GPS-Enabled Navigation and Mapping on Apple's Mac OS X at Macworld San Francisco

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GlobalSat and RouteBuddy will co-exhibit GPS hardware and Mac Maps at Macworld January 2007. Real Mac mapping and navigation is finally here.

GlobalSat Technologies Corporation, an industry leader in GPS technology and RouteBuddy, a UK Mac software developer, are joining forces with a strategic alliance to provide unprecedented GPS mapping accuracy to Mac users.

Real Mac Mapping and Navigation is Finally Here

GPS enabled mapping on the Mac has finally come of age with a wide range of GPS devices from USGlobalSat and the latest iteration of arguably the most exciting Mac Mapping application ever with the release of RouteBuddy software.

In booth #3429 (North Hall) facing Macworld's Internet Café at MWSF, Mac users will be able to find solution to most of their mapping and GPS needs. On hand will be the senior officers and tech teams from both RouteBuddy and USGlobalSat, who look forward to fielding inquiries ranging from personal use to full-blown custom Mac OS X navigation solutions for OEM and areas beyond.

"Accuracy, ease-of-use and reliability were our primary objectives in bringing a solution to Mac users," says Neil Wilson-Harris, CEO of RouteBuddy. "We've always known there has been a large void for Mac users to get decent and up-to-date map data in the past, in addition to finding a GPS hardware manufacturer who was willing to support Mac O/S devices, but that's all changed. Our RouteBuddy mapping software has been in development for over "X" years and it's been written specifically for Mac, not some adapted or modified Windows code."

"In addition to a quality maps, we've found GlobalSat GPS receivers met our quality criteria and have thoroughly been tested and certified as being compatible with our RouteBuddy software."

Alex Kotoff, Managing Director of USGlobalSat, Inc., GlobalSat's US subsidiary, stated "Providing state-of-the-art technology to the marketplace is GlobalSat's primary mission. By working in conjunction with leading software developers like RouteBuddy, we enable new in-field capabilities as well as enhanced GPS-based applications."

GPS receivers like the BU-353, which uses a simple USB interface, or the BT-328 Bluetooth GPS for those who prefer to go with a wireless interface, are readily available. There are so many practical applications for the GPS hardware and Mac maps that inquires from the U.S. military, utility and gas companies, insurance agents, realtors, government agencies, engineers, national park personnel, farmers and museums have already poured in.

MWDF Show Special 20% & 30% savings

Attendees who stop by the booth can purchase either a USB or Bluetooth GPS for 20% off and receive a full-trial version of RouteBuddy on DVD, plus a discount code for 30% off of the unlock code purchase. Supplies are limited, so be sure to hit their booth first.

About GlobalSat Inc.

GlobalSat Technology was founded in May 2000. The company's headquarters and ISO9001 production facilities are located in the prestigious "Far East Century Park" in Taipei, Taiwan. GlobalSat Technology is a market leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of GPS, Bluetooth, and mobile wireless communication products.

As part of their global vision for expansion, GlobalSat Technology established a North American subsidiary in 2004 (USGlobalSat, Inc.) to provide localized project support and expanded access to meet rising demands for their products.

USGlobalSat, Inc. is based in City of Industry, California and can be contacted at:

Request appointment at MWSF: b2b @

    Email: sales @


About RouteBuddy

Founded in 2005, RouteBuddy Ltd have pioneered development of native GPS mapping software for Mac OS X.

By bringing high-precision vector map data to Apple's unique platform, RouteBuddy aims to take full advantage of native Mac OS X technologies such as Quartz graphics and multi-processing to develop powerful new GPS solutions for Mac users.

RouteBuddy Ltd is based in the U.K. and can be contacted at:

Request appointment at MWSF: b2b @

    Email: support @



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