Microsoft Releases MapPoint 2006

Microsoft on Monday announced the latest release of its MapPoint software-based mapping solution, with an optional GPS hardware kit. With consumers turning to new online mapping services, MapPoint 2006 is being targeted at businesses and focuses on mobile information workers. New features in the release include GPS support that provides real-time driving directions, Wi-Fi positioning […]

Microsoft on Monday announced the latest release of its MapPoint software-based mapping solution, with an optional GPS hardware kit. With consumers turning to new online mapping services, MapPoint 2006 is being targeted at businesses and focuses on mobile information workers.

New features in the release include GPS support that provides real-time driving directions, Wi-Fi positioning and better offline geographic data. MapPoint 2006 is priced at $299 USD for the software only, and $349 USD with a GPS locater.