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Satellite navigation rather than celestial navigation for this season’s wise men

London, 5th November 2007 – This Christmas, wise men (and women) will be finding their way with stylish personal satellite navigation systems, that fit easily into their pocket, wallet or handbag. MyMobileSatNav from Carphone Warehouse gives you access to leading satellite navigation technology on your mobile phone, whether you are walking, cycling, driving or riding a camel. This highly portable, design-conscious device is the ideal gift for party hoppers, gadget lovers, New Year fitness fans and anyone who simply wants to get from A to B without a tattered A-Z.

The award-winning design gives the MyMobileSatNav satellite receiver a chic, minimalist style. It connects to your mobile wirelessly via Bluetooth and enables real-time navigation on almost any Java-based mobile phone, giving immediate, voice-activated directions with on-screen mapping.

There is no fiddling about with complicated instructions either; this is a quick and simple device to install so that you can get on with navigating your busy life. It has all the applications that you would see in a stand-alone SatNav device so that you are guaranteed a comprehensive navigation service without a cumbersome piece of equipment. Real-time traffic information keeps you up to speed with travel problems as they happen, it will even re-route you if it calculates a quicker way.

Safety camera alerts are a favourite, along with precise door-to-door routing if you happen to be on foot. A useful ‘points of interest’ guide gets you to the nearest petrol station, hotel or restaurant, whatever you need to find. This compact travel companion also addresses the anti-theft issues that come with having a specific, in-car device.

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Notes for editors:
The good news is that this award-winning device is available at high street prices. Available from Carphone Warehouse as ‘MyMobileSatNav’ for £39.99.

• Should the connection or signal be lost, for example, in a tunnel, MyMobileSatNav will retain the position and directions until the GPS signal returns.
• The package comes with a car charger for the GPS receiver that can be plugged into the cigarette lighter for on-board charging.
• Accurate turn-by-turn voice instructions in combination with navigation arrows, scalable maps, real time traffic information to avoid traffic jams and speed camera alerts will guide the users to their destination – safely and reliably.
• Full postcode entry can be used for simple and accurate selection of destinations.
• To constantly be up to date, the software uses real-time mapping across the UK and Europe, downloading a map of the journey with a 10-mile corridor either side of the route to allow customers to stray off the planned route.
• MyMobileSatNav lists information on local cinemas, restaurants, casinos, airports, hotels, train stations, theatres and much more.
• Review products available.

About Jentro:
With more than 650,000 end users Jentro Technologies is the second largest supplier of mobile phone navigation solutions in Europe, after Nokia. In its native Germany it is the market leader. Jentro’s mission is building the mobile Geo-web, a merger of mobile navigation and the mobile internet. The company’s business is to enable mobile phones, connected PNDs and companies to be part of it. Its clients include Carphone Warehouse, Motorola, Destinator, Simyo, Debitel, DasÖrtliche, Falk and German automobilclub ADAC, who offer their own branded solutions to consumers based on the Jentro platform. Founded in 2003, Jentro is a privately owned company based in Munich, Germany, with offices in Düsseldorf, London, Paris, Chicago and Seoul.

For more information please go to: www.jentro.com
For more information or high-res photography please contact:

Tom Cowle
SPARX Communications
Tel: 020 7487 8443
tom@sparxgroup.co.uk




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