Wednesday, August 31, 2011

MapMyIndia CarPad - Innovating Driving Directions

I have been using MapmyIndia which came along with my tablet and i was quite happy using it. Now,collaboration with Qualcomm,MapMyIndia Incorporated to announce the launch of their new CarPad. The device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S1 processor, and comes with a 7-inch capacitive touch display, 3G connectivity and a 3D GPS navigation interface.

The CarPad comes pre-installed with Aura, their latest navigation interface – with 3D navigation for maps, including house numbers, as well as city and travel guides. All the maps are pre-installed on MapmyIndia CarPad, making it independent of the network. 

According to MapmyIndia, the CarPad is pre-loaded with comprehensive and accurate all-India maps, with over 5 million places, national-level maps for 5,79,000 towns and villages, street-level maps for 1,200 cities, house-level maps for 18 cities and 3D landmarks and building footprints for major cities. It will be bundled with the car kit’s head-rest and windshield mounts that allow them to be used in the car’s back or front seats. For connectivity, it will have in-built 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

MapmyIndia CarPad will be priced at Rs 22,990/- (which includes the CarPad device with 3G, Wi-Fi, 8GB SD card memory, pre-installed MapmyIndia Navigator Aura, as well as Car-kit worth Rs 6,990/-, containing the headrest mount, windshield mount, CarPad holder and car charger, in separate box FREE with CarPad).

1 comment:

Sebastian Gaydos said...

What is the difference between this car pad and other GPS systems? I'll look for videos about this and compare it with other navigation gadgets, but I'd like to hear your expert opinion about it. I hope its 3D feature doesn't make the tracking more difficult..

Sebastian Gaydos