GlobalSat GPS Receivers Free to Mac Users As Part of Software Promotion

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A free USB GPS is included with purchase of the "Hawkeye" bundle.

USGlobalSat, Inc. the US sales office for GlobalSat Technology Corporation (Taiwan), a major manufacturer of GPS engine boards, GPS peripheral receivers and personal navigation devices (PND), has partnered with RouteBuddy Ltd (UK) a fast emerging map developer targeting native GPS-enabled mapping software for Mac OS X platform.

Recognizing the need that Mac users demand accurate and quality map data, RouteBuddy Ltd. developed their flagship product, the RouteBuddy application, to become the de-facto vehicle for viewing and managing a growing range of vector-based road maps of countries throughout the world. Known as "The iTunes of GPS" RouteBuddy is used to manage multiple map sets as well as Geo-data such as POIs, Waypoints, Routes and Tracks. Wanting to extend high standards of excellence to their customers, RouteBuddy thoroughly evaluated and tested several GPS peripherals before settling on using GlobalSat's highly successful and well built BU-353 as their hardware of choice for inclusion within this special promotional bundle offer.

The RouteBuddy "Hawkeye" bundle ($169 + S/H) Hawkeye Bundle Offer includes the "core" utility called the RouteBuddy Application, and the North American Road Map data (US & Canada). Customers will also receive a free, GlobalSat model BU-353 USB GPS receiver as an added bonus and have the option to upgrade to a wireless Bluetooth GPS for only $20 more. User can then add more maps for other countries as required via a download by purchasing directly from the RouteBuddy web site. The Free "Hawkeye" GPS bundle offer is scheduled to end May 31, 2008

About GlobalSat Technology Corporation
GlobalSat Technology Corporation designs, manufactures and markets quality GPS, Bluetooth and mobile wireless communication technology, placing it as one of the leaders in the industry. As part of GlobalSat Technology Corporation's international expansion, the company established a North American division, USGlobaSat, Inc., in December 2004 to provide localized sales and support of its products to their growing customer base. Located in City of Industry, California (USA), USGlobalSat, Inc. offices also serve as a warehouse and offers first-rate technical support for its GPS product line. For more information about USGlobalSat, Inc. or to order online, please visit or Toll Free at 1-888.323.8720.

About RouteBuddy Ltd.
Founded in 2005, RouteBuddy Ltd has pioneered the 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, GIS and Mapping solutions for Mac users.

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


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