New Actis 7 Wifi now available

A new version of our professional Actis 7 navigation system is now available.

New Features include:

  • backup battery
  • WiFi communication
  • fast dual core processor 
  • enhanced connectivity
Learn more here.

Navigator Free Android App now available on Google Play

The number 1 free offline navigation of the whole world comes to Android.

MapFactor Navigator is a free turn-by-turn GPS navigation app for Android phones and tablets using OpenStreetMaps data. Maps are installed on the SD card so there is no need for an Internet connection when traveling. Map and app updates are FREE every month.

Get it here : Google Play Store

Friday 11th December

On Friday 9th December 2011 the Directions office will be closed for one day to upgrade our phone exchange. All emails to ( will still be responded to. All will return to normal on Monday morning.

Navigator FREE

We released Navigator FREE - an OpenStreetMaps based free turn-by-turn GPS navigation for Windows and Windows Mobile devices.

Download Navigator FREE here


Navigator 15 launched

New in Navigator 15

  • New maps from March 2015
  • Modern GUI for smooth touch control
  • New TCP/IP commands for remote communication
  • HD traffic - online traffic information directly into your SatNav (optional)
  • Driver name and type of trip records
  • Text-to-speech for detail voice commands

  • A full list of all Navigator 14 versions is here

    New developer guides for Navigator 10

    We have posted some new guides for developers.

    There is a guide for controlling Navigator remotely through a TCP connection and a guide for changing the look and feel of the interface.

    You can see more in the developer section here .


    Amazing Scrappage Scheme on SatNav's

    Send any old SatNav back to us and get 30% off a brand new one from us.

    Click here for details


    We have reduced prices and introduced some hot offers on tracking

    As part of our commitment to help customers during a recession we have reduced prices on our trackers. Now available for just £249.99.

    Special Offer

    Buy one of our trackers with 3 years worth of data for just £399.99 inc VAT. That is just £9.66 + VAT per month.

    more here


    Navigator 9 launched

    New features in Navigator 9

    - Cleaner redesigned search
      - improved ease of use
    - 2009 maps and postcodes
    - enhanced coverage
    - lane information
      - helps you get in the right lane before you get to the next maneuvre
    - improved truck mode


    Introducing Track4Rent

    Want to rent a VTU tracking unit on a monthly basis including all charges without a long term contract?

    Why not try our new service Track4Rent .

    Now with a special offer - sign up for a year and get a FREE Actis 3 UK.


    Introducing Navigator 8 Truck

    Navigator 8 Truck is the ultimate SatNav for drivers of large vehicle. This version includes a special truck mode that knows about low bridges and narrow lanes. It also allows you to set your own vehicle dimensions and weight and finds your route accordingly.


    Visit us at CeBIT 2008 Hannover - the largest IT trade fair in Germany

    Directions invites you to CeBIT 2008 - the largest trade fair of information technologies.
    CeBIT takes place in Hannover, Germany from 4th until 9th March 2008.

    You can find us in Stand B04, Hall 014

    Visit us on EQUIP AUTO 2007 in Paris, France

    Directions invites you to Equip Auto 2007 - the automotive event in France.

    Equip Auto 2007 takes place in Paris from 15th October until 20th October 2007.

    You can find us in stand 25, hall 6, allée P.


    New external active antenna available for Actis 3 and VTU 9

    A powerful external GPS antenna that enables you to get signal further away from the unit (e.g. in cars with athermic heat-reflecting windscreens and built-in windscreen heaters). This antenna is suitable for both the VTU9 tracking unit and the Actis 3 satnav system.

    VTU009 Battery version now available

    The VTU009 battery version is designed for tracking assets/vehicles where a permanent power connection is impossible or inconvenient.

    This tracking devices comes with a large 3A battery, fast charging and enhanced power saving. 


    New program updates for Navigator 7

    We have released some new updates for PC Navigator 7 , MapExlorer 7 and OCX 7 .

    A new update for PC Navigator 6

    There is new update for PC Navigator 6 (version 6.4.38). You can get it here:

    Directions Personal Navigation Device

    This great value, dedicated SatNav device is all you need to navigate around UK and Europe. It has greater coverage than competing products (including Eastern Europe), comes with a 4GB SD card and includes speed camera warnings. more info