GPS accessory for Ultra-Mobile PC’s

Pharos has released a new GPS receiver aimed squarely at Ultra-Mobile PC devices.


“Introducing the Pharos iGPS-500, a powerful new GPS receiver designed to work with the groundbreaking new class of Microsoft Ultra Mobile PCs. As business becomes ever more global, the iGPS-500 will provide mobile professionals with advanced location and navigation capabilities as a part of a comprehensive desktop experience on a lightweight mobile Pc….

……UMPC hardware has all the latest technologies such as USB 2.0, 802.11 WiFi and Bluetooth technologies. Some even come with SDIO and CF slots as well, giving consumers a wide arrange of connection options. Pharos’ iGPS-500’s unique modular design allows users to add GPS positioning and navigation capability via the USB, CompactFlash, SDIO port or BluetoothTM wireless connection, making UMPC an excellent companion for business travelers and everyone on the go”.

When I get my first Ultra-Mobile PC, you can bet GPS will be one of the first things I want to do with it!