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Frequently Asked Questions
If you have questions about carNAVi or need help using your device, the carNAVi FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) hopefully helps you to find solutions for questions others had asked already before. The site is offering a global search, simply key in the topic in search field on top. Or just browse the categories located on the left side.
How to contribute data to carNAVi
If you drive a road, that is not in the map, just switch on the ‘Track recording’ function, you can find this in Settings – Start record track. Activate this function at the beginning of the road and the unit will now automatically save the coordinates of the track you are driving. …
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 …