Waze GPS Gets Voice Commands for Hands Free Operation

Posted February 9, 2012 at 5:20pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5200 views

Waze GPS for iOS has been updated with hands free operation, the ability to share your location, and more.

When you download Waze, you not only get a free traffic & navigation app, but also become part of the local driving community in your area, joining forces with other drivers nearby to outsmart traffic, save time, and improve everyone's daily commute!

Features:
* Live community-contributed traffic information and road reports + notification when approaching police traps, speed cams, heavy traffic or hazards on the road
* Free traffic by-passing navigation featuring voice-guided, turn-by-turn guidance
* A 100% live map + real-time road monitoring & automatic re-routing as conditions on the road change
* Hands free operation - Use voice commands to share road events or have Waze direct you to home or work. (Initially available for US & Canada only)
* Share your location or destination via text or email, or update others on new ETA when running late. Your friends can click on the link in the message and launch Waze directly to that destination.
* Ability to create or join local driving groups, plus the option to link up with other drivers for carpooling
* Foursquare, Twitter & Facebook integrations, plus fun, geo-gaming elements

What's New In This Version:
- Hands free operation - Use voice commands to share road events or have Waze direct you to home or work. (Initially available for US & Canada only)
- Share your location or destination via text or email, or update others on new ETA when running late. Your friends can click on the link in the message and launch Waze directly to that destination.
- Navigation list is back! You'll find it in main menu while in navigation
- Improved Bluetooth support
- Lots of bug fixes and optimization

You can download Waze GPS from the App Store for free.

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budsal - February 9, 2012 at 6:30pm
Great nav app mostly because it's free, also because it works.
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