TomTom partners with Sony to offer in-dash nav with HD Traffic

TomTom and Sony recently revealed a collaboration that will bring TomTom’s expertise in the field of navigation and services technology to Sony’s new Xplod AV Navigation Systems.

This device comes fully connected providing unprecedented live knowledge of the road ahead.

“We are delighted that Sony has selected TomTom as their navigation services supplier in Europe”, says Giles Shrimpton, Managing Director, TomTom Automotive.

“This endorses our position as the leading location and navigation solutions provider. Combining the audio and video know-how of Sony with our navigational expertise has resulted in an excellent product range.

Moreover, as the technology incorporates a flexible hardware design based on standard interfaces, it allows for easy updates in the future – a huge advantage in the automotive industry.”

The LIVE services include award winning HD Traffic built to get drivers through traffic quicker than any other traffic service. Drivers can stay ahead with up-to-date speed camera information on both fixed and mobile cameras en route, as well as live weather updates and local Google business address searches.

Along with these LIVE services drivers also get access to IQ Routes and Map Share.

Note: Initially, it is only available in France, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Portugal and the United Kingdom.

Source: TomTom.

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