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TomTom’s Not A Fan Of Open Source Street Maps

TomTom’s Not A Fan Of Open Source Street Maps

TomTom makes its money from navigation solutions, so it’s not a huge surprise that it’s not terribly fond of open source maps on a general level. It has been accused, however, of overstating the error potential in competing open source map sources as part of a blog post discrediting them.

Pioneer’s AR HUD Puts Your Satnav Display On The Road Ahead

Pioneer’s AR HUD Puts Your Satnav Display On The Road Ahead

It’s certainly not the first demo we’ve seen of a windshield HUD system that incorporates navigation and other info so a driver can keep their eyes on the road. But it is the first from Pioneer, a company with the automotive experience to finally make a system like this a…

TomTom Helped Cops Cheat By Selling Driver Data

TomTom Helped Cops Cheat By Selling Driver Data

Drivers in The Netherlands who noticed that speed traps were a little too perfectly placed lately weren’t just being paranoid; turns out local cops have had a wealth of TomTom driving data – including historical speed – at their disposal. Because TomTom sold it to them. Et tu, satnav?