Sunday, March 18, 2012

Magellan Introduces New GPS Designed For RVs

Magellan_RV9490T-LMB_LRMagellan has announced the availability of the new RoadMade RV9490T-LMB. This seven inch Android-powered RV GPS device has smartphone and cloud integration to provide real-time information while on the road. The device features trip-planning abilities and several RV-friendly functions, such as:

  • Vehicle Profile – Customizable RV routes based on your vehicle type, dimensions and driving preferences
  • POIs designed specifically for RVs – pre-loaded POIs include Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory, Fuel stations and Sani-Dump Stations in addition to normal POIs like restaurants and grocery stores.
  • Geotag Navigation – The ability to input Geotag information (latitude/longitude) information and navigate to your desired location

The device also features several of Magellan’s latest safety features including customizable driving alerts to notify drivers of speed limits, yellow warning signs, toll plaza alerts, speed camera and traffic camera alerts; Junction View and Lane Assist guidance; Landmark Guidance, where directions are given using easy-to-spot landmarks; Next Two-Turn Visibility to help you know which lane to be in; and more.

The Roadmate RV 9490T-LMB has built-in Wireless and Bluetooth capabilities, so users can decide how and when to connect to additional online services such as weather, traffic, yelp and others. It features a capacitive touch-screen interface and a sleek look.

The device is available from Magellan’s website and retails at $379.99.

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