WayRay offers holographic navigation system for cars

January 4, 2016By

Swiss startup WayRay has introduced an augmented reality navigation system that projects holographic GPS imagery and driver notifications onto the windshield of a car. Navion, billed as the “first-ever holographic navigation system for cars,” is placed on a car’s dashboard and projects a virtual route into the regular focal range of the driver. The driver sees the navigation signs laid out directly on... read more

Magellan to highlight DashCam navigators at CES 2016

January 4, 2016By

Magellan expands MiVue DashCam lineup Magellan has expanded its lineup of MiVue DashCam devices to be displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will take place Jan. 6–9 in Las Vegas. The four new models include the MiVue 320, MiVue 420, MiVue 430 and MiVue 450D. “Magellan is excited to expand its award-winning line of MiVue DashCam models. Our four new... read more

CES 2016: Excelfore to launch cloud solutions for intelligent transportation

January 4, 2016By

Excelfore, a provider of cloud solutions for intelligent transportation, will launch its comprehensive suite of secure cloud and connectivity solutions at CES 2016, the Consumer Electronics Show that will be held in Las Vegas this week. Excelfore provides an end-to-end intelligent transportation framework to the automotive industry using a cloud solutions platform along with in-vehicle connectivity technologies. Excelfore will demonstrate solutions during... read more

PCTEL launches new member of GNSS antenna portfolio

January 4, 2016By
PCTEL SkyCompass Dual MIMO LTE Antenna

PCTEL Inc. has launched a new antenna for high-speed rail, fleet and other transportation modes. The new SkyCompass Dual multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) Long Term Evolution (LTE) antenna is designed for high data-rate applications such as direct video feeds and broadband connectivity for commuters. The SkyCompass series comprises six new configurable antenna platforms, including single-band and multiband GNSS options... read more

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Info Services Company Penton acquires TU-Automotive for IoT

January 3, 2016By

Penton announced at CES 2016 that it has acquired TU-Automotive, an event and digital information company serving the connected vehicle segment of the automotive tech market, from FC Business Intelligence. This acquisition positions Penton at the center of the industry’s most innovative and fast-growing segments: connected vehicles, mobility and autonomous driving. The single biggest opportunity facing the automotive industry is... read more

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Volvo goes HERE

December 24, 2015By

Volvo Cars has chosen HERE to power connected navigation for the next-generation in-car control system for new and future Volvo models as part of a multi-year agreement between the two companies. Volvo’s in-car system, Sensus, offers customers a fully connected experience and incorporates advanced maps and services enabled by the HERE location cloud to provide drivers with smart guidance in... read more

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GPS-guided cruising now an option for truckers

December 23, 2015By

GPS-guided cruise control is now in production for new models of Kenworth long-haul trucks that have the Paccar MX-13 engine. By anticipating the terrain ahead using GPS, Kenworth Predictive Cruise Control delivers optimal fuel economy by ensuring the engine and transmission are in the most efficient operating mode. The system is available as a factory-installed option. read more

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flyGarmin app makes piloting easier

December 19, 2015By

The new flyGarmin app for Windows simplifies avionics database updates such as navigation, charts and more, while also accommodating the distribution of Jeppesen charts, Garmin said. The flyGarmin app is intended to give pilots a streamlined experience that makes database updates easier, requiring less time at their computers. Jeppesen charts are available for ChartView-enabled devices, plus subscribers can download Jeppesen... read more

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