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New Rear-View Mirror Navigation System Safest Ever

Asentek set out to provide consumers with a high quality, innovative navigation system that provides safety and ties seamlessly into the interior of any car”, says Pete Muller, VP of Marketing by providing the latest innovation for in-car navigation with their SmartMirror powered with Navigon navigation software.

The SmartMirror is an OEM grade rearview mirror replacement that has touch screen navigation built-in, that runs on a Samsung 400MHZ processor and Windows CE.NET 4.2. It is an alternative to suction GPS and has GPS navigation, Bluetooth wireless calling and microphone built sturdy right into the rearview mirror. additionally there is also an optional rearview camera that displays rear images to the SmatMirrors touch screen whenever a vehicle is put in reverse.

The advantage of having your navigation directly and permanently mounted in an expected location on the windshield enables drivers to keep their eyes on the road as they glance at their route display.  With both 2D and 3D routes as well as complete verbal turn by turn driving directions drivers can keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. This latest technology was released in October 2008 and is available for $799.00 at local car dealerships across the US, Europe and Australia.

About Azentek:

Founded in 2002, Azentek is an OEM of innovative in-vehicle computer systems for both the consumer and commercial markets as well as GPS tracking. The first product to launch in 2008 is the Azentek SmartMirror navigation system, which launched with record sales. After spending several years in the development and testing phases, Azentek’s revolutionary in dash PC product line will be ready to ship in 2009. Each product in the line includes features never-before seen from any mobile electronics manufacturer.

Delivering on our mission to become a leading supplier of innovative mobile technologies, Azentek strives to provide value-added design through combining extensive research and development with quality customer support.

Azentek is a privately held American-owned company headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan with partners throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. With a total commitment to the development of innovative technology, we have established strategic alliances with numerous world-renowned corporations including Microsoft, Intel, General Motors, and Ford. Using the combined resources of our partners in addition to our in-house engineering team, Azentek is poised to always remain ahead of the competition.

About Pete Muller:

Pete Muller, VP Sales & Marketing – Joined Azentek in 2007.  Mr. Muller has spent nearly 15 years working in the mobile electronics industry.  Most recently, he was with Dual Electronics, a start-up manufacturer focusing on the aftermarket segment of the mobile electronics industry.  During his tenure at Dual, Mr. Muller helped to establish a network of more than 600 dealers across the country and grow sales to over $100,000,000 by its 3rd year in business.  It is this same network of dealers that will be used as the conduit to get our products to market.

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The Top Gadets for Summer and Travel

Artist's conception of GPS satellite in orbit

Which are the best new technology products from GPS to smartphone. iphones to UMPCs?  Brian Cooley at CNET was one of our top guests discussing which pieces of technology are going to help our Summers!

Brian is a technology expert and broadcast great reviews on latest gadgets and technology innovations happening in the world. He advices consumers about new and latest products through CNET Radio and CNET TV.

Here are some of the technology blended products, which you can purchase from CNET. You can either have hands on experience to get a feel of it or you could gift it to somebody.

GPS navigation devices are very popular and affordable this year. CNET has reviewed a quite a lot of GPS devices that can be useful for everyone who hates to ask for direction. For the directionally challenged, there is help. No longer do you have to listen to your companion belittle your abilities as a navigator or swallow your pride by admitting that you’re lost. Today’s in-car navigation devices are just the thing to keep you on track during your travels, and they’re ready for prime time. Some GPS devices have Text To Speech (TTS) built-in. Before making a decision check out the latest reviews and ratings of these devices. Some GPS / photo combo devices are starting to hit the market. CNET has prepared a GPS buying guide to discuss technology behind GPS and tell you what to look for when you’re ready to make the purchase.

Today’s smartphones are like Swiss Army knives of productivity: business apps, corporate e-mail, Wi-Fi and other wireless connectivity options, and–yes–entertainment features such as MP3 and video players. Why lug around a laptop when you can put all of its features in your pocket? What’s more, next-gen smartphones are hitting stores by the day. CNET’s smartphone headquarters, the one place to get all the info on all the latest and greatest phones. Stay up to date on all the latest smartphones with CNET full reviews, blogs, news stories, photo galleries, videos, and shopping advice. CNET talks about BlackBerry, iPhone, Treo, Nokia N95, HTC phones, the AT&T Tilt, and everything in between.

Smart phones are growing in popularity. These devices combine the power of a cell phone and a PDA into one unit, letting you make calls, send e-mails, and work on documents without having myriad gadgets. Several cell phones have high resolution cameras now, so you can truly leave your digital camera at home. Take a look at some of the latest and greatest smart phones on the market today and find out how they can help you in your daily life.

Some hi-tech cars now offer satellite TV via Sirius satellite radio / Backseat TV tuner if you’re in the market for a new car. These cars now offers GPS, dashboard videos, Bluetooth, ipod integration are some key features.

A new class of mini laptops, called UMPC’s, are making it a lot easier and cheaper to have a computer on the road. This lightweight and easy to carry ultra mobile PCs are really creating waves and consumers are now thinking of purchasing this low cost PCs. Check out the UMPCs at CNET.

Brian Cooley
CNET

Brian Cooley – A biography

Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 to launch CNET Radio. Today as Editor at large, he offer commentary about technology on television and radio from the CNET p.o.v. as well as contributing videos to CNET Car Tech and CNET TV.

His interests are Photography & darkroom, old cars, Ian Fleming’s novels & early 007 films, food & wine, 1970′s quad receivers.

Brain provides expertise and reviews latest devices and gadgets in the area of technology, computers, cars, etc.

He primarily use technology for getting things done. He’s not a sheer hobbyist; there are too many cool old cars, good wines and great meals out there to play with a computer all weekend.

CNET Networks builds media experiences based on the things people love most. As prime destinations for the information and entertainment people crave, CNET don’t just support lifestyles—they help define them. Across brands like CNET, GameSpot, BNET and CHOW, they deliver highly engaging editorial programming that combines original, independent and user-generated content. Their approach attracts people who thrive on being in the know, and who captivate others with their opinions and expertise. And CNET attract them in big numbers—over 145 million unique users a month.

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