SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- V7, exclusively available through technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), today unveiled its Navigator 1000 GPS product. Targeted at the entry-level GPS retail market, the Navigator 1000 is a portable navigation device (PND) that allows users to see and hear where they are and how to get to their destination. Navigator 1000 comes with many features typically available only in much-higher priced models, including a 3.5-inch TFT LCD screen, 320 x 240 resolution, touch-screen enabled, turn-by-turn voice instruction in 23 languages, SD card technology, expandable storage, picture viewer, MP3-audio and AVI-video capabilities. The unit carries a two-year warranty and includes mounting hardware. "The Navigator 1000 is a solid solution for consumers who demand a feature-rich product at a low price point," said Rainer Kozlik, vice president, general manager, Ingram Micro Private Label Division. "It's great for the casual weekend user or the hard-core user, such as cab drivers, truckers and delivery services." Pre-loaded with maps of the United States and Canada, including 1.8 million points of interest, the Navigator 1000 can be expanded with additional geographies via an SD memory card. Manufactured in Asia for V7, it is the first GPS PND device offered by V7 in North America. The V7 Private Label Division plans to launch new GPS PND Devices in the first quarter of 2007 including devices with four-inch screens and Bluetooth hands-free technology. The new V7 GPS offerings will be on display during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. V7 representatives will host private product demonstrations at the Aladdin Hotel. Included Equipment * V7 Navigator 1000 * Stylus Pen * Software CD includes hardware and software Manual * HW Quick Installation Guide * Car Charger * Goose Neck Car Mount Kit * AC Adaptor Technical Specifications Model No. 1000 Dimensions 4.4" x 3" x 0.8" / 110mm x 75mm x 20mm Weight 5 oz / 145 g Maps included on SD Card a) 50 United States; Canada; Guam; and Puerto Rico b) Western Europe including the UK and Scandinavia c) Complete Europe, including Western, Central and Eastern Europe Points of interest 1.8 million Navigation USA & Canada Picture Viewer JPG format Video Viewer MPEG4 format Games 4 Games Multimedia MP3 Player - MP3 format only Touch Screen Enabled CPU Samsung 2440 400Mhz FLASH/ RAM 32MB Flash/64MB RAM Dimensions 4.4" x 3" x 0.8" / 110mm x 75mm x 20mm Weight 5ozs / 145 g Storage Type SD/MMC Plus Memory Type Storage Capacity 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1GB Memory Card Slot Push-In & Push-Out Built-In GPS Module Sirf III (SirfstarIII) Built-In Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion / 720mA Battery Life Up to 4 hours, fully charged, less with multimedia use Speaker 8 ohm, 1 Watts Speaker x 2 (Stereo) Installation Windshield-Suction Mount O/S Microsoft WinCE.Net Core Version 4.2 Map Application. Update Internet/CD Map Upload Type SD/MMC Plus Memory Card Storage Temp Range -30'C to + 80'C Operating Temp Range -20'C to + 70'C Voice Voice Prompts TMC Connection Port Ear Jack Type 2.5O (4 Pin, RS-232C Interface) Audio Out Jack Ear Jack 3.5 (Stereo) Turn-indicating Lamps Not Available WAAS or EGNOS Applicable GPS Antenna Tooling Hinge-Applied Flip Open Optional Premium Menu Audio (mp3, wav), Video (avi), Photo (bmp, jpg, gif, png.) Slide Show etc. Setting Brightness Adjustment, Calibration, Time Clock, Language Selection etc. Retailers can contact their Ingram Micro sales team at 1-800-456-8000 to get more information and order the V7 Navigator 1000 today. About V7 V7 has been a prominent technology brand in Europe for 10 years and the No. 1 monitor brand with Germany's largest technology retailer. Its initial global business started with LCD displays and will continue to include categories like wide-format monitors, LCD TV, and computer accessories. V7 is eyeing aggressive sales growth in North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions. In the United States, V7 primarily sells its products to value-added resellers and retailers. About Ingram Micro As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company serves 100 countries and is the only broadline global IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit www.ingrammicro.com. (C) 2006 Ingram Micro Inc. All rights reserved. Ingram Micro and the registered Ingram Micro logo are trademarks used under license by Ingram Micro Inc. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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