Delphi launches navigation system in India

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Mumbai, Jan 9: Delphi"s new portable navigation system, NAV200, is available for sale in India. To ensure national reach and top of the line after sales support, Delphi has Xenos Technologies Limited as its sales and service partner.

First time users of navigation will find this unit, which is not much bigger than your hand, less intimidating and easy-to-use. Ready to go right out of the box, the NAV200 installs in just two simple steps via an included suction cup windshield mount or unique suction disk for dash mount. Consumers are becoming increasingly discerning and there is demand for high-end products.

New users will also avoid the typical hassles of downloading navigation software on the computer and synchronizing it with the unit. Instead the NAV200 comes with All-India Map already preloaded on a 1 GB SD card, there is no downloading required. With NAV200, consumers could drive from anywhere across India using national and state highways, inside detailed maps of 18 major cities, tourists&business landmarks as well as 200,000 points of interest.

The NAV200 home screen features a bright, colorful interface with large round icons on a touch screen for simple selections. Voice guided directions via built in speakers also makes navigating simpler by eliminating the need to look at the screen once your preferred route is set.

“In addition to the sophisticated navigation features, NAV200 has popular entertainment functionality including a movie player, music player and picture viewer for use when not navigating, stated Rajiv Arora, Director of Delphi Product&Service Solutions. “Delphi has effectively blended these desirable technologies while maintaining a budget-conscious price in such a way that cannot currently be found in the industry."

The NAV200 boasts industry-leading navigation features. It is driven by one of the most powerful processors in the industry at 400 MHz for faster routing calculations. NAV200 features a high quality SIRFstart™ III GPS chipset antenna, which offers high sensitivity to position for improved mapping accuracy. And it uses the industry-leading mapping database from mapmyindia, which is trusted by industry users. This combination of advanced navigation features results in fast and accurate routing calculations—packaged together at a very competitive MRP of Rs.21,000.

The NAV200 popular entertainment features are accessed via optional secure digital (SD) cards upto 2 GB. SD memory cards are available for purchase and should be used to store media files such as video (avi), images (jpg, gif, png) and/or audio (mp3, wav) files. The entertainment features are also complemented by a world clock, calculator and game.

The NAV200"s sleek portable package features a large 3.5" bright, anti-glare, full color LCD touch screen great for watching movies or a picture show in the backseat, at home or on the go with a built-in, rechargeable battery.

Speaking about the Navigation software&maps, Rajiv Arora added, “Delphi has established a partnership with MapmyIndia who provide the industry-leading mapping database called Mapmyindia navigator HI-18 with navigation software from Horizon Navigation Inc. There is a commitment to provide periodic updates to the maps and Point of Interest locations (POI)".

The Delphi NAV200 is available from Jan 2008 at major retailers of Xenos. For more information about this product, call Vinod at +91-9380496006.

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