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NavMan announce the PiN570 personal navigation device 10th March 2005

Press Release by Mike Barrett

 

Today NavMan announce a new Navigation system: the PiN570. Hopefully we will get a peek at it and a chance to play with it this afternoon when we meet with them at CeBIT.

 

The NavMan PiN570 is a PDA based navigation system that not only runs the latest version of the SmartST software, but also has full PocketPC functionality as well. Better yet the PiN570 comes with all the navigation software pre-installed so all you need to do is to switch on and off you go.

 

Press release from NavMan.

Navman pin 570Navman PiN 570

Navigation device and Pocket PC all in one

 

CeBIT, Hannover, 10 th March 2005 – Navman Europe is announcing the launch of the new Navman PiN 570. This fully-fledged global positioning systems (GPS) navigation solution with integrated Pocket PC ™ capabilities is the ideal travel companion for busy professionals on the road. The PiN 570 is a stylish and compact device, combining the latest navigation technology with personal information management and multimedia in one highly portable handheld. From your desk to your dashboard, the Navman PiN 570 will navigate you through your day.

 

Navigation at your fingertips out of the box

The Navman PiN 570 is fully Drive-Away ™ , meaning there is no software installation needed, everything is ready to go, preloaded to the device. The PiN 570 arrives with a dedicated navigation button offering direct access to the SmartST feature-rich navigation software, providing:

  • Clear turn-by-turn voice instructions
  • Multi view options: 3D map view, 2D map view, quick view next manoeuvre icon with 2D mini-map, and a four next manoeuvre view.
  • Journey planner: Users can navigate from A to B via up to 12 multiple stops.
  • My Points-of-Interest (POI) import: This enables the user to customise individual POI and download other POI databases.
  • Active My POI: Set an alert alarm when approaching selected POI.
  • Nearest POI: For example, if a driver is low on petrol the PiN 570 can display the nearest petrol station and distance to arrival.

 

The PiN 570 offers an additional smart option: navigation from the address book. To navigate stress-free to your next meeting, you only have to select a contact address stored in Pocket Outlook ™: just click and the PiN 570 will guide you straight to your destination.

 

Superior software for an easy journey

With the new SmartST 2005 software for Pocket PC, the driver is offered a large choice of options to make his destination search easy and fast: address, my home, favourite, recent destination, nearest POI are the choices available. And if you don’t have the exact address of your destination you can search for area, postal code, street intersection or centre of street.

 

Elegant, pocket-sized and multimedia enabled

The Navman PiN 570 comes in a stylish tungsten and graphite casing. Its compact form has the GPS receiver discreetly tucked away at the rear - just flip the module skywards and let the PiN 570 guide you. And, when you’ve arrived at your destination, the compact PiN 570 stows easily into your pocket. The Pocket PC comes with Windows Media Player 9 series offering entertainment on the go with high quality MP3 and video playback capabilities as well as a built-in voice recorder.

 

Navigate your day

With the Navman PiN 570 your professional and personal life is in the palm of your hand, wherever you are: at work, at home or on the go.

  • Personal information management functions with calendar, contacts, tasks and notes;
  • Mobile office with the pocket versions of outlook, word and excel for Pocket PC.

 

Price and availability

Retailing for £349 (€499) incl. VAT, the PiN 570 will be available from selected European retailers and e-tailers beginning May 2005.

 

Technical specifications

  • Microsoft® Windows Mobile 2003 operating system
  • Samsung 266MHz processor with 64MB of internal RAM
  • 3.5-inch transflective LCD touchscreen (with 65,000 colours and a 240 x 320 resolution)
  • MMC/ SD (SDIO) expansion slot

 

The PiN 570 is supplied with an SD memory card with pre-installed maps of the UK, a sturdy windscreen mount, 12V vehicle power cable and protective carry case.

 

For further information on Navman-Europe contact t: 01293 780 500 or visit the Web site at www.navman-europe.com

 

 

 

 

 

Resources

Manufacturers Website www.navman-europe.com
Pocket GPS Contributor

Mike Barrett

Pocket GPS Contributor Website

http://www.1st-ventures.com

   

 

 

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