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2011.4 to be officially released tomorrow

 

I just got off the phone with a Garmin representative who stated that the 2011.4 map update will be officially released tomorrow. Thought I would let everyone know.

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Garmin Nuvi 3490lmt, 765t with Lifetime maps and Clear Channel traffic

:D

Thanks, we'll see if the rep was correct soon enough.

Congested servers, here we come! mrgreen

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nüvi 3790T | nüvi 775T | Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, will make violent revolution inevitable ~ JFK

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rame1012 wrote:

I just got off the phone with a Garmin representative who stated that the 2011.4 map update will be officially released tomorrow.

We shall see... cool

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nuvi 760, nuvi 765T, nuvi 855, nuvi 3790LMT, nuvi 3490LMT - SoCal area

2011.4 To Be Officially Released Tomorrow

Thanks for the tip!

maybe, maybe not!

maybe, maybe not!

Reps name

What was the reps name? So we know who to call if it's not released. LOL

I'm not going to hold my breath on 2011.40 - we'll see.

I'm not going to hold my breath. Funny, I just got off the phone with a rep this afternoon who said they have no idea - could be several weeks or a month before it is out. They don't communicate their schedule internally - let alone externally. Why in the world can't they simply post a schedule on their site and stick by it (give or take a day here and there) instead of issuing them at whim?

Hopefully

Hopefully it's out tomorrow but if history serves these reps don't know anything more than we do about when firmware and maps will be released.

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Nuvi 350, 760, 1695LM, 3790LMT, 2460LMT, 3597LMTHD and TomTom XXL540s

2011.4

Thanks for the info on 2011.4. Hope you are correct! grin

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D.H.

Thanks a lot.

rame1012 wrote:

I just got off the phone with a Garmin representative who stated that the 2011.4 map update will be officially released tomorrow. Thought I would let everyone know.

Watching for it

Will be waiting & watching...

There is some confirmation here

http://www8.garmin.com/cgi-bin/mapgen/webmap.cgi?p=154927105...

However as of this posting, the update is not yet available at myGarmin.

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"There's no substitute for local knowledge"

Feb 16th was the same date

Feb 16th was the same date someone posted in a thread here a week or 2 ago, I believe from a Garmin rep in Europe somewhere. Hope there right.

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Zumo 665, (2) Nuvi 765Ts & 1450LMT | 2005 Harley Road King, Black Cherry Pearl / Black Pearl

Thanks...

TXRVer wrote:

http://www8.garmin.com/cgi-bin/mapgen/webmap.cgi?p=154927105...

However as of this posting, the update is not yet available at myGarmin.

That's good to see. It dont think it will be long now.

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Matt

hmmmm i wondder

now what I wonder is...
how long will it take for it to show up in...well, i'll just refer to them as questionable sources...

suweet

My 295w has the 2011.2 but I still have a while before the 60 days are up.

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1490LMT 1450LMT 295w

It could be released anytime today

When I asked the Garmin representative when it would be released today, he said at any time, meaning it could very well be released in the afternoon and not in the morning.

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Garmin Nuvi 3490lmt, 765t with Lifetime maps and Clear Channel traffic

To change the theme of the

To change the theme of the messages...

maybe they will release it, but it will still be years out of date!!!

Thanks

Thanks for the update, hopefully it will be ready
tomorrow.smile

the map update is now showing up

The update just showed up for me on mygarmin.com.

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Garmin Nuvi 3490lmt, 765t with Lifetime maps and Clear Channel traffic

I'm Downloading as I Type this

wink

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Montana 600, GPSMAP60CSx, fenix, Bad Elf, iPhone 4S, iPad2, Yaesu VX-8R w/GPS, MacBookPro, all sorts of maps.

I doubt it

Until I read post that officially that it been release.

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Val - Nuvi 785t and Streetpilot C340

Downloading Right Now

It's a big one... 1843.3 MB.

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Montana 600, GPSMAP60CSx, fenix, Bad Elf, iPhone 4S, iPad2, Yaesu VX-8R w/GPS, MacBookPro, all sorts of maps.

yeah

Just in time before my next trip.

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Garmin nuvi 350, nuvi 650, nuvi 855, and nuvi 1450

Believe it

2011.4 is now available. I've already downloaded and updated my 1450LMT

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Garmin i5, 260W, 1450LMT, 2460LMT, iPhone Viago

Downloading

The servers are slammed as expected. Very slow going.

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nüvi 3790T | nüvi 775T | Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, will make violent revolution inevitable ~ JFK

Garmin servers seem OK to me.

Juggernaut wrote:

The servers are slammed as expected. Very slow going.

Download took about 25 minutes ... entire update process less than an hour. That is pretty consistent with previous map updates.

