Sunday, March 18, 2012

New feature coverage on the 2013 Garmin nuvis

School zone warning on the Garmin nuvi 2597LMT

School zone warning on the Garmin nuvi 2597LMT

The 2013 Garmin nuvi line brought several new features that you may or may not be seeing — active lane guidance, real directions and school zone warnings. read more

Video: Garmin’s new Active Lane Guidance feature

Active lane assist Garmin nuvi 2597LMT

Active lane assist on the Garmin nuvi 2597LMT

One of the biggest improvements in the latest Garmin nuvi Advanced and Prestige series models is (IMHO) the active lane guidance feature. It’s simply more clear what lane you are supposed to be in and when to move into it. This is especially true as you approach a multiple exit interchange such as you see above, something that might be labeled Exits 10A and 10B. The older versions of lane assist and junction view simply could not make the maneuver as clear as it is with active lane guidance.  read more