The final programme in a four part series on satellite navigation. This programme explores how VDO are developing navigation systems for cars of the future, concentrating on a multi functional systems that can be used for entertainment purposes as well as finding the way.
This 3-minute A-roll is the international version and carries only clean international sound, it is complemented by a longer B-roll.
0.00 Traffic noise
Reports on traffic jams make up ten percent of some radio programmes. But all they tend to do is distract the driver, and when push comes to shove, they're generally out of date. Jam information from the Traffic Message Channel, TMC for short, is much better. It's comprehensive and always up to date - except that you can't listen to it. Modern navigation systems use the data and guide the driver past the jams.
0:29 Actuality Beate Wie§ner, VDO Marketing:
""A lot of people think you only need a navigation system when you're driving through an unfamiliar area. But that's not true, it goes far beyond that. A major advantage of in-car navigation is that you can receive digital traffic information, TMC. No matter what road you're on, you'll always find out what is happening along the route, whether there have been any accidents. And if you think of the next step, additional services such as hotel information, then your quality of life in the car is considerably enhance