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Posts tagged with 'Networks in Motion'

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

11 Nov, 2009

Twilight time for PNDs?

Posted by John Day

John Day “Who needs a portable navigation device?” I sneered, back in the day when PNDs cost several hundred dollars and I didn’t travel very far very often, but after getting lost one time too many, buying one seemed like a good idea. It still does, but now the newness has worn off, replaced by thoughts of “what’s next?” My cell phone has a navigation application that works better than I thought it would, … Read More

TeleNav, Smartphones, Frost & Sullivan, Google Maps Navigation, Android 2.0, Networks in Motion, Portable Navigation Device (PND), iSuppli Corporation, Motorola Droid

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