Article Archive for January 2010
GPS Navigation in the Philippines
carNAVi builds its own navigation systems and accessories specifically designed for driving in the Philippines. Affordable and easy to use GPS Navigation Assistants for finding your way in the Philippines and other countries/cities in South East Asia including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam.
As simple as that!
The carNAVi in your car receives radio transmitted signals from up to 24 satellites in the sky. Within this data the computer in the GPS unit can calculate your position at any point on Earth using a simple mathematical method called ´trilateration´ with an accuracy of up to 5m.
What are Points of Interest?
A point of interest, or POI, is a specific point or location that someone may find useful or interesting. An example is a point on the Earth representing the location of a restaurant or museum. The term is widely used in cartography, especially in electronic variants including GPS navigation software. In this context the synonym waypoint is also common. A point of interest specifies, at minimum, the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the POI. A name or description for the POI is usually included …
All over the country…
…and even in the entire world carNAVi leads your way with voice guided turn-by-turn directions to get you there on time and keep you safe on the road. Preloaded with more than 150.000km of roads covering the whole Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia including many thousands of points of interest (POI’s)