SOUTHAMPTON, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Garmin the global leader in satellite navigation are proud to announce the new Garmin StreetPilot® App for the iPhone.
The Garmin StreetPilot App offers UK & Ireland mapping, free real time speed camera alerts, traffic avoidance options and a host of other options for efficient routing, simple effortless planning and stress-free travel whether driving or on foot.
“Garmin has always focused on offering a wide array of navigational products giving the consumer a choice that bests fits their individual lifestyle,” said Clive Taylor, European Automotive Product Director. “Garmin’s StreetPilot navigation for iPhone really complements our range of products designed to get you to your location quickly, safely and economically using some of the most advanced features available in the navigation markets.”
Garmin StreetPilot App gives iPhone users an intuitive Garmin interface for everyday navigation– without tapping into your dataplan. With ultra-fast map drawing, panning and zooming, the preloaded maps and Points of Interest offer coverage even when there is little or no mobile signal available.
With advanced navigation features such as Garmin’s exclusive PhotoReal junction view , lane guidance, 3D buildings, trip planner, trip computer, Garmin’s “Where Am I?” safety feature and free real-time speed camera information including the location of temporary mobile** cameras.
The Garmin StreetPilot App includes millions of inbuilt Points of Interest (POI) that can easily be accessed in the main menu’s search bar and in-category Quick Search seamlessly scans preloaded POIs to provide shortcuts and suggestions based on recent searches. Advance, online searches are done by Google Local Search, so no matter what you are looking for, Garmin StreetPilot will find it and route you to it.
Drivers can upgrade their Garmin StreetPilot App to include Garmin’s latest traffic technology; 3D Traffic live services* for super fast traffic alerts and extended traffic coverage.
The new iPhone app can be customized to show different sets of data on the map screen, such as arrival time, time/distance to destination, next via point, direction of travel or even elevation.
Coverage of the UK & Ireland is £44.99 and available from the App Store on iPhone and iPad or at http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/garmin-uk-ireland/id439044354?mt=8&affId=1951657&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Garmin’s other apps for a wide variety of activities – at http://garmin.com/apps.
Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later
*Garmin latest 3D traffic alerts can be added via subscription using In-App Purchase for £2.99 per month.
**Based on real-time feedback from the ‘Speedwatch’ community.
Since its inception in 1989, Garmin has delivered 85 million GPS enabled devices – far more than any other navigation provider. Garmin’s market breadth in the GPS industry is second to none, having developed innovative products and established a leadership position in each of the markets it serves, including automotive, aviation, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation, tracking, and wireless applications.
Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq:GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at www.garmin.com/pressroom or contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200. Garmin, StreetPilot and nüvi are registered trademarks of Garmin Ltd. All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
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