News tagged with navigation systems

Europe weighs on TomTom in Q2

(AP)—TomTom NV, Europe's largest maker of navigation devices, says its second-quarter net profit fell 14 percent to €8 million ($10.6 million) from the same period a year ago, as sales to car makers were hit by the ongoing ...

dateJul 25, 2013 in Business
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India to launch satellite navigation system

India will Monday launch the first stage of its domestic satellite navigation network which will eventually provide services both to civilians and the military and is similar to the US Global Positioning System, officials ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Flirting with the satnav

Writing in the International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, UK researchers have investigated how drivers are affected emotionally by the sounds in their car other than the noise of the engine and the road in par ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Other
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Bees survival: Ban more pesticides?

Neonicotinoids are under intense scrutiny. But a ban of a broad variety of pesticides may be required to protect bees, humans and the environment.

dateMay 03, 2013 in Ecology
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US army seeks new technology to replace GPS

The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon's research agency said Wednesday.

dateApr 25, 2013 in Telecom
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TomTom says sales fall, turning from navigation market

TomTom, the Dutch maker of vehicle navigation systems, on Tuesday published a 13 percent drop in first quarter sales and said it was diversifying its product line to counter a market now saturated with portable navigation ...

dateApr 23, 2013 in Business
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