TomTom unveils new "navigation/infotainment" solution

Satellite Navigation systems, Tech Digest news

TomTom today released details of its brand new Go I-90 integrated navigation system.

The Go I-90 can be installed into any car model and provides full radio integration with the car speakers for high quality audio when using spoken instructions, or making hands-free phone calls.

The device will also feature a pre-installed map of Western Europe and TomTom Map Share, enabling drivers to share directions and traffic updates on the fly.

It is a premium bit of kit, so don’t expect to see much change from £550. The Go I-90 will be available from December.

Here is a full list of the GO I-90 specifications:

  • Pre-installed map of Western Europe.
  • TomTom Map Share™ technology – so drivers get daily map changes from the TomTom community.
  • TomTom Safety Alerts, including safety cameras.
  • Enhanced Positioning Technology – for uninterrupted navigation, even in tunnels.
  • Improved hands-free calling – so drivers can make and answer phone calls safely while driving.
  • Help-Me! emergency menu – local information to get help quickly.
  • Optional iPod support – optimal support for iPod playback and iPod charging.
  • Extensive phone compatibility.
  • Optimised TMC reception through the car’s antenna.
  • Latest map guarantee.
  • TomTom HOME desktop software for everything a driver needs to keep the device up to date.
  • Address speech recognition and text-to-speech.
  • USB connection for MP3/I-pod.

Radio Features

  • Amplifier (4 x 40 WATT).
  • FM reception.
  • RDS support for PS, AF, TA.
  • AM reception (LW and MW).
  • Built in TMC receiver.
  • Ready for steering wheel control (3rd party accessory).
  • Connectors to car and outside world (GPS, USB, iPod).
  • 2 DIN box.
  • No CD drive

Gerald Lynch
For latest tech stories go to