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CoPilot Live | Laptop with USB GPS Receiver copilot

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General description:
CoPilot Live | Laptop turns your laptop, notebook or Tablet PC into a complete GPS navigation system. CoPilot’s two-way voice technology will give you spoken directions well in advance of every turn. It even responds to simple voice commands, like “where am I?”; “speed” and “next turn?” Missed turns are handled instantly with a new route and a Detour feature gets you around unexpected traffic delays. Clear map display can be customized to give you the information you want to see – select from the safe all-text display, the standard map view or the all-new 3D view. The low-glare night mode further enhances safety when driving and getting directions is easier than ever with Step-by-step address entry. The Scenic Routing option guides you towards 518 nationally recognized scenic byways that make up a total of 42,000 miles of scenic road.

CoPilot Live | Laptop includes everything in the previous version plus these NEW and IMPROVED features:

New Features:

* NEW! Redesigned Graphics give CoPilot a whole new look and feel. It's simpler, clearer and easier to use than ever!
* NEW! 3D Map Display provides a realistic view of the road ahead.
* NEW! Step-by-Step Address Entry with Type-Ahead makes entering your destination easy.
* NEW! Scenic Routing guides your route toward one of 518 scenic byways that make up over 42,000 miles of scenic roads throughout the U.S.
* NEW! Enable Propane Restrictions to completely avoid tunnels that prohibit propane tanks.
* NEW! Map Turn Arrows clearly illustrate your upcoming turn.
* NEW! Night Mode reduces glare and eye strain to improve night-time safety.
* NEW! Speed Alerts give visual and/or audio warnings when you exceed pre-set speeds.
* IMPROVED! RV Routing now uses 12'6" height restrictions on highways and overall routing has been refined based on user feedback.
* IMPROVED! Voice Options are crisper and louder.
* IMPROVED! WAAS-Enabled GPS receivers increase accuracy to within three meters.
* UPDATED! Map Data through October 2004.
* UPDATED! Live Communications allow you to email tracking invites to friends and colleagues.

Core Features
* Routing Options let you select between Quickest and Shortest, as well as offering a Toll Avoidance option.
* Dynamic Route Guidance: Provides spoken, turn-by-turn directions to any address nationwide.
* Two-Way Voice Technology: Gives detailed spoken instructions and responds to your voice commands.
* Automatic Route Recalculation: Directions are updated every second. If you miss a turn, you get new directions instantly.
* Voice Instructions: Clear, spoken instructions give you plenty of warning before each turn.
* Detour and Avoid Roads: Gets you around unexpected traffic or street congestion and lets you avoid roads.

Guidance Features
* Routing Options have been expanded to include Auto Quickest, Auto Shortest, RV Quickest, RV Shortest and Toll Avoidance.
* Customizable Display lets you decide which pieces of navigation information are displayed on CoPilot Live's screen. You can choose among Current Road, Crossroad, Current Time, Speed, Elevation, Nearest Town, Next Major Road, Time Left in Trip, Heading and Destination.
* Waypoints let you tailor your route preferences and allow you to pass through a particular area on the way to your final destination.
* Navigating Mode lets you passively follow your position on the map.
* Walking Mode enables you to make the most out of CoPilot when on foot.
* Planning Mode gives you the ability to pre-plan and optimize routes before driving.
* Lane Change Warnings alert you to upcoming left exits, ensuring that you have plenty of time to safely get to the proper side of the highway.
* Side of Street Notification tells you which side of the street your destination is on, making it easier to locate the right building when you arrive.
* POI Alerts notify you when you're approaching gas stations, restaurants or rest areas.
* Pick Stops from the map - select a road to add an address as a stop.
* Route Optimization re-orders your stops in the most efficient manner.

Planning Features
* The Desktop Trip Planning application is now free and can be distributed to any friends and family.

* POI Import capability allows you to import and manage custom Points-of-Interest. Build your own POI database from personal contacts, popular destinations, or third-party lists.
* Fuel Cost Wizard lets you calculate your gas expenditure.
* Regionalized POIs mean you can download only the Points-of-Interest that are within your chosen map area, saving you space while giving you access to more than 3 million POIs across the country.

Live Features
Powerful navigation features give you the freedom to explore. Real-time Communication gives you the peace of mind that comes with always being connected. Live features are optional and are only usable when you have a wireless internet connection on your Laptop.*
* Text Messages sent from home or office to the vehicle include large, customizable, one-touch response buttons to ensure driver safety.
* Real-Time Tracking of your travels by friends, family and loved ones over a secure Internet connection.
* Itinerary Updates including new stops and revised destinations, allow you to coordinate changes to your plans without having to pull over and enter new information.
* Communication now includes Live vehicle tracking via the Internet (live.alk.com)
* To use Live Features you will need a data service plan through your wireless carrier.