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Inbi-Out GPS Coin

by Isaiah on January 20, 2009

Inbi-Out GPS Coin

Designed by Ju-Wei Chen, the Inbi-Out is another innovative design concept in the form of a GPS coin. The device will provide you with GPS coordinates and directions of where you should eat, drink, hang out, etc once you toss the coin. Results may vary depends on your luck, starts flipping now! [YANKO]

Suntrac Solar-powered GPS Tracker

by Johan on January 19, 2009

Suntrac Solar-powered GPS Tracker

Orion Technology of Taiwan boasts its environmentally-friendly GPS tracker that draws its power from the sunlight. Known as the Suntrac, the gadget is perfect for use in boats, caravans, trailers and also shipping containers. This GPS tracker is also fully waterproof and supports tri-band GSM/GPRS modules (850/1800/1900 and 900/1800/1900 ). Measuring 320mm × 280mm x 41mm and weighing at 2Kgs, the device is also able to record its current position thanks to its 4MB internal memory. [NaviGadget]

Mio Moov Navigators at CES

by Johan on January 9, 2009

Mio Moov Navigators at CES

Mio has unveiled not one but five new GPS navigators at CES 2009. The new gadgets are include Mio Moov S300, S300, S556, and S700. These gadgets supports “Spirit” software platform. The S300 features a 3.5-inch display, text-to-speech and 12 million POIs. The S500 offers a 4.7-inch panel. Meanwhile, the Moov S556 comes with the same 4.7-inch display with Bluetooth and Junction View features. The S700 offers a huge 7-inch display. The Mio Moov S300, S300, S556, and S700 are priced at $199.99, $249.99, $299.99 and $299.99, respectively. [GPSTracklog]

Mio Spirit at CES 2009

by Johan on January 2, 2009

Mio Spirit at CES 2009

I am glad to hear that Mio will unveil more details of its Mio Spirit interface at CES 2009. The operating system offers touchscreen features support that allows you to drag interface elements on the display, viewing geotagged photos/ 3D representations landmarks and complex junctions. Other features include a 4.3 inch display, MP3 playback support and voiced street names for your convenience. More details should be available with the formal start of CES on January 8th, 2009. [Electronista]

Nextar Offers Free Lifetime Traffic Updates

Nextar offers its Q4-LT portable navigation device this holiday season that features a 4.3 inch touchscreen display, an integrated speaker/antenna, Text-to-speech support, 2D/3D NAVTEQ maps of the US and Canada, 1.6 million POIs, and MP3/JPEG file format support. What makes this navigation gadget more special is that it comes with a lifetime free traffic updates. The Nextar Q4-LT portable navigation gadget retails for $249.99 a pop. [Engadget]