Recreation & Gaming

Magellan Launches Switch Series GPS Fitness Watches in Europe

February 11, 2013By
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Magellan today announced that it has expanded the worldwide availability of the Magellan Switch Series of crossover GPS watches to Europe for athletes who run, bike, swim or participate in a variety of outdoor activities. The Magellan Switch and Switch Up watches are available this month from select retailers and through Magellan’s European distribution network. To support its European users,... read more

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Bryton Enhances Sports Monitoring Equipment with u-blox GPS

February 8, 2013By

Bryton Incorporated has chosen to integrate u-blox’ UBX-G6010 GPS single chip to give its sports electronics products location-aware features. Founded in 2009, Taiwan-based Bryton has established a brand of GPS-enabled sports monitoring devices dedicated to four main activities: cycling, fitness, outdoor adventure and athletic training. “At Bryton, we understand the mindset of sport enthusiasts, and know exactly what they are... read more

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GPS Vibrating Belt Guides Cyclists

January 25, 2013By

A new vibrating navigator belt guides cyclists by tickling them with buzzes and with directional nudges, according to a report by NDTV Gadgets. The “vibrobelt,” proven successful in early tests, uses vibrating actuators that indicate left, right, backward and forward turn directions. Developed by Haska Steltenpohl of the Intelligent Systems Lab at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the system... read more

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TI’s Wi-Link 8Q Provides Wireless Connectivity for Auto Infotainment

January 7, 2013By

Wireless connectivity is becoming a key feature in automobiles for sharing and viewing content from smartphones and tablets to in-car systems, easy pairing of devices, navigation and replacement of expensive cables for in-car communication. To answer this need, today Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) introduced the WiLink 8Q family of wireless automotive connectivity solutions. “GNSS technology combines GPS and GLONASS signals... read more

Magellan Introduces Five-Inch RoadMate RV GPS Navigator

November 27, 2012By
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Magellan today announced its first 5-inch RV GPS model, the Magellan RoadMate RV5365T-LMB GPS, designed for RVs with smaller dashboard spaces. Magellan will display its new RoadMate RV5365T-LMB at the RVIA Show (Booth H) this week in Louisville, Kentucky. The ideal travel companion for drivers of Class B and Class C RVs and those who tow other recreational vehicles such... read more

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Polar Launches Integrated Training Device, RC3 GPS

August 22, 2012By

Polar, a heart-rate training technology company, has released the RC3 GPS wrist device, a new training device with fully integrated GPS. The RC3 GPS has been developed to provide sports and fitness enthusiasts with an all-in-one training device with the GPS technology built in. Ergonomically designed, with naturally placed buttons, the RC3 GPS has a breathable wristband for maximum comfort,... read more

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