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Are you on the GPS map?

GPS Registrar™ Inc.
The exclusive provider of GPS-LDT® (GPS Location Data Tag) Listing Service
Roadside Advertising in a Digital World

Are you on the Map?

Does your business have a sign on the digital superhighway? Can people find your business when they search an online map or use a Global Positioning System (GPS)? GPS units are predicted to have 78 million users by the end of 2010.  Not only do GPS devices tell you how to get there, they can now help you choose where to go. Make sure you business is a roadside destination in the digital world. GPS Registrar Inc. offers registration services to give you and your business the know-how and the tools to get on the digital map.

Attracting New Customers

Benefits of GPS Registrar™, Inc.:

  • Learn how to place your business or organization on a variety of digital maps
  • Understand the emerging consumer use of GPS technology in everyday activities
  • Make sure the available information about your business is correct
  • Learn how to maximize your organization’s digital map presence

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What is GPS?

Global Positioning System technology uses mapping to show you where you are and how to get there. But now, people can also use GPS to decide where they should go – what restaurants, shops and parks lie ahead. This enhanced technology provides new opportunities to market businesses and communities.

Why GPS?

GPS devices, mobile phones and online maps guide visitors to points of interest in your community. GPS units are selling at a rate of 200,000 per month. An estimated 78 million people worldwide will be using GPS by the end of 2010. That number could jump to over a billion, because GPS chips are being imbedded in mobile phones and laptop computers. A third (34%) of buyers of GPS devices earn between $100,000 and $150,000 annually. About 45% make $75,000 or more.

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Best GPS Picks

Picking “best” GPS products is difficult. Everyone has different needs and different tastes so what might be the best GPS for you might not be the same as for someone else. Still, some GPS models do stick out from the crowd due to a combination of features, style, and price. We’ve assembled a list here which is essentially the Editor’s Choice Best GPS devices. It is hard to go wrong with these models. The order of this list is simply more recent products first– it is not an absolute rank.

TomTom 740 LIVE

Shopzilla TrackingTomTom GO 740 LIVE Auto / Road GPS $279.99
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$399.99
Original MSRP $399.99
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The TomTom 740 Live has hit the streets, addressing many issues we’ve had with previous TomTom devices. The location of the power cable, the “inactive” mount, and lack of full voice control were all previous limitations that have been dealt with. Biggest perhaps is that you are no longer forced to choose between two evils […]


Garmin Oregon 400t

Shopzilla TrackingGarmin Oregon 400t Handheld / Trail GPS $344.85
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$499.99
Original MSRP $639.99
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Touch screen devices finally arrive for the masses with the Garmin Oregon series. The 400t comes loaded with Topo maps covering the USA (in 1:100,000 scale) and features an interface similar to the innovative Colorado series. The touch screen makes entering data and configuring the GPS a breeze.

But take note, the quality of the screen isn’t quite as good as other Garmin models, but that is a sacrifice you might be willing to make to get a touch screen. The screen sensitivity is great, even when covered with water and mud and with gloves on, however it is often difficult to read unless lighting conditions are perfect or it is relatively dark. Still, if you think using a GPS is as fun as the activity you are using it for, you will have fun tapping and scrolling along with the Oregon 400t.


Garmin Nuvi 265WT

Shopzilla TrackingGarmin Nuvi 265WT Auto / Road GPS Navigation with Traffic $129.99
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$269.99
Original MSRP $349.00
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Want (almost) all of the functions of a top of the line GPS at a middle of the road price? The Garmin Nuvi 265WT might be your dream GPS. Perhaps the biggest reason to consider the 265WT is the included lifetime traffic reporting system. While supported by occasional advertisements, the ads are fairly infrequent and unobtrusive.

You will also find a widescreen display, Text-to-Speech, and Bluetooth technology for hands-free calling. About the only advanced feature not included is multi-destination routing– but if you can live without that, this is a great GPS and a fantastic value when considering the lifetime traffic subscription.


DeLorme PN-40

Shopzilla TrackingDeLorme Earthmate PN-40 Handheld / Trail GPS $299.99
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$349.95
Original MSRP $399.95
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Following the success of their first handheld/screen based GPS, the PN-20, DeLorme has now started to ship the PN-40. While much about the PN-40 is the same, what has changed is almost entirely for the better, and will leave PN-20 owners drooling for the new device. I’ve logged over a hundred hours of time with […]


Best Picks

One of the most common questions people ask me is “which GPS do you use?” I understand the rationale behind the question– he who knows a ton about GPS probably knows what GPS is “best”. But “best” means entirely different things to different people, and the “best” GPS for me probably isn’t the same for […]


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