Patent Number: 6,253,153

Title: Vehicle navigation system and method

Abstract: A vehicle navigation system and method indicates highly recognizable information relating to the next intersection to be turned at for a vehicle operator. The system and method determine a route between the present position and the destination, identify a next intersection to be turned at in the map data, counts a number of intersections to be passed between the present position specified by the positioning device and the next intersection to be turned at, and indicates a number relating to the counted number.

Inventors: Kantani; Masakatsu (Tama, JP), Shinada; Hiroshi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Visteon Global Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: G01C 21/36 (20060101); G01C 21/34 (20060101); G06Q 10/00 (20060101); G01S 5/14 (20060101); G06F 017/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018