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Jul 25, 2009

Navit - Free GPS Navigator

Here's a free GPS Navigator which actually seems interesting.

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Navit is a car navigation system with routing engine.

It's modular design is capable of using vector maps of various formats for routing and rendering of the displayed map. It's even possible to use multiple maps at a time.

The GTK+ or SDL user interfaces are designed to work well with touch screen displays. Points of Interest of various formats are displayed on the map.

The current vehicle position is either read from gpsd or directly from NMEA GPS sensors.

The routing engine not only calculates an optimal route to your destination, but also generates directions and even speaks to you using speechd.

Navit currently speaks 24 languages :
- Brazilian Portuguese
- Chinese (Hong Kong)
- Czech
- Danish
- Dutch
- English
- Finnish
- French
- German
- Hebrew
- Italian
- Japanese
- Norwegian Bokmal
- Polish
- Portuguese
- Romanian
- Russian
- Slovak
- Slovenian
- Spanish
- Swedish
- Telugu
- Thai
- Turkish

Navit is currently a freeware (alpha stage) and you can grab your own copy from SourceForge project page.

More details in here



2 comments:

Guest said...

How do I load this into my Omnia?

Anonymous said...

good site

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