Article | 2/07/2008
Laser-scanning software provides tunnel vision
Roadworkers tunnelling through the Devil's Slide, a perilously landslide-prone area on California's Highway 1, are using laser scanning software devel...
Article | 18/06/2008
Microsoft unveils first OS for portable navigation devices
Microsoft on Tuesday introduced its first-ever embedded OS for portable devices that use GPS (global positioning system) and maps to get people where ...
Article | 10/06/2008
Most important WWDC announcement: GPS on iPhone
The most important iPhone announcement from Monday's keynote presentation at the Apple WWDC wasn't the 3G news. Faster speeds were pretty much a given...
Article | 3/06/2008
Clarion shows new prototype portable navigator
Car audio and navigation maker Clarion has unveiled a new prototype of its handheld mobile Internet navigator device that's due to be launched later t...
Article | 4/06/2008
COMPUTEX: Clarion shows prototype of its upcoming mobile navigation device
Japan's Clarion showed a new prototype of its personal navigation device that combines Internet access, a multimedia player with digital TV and GPS al...
Article | 1/05/2008
Google adds Street Views to Google Map driving directions
Google hopes to make it easier for users to get from point A to point B by integrating its Google Maps Street View images with Google Maps driving dir...
Article | 28/04/2008
Galileo navigation system launches second satellite
Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system took another step forward on Sunday with the launch of a second experimental satellite.
Article | 8/04/2008
In Pictures: Garmin nuvifone
Garmin has announced its entrance into the mobile phone market with the nuvifone – an all-in-one touch screen device that combines a phone, mobi...
Article | 7/04/2008
Yahoo India intros maps in local languages
Yahoo! India introduced a new service for the first time in India - maps in local Indian languages and walking directions.
Article | 7/04/2008
TomTom says Tele Atlas merger held up by EU investigation
TomTom's acquisition of mapping company Tele Atlas has dragged on longer than expected, held up by an investigation by the European Union's antitrust ...
Article | 18/03/2008
Google Transit makes Aussie debut in Perth
Australia has finally joined Google Transit more than two years after its US launch.
Article | 10/03/2008
Wireless system helping send troubles down the drain
Founded in 1935, Roto-Rooter Group has flushed out the competition because its plumbers arrive on the same day of a cry for help to clear a clog or fi...
Article | 6/03/2008
In Pictures: Pioneer Electronics Australia announces a new versatile navigation system
The latest addition to the Pioneer navigation range is the AVIC-F500BT, a system that combines the power of an in-dash navigation unit with the conven...
Article | 6/03/2008
Google bets on value of prediction markets
Prediction markets are known to forecast the outcome of elections more accurately than polls. Now Google is using an internal prediction market to imp...
Article | 3/03/2008
New TomTom GPS units use real-world speed data
GPS navigation vendor TomTom today announced a new line of devices that will use real-world traffic data to produce more realistic calculations of the...
Article | 25/02/2008
Locally developed technology to be rolled out in seven countries
Finder technology developed by a location-based services developer in Melbourne, Tenzeng, is being rolled out in seven countries across the globe.
Article | 19/02/2008
Sony Ericsson E400 mobile broadband ExpressCards
Sony Ericsson used the GSM Mobile World Conference to launch two new mobile broadband ExpressCards. The EC400 and EC400g simply slide into a laptop's ...
Article | 15/02/2008
MWC - GPS about finding friends, not route, in Barcelona
Location-based services appeared here, there and everywhere at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, as service providers maneuvered to ta...
Article | 14/02/2008
Yahoo mashup links maps, RSS to 'visualize' global news
Yahoo yesterday launched a new mashup that allows users to follow news in 3-D as it happens all over the world.
Article | 11/02/2008
Sony Ericsson unveils first Windows Mobile handset
Sony Ericsson, which historically has created phones around the Symbian operating system, jumped quietly onto the Windows Mobile bandwagon with the an...