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Navigon to Launch GPS App for iPhone OS 3.0

Navigon to Launch GPS App for iPhone OS 3.0

Posted June 10, 2009 at 1:35pm by iClarified
Navigon has announced they will be releasing a GPS app for the iPhone later this month. This comes hot on the heels of TomTom's iPhone demonstration at the WWDC 2009 Keynote.

Soon users will be able to have themselves navigated from the office to the new Italian restaurant in town. All that's needed is an iPhone running on the new Apple OS 3.0 operating system - and the MobileNavigator from NAVIGON. Before the end of this month iPhone users will be able to kit out their smartphones with the professional navigation software from App Stores across the globe.

"With the new OS 3.0 operating system, Apple has made the use of navigation software on the iPhone possible, and NAVIGON has quickly managed to adapt the MobileNavigator software to the new firmware. The iPhone can now be transformed into a versatile, fully functional navigator", quotes Egon Minar, CEO of NAVIGON AG.

When equipped with the MobileNavigator software, the iPhone 3G (with Apple OS 3.0 operating system) and the iPhone 3G S guide their users safely to their destination - with updated map material and intelligent navigation.

The package includes well-known functions such as Reality View Pro, Real Roadsign Pro, Lane Assistant Pro, Speed Assistant, Day & Night Mode, amongst others, as well as the option of displaying POIs along the route.

With this range of functions, Mobile Navigator stands out from its competition on the market - also by the fact that the typical user functions of the iPhone have been implemented seamlessly in order to make navigation using the iPhone and NAVIGON software even more enjoyable. If you turn the iPhone 90 degrees, then the display switches automatically from portrait to landscape view. As well as this automatic display adjustment, and the intelligent address entry, there is also the option of navigating directly to an address from saved contacts. If navigation is interrupted by a telephone call then navigation is resumed automatically after the call has ended.
"This allows iPhone users to navigate wherever they are, whenever they want - conveniently and while on the move," states Egon Minar.

Within this month MobileNavigator will be available in the international AppStore where iPhone users can choose between various options. One option is the LITE Version available for free, with no active route guidance, but with map material and the possibility to display POIs (points of interest) in the vicinity. Another option is the full version, which navigates users quickly and reliably to their destination.

The prices for the full version will be released by the AppStore at the launch.

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Samyaman - September 15, 2009 at 11:14pm
Please help with a site that has a working GPS software. Thanks
Andy - September 16, 2009 at 11:51am
I had it at home. If you have yahoo messeager then pm at le7316@yahoo.com tonite.
Andy - September 14, 2009 at 12:00am
Does anyone knows where to get this free Navigon GPS or tomtom ? Thanks, Andy
BRIKZ - June 12, 2009 at 8:45am
Is there voice turn by turn directions on this?
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