Garmin Thailand will officially announce the newest map version sooon!!!
The latest map version hasn’t been officially announced yet, but the newly introduced by Garmin Thailand nuvi 3560LM, comes with the new map – TSM v.2013.10. We can expect the announcement in the coming days before Songran Festival.
Post Updated on 1st April:
From the size of the map file, seems like there were quite a lot of improvements.
The size of the previous “Dual Map” (TH/ENG) version – TSM 2012.40, was approximately 310 MB. The current version – 2013.10 is approximately 450 MB.
NOSTRA (the same map provider as for our Garmin devices), introduced FREE map for Thailand compatible with iPhone (optimized for iPhone 5), iPad and iPod Touch.
There have been some complains, but…it’s a very detailed map for Thailand and it’s completely free. Provides routing and over 830,000 points of interest (hotels, bars, restaurants, gas stations, etc.)
Available in two languages: Thai and English.
You can install it directly from your device by clicking “App Store” icon. Then search for NOSTRA.
The GPS Garmin map for Thailand has been updated to version 2012.30. Formal name: Thailand Street Map version 2012.30 (TSM v.2012.30).
Update Thailand road data.
Update 820,000 points of interest (POIs) for navigation.
Introduce Nostra Guide data including categories such as shopping, attractions, and restaurant.
Update Junction Views in Bangkok and Chiang Mai (for compatible devices only).
Add warning sound and message when approaching traffic light.
Add new 3-D buildings in Bangkok and terrain views for up-country (for compatible devices only).
Update telephone numbers (navigable).
Support traffic report* (for compatible devices only).
Update Lane Info for Bangkok, Greater Bangkok, and major cities in Thailand.
Support automatic Thai/English map switching for dual language map (for compatible devices only).
Improve text-to-speech or TTS (for compatible devices only).
Support intersections search (for compatible devices only).
Support parking lots search (for compatible devices only).
Memory requirements for TSM v.2012.30:
Thai language map = 217 MB
English language map = 199 MB
Dual map (Thai and English) = 304 MB
How to update the map: 1. For units under warranty (no more than 1 year from purchase date) and eligible for Free Life Time Map Update (nuvi series: 215W, or 2465, 2565, 2575, 3770, 3790V purchased on or after 1st July, 2012) – visit and register on http://www.gpssociety.com (Thai, English)
Support intersection searching (for compatible devices only).
Support searching for parking lots (for compatible devices only).
Update building entry points (Multi-Entry gate).
* Coverage area and service’s period, quality, and accuracy of traffic report depended on service provider. The company is not affiliated in any way. ** Previously known as CDG Guide data. The display might be different depended on Garmin models. *** Except Bangkok, Greater Bangkok, and some areas with high density of traffic lights. Note: the numbers shown above are estimation only.