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Magellan® GPS solutions for law enforcement
Magellan is a leading portable GPS navigation consumer electronics company. Founded in 1986 and with over 200 key patents in GPS technology, Magellan is recognized as an industry innovator and leader. Magellan is the creator of the award-winning Magellan RoadMate®, and Maestro™ series portable car navigation products, as well as the Magellan Triton® and eXplorist® outdoor handheld navigation devices. Magellan is also proud to offer innovative Mobile GPS solutions including the RoadMate App for iPhone and Premium Car Kit accessory.
Magellan values strong partnerships as a key to success and has developed long-term relationships with companies like AAA, Penske Racing, NAVTEQ and National Geographic to bring consumers exciting, new programs and features. Magellan (also known as MiTAC Digital Corporation) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corp. and promotes and sells products and services under the Magellan brand name.
Magellan is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. MiTAC International Corp. (MIC) was founded in 1982 with headquarters in Taiwan. MIC is a worldclass technology innovator and manufacturer with over 10,000 employees worldwide and locations in the United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, China and Japan. The MIC portfolio includes the Magellan, Mio and Navman GPS brands, making MIC a worldwide leader in consumer GPS products.
The new Magellan® RoadMate® 1700 GPS device is a good fit for larger law enforcement vehicles with the exclusive and highly acclaimed One- Touch™ favorites menu and a high-resolution 7-inch wide color touchscreen. Easy-to-use premium features such as QuickSpell® with SmartCity search, highway exit POI search, spoken street name guidance, AAA TourBook® and AAA Member Roadside Assistance® (requires AAA membership) help ensure confidence and safety on the road to deliver a powerful navigation experience.
OneTouch™ favorites menu affords instant access to personalized bookmarks of favorite places. The Extra-large, high-resolution 7-inch wide color touchscreen makes for easy viewing. Highway lane assist offers visual aids to point you in the right direction and ensure you’ll choose the correct lane well before your next turn. The AAA TourBook provides ratings and descriptions on AAA approved places to stay, play, dine and save.
The eXplorist 610 is ideal for Search and Rescue operations because of its advanced, rugged and waterproof outdoor GPS with core outdoor navigation and experience recording built-in. eXplorist 610 includes camera, sensors, pre-loaded Summit Series map, paperless geocaching and expandable memory. Other features include: • Summit Series USA Topographic Mapping • 3-Axis Electronic Compass • Barometric Altimeter • 3.2 mega-pixel Camera with Auto Focus.
The eXplorist 510 is an advanced, rugged and waterproof outdoor GPS with core outdoor navigation and experience recording built-in. It includes camera, touchscreen, preloaded World Edition map, paperless geocaching and expandable memory. It also includes: • 3.2 mega-pixel Camera with Auto Focus • “World Edition” Preloaded Map • 3-inch Touchscreen • Online Experience Sharing. Photo courtesy of Magellan.
Published in Public Safety IT, Sep/Oct 2010
Rating : 10.0
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