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02.17.2011 - Recently Vector GPS had a launching for their Portable GPS Navigation. The company behind it is the Group of Companies, which has been in the cartography business since 1995.

Its team of GIS (Geographic Information System) specialists has since then been gathering and updating data using GPS technology and advanced software, making Asiatype the country’s leading publisher of folded maps under the brand Accu-map.

Asiatype introduces Vector, its very own portable navigation device that employs electronic maps, route plotting...

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and rerouting, and turn-by-turn voice directions designed to help motorists easily find their way in and around the city.

Already a mainstream gadget all over the world, the portable navigation device is on its way to becoming an essential lifestyle product. And Vector, packed with local map data and updates, a friendly user interface, and fun multimedia features is out to do just that: become an indispensable convenience that says goodbye to days wasted on traffic, getting lost, and draining the gas tank from going in circles. Don’t believe us? Think it’s too niche? Too “up there”? Not really a necessity?

Didn’t they say the same thing about the cell phone?

Traffic is already old news in the Philippines with Vector you can survive driving anywhere. This device will benefit you from saving gas milage, and a lot of time avoiding the road signs ahead.

This give you updates to you advantage on the road just imagine never having to worry about getting to a place you’ve never been to before. Like following to the reception venue from a church wedding. Or visiting a friend’s private resthouse in Batangas.

Imagine having the options at your finger tips with alternate route in the face of stressful traffic jams on major roads and thoroughfares. Imagine the options for you to choose the right directions. Powered by more than 15 years of mapping data, local updates, and a tried-and-tested mapping software, Vector takes the edge off driving and gets you where you need to be in the quickest possible way.

Powered by the NDrive software, a leading European provider of navigation services to mobile platforms in over 50 countries worldwide (customers include prominent brands such as HP, Samsung, HTC, and Toshiba).

Premium on accuracy as Vector's maps have an accuracy raqte of +/- 3 meters (industry standard is +/- 15 meters).

While coverage of the entire Philippines is still underway, Vector already has complete street-level coverage of Metro Manila, Batangas, Laguna, Cavite, Pampanga, Baguio, Bulacan, Bacolod, Cebu, Tarlac, Rizal, Subic, and Olongapo, with almost 38,000 points of interests as of October 2010. Nationwide mapping is slated to be completed in a few months’ time.

In the one-way concrete jungle that is Makati’s business district, for instance, superior accuracy rates spell the difference between getting to that business meeting on time (with parking, to boot!) and having to go around in circles because you were two turns behind. High accuracy rates become even more invaluable when negotiating unfalimar territory. Stuck on a return trip from out of town and need a place to eat or stay? Simply make a search among Vector’s 38,000 points of interest and find a restaurant, hotel, hospital, or gas station nearest you.

Affordable for a premium quality priced as SRP is at PhP 13,900 pesos.

The Vector Device is updated with continous after-sales support via local after-sales support is available through e-mail, phone, and web forums.

This is not just a GPS Navigation Device as Vector comes packed with games, multimedia functions, and other features that make it an all-around lifestyle must have. Packaged in a sleek, scratch-proof casing, this nifty pocket-sized road guide keeps you entertained during pit stops.

The Specs

Vector 100

Software: Ndrive 10
Turn by turn voice direction
Advanced search function
Unlimited itineraries
Alternative routes
Type: TFT touch screen panel
Size: 4.3 inches (10.92cm)
Resolution: 480 x 272 pixels

LED Sensor Light
Sensor enables display brightness to self-adjust based on available lighting (brighter at night, not as bright in the daytime), which helps conserve battery life.

Bluetooth Hands-free Calling
Pair with your Bluetooth-enabled phone to make and receive calls hands-free.

FM Transmitter
Built-in FM transmitter enables you to listen to your favorite radio station while on the road.

Photo viewer
Music and video player

2GB Internal Flash
Micro SD card slot [8GB max]

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