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PERIPHERAL CORNER the specialist provider of leading edge and wireless technology announces the launch in November, 2003 of the new DESTINATOR 3 GPS Personal Navigation System for PDA and Laptop applications.

Simon FRANCE,DirectorPeripheral Corner commented that with the increasing adoption of GPS Navigation systems for personal and commercial applications the new DESTINATOR 3 provides a major step forward in terms of functionality, ease of use, map clarity and assistance with the avoidance of traffic congestion.

Some of the particularly interesting new features are the “Planner mode” which allows the user to compile and review a route plan , moving then to the “Navigation mode” for the actual journey which may require en route changes.

The map views are extremely clear and easy to read, particularly the birds eye view feature.

“History” allows you to check recent trips and “Contacts” allows you to navigate to anyone in your data base.

“Trip” permits the user to programme their own list of way points including addresses, POI and downloadable information such as speed trap locations.

Feature highlights include---


Easy to follow, turn by turn visual and voice prompt guidance to destination.

Plan trips, deliveries or sightseeing in advance with route optimisation.

Easy navigation to any address in your contact book

Manual route recalculation on request.

“Avoid traffic” feature helps to circumvent congestion.

Ready to receive real time traffic data


Sophisticated navigation algorithms generate quickest or shortest routes.

Proprietary compression technology allows large volume of map data per unit of memory.

Supports different GPS receivers including Bluetooth.


Multiple and clear reminders in 8 different languages preceed each maneuver.


Detailed text instructions include street names and distance to next turn.

Graphically enhanced and driver –safe daytime and night time colours.

Three dimensional “birds eye” view of maps.


Dynamically updated, rich and easy to use maps with clearly marked route

Latest digital maps feature complete street, post code and address coverage in urban and rural areas.


Millions of POI with phone numbers.

Special alerts on upcoming POI

Stores up to 4000 destinations in address book.

Recalls last 15 destinations.


A Community Web Site is being created to permit the Destinator user to customise the unit with updates on congestion areas and the capability to share driving,hazard and POI information on a personal level.

About Peripheral Corner

Peripheral Corner is a specialist distributor of mobile and wireless computing solutions; focussing on Bluetooth, Wireless LAN,GPS,GPRS and PDA and notebook accessories.

Established in 1996, Peripheral Corner was set up to service the rapid growth in the portable and wireless market, providing the latest technology through a comprehensive range of products from leading overseas manufacturers. The product portfolio aims to provide the modern day “Road Warrior” with tools that enhance their capability to communicate with the office and customers while on the move.

Peripheral Corner endeavours to provide a rare combination of quality product solutions, using their expert knowledge of the portable and wireless market, award winning customer service and technical assistance and rock bottom prices obtained through direct manufacturer relationships.

For further information please contact—

Simon France (Director)

Peripheral Corner Ltd.

Unit 2A, The Reeds,

Reeds Rd,

Frensham, Surrey GU10 3BP.

Tel 44 1252 792862 ; Fax 44 1252 795392

E mail


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