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Posts tagged with 'location-based services'

26 Nov, 2012

John Day

A while back I met with the folks at TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) who are responsible for the VZ Navigator app on Verizon smartphones as well as navigation apps on myriad other smartphones. Networks in Motion launched the app in 2006 and TCS acquired them three years later. VZ Navigator uses Navteq maps but the app is built on HTML5 so TCS can work with any map provider and otherwise customize

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Air Force, Portable Navigation Device (PND), Verizon, Navy, Metro PCS, Special Operations Command, Sprint, Verizon smartphones, DENSO, VZ Navigator, GPS signal. Google Maps, Networks in Motion, U.S. Army, QNX, AT&T, location-based services, TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), Smartphones, Amazon, Marines

27 Sep, 2011

Enabling smartphone “apps”

Posted by John Day

John Day It’s an article of faith in the automotive industry that customers want to bring their increasingly sophisticated smartphones into their vehicles and use them as easily and effectively as possible without having to take their eyes off the road or their hands off the wheel for more than a brief moment. From the customer’s perspective, the more freedom and flexibility they have to use smartphone “apps,” … Read More

MovieTickets.com, location-based services, Nuance, Bing, Stitcher, Toyota's Entune, BMW ConnectedDrive, OpenBeak, Internet radio, OpenTable, iPhone/MP3 connectivity, Pandora, Ford Sync, smartphone "apps", iheartradio

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