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Howto GPS Navigation in windows Mobile ?

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Which is the best way and software to program (european) routes in a windows Mobile Device (version 6.x) and in a Winforms application?

I have already found someting about Mappoint (webservices).. is it good ? Howto use?
Which software to use on the Mobile itself ? (psion?)

1) I need to locate all cars on a Winform application and calculate the routes there
2) i need to upload those routes live to the Mobiles
3) On the Mobile itself should also be navigation software (which best?)

Kindly regards
Gert

PS I mostly use VB but C# is also ok? Is everything to do with the GPS intermediate driver? with all software? ... thx !!!
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Thx,

thats already a little information, but i need a good solution for uploading the routes (with waypoints) to a gps (which is best?) software for mobile phones (like psion ikon ... ) .

In which protocol?
Is garmin ok? SDK?

Are there any code examples of doing this all? anywhere?

I got tracking examples enough to get position, but not to download/upload complete routes to a gps device on a handheld

Thx
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have a look here, maybe it will be helpful: http://www.projectdistributor.net/Projects/Project.aspx?projectId=143
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>>but i need a good solution for uploading the routes (with waypoints) to a gps
every gps brand has its own software to load the routes.
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i had a dead link on the site...
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Idd jaime, you are right, what Garmin considers, there is a very good SDK available ... but on the site of route calculations on PC itself, there is not much software except Mappoint right?

Kindly regards
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talking about Microsoft, Mappoint is the unique product with routing capabilities, Pocket Streets (discontinued) had not. Also there are lots of 3rd party products with mapping/routing capabilities.
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Google Map API:
http://googlegeodevelopers.blogspot.com/2009/05/announcing-google-maps-api-v3.html
You can find an "old" version also.
They have much more with AJAX for JAVA and non JAVA environment.  
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No real answers to the question, only hints...
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