Text to Speech. Voice commands speak the name of the
road rather than directions, e.g. "Turn right".
Choose the voice!
Uses flash memory. More robust for motorcycle
use than the STP 2620
High resolution screen (454
x 240 pixels, cf 305 x 160)
3D map view
TMC compatible for traffic (major
StreetPilot 2720 is a GPS automotive navigation navigator
that offers text-to-speech and traffic interface capabilities.
In addition to the turn-by-turn voice prompted navigation
available in earlier StreetPilot models, the 2720's text-to-speech
functionality allows the unit to audibly announce the name
of upcoming streets and POIs, letting drivers keep their
eyes on the road while navigating through busy traffic and
tricky roadways. Download
the Voice Guidance Language of your choice from Garmin's
website: choose from male or female voices for most available
languages - American English, American Spanish, Australian
English, Brazilian Portuguese, British English, Canadian
French, Danish, Dutch, European French, European Portuguese,
European Spanish, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian,
Swedish. New voices are added frequently; check
back for updates!
The StreetPilot 2720 has a new WQVGA, color, automotive-grade,
sunlight-readable, touchscreen display that automatically
adjusts the unit's backlight for optimum viewing in any
amount of light. Drivers can view the map in a three-dimensional
perspective, or a top-down track-up or north-up view.
StreetPilot 2720 comes preprogrammed with City NavigatorT
North America NT V7 maps-containing detailed road maps throughout
the entire United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. This
map database features nearly six million points of interest-including
hotels, restaurants, gas stations, ATMs, and attractions.
an added benefit, you can now import customized points
of interest with the help of Garmin's
free POI Loader software.
The possibilities are endless - upload safety cameras or
school zones, and you will receive a warning if you are
traveling too fast. In addition, an optional proximity-alert
feature notifies you of upcoming custom POIs.
750MB extra memory is available for download of additional
mapping from MapSource products.
addition to point-to-point navigation, the StreetPilot 2720
can calculate the most efficient route between multiple
destinations-a real time-saver for realtors, sales forces,
and errand-runners. Drivers can also tell the unit to avoid
specific areas or road segments when calculating a route.
drivers in congested metropolitan areas, Garmin is offering
the GTM 10, an
optional FM RDS-TMC traffic receiver that receives digital
information (where available) on traffic, road construction,
and weather-related tie-ups. The GTM10 receives data from
selected FM broadcast stations in select cities throughout
the United States and Europe (not yet available in Canada).
This optional feature lets drivers see congested areas via
a color-coded map. When connected to the GTM
10, the StreetPilot 2720 uses this data to automatically
calculate and suggest alterntive routes based on the traffic
Preloaded maps-ready to use out of the box
Around 750 MB extra memory avaibable for download
of extra mapping.
Built-in patch antenna; MCX-type connector for
optional external GPS antenna connection
Avoid traffic tie-ups using optional GTM
10 FM TMC traffic receiver*
Text-to-speech feature delivers street and POI
names-addresses to help keep your eyes on the road. Choose
the voice to use!
Arrange destinations to minimize trip distance-a
real time-saver for realtors, sales forces, and errand-runnerss
Import custom POI such as restaurants and safety
cameras from industry-standard CSV files
Proximity-alert feature warns of upcoming custom
POIs, such as safety cameras and school zones
Touch-screen and alphanumeric remote control
View the map in either a three-dimensional perspective
or top-down track-up or north-up view
3.8"-diagonal WQVGA color, automotive-grade, sunlight-readable
TFT display; 3.3"W x 1.7"H; 454 x 240 pixels
Unit dimensions: 5.6" W x 3.2" H x 2.0" D
Weight: .93 pounds
Waterproof to IP-X7 standards (Protection from
driving rain and torrential downpours is recommended for
Built-in photo sensor adjusts for light conditions
Integrated dash mounting system provides easy adjustment
and quick release
services available only in select cities where RDS-TMC coverage
exists. Requires the GTM 10 FM TMC traffic receiver and
possible subscription to enable traffic capability.
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Reproduced with permission of Garmin International Inc.