Navman Expands Award Winning Product Line with Release of the iCN 635

Navigation Leader Introduces Powerful New in-Vehicle Navigation Device

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif — Navman, a leading designer and manufacturer of world-class global positioning systems (GPS), communication and marine products, announced today the expansion of its product line designed for the consumer electronics and automotive personal navigation markets. The new powerful and featured-packed iCN 635 offers the advanced capabilities today’s consumers expect from a comprehensive GPS solution. Like its award winning predecessor, the iCN 630, the new iCN 635 is designed for portability between vehicles and matches innovative street mapping software with the latest GPS technology to deliver a safe, easy-to-use and dependable guidance system.

Designed for road warriors and casual drivers alike, the iCN 635’s intuitive graphic user interface is powered by the latest version of Navman’s award-winning SmartST(TM) navigation software, providing detailed street-level mapping for the 48 contiguous states, Hawaii, Alaska and Canada. Key new SmartST(TM) V3.0 navigation software capabilities include active points of interest with on-approach notification settings and selectable sounds, a multi-destination routing tool for planning trips with several stops along the way, a "nearest POI" search utility, a pre-loaded North American base map that displays freeways and select primary roads for basic city-to-city navigating, a topographic polygon display for colorful elevation relief, a custom POI function allowing users to create, import or translate third party/custom POIs with personalized icons, user selectable speed alarms, and the latest 2004 map data from Tele Atlas, ensuring users are traveling with the most current road details available today.

Other standard features of the iCN 635 include address-to-address routing, a time-saving zip code search tool, the ability to pre-select areas to avoid, a handy town-to-town routing function, complete route summary, enhanced zooming functionality, selectable map views, automatic and manual zoom for map detail control, Back-on-Track(TM) rerouting when off-course, day and night screen modes, an extensive points-of-interest library, voice and visual driving instructions, and a striking 3D map display option that truly enhances the visual navigation experience.

The iCN 635 features a high-resolution (320×240), TFT LCD (3.8-inch display), a temperature-resistant magnesium case and employs a reliable integrated, high-precision GPS antenna. The device contains 128MB of FLASH memory for map storage and user profiles, as well as 64MB of internal RAM specifically designated for system software. A Secure Digital(TM) (SD) / MultiMediaCard(TM) (MMC) memory expansion socket for user-supplied SD or MMC cards containing extra map data is also included. Navman’s iCN 635 come complete with a remote control for added operational ease and safety, a versatile windshield mounting bracket, a standard 12-volt cigarette lighter adapter for in-vehicle power and a soft protective case for storage and travel.

"Growth in the in-vehicle navigation market is on a tremendous rise, as more and more consumers embrace and come to rely on it in their everyday lives," said George Arnott, president of Navman USA. "In response, we have continued to expand our product lines, and improve the overall user experience of our guidance systems. Our iCN series is easy to operate, produces lightning-fast results in route calculation and data response time, is equipped with the brightest screens on the market, and in all, provides the most comprehensive, all-in-one, portable guidance solutions available today. Perfect for anyone who spends time behind the wheel."


Navman iCN 635 device will be available this September at electronics stores nationwide and competitively priced at U.S. $749.95. An optional external antenna can also be purchased for U.S. $79.95. For more information on the iCN 635, Navman and its entire GPS product line, contact 866-9NAVMAN, or visit

About Navman:

Navman is a recognized world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high reliability GPS, marine, vehicle navigation and mobile positioning and communication. Navman is committed to the creation of world- class products that add value to its broad base of users. Navman’s success comes from taking high cost, sophisticated technologies and applying them to mass markets. The company’s growth is fueled by its reputation for providing products to its OEM customer base and through its own distribution network and partners with the Navman brand name.

Navman, the Navman logo, SmartST and Back-on-Track are registered trademarks of Navman. All other product names are registered trademarks of their respective holders.

   Diane DuVall
   VP of Marketing & Sales
   Navman USA, Inc.

   Andrew Golden
   Golden Public Relations