Whether or not this is innovation is up to you to decide. Steer Safe is based on the idea that using your mobile device while driving can be safer, its basically a dock that is attached to the top of your steering wheel. By doing so, the designers believe driving will be safer as you’ll be able to keep your eyes on the road and won’t need to look towards either side to stare at your sat nav or find out who’s calling you while you’re busy driving.
TomTom has launched a new GPS device for larger vehicles, mainly trucks. This GPS provides truckers with improved route guidance, and access restrictions across Europe for larger vehicles. The Pro 7100 GPS has a 4.3 inch touchscreen
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Sony has got the skills to come up with amazing ideas while Tom Tom claims to have the capability to help people drive through any road in the US / Canada (or even worldwide) without getting lost. These two giants have teamed up to come up with a device that looks sexy and yet be superior as a GPS navigation system. Sony will now be shipping the all new XNV-770BT and XNV-660BT across the Atlantic sometime in November.
How do you fancy being able to see the road on your Android phone sat nav app as you drive without having to worry about running into something or someone as you take your eyes off driving? This is probably one of the greatest advantages of having an augmented reality sat nav. Wikitude have announced the first beta of their augmented reality turn by turn sat nav application for Android smartphones.
No need to buy a separate GPS if you have an iPod Touch, check out the latest device launched by Apple known as Dual GPS Cradle for iPod Touch. Dual GPS Cradle is equipped with a built-in GPS along with windshield mount that can be adjusted as per the requirement of the user.
So you adore your first gen iPhone or iPod Touch, but have mates who have the iPhone 3G or 3GS. You’re generally happy with your iPhone except the fact that every now and then your friends fool around with apps (especially turn by turn navigation ones) that won’t have any chance of working on yours.