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orientation

Positioning of a structure on a site. Decisions regarding orientation should take into account prevailing winds, solar energy and passive solar heating through windows, the impact of the setting sun on afternoon workers, views, and any other relevant factors.

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In the future, the market is likely to be dominated by companies that have a presence in portable navigation and portable multimedia.
The vehicle navigation mode delivers the fee-free SmartDetour[TM] feature to help drivers route around freeway traffic; SayWhere[TM] directions with audible street names for extra driving confidence; and optimized multi-destination routing for the quickest and most efficient routes when making several stops.
Every in-vehicle navigation system in North America and the majority of systems in Europe that offer turn-by-turn route guidance use a NavTech Database.
Navigation applications designed with the Nuance Mobile Speech Platform allow users to speak natural queries into a mobile phone or PDA to find a location or specific address.
Our expansion into Canada proves that mobile-phone based navigation has become the first choice for many people across North America," said Dr.
2007 will bring many more such milestones, with the Telmap Navigator further strengthening its position as the leading mass-market LBS and Mobile Navigation solution in the Wireless Industry.
Seamark for Oracle is the first comprehensive navigation solution specifically for Oracle Secure Enterprise Search 10g.
ABI Research foresees the lion's share of this growth coming as a product of carrier launches of GPS-enabled smartphones or connected devices offered at the high end of the conventional portable navigation range.
The initiative underscores how conversational voice interfaces have become a simple and more direct way to access the broad range of information and features available on today's navigation systems, including music and media, hands-free dialing, points of interest, address entry, turn-by-turn directions and map control.
The vehicle navigation mode delivers SmartDetour[TM] to help drivers route around freeway traffic; SayWhere[TM] audible directions with street names for added driving confidence; and optimized multi-destination routing for the fastest, most efficient directions.