Printed from http://www.electronista.com

harman/kardon preps Guide + Play GPS receiver

updated 11:05 am EST, Wed November 15, 2006

harman/kardon Guide + Play

The typically audio-focused company harman/kardon has announced that it will take its first steps into the GPS market with its upcoming Guide + Play receiver. As indicated by the name, the device will feature a heavy media playback component, playing music as well as MPEG-4 and Windows Media videos on SD cards ranging up to 4GB in storage. Media browsing is expected to be more advanced than with most other GPS handhelds and will have an easy song browser that sorts by artist, genre, and other metadata instead of simply displaying folders. The company further promises a very portable system: the Guide + Play is scarcely larger than its 4-inch screen and will last an unusually lengthy 5 hours when away from a car adapter or wall outlet, according to harman/kardon. It should ship in January for $499.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Thecus N2310 NAS

For every computer user, there comes a point of critical mass in data storage. When it hits, external hard drives, USB sticks and DVD ...

iRig Pads

When it comes to mobile music products, IK Multimedia has positioned itself as one of the top suppliers. Right from the early days of ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News