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Where Am I?

With GPS, you'll never have to wonder again.

By Amanda C. Kooser • May 1, 2004

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Mobile warriors can't afford to get lost on the way to abusiness meeting, and it's no fun circling around looking forthe hotel you booked for the night. A Global Positioning System(GPS) makes sense for entrepreneurs on the road or their on-the-gosales forces. The technology has been around for awhile, but nowit's more popular, user-friendly and affordable (basic GPSdevices can cost less than $100). ABI Research, a technology marketresearch firm, sees the market for GPS hitting $22 billion by2008.

One full-featured system is Belkin's $299 (all prices street) BluetoothGPS navigation system. It works with your laptop or Pocket PC toprovide navigation with visual and voice prompts. All-in-onedevices that don't require external hardware are alsoavailable. Garmin is a major manufacturer of GPS devices for alluses. Its $550 iQue 3600 integrates GPS with a Palm OS handheld, aconvenient two-for-one bundle for mobile entrepreneurs.

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