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May 22, 2015 9:24 PM ET

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Company Overview of Magellan Navigation, Inc.

Company Overview

Magellan Navigation, Inc. provides global positioning and navigation satellite systems for survey, global information systems, mapping, original equipment manufacturers, and consumer positioning and navigation sectors. It offers Maestro, a vehicle navigation system; Magellan RoadMate vehicle navigation devices that enable drivers to respond to calls with pre-written text messages; Triton, a handheld GPS for precision outdoor navigation; and maps, including outdoor and recreational maps, street maps, and marine maps. The company also provides software products, such as MapSend Lite that enables to use maps directly on the personal computers; MapSend Manager for organizing, updating, customizi...

471 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95050-4300

United States

Founded in 1986





Key Executives for Magellan Navigation, Inc.

General Manager and Vice President of OEM Business Unit
Director of Sales for Consumer Electronics
Vice President of Sales Consumer Products Business
Vice President of Product Marketing
Vice President of Worldwide Consumer Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Magellan Navigation, Inc. Key Developments

Magellan Launches New 5-Inch RoadMate Auto GPS Device

Magellan introduced its newest 5-inch auto GPS available exclusively at Costco, the RoadMate 5250T-LM. This premium device adds three free years of Phantom ALERT Red Light and Speed Camera Warnings to high-end GPS navigation features such as Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates, Guidance, Best Parking, and much more. The specialized information from PhantomALERT combines verified and crowdsourced data to warn drivers of red light and speed cameras. The premium upgrade included free for three years to Costco customers adds in warnings of mobile speed traps, dangerous intersections and school zones for even greater awareness and safety. Features of the Magellan RoadMate 5250T-LM include: Free Lifetime Map Updates - Owners can download the latest map information (up to 4 times a year) for all 50 states and Canada. Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts Real-time, subscription-free traffic updates sent directly to customer GPS unit to avoid traffic jams and other delays. 3 Years PhantomALERT Traffic Camera Warnings For three years, receive audible and visual warnings of upcoming red lights, speed cameras, and more; provided by PhantomALERT Premium. Portrait & Landscape Viewing Mode Two viewing modes adapt to customer personal viewing preference.

Magellan to Announce New RoadMate RC9485T-LMB GPS for Independent Truckers and Professional Commercial Drivers at International CES 2015

Magellan announced that its latest commercial series GPS, the RoadMate RC9485T-LMB, at International CES. The Magellan RoadMate RC9485T-LMB is a 7" Android truck GPS navigation system optimized for independent truckers and professional commercial drivers. It will be demonstrated during CES in the Magellan booth, LVCC South Hall 2 - MP25441. With an extra loud speaker, an external Audio/Video input for a backup camera and a 7" glass capacitive touch panel, the RC9485T-LMB ensures a safe and convenient trip for all drivers. Its OneTouch favorites menu offers ease-of-use and allows for a personalized travel experience. The RC9485T-LMB is compatible with the Magellan SmartGPS Eco cloud, giving drivers easy access to time and money-saving content such as: real-time fuel pricing information, weather (including five-day forecast and overlays), truck speed limit warnings and IP traffic. The Magellan RoadMate RC9485T-LMB offers users a host of truck navigation features. These include: boldMultiple Driver Log-in allows drivers to log HOS (hours of service) and driving status, track hours and record state mileage for IFTA fuel logging. Drivers can also conveniently export all logs for reporting and tracking of each trip. boldCustomizable Truck Route sets up vehicle profile and calculates routes based on height, weight, width, length, and hazmat restrictions; it guides users according to their route preferences and vehicle profile. boldMultiple-Stop Routing lets drivers plan their trip with multiple stops in the order they want or automatically optimizes for the most efficient route, helping to save time and money. boldFree Lifetime Traffic Alerts, sent directly to their GPS unit, lets users plan more precise travel times and ETAs by avoiding traffic jams and other delays. boldJunction View displays a realistic image of the road and highway signs to help guide drivers to the correct lane that the vehicle needs to be in for safe merging and exiting. boldLandmark Guidance gives users an easier way to navigate to their destinations by telling them to turn at familiar landmarks, such as gas stations, stores or other large, easily-seen places instead of only street names that may be hard to locate and/or read. boldHighway Lane Assist helps when navigating complex highway interchanges, ensuring that a driver stays on the correct roadway. boldExit POIs indicate where truck stops, food, lodging, rest areas, and weigh stations are located at an approaching exit. boldIntegrated Bluetooth4.0 wireless technology allows drivers to safely talk hands free on compatible Bluetooth phones. The Magellan RoadMate RC9485T-LMB will be available in first quarter with an MSRP of $299.99.

Magellan Announces North American Launch of Cyclo Bicycle Navigation GPS Line

Magellan announced it is launching its Cyclo 315 and 505 GPS cycling computers in North America that are designed to provide the routing options, sensor support and connectivity for the serious cyclist. The Cyclo 505 is the first GPS cycling computer to include Shimano Di2 gear data display and recording, Bluetooth Smart HRM/SAC sensor support, Android and iOS smartphone support for call and SMS notifications, Indoor ANT+ trainer support and enhanced ANT+ power meter support. To help cyclists navigate with ease, the Cyclo units come complete with a highly detailed road network with cycling POI's, enabling turn-by-turn navigation, as well as the very popular Open Street Map bike network, for either the U.S. or Canada. At 3" in size, both Cyclo 315 and Cyclo 505 feature the larger touch screens in the GPS cycling computer category. The units are specifically designed with an intuitive and easy-to-use interface to show cyclists the information they need at a glance, such as performance metrics, turn-by-turn directions, and connected ANT+ sensor data. Cyclists can also customize the data on the screen so they see what they want, when they want it. With dual-mount capability, either unit can be placed for easy viewing on the stem, handlebar, or out front. Cyclo 315 and Cyclo 505 are compatible with over 130 ANT+ sensors for monitoring heart rate, speed, cadence, power, and more. They also support wireless Shimano Di2 ANT to be able to read and record shifting information from compatible Di2 electronic shifting units. Other features of the Cyclo units include Surprise Me(TM) that suggests up to three graded loops based on time or distance; 4GB internal memory for recording time, speed, distance, altitude, and calories; and custom profiling input for road, city, or mountain bike attributes for optimizing routes. Cyclo 505 adds Bluetooth Smart and WiFi connectivity to the Cyclo 315's feature set. Built-in WiFi makes uploading new tracks and training data a breeze. Simply by pressing the "WiFi sync" button when wirelessly connected to the Internet, any saved routes and data from a ride are automatically synced to a rider's Magellan Cyclo account. From there, it can be seamlessly and automatically shared with third-party sites such as Strava. Cyclo 505 users enjoy iPhone and Android smartphone connectivity, so riders can see SMS messages and phone call alerts right on the Cyclo display. Cyclo 505 can also control a Bluetooth-enabled MP3 player. Additionally, the 'Shake n Share' feature allows wireless unit-to-unit route sharing with other Cyclo owners, so all riders within a group may follow the same route for added safety. Cyclo 505 is also Bluetooth Smart Sensor ready to connect the unit to other Bluetooth Smart-enabled accessories, such as heart rate monitors, speed/cadence and power sensors. Di2 Wireless Unit SM-EWW01 required Cyclo 315 and Cyclo 505 will be available in May 2014 at independent bike shops, sporting goods retailers and etailers across the U.S. for $349.99 and $429.99, respectively. The Cyclo 315 and 505 will also be offered in bundles that include heart rate monitor, speed and cadence sensors for $429.99 and $499.99.

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