On Monday, Navigon introduced its most ambitious portable navigation device (PND) to date, the Navigon 8100T. The highlight of the device is something called Panorama View 3D, which brings a "true 3D" map experience.
Basically, the system uses NASA terrain data and provides digital elevations, so you'll see surrounding landscapes like rolling hills and so forth. While we've seen 3D building renderings in other GPS before (a la
Other visual aids on the 8100T include Lane Assistant Pro for lane guidance and Reality View Pro, which presents a photorealistic 3D view of complex highway interchanges. The rest of the PND's features are similar to the