Vehicle mounted navigation system with preview function

  • US 5,544,060 A
  • Filed: 03/30/1994
  • Issued: 08/06/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/16/1991
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A navigation system for a vehicle comprising:

  • optimum path calculating means for calculating an optimal path between a starting point and a destination in accordance with a map information;

    present position calculating means for calculating a present position of the vehicle;

    path information output means for transmitting a path information based on the optimal path calculated by said optimum path calculating means from the present position of the vehicle calculated by said present position calculating means;

    path information display means for displaying the path information transmitted from said path information output means; and

    instruction signal output means having a manually-operating portion, said instruction signal output means including means for transmitting an instruction signal responsive to said manually-operating portion; and

    means in said path information output means for selecting and transmitting said path information.

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