TomTom Navigator 6
In a flurry of news, TomTom has released another product, TomTom Navigator 6. The Mobile Phone and PDA application brings easy TomTom style navigation to you with your own PDA/Phone, and the TomTom style that we enjoy. The Navigator 6 package comes in a couple of flavors, on DVD, on DVD with a Bluetooth receiver and on an SD card with a Bluetooth GPS receiver 9all at slightly different price points – see below). The product should be available in Early October for purchase.
Effortless Installation: Everything is on the memory card, just insert in your device, activate and you’re set to navigate. (If you bought the Memory card version)
Features on TomTom NAVIGATOR 6 from the TomTom Site:
Intuitive user menu: The easy-to-use menu gives you the perfect navigation experience
Portable: Easy to take with you whether you travel by car (using the TomTom in-car Holder), by bike or on foot
Best routes: The latest and most complete maps: Detailed maps of your region and the major roads of Europe, pre-installed on a memory card. For door-to-door navigation in your region and cross border navigation to any town in Europe
Route choice: Plan your route to fit your requirements, such as: quickest, shortest, avoiding toll roads and congestion charge areas, by required arrival time, etc.
Clear instructions: Clear user interface: Crystal-clear 2D or 3D graphics, nightview and 65,000 colours. For optimal visibility.
Realistic visual instructions: Visuals on your NAVIGATOR replicate road signs, making them easier to follow
Pedestrian centric map: View your position using the special 2D map view which is fixed in one position and which can be zoomed in and out for better orientation when navigating on foot.
Huge choice: TomTom NAVIGATOR speaks some 22 languages in over 50 different voices.
Call handling options Easy call handling: On-screen instructions remain visible while making phonecalls or receiving SMS messages.
TomTom HOME: Use TomTom HOME software to manage the files on your device (maps, etc), get new updates on your pc or Mac in advance, and much more.
Pre-installed Safety Cameras database: The most up-to-date available list of safety cameras is pre-installed on your NAVIGATOR. Click here for more information.
TomTom PLUS: TomTom NAVIGATOR comes ready for a wide range of TomTom PLUS services and downloads, including:
Real-time traffic: Up-to-the-minute traffic information, jam alerts and road condition warnings. 1 month trial for free*, click here for offer and availability.
Safety cameras: Receive and report alerts when there are safety cameras coming up, fixed or mobile.
Points of Interest: Café, car park, cinema or petrol station. 1000’s of POI’s pre-installed. Search by proximity to current location, on your route, near a specific city, etc.
TomTom Buddies: Instant Messaging and more, allowing a user to keep in touch with a selected group of people and keep track of their locations.
Safety Speeding alert: Alerts you that you’re speeding, even if you're not in navigation mode.
TomTom is committed to make driving more safely on the roads. Our navigation systems encourage you to get from A to B as safely as possible:
NAVIGATOR 6 will be available online and in retail stores in early October of this year and in three different packages: $149 – TomTom NAVIGATOR 6 software and maps on DVD
$249 – TomTom NAVIGATOR 6 software and maps on DVD with GPS receiver
$299 – TomTom NAVIGATOR 6 software and maps on SD card with GPS receiver
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Posted by Scott Martin at August 31, 2006 9:39 AM