GPS Navigation: MapMyIndia partners with Ford/GM, SatNav gets into retail chains

MapMyIndia has partnered with Ford and GM for in-car voice navigation system, that is preloaded with 52 categories of PoIs (point of interest)

The pocketable navigator guides a person sitting in the car or walking around to its destination through a digital map and voice directions. It doubles up as an in-car entertainer with 1 GB card to download movies, music, games and photos. It is available in around 174 cities of India at a price of Rs 17,990 [ source]


SatNav (raised $7mn from Sequoia) has launched its GPS navigation product – SatGuide – for major retail chains across India. SatGuide has partnered with chains like Croma, Staples, E-Zone and Reliance Autozone to bring its range of GPS products into the neighbourhoods of consumers across India.

SatGuide is available in 500 stores and company plans to reach out to more consumers by partnering with more retail stores in the future, taking the number to 3,000 by the end of 2008. [source]

Have you used any of these navigation systems? Any feedback on their accuracy?

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