TomTom Honored with Best of CES Awards at CES 2009
CONCORD, Mass. Jamuary 12, 2009: TomTom, the world’s leading navigation solutions provider, today announced that both CNET and LAPTOP Magazine recognized the TomTom GO 740 LIVE with the “Best of CES” award.
The GO 740 LIVE is TomTom’s first connected portable navigation device in the US that provides the industry’s best routing and helps drivers take control of their daily drive via automatic delivery of helpful features including: real-time traffic information, TomTom Fuel Price Service, Local Search powered by Google, TomTom Weather, QuickGPSfix™ and TomTom Buddies. The TomTom GO 740 LIVE will be available in Q2 2009 at major retailers across the US for $499.95.
“The honors and accolades bestowed upon TomTom at CES 2009 underscore our strategy of delivering easy to use, innovative devices that provide the best core navigation products on the market,” said Jocelyn Vigreux, president of TomTom Inc. “We are honored by this recognition of the GO 740 LIVE and are proud to add it to our list of award-winning products and features.”
LAPTOP Magazine’s top editors choose the most innovative and exciting products in their respective technology categories as their “Best of CES” winners. Additionally, LAPTOP Magazine allowed their readers to choose the product they felt was the most anticipated new arrival to the tech industry – the winner of both went hands-down to the TomTom GO 740 LIVE.
CNET’s expert editors also recognized the TomTom GO 740 LIVE as their “Best of CES” winner in the GPS category. The GO 740 LIVE was chosen for its unmatched innovation and creativity, and its ability to excite consumers and help them explore a world gone digital. CNET editors reviewed hundreds of entries, as well as scoured the 2009 International CES show floor for products to consider for the award.
“Each year at the show, CNET editors scour the show floor to determine the top technologies that will set the trends for the coming year,” said Scott Ard, vice president of content at CNET. “Chosen from hundreds of products at the 2009 International CES, TomTom demonstrates the innovation and creativity to be awarded our “Best of CES” award within the GPS industry.”