To access a Magellan GPS account, visit the official Magellan GPS website, click on the Log In link on the right side of the page, and enter a returning customer email address and password. To register as a user, use the New Customer Registration Form and enter a first and last name, email address and password. The Magellan Internet site offers vehicle navigation maps, manuals and software downloads, map upgrades, product registration and FAQs.
Magellan is a portable GPS navigation consumer electronics company. Some award-winning products from Magellan are Maestro and Magellan RoadMate. Magellan makes products for portable car navigation and outdoor handheld navigation devices. Magellan also provides mobile GPS solutions, such as the RoadMate app for iPhone.
Also known as MiTAC Digital Corporation, the company sells and promotes all products and services under the Magellan brand name. An American producer of global positioning system receivers, the brand takes its name from the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe, Ferdinand Magellan.
Magellan Navigation Inc. also produces proprietary road maps under the umbrella of DirectRoute, marine charts under BlueNav and topographic maps under Topo -- all for use with its commercial GPS receivers. The Hertz Neverlost system is found in Hertz rental cars.