Sunday, March 18, 2012

CES 2014 GPS news roundup

Garmin K2 infotainment HUD

Is Garmin’s K2 platform a sneak peek at what we may see in a next-gen Garmin HUD+?

The Consumer Electronics Show has taken over Las Vegas this week, resulting in a bevy of GPS-related announcements. In addition to the individual posts I’ve written, here are some odds and ends that may be of interest to GPS Tracklog readers…

The connected car

Garmin showed off their next generation infotainment tech, designed to reduce distracted driving (see image above). This may give us a preview of what to expect from future Garmin HUD devices, but I don’t know how well they can compete against Apple and Google in the OEM space; that may be a losing battle.

TomTom

This article has a bit more info on the new TomTom GO series

The eight new SKUs range in price from a suggested $119 to $299 with screen sizes of 4.3, 5 and 6 inches. All will be available at retail in April and will replace the current selection, which offers far more SKUs and will be phased out.

And here is a new image of one…

TomTom GO 2014 series

TomTom GO 2014 series

Fitness

More CES news

Our other CES 2014 posts

In case you missed them…

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Comments

  1. Yes, i’m very disappointed that Garmin doesn’t have new GPS handheld at the CES 2014… I was expecting the GPSMAP 64 release news….bummer…Perhaps in the spring or summer…I hope…

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