Articles tagged with: Smart and Navigation

Real-Time Traffic Service Revenue to Boom Over the Next Five Years

Real-time traffic information is emerging as a must-have feature in automotive navigation and telematics solutions, causing global revenue from service subscriptions to rise by nearly a factor of 18 during the period from 2008 to 2014, more

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Survey Says - 11% of Britons never make a phone call on their mobile Phone

Almost half of Brits carry their mobile phone with them all the time, and it is the older generation being the most likely to do so - claims a survey by Lightspeed Research.  more

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Demand for Small/Medium Displays Rises: Will Prices Follow Suit?

Despite rising demand, a reduction in inventories and a marginal increase in prices some for a few small/medium-sized LCD panels in April, global pricing is expected to remain on a downward trend in 2009, more

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Mobile Phones Get Smarter at CTIA with Touch Screen Tech

This month’s International CTIA Wireless 2009 event in Las Vegas showcased in the mobile handset’s industry increasing focus on smart phones, as illustrated by prevalence of announcements related to touch-screen technology, according to iSuppli. more

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Batteries Need Charging More Often to Cope with Smartphone Power Demands

Studying the battery budget in cellphones, Strategy Analytics' latest report reveals that improvements in component power consumption and battery chemistry will not be sufficient to offset the growth in feature penetration and application usage. more

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North America overtakes EMEA as largest satellite navigation market

North America overtook EMEA as the largest regional market for PNDs in the final quarter of 2008, according to the latest research from Canalys. In Q4 2008, the US alone accounted for 52% of the worldwide PND shipment total, compared to 36% for EMEA. more

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Mobile Internet Device Shipments to Rise Nearly Eightfold by 2012

Global MID shipments are set to rise to 416 million units in 2012, rising at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 50.6 percent from 53.8 million in 2007. more

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GPS-Enabled Handsets Expected to Bypass the Economic Downturn

While global handset shipments are expected to drop by 4-5% in 2009, GPS-enabled phones will climb to 240 million units, an increase of 6.4% over 2008. more

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