TomTom have launched a new range of in-car GPS sat nav units at CeBIT 2008 today, together with a GPRS-enabled traffic receiver that plugs directly into a car’s cigarette lighter. The three new devices, the 930, 730 and 530, all feature the company’s new IQ Routes technology which not only takes into account distance and permitted road speeds in calculating routes but also real-world typical speeds. TomTom are claiming that in 50-percent of journeys this new algorithm results in a different, quicker route than before. The GPS units also add Advanced Lane Guidance, which introduces more realistic junction diagrams, arrows indicating lane transitions and better voice prompts.
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