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Alan - Nuvi 3597LMTHD, Oregon 550T, Nuvi 855, Nuvi 755T, Lowrance Endura Sierra

Bring on the maps! Been

Bring on the maps! Been waiting for a while!

Garmins timer

alandb wrote:

Download took about 25 minutes ... entire update process less than an hour. That is pretty consistent with previous map updates.

It took about 28 minutes or so. I was going by the timer in the map updater. I won't make that mistake again!

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nüvi 3790T | nüvi 775T | Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, will make violent revolution inevitable ~ JFK

Wonder about changes

I always wonder if there will actually be any changes in the areas I normally drive. I have 2 units to update.

I'm kind of hoping they added speed limit info for some of the highways around the Santa Rosa and Napa area (California). It boggles my mind that there are stretches of major highway in that area with no speed limit information - especially as Highway 12 has some 55 mph zones where one wouldn't expect the limit to be that low.

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GPSMAP 76CSx - nüvi 760 - nüvi 200 - GPSMAP 78S

Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info! Awesome.

thanks..

thanx a bunch for the info.

Still some holes

Just downloaded and installed 2011.04. There is a bypass around Dublin, GA, that was opened last June and I drove on in December, but it's not on the map. So, there's still some catching up to do.

Junction Views

Junction Views have been expanded in the new release, at least for Canadians or folks driving in Canada. There are now PhotoReal Junction Views in 2011.40. Reports have it that there are actually over 3000 of them in total.

Don't appear to be any for the US as of yet.

Photoreal views are the ones that have been in the City Navigator Europe maps for some time. This is the first time they have appeared in North American maps. They make the Junction View look like an actual photo of the junction, in place of the 'drawing' we have been used to up to this point.

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Nuvi 350, 760, 1695LM, 3790LMT, 2460LMT, 3597LMTHD and TomTom XXL540s

Junction View Photoreal views have shown up for the US NA maps

t923347 wrote:

Junction Views have been expanded in the new release, at least for Canadians or folks driving in Canada. There are now PhotoReal Junction Views in 2011.40. Reports have it that there are actually over 3000 of them in total.

Don't appear to be any for the US as of yet.

Photoreal views are the ones that have been in the City Navigator Europe maps for some time. This is the first time they have appeared in North American maps.

Junction View Photoreal views have shown up for the US NA maps ever since I got my 885T a couple of years ago and also are displayed by my Kenwood/Garmin unit in some US areas. There are tons of them that show up when navigating in the LA area.

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nüvi® 3790LMT - Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 with Garmin Viago Maps - GM Built-in Navigation system

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The PhotoReal Junction Views that t923347 is speaking of are improved over the standard Junction Views in that they look much more realistic, with a photo quality to them. Too bad POI Factory does not allow posting of pictures...maybe he can post the link to where he did post them as they look very nice indeed.

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nuvi 760, nuvi 765T, nuvi 855, nuvi 3790LMT, nuvi 3490LMT - SoCal area

Sorry

Sorry rjrsw but I think those in LA are the ordinary Junction Views not the Photoreal ones.

Examples of the Photoreal views can be seen at:

http://forums.gpsreview.net/viewtopic.php?t=22152

an example of an ordinary junction view can be found at:

http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad75/t923347/169621.jpg

or

http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad75/t923347/SeattleJV.pn...

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Nuvi 350, 760, 1695LM, 3790LMT, 2460LMT, 3597LMTHD and TomTom XXL540s

The photo-realistic views

The photo-realistic views are a result of Navteq (the company that Garmin uses for maps and map features like junction view) using a more advanced method of collecting data called Navteq True. You can find out more about this feature from here: http://www.nn4d.com/site/global/learn/navteq_true/p_navteq_t...

More specific information on how the process works and information regarding when us GPS users will actually start to see the results from this new process are contained in these two videos: http://www.geeknewscentral.com/2010/02/13/navteq-advances-in...
and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLpSW4OuKwA

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Garmin Nuvi 3490lmt, 765t with Lifetime maps and Clear Channel traffic

Ok thanks I will check it out.

Cheeers

Photoreal views

The new ones are so nice! Even the buildings near the ramp are shown for easier recognition.

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nüvi 3790T | nüvi 775T | Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, will make violent revolution inevitable ~ JFK

Can't wait to download the

Can't wait to download the new maps.On a short trip now.Will have to do them the weekend.Maybe download traffic may be better then.

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 wt and 2597 LMT.

hec

I have not loaded 2011.3 yet dang I used to jump right on that!!!

thanks

crew

Thanks for the update...pun

Thanks for the update...pun intended! wink

Gonna try it out soon.

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