Qualcomm adds support for ISRO’s NavIC positioning system

In a big boost to Indian space technology and ISRO, Qualcomm, the world’s biggest independent provider of cellphone processors, has agreed to support Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) on some of its chipsets. The move will help these mobile phones use IRNSS-NavIC for pinpointing their location. This will be in addition to the current […]

Dutch navigation company TomTom sets up innovation hub in Pune

TomTom, a company from Netherlands into manufacturing of navigation devices, inaugurated its first global innovation hub in India at Pune. The innovation hub will enable employees to upgrade their skills, innovate, raise ideas and think like entrepreneurs thereby helping to develop a deeper culture of innovation in the company with a free-flow of information and […]

Google Maps will now be more vocal about upcoming traffic jams

If you’re a regular user of Google Maps for navigation, you might want to update the app quickly before you head out. The latest version of Google News includes spoken warnings about traffic conditions, Google said. Till now, Google used to color code traffic conditions, with red indicating severe congestion and slow moving traffic. “Now […]