the iPhone 3G S as well as for Android and Windows Mobile-based Smartphones: The companies jointly develop a machine-to-machine (M2M) telematic solution which enables the customers to retrieve comprehensive information, tips and advice Europe-wide about routes and destinations – and to do this particularly quickly and with high quality. The navigation devices access the central server over an internal SIM card via the T-Mobile network for this.