Unveils StreetPilot® GPS ColorMap
GPS Combines Portable Automotive Mapping System with Full Color
Kan. -- Garmin International, the leading manufacturer of
consumer GPS products, announces the latest in portable
automobile navigation -- StreetPilot GPS ColorMap. StreetPilot
ColorMap takes up where its sister, StreetPilot GPS, left
off but in brilliant, living color and in even more impressive
latest GPS receiver boasts a razor-sharp, high-resolution,
16-color display for easy map reading. Best of all, StreetPilot
ColorMap comes in a lightweight, portable package that can
be used in or out of the car.
really changed the way drivers navigate their way around
unfamiliar cities when we launched StreetPilot last spring,"
said Gary Kelley, director of marketing. "I think they will
find ColorMap to be just as user-friendly and even easier
to read with the addition of the color display."
of the StreetPilot GPS ColorMap include:
- 16 color,
high-resolution display (240 x 128 pixels)
electronic basemap covering the U.S., Canada and South America
database of exit information for the federal interstate highway
system lists available services such as food, lodging and service
route creation with turn-by-turn guidance
ColorMap offers an optional look-up capability using Garmin MetroGuide®
cartridges, providing the ultimate in street-level detail. Just
use the "find" button, and address locations and telephone numbers
for thousands of restaurants, hotels, gas stations, shopping centers
and tourist attractions will pop up on the screen.
ColorMap is sold standard with cigarette lighter adapter, PC interface
cable and automobile dash mount. ColorMap will be available in
January 1999 and will most often sell for $699.99. MetroGuide
cartridges are priced between $99 and $199, depending on the coverage