Canine Search-and-Rescue App Takes Galileo Master Prize

Search-and-rescue application Osmógrafo won the Galileo Master prize of the 2009 European Satellite Navigation Competition October 21 at an awards ceremony at Munich Residence in Germany. Eight special topic prizes and 17 regional honors were awarded along with the €20,000 grand prize, all of which are designed to recognize the best GNSS application innovations of the year.

Will mobile navigation spell doom for PNDs? By Sarah Reedy for Telephony Online

When Google released its Google Maps Navigation application for Android, featuring turn-by-turn directions, live traffic updates and voice control, the stocks of portable navigation device–makers and GPS competitors took a sizable hit.