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ZDNet UK: Linux PDA Finds Itself with GPS Navigation System

Apr 08, 2003, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

"Sharp is to offer a mapping service for its Linux-based handhelds, integrating GPS data from an add-on card.

"The Mobile Map Navi service will allow users of Sharp's Zaurus to download a map of Japan, plug in a GPS receiver and see where they are at any given moment. The software can also plot a course to a given destination and guide the user along the way.

"Users can store the entire map in the device's removable memory card, or just download one region..."

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