TomTom announces sitting-nav application for Android, due in October
TomTom on Android, believed duration of arrival, October 2012
TomTom will launch a navigation application for Android in October. The veteran sitting-nav company made the announcement in the IFA convention in Berlin, where it demonstrated the application for action.
The application includes navigation, map and traffic technologies for example lane guidance and IQ Routes arrival time calculation.
Corinne Vigreux, TomTom’s Md stated: “We try to make TomTom content and services open to as numerous devices and platforms as possible. Getting TomTom navigation to Android smartphones is, therefore, a substantial milestone for all of us.Inches
It’ll join the Navigation and Speed Camera apps which are already readily available for Apple iOS devices. TomTom has additionally created a hands-free vehicle package for smartphones, with a phone mount, charger and speaker built-in.
On Android, the TomTom application goes mind-to-mind with Google’s effective and free Navigation and Maps options.
TomTom states that prices is going to be announced nearer to the launch date, which strongly shows that it will not be free. It remains seen if it will likely be sufficiently good to lure users from Google’s version.
TomTom’s Android Navigation application can have routes even though you have forfeit an information connection at that time and include free map updates for existence. The IQ Routes feature guaranteed what TomTom states are “arrival occasions that motorists can depend on – whatsoever occasions of day.”
The application also offers advanced lane guidance for added help at difficult junctions, spoken street names and 2D or 3D driving views. HD Traffic (for faster routes through traffic) and also the Speed Cameras feature is going to be like in-application upgrade purchases.
More information: TomTom
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