JAMNAV is based on the Garmin™ platform, the worldwide leader for personal navigation devices, and a perennial Best Buy and Recommended product by Consumer Reports and other reputable magazines. Read more ….
Jamaica Automobile Association
More Than A Navigator… A Business Solution
Whether you own a fleet of trucks, taxi cabs or delivery vans, the Garmin GPS navigator, available at the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA), a subsidiary of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), can improve the efficiency of your business. Read more ….
The announcement was made at an event held at the car dealership's Oxford Road headquarters. The GPS navigation database, JAMNAV, was created by the University of the West Indies-based MGI two years ago. The voice-assisted system eliminates driver distractions and is easily installed to the vehicle's lighter and to the dashboard. Brian Stevenson, managing director of ATL Autohaus, said the alliance was inevitable. Read more….
Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI) plans to introduce a new mapping database, JAMNAV-VCS (Vehicle Concierge Service)…. "This newly developed database JAMNAV-VCS can be useful to persons working in the security sector, as response teams can better react to situations. It will be ideal for fleet management, delivery and courier services too." Read more….
The Creative Media and Events-owned Digicel Consumer Electronics Show begins tomorrow and will showcase cutting edge of technology.The event, to be held at the Wyndham hotel (formerly Hilton hotel) beginning at 10 a.m. will have gadgets developed locally. One such gadget is a GPS navigation system…. (JAMNAV). Read more ….
JAMNAV, a GPS navigation map of Jamaica created two years ago, has earned more than US$200,000 (J$18 million) in revenue for its developer, Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI), sufficient to generate an operating surplus. Read more ….
Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI), creators of the JAMNAV GPS navigation system, tailored for inland Jamaica, is to launch a version of the product for offshore use, covering shipping lanes, reefs, cays and other navigational points. Read more ….
Motorists are now able to navigate the island's roadways using a digital map which also locates thousands of points of interest. The local software was developed by the Mona GeoInformatics Institute with the Jamaica Automobile Association serving as distributors for the Garmin GPS devices. Read more ….
Ever think you knew exactly where you're going only to get half-way and realize you are absolutely lost? That may be about to change as the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) launched Jamaica's first Global Positioning System (GPS) Navigation called JAMNAV. Read more ….
Executive director of Mona GeoInformatics Institute, Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee (left), and colleague Keisha Josephs (right) show off the features of the GPS system to (from second left) Robert Pickersgill, Professor E. Nigel Harris and Dr Elizabeth Ward, at the launch of Jamaica's first GPS navigation system. Read more ….
Ever got lost on a lonely road in a not-so-desirable part of Jamaica? This scenario might be quite frightening for many individuals, especially in recent times, when safety has become a major concern. Finding your way across the island has become much easier …. Read more….
It is all the rage now. Cars that can find your favourite restaurant, know which street you work on, and can take you home with a voice command. Here in Jamaica, the Mona Geo-Informatics Institute (MGI) has created its own navigational system …. Read more ….
Jamaica Information Service
Lost on the road and unsure of the correct route to take? With the launch of Jamaica's first Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) navigation system, getting lost while driving can become a thing of the past. Read more ….
ATL Automotive Appointed Distributor for UWI GPS System
JAA Advocates GPS Trackers To Reduce Vehicle Theft
By bringing a navigator into the mix, you close the loop. It provides data for existing tracking platforms and it also provides another medium through which tracking systems can provide effective response services to the client by providing a direct way for responders to get to the client. Read more ….
The Jamaican version of GPS has been made possible by a team of geo-informational scientists who have diligently developed the mapping data to be used with GPS navigational devices for Jamaica. Read more….
Jamaica Tourist Board
Exploring Jamaica just got easier with the creation of the Caribbean’s first GPS Navigation map data known as JAMNAV. The technology includes over 9,300 miles of roads and 15,000 points of interest including petrol stations, hotels, restaurants, shopping places and attractions. Read more ….
Just imagine if the inheritors of the Biblical Wise men were going to travel to Jamaica instead of Bethlehem. They too will look to the heavens for guidance, but this guidance would be delivered in a new way. They would take advantage of the Caribbean’s first GPS navigation system, dubbed JAMNAV. Read more ….