Garmin Enters iPhone Navigation Market with StreetPilot App

By on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:00 am

Garmin, known for their GPS systems worldwide, has finally entered the app market with the release of their first entry, Garmin StreetPilot for iPhone and iPad 3G. StreetPilot is very similar to what you would find on their nuvi personal navigator systems complete with turn-by-turn voice-prompts and areas of interest services.

Features:

  • Always up-to-date maps for the U.S. and Canada
  • Voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions including street names
  • Real-time traffic updates to avoid traffic delays
  • Speed limits for most major roads
  • Integrated Local Search
  • Millions of points of interest
  • Lane assist with junction view for complicated interchanges
  • Address book integration to navigate to contacts
  • Integrated iPodĀ® music controls
  • Multi-tasking on iOS4 for navigating while calling
  • Current weather conditions and forecast
  • Place calls directly from search listing
  • Navigate in both portrait and landscape mode
  • Easy to install with quick load times

Garmin StreetPilot for iPhone and iPad 3G is available now at the App Store for $39.99.

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