SOURCE: Magellan

Magellan

January 05, 2015 13:25 ET

Magellan Unveils 2015 Line of 5" RoadMate Auto GPS Devices With 3D Buildings/Landmarks During International CES

All Units Packed With Popular Magellan Features Such as Free Lifetime Maps, Traffic Camera Alerts, Speed Limit Warnings, Branded and Highway-Exit POIs, SmartDetour, and More

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jan 5, 2015) - Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices and content services for vehicles, fitness, outdoor, and mobile navigation, introduces its newest lineup of 5" RoadMate auto navigators at International CES. To provide a more realistic view of a user's surroundings, each of the GPS models comes equipped with 3D renderings of buildings and landmarks. The new models are: RoadMate 5322-LM, RoadMate 5330T-LM with real-time traffic alerts, and RoadMate 5375T-LMB with real-time traffic alerts, Bluetooth connectivity and portrait viewing mode. The units will be displayed at CES in the Magellan booth, LVCC South Hall 2 - MP25441.

"Our new RoadMate 5" GPS devices for 2015 have large, vibrant displays and include a vast collection of renowned Magellan navigation features," remarked Stig Pedersen, Magellan associate vice president of product management. "Plus, each model includes 3D renderings of buildings and landmarks to make it easier and quicker for users to identify where they are. Whether driving to work, across country, or going to grandma's, drivers can count on these Magellan navigation units to safely guide them to wherever their destination is."

Common Features
Below are just a few of the many outstanding Magellan features that these three RoadMate GPS devices share.

  • 3D Renderings - Selected buildings and landmarks are presented in 3D for a more realistic view
  • Lifetime Map Updates - Owners of these three models can download the latest map information (up to 4 times a year) for all 50 states and Canada
  • Landscape Viewing Mode - Provides improved peripheral view
  • Traffic Camera Alerts - Sends audible and visual warnings of upcoming red lights, speed cameras, and more; provided by PhantomALERT™
  • 7,000 POIs - Includes branded and highway exit POIs to conveniently search for restaurants, hotels, gas stations, and more
  • OneTouch™ Favorites Menu - Creates shortcuts to favorite destinations and searches
  • Multi-Destination Routing - Users can plan their entire day or multi-day trip in one route
  • Junction View - Realistic images of freeway signs and arrows guide drivers to the correct lane
  • SmartDetour - Provides immediate options when traffic suddenly comes to a halt

RoadMate 5330T-LM
In addition to all of the features above, the 5330T-LM also includes the following.

  • Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts - Helps users avoid traffic jams and delays, suggests detours, provides travel times; no hidden fees or subscriptions

RoadMate 5375T-LMB
In addition to all of the features above, the 5375T-LMB also includes the following.

  • Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts - Helps users avoid traffic jams and delays, suggests detours, provides travel times; no hidden fees or subscriptions
  • Portrait Viewing Option - Provides extended view of the road ahead
  • Bluetooth® Compatibility - Turns this RoadMate model into a hands-free speakerphone, making drive time safer and more productive

Pricing and Availability
The Magellan 5" RoadMate family of auto navigation devices will be available at retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as online at www.magellangps.com in March 2015. MSRPs are as follows: $149.99 (RM5322-LM); $159.99 (RM5330T-LM); and $199.99 (RM5375T-LMB).

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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