Article | 10/11/2008
Project turns GPS phones into traffic reporters
Researchers from Nokia and the University of California in Berkeley will go live with a new project this week that aims to cull GPS data from thousand...
Article | 14/10/2008
TomTom updates GO GPS range
TomTom Australia today announced the launch of its refreshed GO range — the TomTom GO 730 and TomTom GO 930.
Article | 10/10/2008
Geo-Eye satellite to be used by Google releases first image
Google Maps are about to get a lot sharper thanks to GeoEye-1, the world's highest resolution commercial satellite that was launched on September 6 fr...
Article | 9/10/2008
Mozilla adds geographic tagging to Firefox
Mozilla has released an add-on to Firefox that enables the browser to automatically pinpoint a user's location by communicating with Wi-Fi signals so ...
Article | 8/10/2008
Navman launches S-Series Platinum
Navman Australia today announced the launch of a completely new range of GPS units, the S-Series Platinum. Building on the success of the original S-S...
Article | 25/09/2008
Nokia launches N96
Nokia Australia this morning announced the availability of its flagship N-Series handset, the N96.
Article | 18/09/2008
Google adds Street View, walking directions to mobile devices
Google has been steadily upgrading its Google Maps for mobile applications since 2007 and Wednesday added free walking directions and the ability to f...
Article | 8/09/2008
GeoEye imaging satellite launched
The highest resolution commercial Earth imaging satellite to date, the GeoEye-1, was launched over the weekend on a Delta-II rocket that carried the G...
Article | 3/09/2008
Keeping an eye in the sky on company cars
Satellite tracking specialist phantomEye has unveiled a GPS-based electronic log book designed to detect employee misuse of company vehicles.
Article | 30/08/2008
Google Maps killing off UK landmarks
The success of online services such as Google Maps, as well as satnav devices and mapping software, is putting churches, woodlands and stately homes i...
Article | 29/08/2008
IFA: Garmin's new GPS gives 3D city views
Garmin's nuvi 7x5 series offers 3D city views, lane assist and other features.
Article | 28/08/2008
Olympic Gold Medalist Gives Props to Google Earth
Google got some serious gold, promotion-wise: US Olympic cyclist and Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong wrote that Google Earth was "invaluable" in helpi...
Article | 28/08/2008
Nokia teams up with Lonely Planet
Nokia and Lonely Planet today announced a partnership to distribute Lonely Planet content via the Nokia Maps application. Owners of Nokia handsets can...
Article | 13/08/2008
SUNA launches in Sydney and Brisbane
Australian telematics provider Intelematics today launched the SUNA Traffic Channel for Sydney and Brisbane.
Article | 5/08/2008
In-car GPS makes you more likely to drive poorly
Satellite navigation devices, the ubiquitous GPS interfaces that many have in their cars, are, it seems, the cause for more than their fair share of a...
Article | 31/07/2008
CSIRO develops technology that goes where GPS can't
The CSIRO has developed a new wireless localisation system with the ability to track, sense and communicate in areas where GPS and other wireless tech...
Article | 30/07/2008
Microsoft adds GPS support to MSN Direct
Microsoft has released an API that allows Web sites to send location information to GPS navigation devices as part of an expansion of its MSN Direct s...
Article | 29/07/2008
Satnav devices responsible for 300,000 accidents
Satnav devices are responsible for 300,000 road accidents every year, according to insurance firm Direct Line.
Article | 8/07/2008
Garmin releases source code for Linux-based GPS devices
Portable GPS manufacturer Garmin has posted the source code for its Linux-based Nuvi 8xx and 5xxx series portable in-car GPS devices on its Web site
Article | 3/07/2008
Mobile software blends Wi-Fi/GPS signal for accuracy
Skyhook Wireless has released the latest version of its positioning software, adding new algorithms to blend Wi-Fi and GPS signal data to boost accura...