Navigon Launches iPhone GPS Navigation for North America


“Navigon AG today announced the availability of a North American version of its on-board navigation software in the iPhone App Store. After downloading the GPS application, the software and map data is saved directly on the iphone. The software includes navigation functions such as Reality View Pro, Lane Assistant Pro, Speed Assistant and Day & Night Mode. The NAVIGON solution sells for $99.99 and is equipped with maps of North America from NAVTEQ. It will be available for a promotional price of $69.99 until August 15.
Key features of the NAVIGON MobileNavigator for the iPhone:

  • Reality View Pro displays photo-realistic 3D views with actual road signs and lane guidance for virtually every highway interchange and exit drivers will encounter.
  • Lane Assistant Pro helps drivers prepare to make an upcoming exit or turn by providing a lane map complete with arrows and actual road geometry.
  • Speed Assistant with adjustable audio-visual warning.
  • Day & Night Mode for map display.
  • Direct Access allows navigation to contacts saved in the iPhone’s address book.
  • Branded POIs and POIs along the route
  • 2D and 3D map view.
  • Automatic switch between portrait and landscape format.
  • Intelligent address entry.
  • Real signpost display.” via