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  Topic: Talex lite - Using the PocketGPSWorld database
talexuser

Replies: 129
Views: 99637

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:09 pm   Subject: Talex lite - Using the PocketGPSWorld database
No chance. It could be done but required many man hours in getting data in the right format. Get a basic tomtom and use this database or similar. The only use for the talex/novus now is a real speed r ...
  Topic: Novus bust again?
talexuser

Replies: 11
Views: 14990

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:45 pm   Subject: Novus bust again?
Hi, I haven't used them for several years now. For my low milage they were not too bad around here, they stopped updates just around the time West Mids police switched off all the film cameras :smile ...
  Topic: Novus bust again?
talexuser

Replies: 11
Views: 14990

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:23 pm   Subject: Novus bust again?
Anybody heard that Novus has gone bust? The website has disappeared (but I haven't looked since the updates stopped). Just goes to show just how much "free lifetime updates" are actually worth Laughing ...
  Topic: Switch off in the West Midlands
talexuser

Replies: 9
Views: 4255

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:49 am   Subject: Switch off in the West Midlands
We were always told the reason for having them is safety in preventing accidents at hotspots. However as soon as they are not cost effective they are off. What's happened to preventing accidents at so ...
  Topic: Switch off in the West Midlands
talexuser

Replies: 9
Views: 4255

PostForum: Non-Technical Speed Camera Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:34 pm   Subject: Switch off in the West Midlands
Today it is reported all the wet film cameras in the West Midlands are to be switched off for cost reasons.

Reports say only 73 out of 305 cameras will still be in use, but of those 305 - 89 are su ...
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:52 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
The new Novus site now has the downloads updated to new version so it looks like they are still in business. Any info on why the new site/name etc, it certainly looks as if they have sold out or been ...
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2011 8:38 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
have I got that right, they would have to be combined with your data? Laughing Laughing Laughing
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:39 am   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
Interestingly I can't find any of the previous 1 year/3 year subscription offers on the Talex site. If I click on the enable box in the update page (obviously without entering details) it says direct ...
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:29 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
yes, looks like it's under construction and migrating stuff over from the previous site maybe? Still strange for punters who bought their stuff and looking for updates.

But then I seem to remember ...
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:19 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
Hi, and thanks for that info. I don't actually use their data much but it's good to have a backup!

Looks like it was some kind of site update then... How strange not to put up a message on the old ...
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:47 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
p.s shame it was too complicated and not economical to convert the pgps data Sad
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:45 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
true, Novus gave a list of what's changed every week. Talex have no info, it took years to actually tell you on the site if there was a new update so you didn't waste time installing the same info you ...
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:15 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
Hi, yes, that's right, they're on 1015 now.

Very strange, resellers have all the Novus stuff still, but that could just be behind the times and not updated or wanting to get rid of stock. Googling ...
  Topic: What's happened to Novus?
talexuser

Replies: 24
Views: 19438

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:26 pm   Subject: What's happened to Novus?
Main website has been down for several days, http://www.novusgps.com/

Anyone heard anything? Have they gone bust?
  Topic: Talex accused of dodgy dealing
talexuser

Replies: 33
Views: 35254

PostForum: Hardware based GPS SCD Systems   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:19 pm   Subject: Talex accused of dodgy dealing
I still switch between Talex and Novus occasionally, and have had an update done on Novus if you mail them the location... eventually Smile I'm not so inclined to mail Talex since you pay for that ...
 
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