Tag: nasa

Navigon 8100T Gets Released With Nasa Topography


  Navigon has not been in the U.S. as long as others (overseas 18 years), but their newest GPS offering, the 8100T offers something unique and ups the ante on the competition.  Navigon has borrowed from NASA, their satellite topography for accuracy in navigation as well as elevations on the screen, giving a realistic 3D landscape view. The 8100T is the first of the Navigon line to incorporate this technology and offers a 4.8-inch screen which features a panorama view and a housing of brushed aluminum, offering a premium look and feel.  The input offers an iPhone-like touch screen and responds as quickly as you would expect.


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Smallest Pc Pictures show up

  The worls smllest functional PC has been making its way thru Japan for awhile now.  Posted today is a picture of the PC.  It is a 2 inch by 2 inch square with  a "300MHz NEC VR5701 processor, 64MB of RAM, a 1GB CompactFlash card, and a special version of Red Hat Linux, along with a single USB port, VGA out, built-in Ethernet and, most importantly for its target market, a SpaceWire port, which is used by the likes of NASA and the European Space Agency/"  The initial price is $325 but could be as much as $2700.

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