Magellan to Feature New Android GPS Navigation Device and Application, and Magellan Fleet Manager at Connected Fleets USA 2014
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Magellan to Feature New Android GPS Navigation Device and Application, and Magellan Fleet Manager at Connected Fleets USA 2014

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- Nov 18, 2014 -- Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices and content services for vehicles, fitness, outdoor, and mobile navigation, is pleased to feature its latest fleet product at the Connected Fleets USA 2014 show from November 20-21 in Atlanta. The RoadMate RC9496T-LMB, a 7" Android GPS fleet navigation device, and the Magellan Fleet Manager desktop tool, will be on display in the Magellan booth (#9) during the show.

The RoadMate RC9496T-LMB is fleet ready with a serial port, dash mount, and black-box cable; it has an HD multi-touch capacitive glass display. Its supplemental Magellan Fleet Manager desktop tool enables central office management of bulk software and map updates, route planning (Q1, 2015), and SmartGPS Eco cloud content for Fleet.

The Magellan Android Fleet application provides advanced fleet navigation and protocol support, including Hours of Service/Log Book at the device and server level (HOS), and Automatic On-Board Recording Device (AOBRD) capabilities. The application is included with the RoadMate RC9496T-LMB as well as available separately for use on fleet-ready Android devices.

Time and money-saving content, which easily can be obtained from the Magellan SmartGPS Eco cloud, provides truckers and fleet managers with real-time local information on fuel pricing, weather (including five-day forecast and overlays), and IP traffic.

"Magellan is excited to showcase our new RoadMate RC9496T-LMB and Android Fleet application to attendees of Connected Fleets USA," stated Thomas Rasulo, Magellan director of business development for fleet sales. "Taken together or used individually, they are perfect for any fleet operation, as they provide users with superior flexible configurations. Adding the Magellan Fleet Manager to both provides a complete fleet navigation solution."

Through the Magellan Android Fleet application, the RoadMate RC9496T-LMB offers users a host of truck navigation features. These include:

The Magellan Android Fleet application is also fleet protocol-support ready. A few of the protocols supported include:

"Our new RoadMate RC9496T-LMB Android Fleet navigation device and application offer comprehensive fleet navigation solutions by providing the most extensive GPS features available as well as open protocols for easy integration, and real-time content delivered by our SmartGPS Eco cloud," remarked Stig Pedersen, Magellan associate vice president, product management. "We think show goers will be very impressed by what they are going to see."

Pricing and Availability
The Magellan RoadMate RC9496T-LMB will be available on December 15 at It has an MSRP of $399. Additional information about Magellan's fleet products is available by emailing:

About Connected Fleets USA 2014
As the world's largest forum dedicated to the future of connected mobility, Connected Fleets USA 2014 (previously known as Telematics for Fleet Management USA) gathers the most respected opinion makers and prestigious companies to analyze the challenges that the industry is currently tackling. It will be held November 20-21 at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, GA.

About Magellan
Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, MiTAC Digital Corporation, manufacturer of the Magellan ( brand of portable GPS navigation devices, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MiTAC International Corporation. Magellan, the industry leader for innovative GPS navigation devices since 1986, globally markets award-winning products in multiple categories including auto, RV, commercial, outdoor, fitness and mobile. Continuing its spirit of innovation, Magellan is developing new cloud-based technologies, wearables, OEM, and B-to-B solutions to meet the changing needs of today's consumers.

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