XM NavWeather, NavTraffic Rollouts
XM said that real-time XM NavWeather, the in-vehicle weather tracking service for navigation, will be available on the Acura TSX. The vehicle was unveiled this week at the 2008 New York Auto Show. Also, the 2009 Maxima will offer XM NavTraffic as a standard, factory-installed feature when equipped with Nissan's Hard Drive Navigation system, the company said.
TECHNOLOGY - Globalstar said it has signed an agreement with Radyne Corporation's business unit AeroAstro to purchase additional AeroAstro SENS Appliques. The technology will be used to expand Globalstar's Simplex data geographic coverage.
INTERNATIONAL - Spacecom, operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, said its newest satellite, AMOS-3, has completed testing and has been delivered to the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch site in Kazakhstan. The bird is scheduled to launch at the end of April.