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The Hindustan Times lauds the benefits of feature-rich Personal Navigation Devices

Tired of losing network connectivity on your mobile app? Do you miss the next direction when you’re under a flyover? Have you got lost because you’re outside network coverage? It’s time to switch to a personal navigation device loaded with best-in-class, offline & accurate maps from MapmyIndia.

The Hindustan Times agrees with the advantages of having a standalone navigation device, stating that “The major difference between Navigation devices and Navigation Applications are that such devices use satellite signals to function whereas the applications use internet.” These plug and play devices reduce dependability on the smartphone and data network connectivity. Besides house no. level & 3D Navigation maps the device are loaded with host of other features like entertainment, rear view camera display and Bluetooth connectivity. With benefits of this game changing technology, the demand for the navigation solutions has increased manifold over the last ten years driven by the need for security and efficiency.”

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The Hindustan Times lauds the benefits of feature-rich Personal Navigation Devices

For someone who drives a lot and relies heavily on the GPS navigation, having a dedicated device makes more sense. MapmyIndia’s navigation solutions are available across spectrum of personal navigation devices, mobile apps, In-car entertainment systems, in the aftermarket or by leading OEM manufacturers such as Mahindra, BMW, General Motors, Ford, TATA, etc.

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Conquer Indian roads with pocket-friendly GPS navigator: MapmyIndia launches Road Pilot @ Rs. 7,990

Conquer Indian roads with pocket-friendly GPS navigator: MapmyIndia launches Road Pilot @ Rs. 7,990 • Makes sophisticated GPS navigators more affordable & accessible • Operates without GPRS or mobile network coverage • Pre-loaded with India’s best maps – 620 Indian cities & 5,76,000 towns and villages & more • Street level, turn-by-turn voice guidance

New Delhi, March 2010: MapmyIndia, India’s leader in maps and GPS navigation solutions, is making GPS navigation technology even more accessible and affordable. The company has launched Road Pilot, a sophisticated GPS navigator pre-loaded with maps of 620 Indian cities; 576,000 towns and villages; 30,000 tourist locations; 2 million unique destinations. The navigator is priced at just Rs. 7,990. Unique Features The Road Pilot has a 3.5” wide touch screen and gives turn-by-turn voice assistance to guide you to your destination. It also has a unique snooze feature to help save power. When not in use, the Road Pilot can be put to ‘Sleep Mode’ so that it boots up immediately when it is used next. Also, there are no monthly or recurring charges and there’s no SIM card or GPRS connection required. Since the device does not depend on mobile network coverage, it offers an ‘always on’ GPS navigation experience, even in places where a mobile phone GPS navigation (which relies on GPRS) would have failed because of patchy or even non-existent network coverage.

One of the most important accessories for your car

The uniqueness and usability of a MapmyIndia GPS navigator is fast becoming apparent with more and more companies offering it as a standard accessory with their various car models. For those looking to add the benefits of GPS navigation to their overall driving experience, Road Pilot is the ideal solution. Easily available and affordable, the navigator comes with all necessary utilities require to install it in a car, including car mount and car charger.

Travel essential for the travelling family

The Road Pilot is pre-loaded with maps for over 125 tourist cities with information about hotels, tourist locations, ATMs, petrol pumps and eating joints. Even before starting the vacation, tourists can use the device to plan where to go, what routes to take and what to do once they reach their destination. It gives turn-by-turn directions to more than 30000 tourist locations. One can even search for all tourist locations in a city and create a custom route to explore all of them. The gizmo is the perfect and essential companion for a family on vacation as it helps you reach your destination, ensuring that your family’s travel is safe and comfortable.

Says Rakesh Verma, MD, MapmyIndia: “MapmyIndia is committed to making GPS technology more accessible and useful. With the launch of Road Pilot, MapmyIndia has entered a new market for GPS navigators. The new navigator offers all the features of a sophisticated GPS navigator along with India’s best and most accurate maps. Road Pilot has covered another milestone in MapmyIndia’s pursuit for excellence and innovation.”

About MapmyIndia (

MapmyIndia (CE Info Systems (P) Ltd.), a New Delhi-based ISO 9001-2000 Company founded in 1992, is India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and consumer navigation services. Since 1994, through continuous field surveys and state-of-the-art mapping technology, the company has built its proprietary MapmyIndia Maps, the most comprehensive, accurate, robust and reliable navigable map dataset for all India. MapmyIndia is driving the Indian navigation industry by providing internet, mobile and in-car navigation products to end consumers directly as well as in partnership with leading international and national players. The company has been providing GIS based enterprise solutions to over 500 leading corporate and government organizations in every vertical. In 2004, MapmyIndia was short listed by NASSCOM as a showcase company for IT innovation in India. Most recently, MapmyIndia’s Managing Director was elected by GPS Business News as the “World’s GPS Businessman for the year 2007” for driving the navigation industry in India.

Source: Press Release