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GPS Location Capability Added to Belgravium Atlanta 8000
The Atlanta 8000, from leading mobile computer manufacturer Belgravium, is now (optionally) equipped with a 12 channel GPS receiver and SiRFstarII chipset. The GPS module receiver version of the Atlanta will track up to 12 satellites at a time whilst providing fast time-to-first-fix and one second navigation updates. The units specification meets the sensitivity requirements of car navigation as well as other location-based applications such as marine navigation, fleet management and personal positioning & navigation.
An in-vehicle cradle is also available, specifically designed to support mobile GPS communications. The cradle has a number of communication options, namely USB client, RS232 serial and GPS external antenna interfaces. A securely fixed, non removable power cable is integrated into the cradle, which terminates with a standard cigarette lighter plug. The cradle is suitable for mounting in any conceivable vehicle situation via a ball jointed fixture.
TomTom is Belgraviums preferred GPS software option. TomTom, when installed on the Atlanta 8000, offers the following features and benefits ;
Easy to use: simple touch screen operation, friendly user interface
Effortless operation: everything is pre-installed on the Atlanta; just switch on your device, activate TomTom and youre set to navigate!
Clear and Accurate: sharp spoken route instructions and crystal clear 2 or 3D maps guide you to your destination
Door-to-door navigation; navigate to any address in your country or region (house numbers included)
Dynamic Status Bar: adjust status bar to personal preferences setting estimate time of arrival, route duration, KLM/miles etc
View route: review and test calculated route, before you actually start driving
Tip feature: discover everything TomTom has to offer through useful onscreen tips
Extensive guided tour: view all the features quickly and get the maximum out of your TomTom software
A choice of routes: quickest, shortest, pedestrian or avoiding toll roads and congestion charge areas.
Postcode navigation for simple and accurate selection of your destination (UK & Netherlands only)
Multilingual: speaks more than 30 languages in over 50 voices. For the interface you can choose from 18 languages
Thousands of points of interest: navigate directly to hotels, restaurants, car parks etc. (phone numbers and web addresses for points of interest included)
Make it your own: save personal favorite addresses, for quick route-planning
Itinerary planning: Plan routes to multiple destinations & add stopping points along the way
Contact Navigation: Navigate directly from your address book integrating TomTom software into the Atlanta menu
Compass mode available: displays compass on screen to have even more orientation while driving
Portable: easy to take with you, whether you travel by car (using the Belgravium in-car cradle), by bike or on foot
Optional TomTom PLUS services offers you traffic and weather information, as well as downloadable safety camera information (UK, DE, FR and NL only), additional voices, points of interests and much more.