Honda Navigation System for motorcycle was first introduced at Tokyo Motor Show in 2005.
For safer, more enjoyable long-distance touring, this vibration-resistant, waterproof and dustproof motorcycle GPS Navigation System transmits audio directions to an in-helmet speaker. A control switch mounted on the handlebar makes it easy to operate, and the LCD display features automatically adjustable backlighting. Long-distance adventure touring is more fun than ever.
In 2006, the Gold Wing featured this satellite navigation system with color screen as an option in the US market.
In 2007, the Japanese market Gold Wing(Airbag-Navi version) is equipped with the highly acclaimed navigation system first featured on the North American model in 2006 modified for Japan model. For this domestic model, the navigation system is loaded with Japanese maps, uses the Japanese language and provides guidance for eight different directions given the name of an intersection. This sophisticated system is easy to use for those accustomed to car navigation systems. And because it’s built in as standard equipment, the controls are conveniently located on the handlebars, making operatation while riding simple. Information is also easy to read, thanks to the Thin Film Transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display.