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Friday, August 24, 2007

Sony Announces Satellite Navigation Software for PSP

Sony announced at its press conference at a Games Convention last Wednesday, Sony announced Go!Explore, a satellite navigation package for the PSP.

According to the Company's press release:

Go!Explore is a state of the art, combined In-car(*) and Pedestrian GPS navigation application for PSP. Incorporating a GPS receiver and the software UMD™ (Universal Media Disc) software containing your chosen maps, Go!Explore will offer a top quality Satellite Navigation system at an affordable price.“Bringing GPS navigation to PSP is simply fantastic and shows again the unrivalled potential of PSP,”

• Main Product Features:

– Multiple Languages 11 languages

– Find & Go Easy Search & Smart Keyboard

– Smart Zoom Automatic Zooming & Tilting

– Explore Map Search & Explore the map

– Points Of Interest 100 categories, with thousands of


– My Data Favourites, Home, History

– Route Settings Fastest/Shortest; Day/Night Mode;

– Improved Graphics 3D city maps & 3D landmarks;

– Customizable settings Customizable Route Settings & Visuals

– Itinerary Mode Turn-by-turn overview

* 7 geographic versions confirmed (with country maps, hundreds of 3D landmarks and thousands of POIs available) :
UK/Ireland; Iberia; France; Germany/Austria/Switzerland; Italy; Benelux; Scandinavia

According to Sony, the GO!Explore package will be released in the New Year.

SOURCE: SONY press release

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