Microsoft Streets & Trips 2008 with GPS Locator pairs the power of Streets & Trips with a sleek new Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver. With Streets & Trips 2008 with GPS Locator, you’ll always know exactly where you are. Map your route, plug the GPS receiver into your laptop, and go! The comprehensive trip planning software makes route planning a snap, around town or anywhere across the U.S. and Canada. Microsoft Streets & Trips gets you where you’re going quickly, easily, and without all the guesswork.
With Microsoft Streets & Trips 2008, you can instantly find more than 1.2 million points of interest such as hotels, restaurants, ATMs, museums, campgrounds, and more. Use Live Search to find current business listings when you’re online, then take them with you on the road. Get accurate detailed door-to-door directions anywhere along millions of miles of routable roads, streets, and highways. Plan breaks, scenic detours and fuel stops. You can even add multiple destinations or quickly alter your route with simple drag-and-drop controls. Personalize your maps with drawings, notes, and pushpins to mark important information. Import your contacts directly from Microsoft Office Outlook and Microsoft Office Excel. Use your customized travel guide on-screen as you go, or print it out in any of a variety of helpful formats. You can even e-mail it to your friends or post it online!
Plan it, customize it, drive it. Your trip...your way!
Ultra-compact SiRF-starIII GPS Locator
GPS opens up a new dimension of capabilities
Use advanced GPS functionality found in Streets & Trips 2008.
The stylish and compact GPS device with new and improved SiRF star III technology is 10x more sensitive than previous models, finds your location faster, and holds a signal longer -- even in a building or in a crowded city.
Connect the included GPS receiver right into your computer’s USB port and travel cable-free with the new USB adapter.
New features in Streets & Trips 2008 make your planning more productive
and your trip more enjoyable.
Updated maps for the United States and Canada.
NEW: Use the new perspective map view to get a view more like you would see through your windshield.
NEW: Automatic re-routing helps you get back on track, even when you miss a turn.
Customizable trip planning options.
Enhanced! Find 1.6 million points of interest – hotels, restaurants, ATMs and more without the need to be online!
Travel with complete confidence.
Whether you re planning a memorable vacation or just ant to get around town without a hitch, Streets & Trips with GPS Locator 2008 helps you travel with complete confidence.
Customize trip planning made easy
Use updated maps of the United States and Canada.
Plan multiple destination routes based on your preferred drive times, speed, and road types.
Add rest and fuel stops to your itinerary.
Calculate mileage, drive time, and fuel costs before you go.
View 1.6 million points of interest without the need to be online and download more local listings to your maps with Live Search.
Download free construction updates from the Web.
Know where you are and where you are going.
Track your location with your laptop PC running Streets & Trips 2008 and the included GPS locator.
Use the new perspective map view to get a road view more like you would see through your windshield.
Easily see upcoming turns with an automatically zooming map in full screen map view.
Change to the Night Map display to see your maps better at night.
Everything you need to turn your laptop into a GPS navigation system!
The easy-to-use GPS technology inside will get you virtually anywhere you want to go - with clear map views, simple directions, and helpful information.
Fully integrated GPS locator and software
Includes a sleek, ultra-compact GPs device with SiRFstarIII technology and a USB cable that connects it to your PC.
Also, includes a USB adapter that gives you the flexibility to travel cable-free! Just plug it into your laptop and go.
Enhanced GPS technology
Hear spoken driving directions and get turn-by-turn directions as you go.
Stay on track, even when you miss a turn, with automatic re-routing.
Locate attractions, restaurants, and other nearby points of interest as you go.
View driving speed, latitude and longitude coordinates, altitude, travel direction, and more in the GPS Task Pane.
Reverse your route with the click of a button in the Route Planner Pane.
Retrace your steps to easily find your way back. GPS Trail shows you where you've been.
Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, or later operating system required
Pentium II or higher processor; Pentium III recommended
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 browser software or later, Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 included (will not displace your primary browser)
For Windows Vista: 1 GB of RAM
For Windows XP: 128 MB of RAM (256 MB recommended)
For Windows Server 2003: 256 MB of RAM
Running additional applications simultaneously may require additional memory
Available hard-disk space: 1.6 GB. Some users may require up to an extra 100MB for System Files Update (hard disk usage will vary depending on configuration)
A DVD-ROM drive
Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution monitor with 256 colors
Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse, compatible pointing device
Additional items or services requires you use certain features:
For Voice Output: Windows XP or later and compatible Sound Card
Microsoft Exchange, Internet SMTP/POP3, IMAP4, MAPI-compliant messaging software required to use Send To as attachment; Microsoft Outlook 2000 or later required to use Send To as picture
14,400-baud or higher recommended
Broadband Internet service strongly recommended for Live Search
Some Internet functionality may require Internet access and payment of a separate fee to an Internet service provider; local and/or long distance charges may apply.
GPS functionality requires a GPS device that supports NMEA 2.0 or later
A free COM port below 20 required for GPS