Nokia is the latest consumer-electronics firm to use GPS to follow the money. The Finnish cell-phone maker today announced its entrance into the red-hot car-navigation market with the unveiling of its Nokia 330 Auto Navigation system, which will rely on digital maps from US-based Navteq, rather than those from Tele Atlas found in the new Nokia N95 phone.
The Nokia 330 is expected to compete directly with higher-end GO devices from TomTom, but the list of potential rivals and devices in the GPS market, especially in Europe, is growing all the time. Last week, Dual Electronics, a company traditionally associated with in-car audio, released its Dash Navigation, LG, and Route 66 (which is also partnering with Nokia on the 330), as well as a raft of new GPS products from Sony, including that can be programmed using gestures., while the past few months have seen the release of new devices from
Source: CNET News.com