Panasonic to launch Strada- CN-GP50N Portable Navigation System in European market

Panasonic announced the launch in the European market of the Strada CN-GP50N Portable Navigation System.The Panasonic CN-GP50N is equipped with a 5 inch (12.5cm) Wide Display with Touch Panel Control and an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI), designed for outstanding usability and legibility. Voice Command capability allows the driver to set the destination while driving, without compromising safety. For greater driving comfort and convenience, the Strada system offers many feature enhancements including 3D Landmark display of major landmarks as three-dimensional icons, Lane Assistant to support smooth lane changing, and Speed Information to warn the driver when the vehicle exceeds the speed limit. The CN-GP50N also has Real-Time Traffic Information (RDS-TMC) display capability when used with a separately available receiver. . Panasonic has also enhanced the convenience of map updating by enabling a USB connection as one of the media options.

The Panasonic Strada- CN-GP50N Portable Navigation System provides extensive support for Bluetooth capable mobile telephones, including not only hands-free operation, but also transfer of mobile phonebooks and direct dialling of numbers listed for points of interest (POI) in the map database. The system can also display still photos stored in SD Memory Cards. The Strada name is taken from the Italian word for road or street, signifying new directions in car navigation and emphasizing the link between people, vehicles and roads.