Nokia 2710 Navigation Edition brings maps, location and navigation to new markets

The new phone is expected to be popular in the developed and developing world alike and has been developed with urban environments, small towns, as well as rural areas in mind.

Berg Insight says 88 percent of PNDs sold in 2015 will have integrated cellular connectivity

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, global shipments of Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) will peak at about 50 million units per year in 2012 and slightly decline thereafter. Growing shipments in emerging markets are not likely to fully compensate for the decline in Europe and North America, where higher adoption of handset-based navigation services will become the primary navigation solution for occasional users.

Berg Insight says mobile navigation users increased twofold year-on-year in H1-2009 to 28 million

According to a new research report by the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of mobile subscribers downloading navigation routes and turn-by-turn navigation instructions using their mobile handsets increased twofold from H1-2008 to H1-2009 and reached 28 million.

Appello to deliver turn-by-turn GPS-navigation to Sony Ericsson

Appello Systems, the supplier of Wisepilot, Europe’s leading online navigation and local search service today announce that they will be a strategic partner for turn-by-turn navigation and Location Based Services (LBS) to Sony Ericsson. This will allow owners of Sony Ericsson mobile phones to have a state-of-the-art navigation experience directly on their GPS-enabled mobile phone.

Personal Navigation Devices Battle GPS-Enabled Handset Challenge

The personal navigation device (PND) market is showing signs of maturity as price points decline sharply, consolidation occurs, and shipment growth slows, reports In-Stat. In addition, the increasing competition from GPS-enabled mobile phones represents the most significant threat the PND market will face. Nevertheless, stand-alone PND sales will continue to grow over the next five years, albeit at an anemic rate.

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.

Sygic turn-by-turn voice guided navigation on leading Android handset launched in Singapore

Sygic Mobile Maps turn-by-turn voice guided navigation was launched one week ago on all new HTC Magic Android OS phones exclusively at SingTel, StarHub and M1 in Singapore.

Location Value GPS Mobile Coupons

Launching this September in Japan, coupons based on your location, calculated via GPS, can be sent to your mobile phone reports Wireless Watch Japan.

NAVIGON AG will speak at European Navigation Event, 6 october 2009

Robert Butz, Chief Technology Officer of NAVIGON AG, will speak about navigation on mobile phones and PND’s.

Locify offers location services on usual phones. For free.

Locify is a mobile application containing many location services, for free and available for most phones. It also contains useful features like maps, navigation, place and route recording.