TomTom GO LIVE Camper & Caravan launched
Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 10:03, by Gareth Halfacree
Satellite navigation giant TomTom has announced its latest device, aimed at a very specific market: the GO LIVE Camper & Caravan.
As the name suggests, TomTom's latest entry in its GO LIVE family is designed specifically for camper vans and caravans, featuring new navigation software which automatically adjust routes and arrival times to match the vehicle's size, weight and maximum speed.
While tailored for caravans, the software allows multiple profiles to be confirmed - meaning a driver can use the device in a camper van, a caravan, a van and a car without losing accuracy or routing specificity.
"Many customers have been in touch requesting navigation designed specifically for their camper or caravan", explained TomTom's Marielke Nieuwerth-van den Akker at the product launch. "The launch of the GO LIVE Camper & Caravan puts an end to unnecessary detours and unwanted surprises. Not only does it calculate the very best routes, it is also a great source of relevant information on the journey."
That relevant information comes in the form of a customised point of interest (PoI) database, which includes the locations of camping areas, chemical toilet facilities, and other camper service spots.
As is usual for a GO LIVE product, the GO LIVE Camper & Caravan includes a year of LIVE services - including weather forcasts, real-time traffic information with TomTom's HD Traffic, and Google Local Search functionality - in the price.
The TomTom GO LIVE Camper & Caravan is available now, priced at £349.99 with 45 European maps included.
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