Apparatus and method for controlling traffic information display in navigation system

  • US 20040249566A1
  • Filed: 06/04/2004
  • Published: 12/09/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/05/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus for controlling a traffic information display in a navigation system, comprising:

  • a GPS receiver for receiving location data from a plurality of GPS satellites;

    a storage means for storing map data and information on colors, the colors being different from each other based on degrees of congestion of vehicles;

    a display means for displaying the colors based on the degrees of congestion on a travel route of a moving object, and a voice processing means for processing and outputting a voice signal;

    an input means for receiving a variety of signals and setting levels based on the degree of congestion of vehicles;

    a wireless communication means for receiving a traffic information message from a traffic information center, the traffic information message including traffic information about sections of the travel route; and

    a control means for controlling each aforesaid means and performing a control operation of displaying different colors related to corresponding sections of the travel route based on the traffic information about the sections of the travel route.

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