Garmin Brings Cartography to Your GPS via CD-ROM
January 7, 1999
"Greater Map Detail Available with Introduction of
OLATHE, Kan. –
GARMIN International, the world's leading manufacturer of GPS products
and accessories, announces a new product that will integrate the mapping
capabilities of GPS with the power of a PC. MapSource is a new line of
CDs that can be used with the GPS III Plus and other compatible GARMIN
GPS receivers. With MapSource, you simply load maps from your CD, and
then download that information into your GPS III Plus.
GARMIN's U.S. Roads & Recreation CD will provide street level
detail of residential areas, plus rivers, streams, lakes and navaids in
the United States, while the WorldMap CD provides additional
streams, rivers, small roads, and islands outside the U.S. and includes
nautical navigation aids worldwide.
The U.S. Roads
& Recreation CD will be available in January 1999 at a suggested
list price of $99. WorldMap will be available to consumers in
February 1999 at a suggested list price of $69.99.