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TomTom car navigation receives Award

Dennis Hissink
CES report
Tuesday 13th, January 2009
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

Tom Tom, the world’s leading GPS navigation solutions provider announced that both CNET and LAPTOP Magazine recognized the TomTom GO 740 LIVE car navigation with the “Best of CES” award. The Tom Tom GO 740 LIVE is TomTom’s first connected portable navigation device in the US that provides the industry’s best routing and helps drivers take control of their daily drive via automatic delivery of helpful features including: real-time traffic information, TomTom Fuel Price Service, Local Search powered by Google, TomTom Weather, QuickGPSfix and TomTom Buddies. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE will be available in Q2 2009 at major retailers across the US for $499.95.

TomTom Car Navigation

TomTom Car Navigation at CES
“The honors and accolades bestowed upon TomTom at CES 2009 underscore our strategy of delivering easy to use, innovative devices that provide the best core navigation products on the market,” said Jocelyn Vigreux, president of TomTom Inc. “We are honored by this recognition of the GO 740 LIVE and are proud to add it to our list of award-winning products and features.”

CNET & LAPTOP Magazine
LAPTOP Magazine’s top editors choose the most innovative and exciting products in their respective technology categories as their “Best of CES” winners. The most anticipated new arrival to the tech industry went hands-down to the TomTom GO 740 LIVE. CNET’s expert editors also recognized the TomTom GO 740 LIVE as their “Best of CES” winner in the GPS category. The GO 740 LIVE was chosen for its unmatched innovation and creativity, and its ability to excite consumers and help them explore a world gone digital. CNET editors reviewed hundreds of entries, as well as scoured the 2009 International CES show floor for products to consider for the award.

TomTom Car Navigation

Tom Tom navigation - Best of CES 2009
“Each year at the show, CNET editors scour the show floor to determine the top technologies that will set the trends for the coming year,” said Scott Ard, vice president of content at CNET. “Chosen from hundreds of products at the 2009 International CES, TomTom demonstrates the innovation and creativity to be awarded our “Best of CES” award within the GPS industry.”

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