Magellan’s RoadMate Provides ‘Real-Time’ Info
Magellan announced the availability of its RoadMate RV9490T-LMB, an RV GPS navigator with smartphone and cloud technology integration.
The Magellan RoadMate RV9490T-LMB features a 7-inch HD glass capacitive touch screen and sleek tablet design for greater clarity and enhanced responsiveness. With the powerful Android OS, navigation software calculates and responds quickly to commands. Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity gives users the freedom to choose how they connect, when they connect and what they want to download.
“With Internet connectivity provided by Magellan’s SmartGPS iOS and Android companion apps, the user is able to go beyond the confines of typical POI’s with real-time weather alerts, IP traffic, lowest fuel prices, and Yelp deals and reviews as you drive,” said Stig Pedersen, associate vice president of product management for Magellan. “The connectivity offered by this new GPS also allows for the addition of other content and activities including Internet radio and Redbox movies and locations, with the ability to add future content partners.”
Other features include:
• Real-time cloud-connected (Internet) information: Advanced weather updates, lowest fuel prices, Yelp reviews and IP traffic ready.
* RV specific features: Vehicle profile, preloaded RV specific POI’s, Good Sam RV travel guide & campground directory, Sani Dump stations, WalMart locations, fuel station POIs and geotag navigation.
• RV safe navigation tools: Dedicated virtual dashboard, driving alerts (speed limit, speed camera, traffic camera, toll plaza alerts), free real-time traffic alerts, junction view and lane assist, landmark guidance, hands-free calling via Bluetooth, next-two turn visibility and wireless back-up camera compatibility.
The Magellan RoadMate RV9490T-LMB is available now through Magellan’s consumer electronics and online partners including Camping World and Amazon.com for $379.99 (MSRP). For more information, visit http://www.magellangps.com/