Sunday, February 11, 2007

Toyota’s Customized Map Updates for Your Car

Just how hard is it to update the maps on in-dash GPS navigation systems? The fact that Toyota’s announcement — that it has developed a way to simplify and speed up the process by only updating the maps relevant to the driver — is getting the attention it has suggests that it is pretty involved; the news release says it’s normally done twice a year, with the resulting delay in getting new map data to drivers.

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