Automobile Gps

Written by Tadashi Moody
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Garmin is one of the top-of-the-line manufacturers of automobile GPS units. Their flagship line of GPS units for the car is called the StreetPilot series. While there are many different types of GPS units, these ones are specifically designed to provide driving directions.

Garmin Automobile GPS

These automobile GPS units are perfect if want to have more than just a paper map assisting in your navigation. These products are able to plan your driving route and provide you with turn-by-turn voice instructions as you are en route. In addition, the units can point out place to eat, sleep, and purchase gas along your route.

In addition to these voice directions, there is a full-color display providing a map. The display is designed to facilitate viewing in various lighting conditions. If you are driving at night, you can use the back light to see the map. Furthermore, it is glare resistance so you can read the display while it is in full sunlight.

If you need to add additional data or maps to your Garmin Automobile GPS unit you can connect it to your home computer using a PC interface cable. Another way to update it is with a USB data card programmer. The StreetPilot products comes base maps for the United States. In addition, there are many great MapSource® products that can provide use navigational tools.


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