November 10, 2008 weblog
Navigon 8100T GPS with 3D Panorama View
(PhysOrg.com) -- Navigon, the leader in the navigation market, today announced the launch of its new flagship product, the NAVIGON 8100T. The 8100T is a new dimension in navigation that revolutionizes map view with an extra-wide 4.8" display and stunning Panorama 3D View.
The Navigon 8100T, with its 4.8" display, is the first GPS navigator on the market with Navigon´s revolutionary Panorama 3D View. This new feature brings a realistic 3D experience to the map using NASA´s terrain height data to provide geographic guidance complete with rolling hills and digital elevations. With the unit´s large 4.8" widescreen, you have the perfect frame for the panoramic 3D views.
The Navigon 8100T offers free Real-Time traffic updates for life that automatically alerts the driver about traffic conditions ahead and provides re-routing with the touch of a button.
Additional 8100T features include:
Panorama View 3D- True 3D views come to the navigation experience. The road ahead is displayed with surrounding landscapes and digital elevations. This detailed geographic guidance helps drivers see what lies ahead. Built-in graphics accelerator gives the driver impressive 3D views.
Real-Time Traffic Updates- Allows routing around congestion by including traffic flow, incidents, and alternate routes. All of this works for the lifetime of the product without any registration processes, fees or additional hardware. The 8100T will alert drivers of traffic troubles and provide alternate routes.
Bluetooth Hands-Free- The Bluetooth feature helps drivers keep both hands on the wheel while still staying connected. The 8100T also acts like a Bluetooth speakerphone to hold conversations without all the distractions.
Advanced text-to-speech- Spoken directions with street names uses advanced phonetic text-to-speech technology to ensure proper pronunciation of streets.
Voice Destination Entry- Advanced voice recognition allows drivers to specify their destination by speaking the address. Navigon´s distinctive iconic interface guides the users through the process.
DirectHelp- Help is just a click away with 8100T´s "DirectHelp" feature that provides instant driving directions to destinations and contact information for nearby hospitals, police stations, and roadside assistance.
Lane Assistant Pro- Helps drivers prepare to make an upcoming exit or turn by providing clear visual lane guidance. Lane Assistant provides a lane map complete with arrows and actual road geometry.
Fast Destination Entry- Using the latest generation of Navigon software, entering and finding information is fast and simple with fewer clicks. SmartSpeller feature helps guide the user through the entry process.
The Navigon 8100T sells for $599(MSRP) and is due to hit online retailers in November 2008. Navigon´s optional FreshMaps is also available for $79.99(MSRP) and provides up to 12 map updates over three years.