NAVIGON Updates Its Navigation Apps With Google Street View

Posted July 3, 2012 at 2:26pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7480 views

NAVIGON has updated its navigation apps for iOS with Google Street View.

With NAVIGON you can turn your iPhone or iPad into a fully functional mobile navigation system. Thanks to a faithful adaptation of the menu functions, the app fits in seamlessly with the iOS operating concept and can be installed on any iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S or iPad device (the navigation function is only available on the iPad WiFi +3G).

Functions:
- Simple, intuitive user interface 

- Can be used in portrait and landscape format 

- Precise spoken announcements 

- Intelligent address entry 

- Lane Assistant Pro 

- Real Road Sign 

- Speed Assistant with adjustable audio-visual warning 

- NAVIGON MyRoutes 
- Day and night modes for map display (automatic switching)

- 2D and 3D map display (bird's-eye view) 

- Route planning function

- Text-to-Speech (voice playback of street names)

- Extended Pedestrian Navigation using the iPhone's internal compass

- Google Local Search

- Reality Scanner for POI searches with Augmented Reality

- Coordinate entry

- SOS Emergency Help


What's New In This Version:
- Google Street View screen of the destination when indicating and when reaching the destination (not available in all cities)
- 'Custom route' enables manual blocking of route sections with just a tap of your finger
- 'Cockpit' displays extended information such as g-value, altitude, compass, roll and tilt angles, and much more (available as In-App purchase)
- Improved retina display support for the new iPad
- Faster map display
- Faster startup time of the app
- Improved map manager

You can purchase NAVIGON North America from the App Store for $39.99.

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Nitro Junkie - July 4, 2012 at 7:55am
Apple slowly dropping certain aspects of Google from its ecosystem is gonna put a little dent in Googles profits. I read somewhere that google makes around 2-3 billion a year from iOS licensing. Which is more than they make from their own Android OS. They have to make that amount up somewhere.
Canuck - July 3, 2012 at 7:36pm
SWEET!!! Will wait for Installous to update ;-)
NoGoodNick - July 3, 2012 at 6:27pm
Notice they couldn't produce a single 'Street View' image for the article. That's got to say something about how 'functional' it is!
JoeThePlumber - July 3, 2012 at 6:10pm
Google is just butthurt that apple designed their own maps app.
Notch - July 3, 2012 at 5:13pm
Nice, google trying to sidestep apple kicking them out of their native map app. Hey, integrate into all the competitors, sounds good :) wonder what the different licensing pricing is?
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