SOURCE: Magellan

Magellan

April 29, 2014 09:00 ET

Magellan Launches Capacitive Touch Screen RoadMate GPS Product Line in Canada

RoadMate 5430T-LM and 5465T-LMB Feature Android OS With Superior Navigation Experience

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2014) - Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, fitness, outdoor and mobile navigation, announces the Canadian availability of its new RoadMate PND line with Android OS and capacitive touch screens. The RoadMate 5430T-LM and 5465T-LMB 5" GPS units combine premium features, multi-touch screens, and the Android operating system for a more powerful navigation experience.

"Our new RoadMate PND models give travelers in Canada the latest technology at an affordable price," said Stig Pedersen, associate vice president of product management at Magellan. "With Android-driven multi-touch screens, the units are more responsive, enjoyable and easy-to-use with Magellan's most advanced navigation user interface to date."

The new RoadMate 5430T-LM and 5465T-LMB provide a superior navigation experience by integrating the Android OS, multi-touch screen and features that get drivers where they want to go safely and as quickly as possible. Each unit comes equipped with many premium features that give users the information necessary to make critical on-point driving decisions:

  • Traffic Camera Alerts by PhantomALERT - Receive audible and visual warnings of red light and speed cameras along your route.
  • Junction View and Highway Lane Assist - Realistic images of freeway signs and arrows guide you to the correct lane to make driving easier, safer and less stressful.
  • Landmark Guidance - Receive directions using 10 categories of landmarks as your guide, making it a more intuitive way to navigate.
  • Free Real-Time Traffic Alerts - Avoid traffic jams and delays before you are in them. No hidden fees or subscriptions, ever.
  • Free Lifetime Map Updates - Drive confident knowing you have the most up-to-date maps and points of interest.

The RoadMate 5465T-LMB adds Bluetooth connectivity that turns your GPS device into a hands-free speakerphone for added safety while on the road.

Pricing & Availability
Magellan's RoadMate 5430T-LM and 5465T-LMB are available now on magellangps.com and at Canadian Tire with an MSRP of $219.99 CAD and $249.99 CAD, respectively. For more information, visit www.magellangps.com.

About Magellan
Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, MiTAC Digital Corporation, manufacturer of the Magellan (www.magellangps.com) brand of portable GPS navigation devices, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corporation. Magellan, the industry leader for innovative GPS navigation devices since 1986, globally markets award-winning products in multiple categories including auto, RV, commercial, outdoor, fitness and mobile. Continuing its spirit of innovation, Magellan is developing new cloud-based technologies, wearables, OEM and B-to-B solutions to meet the changing needs of today's consumers.

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