internet connected gps devices: an overview of 3 models
There are two GPS models with Internet capabilities: NS-CNV10 and NS-CNV20.
Both models have a built-in
In the cellular modem with WAAS enabled GPS receiver.
They can display live traffic updates (By traffic. com)
Local Google Search is available.
These models include a simple touch screen interface with the main \"go to\" and \"map\" shortcuts.
The interesting thing about the \"go to\" section is that it opens a link for programming your home address, searching for other addresses, or can do a Google search for restaurants, shops, gas stations or other gas stations.
Other functions include route planning from text to speech (
There is a voice prompt)
Pre-installed base map of the United States, real
Price of natural gas (
They can be charged via a USB connection with automatic rerouting.
Major differences between NSCNV10 and NS-
The screen size is CNV20. The NS-
There are 3 CNV10 versions.
5 inch screen while NS-
CMV20 has a widescreen 4. 3 inch version. The NS-
CNV20 also has built-in advantages
As of 2010, NS-
CNV20 has been discontinued and Best Buy is no longer available. The NS-
CNV10 is available through their website for $60.
When you buy this unit, Best Buy does offer a one-year connection service and a one-year map update.
After a year, the connection service will cost $99 a year.
TomTom XL 340 S is another Internet connection GPS you may want to view.
It provides a \"lane guide\" feature that shows you the graphic details of the highway activity.
The \"IQ Route\" feature uses historical speed and time data from TomTom GPS users to calculate traffic information.
However, this is not truetime.
To add this feature, you need to purchase it separately.
Other features include the ability to download fuel prices, access to user-updated maps from TomTom Share, and text-to-voice features for multiple languages and sounds.
Extra sound (
Including those celebrities)
Can be downloaded from the Internet.
Actually, there are 4 TomTom XL 340 S.
3 inch WXGA screen with 2 inch speakers on the back.
In addition to the power button, most of the features are implemented through the touch screen.
It has a mini USB port that can be connected to a 12 volt charger for data connection.
It has only 2 gb of space for storage purposes and no extra slots.
The unit can be connected to the vehicle\'s windshield or dashboard using the included suction cup or adhesive tray.
How much is it?
TomTom XL 340 can be purchased from Amazon. com for $119. Sony NV-
Sony NV-U84 GPSThe
U84 is an Internet-connected GPS device that provides a \"location plus\" feature that fine-tune navigation in areas with little satellite coverage. Its 4.
The 8 \"widescreen backlight allows the device to be clearly visible even in a bright position.
This device can be used as a photo viewer and traffic information (
Optional subscription for NavTeq TMC traffic service).
It also includes text-to-speech driving instructions.
Its touch screen uses navigation links to enter addresses and points of interest (POI).
The Settings link changes the color of the map and other device settings.
For the added memory, it includes a memory stick duet slot.
It is charged with an internal battery and can be charged with a 12 volt power adapter or USB.
Includes a \"super suction cup\" for connecting the device to a dashboard or windshield.
What about the price?
The Sony GPS is priced at about $200.