TomTom Announces Availability of Navigator 2004 for Microsoft Pocket PC and palmOne Platforms

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CONCORD, Mass. — TomTom®, a leading provider of personal navigation systems, today announced TomTom Navigator 2004 based on based on Microsoft® Windows® Powered Pocket PCs and palmOne® platforms. With this launch, TomTom offers the industry’s most comprehensive door-to-door personal navigation system with maps of the entire United States and Canada, as well as customizable points of interest (POI) categories, and an even more improved user interface.

“With TomTom Navigator 2004, we offer an affordable and flexible solution to a universal problem, how to get from point A to B,” said Jocelyn Vigreux, president of TomTom USA. “And exciting new features-like on-screen street names in 3D view, updated road maps of the United States and Canada, and customizable points of interest-make the Navigator 2004 even more user- friendly, enhancing the personalization of the application and allowing a stress-free navigation experience.”

TomTom Navigator offers a highly accurate digitized roadmap system that works in conjunction with extremely precise TomTom GPS receivers, both wired and self-powered Bluetooth, providing an efficient navigation tool for business and leisure travelers alike. TomTom Navigator uses very accurate and fully attributed turn-by-turn map data through a relationship with TeleAtlas, a worldwide leading provider of digital map databases and real-time traffic information in the United States. This combination offers the industry’s most intuitive user interface with features and functionality that address all personal navigation needs in one comprehensive solution, including:

  • Voice-guided routing instructions
  • Large on-screen icons, eliminating the hassle of drop-down menus
  • Door-to-door navigation
  • 2D or 3D map presentation views
  • Updated maps of the United States and Canada with all street names labeled
  • Ready to use on any device using Pocket PC or palmOne, regardless of screen size
  • Four million Points of Interest (POI); Customizable POI categories
  • Highly accurate TomTom GPS receivers, both wired and Bluetooth wireless, increasing navigation options for travelers

Pricing and Availability

TomTom Navigator 2004 solutions will be available immediately from major retailers. The Bluetooth version, which includes the TomTom Navigator 2004 software, cabling, a Bluetooth GPS receiver, and maps of the entire United States and Canada retails for $299. The wired GPS version is offered at $249, and includes the TomTom Navigator 2004 software, cabling, wired GPS receiver, mounting kit, and maps of the entire United States and Canada.

For more information about TomTom Navigator 2004 and a complete list of retailers, please visit http://www.tomtom.com.

About TomTom

TomTom is a global provider of navigation solutions for mobile consumers. TomTom offers mobile users a broad range of innovative travel products for handheld computers and mobile phones, including personal navigation systems, travel guides and dictionaries. TomTom was founded in 1991 in The Netherlands and has offices in Amsterdam, London, and Concord, Massachusetts. The company’s products are sold through a distribution network of top retailers in more than 15 countries. To learn more about TomTom, visit http://www.tomtom.com.

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