Appello releases Wisepilot 3.5 – with Traffic Sensitive Routing and Social Network Integration

The new Wisepilot version includes a comprehensive upgrade of the user interface as well as dynamic traffic sensitive routing, powerful One Line Search and full integration to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

RIM buys software company that delivers Internet services to cars

Blackberry maker Research In Motion announced Friday that its buying QNX Software Systems, an Ottawa-based company with technology that helps bring the Internet to cars.

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.

Telenor Connexion launches new platform for business critical M2M solutions

Less CO2 emissions, increased safety in traffic and improved life for patients is enabled by the recently launched technical platform solely built for reliable M2M data communication. Products, devices and vehicles are increasingly equipped with embedded mobile connectivity to further enhance product offering, enable new services and cut costs.

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.

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.

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.

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.