Linden, Mich. -Directus Navigation introduced a car
rear view mirror with built-in touch-screen GPS navigation.
The $799 rear view mirror also includes wireless Bluetooth and
backup camera capability.
By locating the GPS screen in a rear view mirror, the need for
suction cups and dangling wires are eliminated, said Frank Rogers, chief
marketing officer for Directus Navigation, a division of TATMAR, a trading
The mirror, model TD40TOUCH, includes a four-inch touch screen
LCD. All GPS electronics are built into the mirror and GPS features include voice
cues for upcoming turns and 3D views of terrain plus landmark graphics. The mirror has over 7 million points of
interest, and uses Tele Atlas maps and Nav N Go software. With Bluetooth, incoming caller ID
information appears on the screen. The
unit can also display photos and playback MP3s.
The mirror uses a Samsung 400MHZ processor, 64MB internal memory
and 2GB SD card for storing maps, as well as pictures. It also has two video inputs and is available
to independent 12 volt specialists.