New Zealand-based Navman entered the satellite navigation market with the launch of its iCN 520 model. The iCN 520 is an updated version of the iCN 510. Designed mainly for in-car use, the new model is based on a touch screen system. Featuring a black finish and comes pre-installed with the latest TeleAtlas maps, it run on the SmartST 2005 Navigation software that is indispensable when it comes to finding points of interest, streets, and postcodes.
A windshield mounting bracket places it in a non-distractive manner for the driver. Standard accessories that come attached are the 12V DC power adapter, a carry case, a USB cable, and a mains power adapter. 2 versions are offered to consumers – for £349.00 you will receive the iCN 520 and local country maps while for £100.00 more you get the iCN 520 Premium European Edition that comes with full European maps of 16 countries on a CD and a remote control. Both editions are expected to be on the shelves by the end of July.