TomTom App for iPhone Now Available

Posted by at 8:43 am on August 17, 2009

TomTom announced today that the TomTom for iPhone navigation application can now be purchased in the Apple iTunes App Store.

“With TomTom for iPhone, millions of iPhone users can now benefit from the same easy-to-use and intuitive interface, turn-by-turn spoken navigation and unique routing technology that our 30 million portable navigation device users rely on every day,” said Corinne Vigreux, Managing Director of TomTom. “As the world’s leading provider of navigation solutions and digital maps, TomTom is the most natural fit for an advanced navigation application on the iPhone.”

TomTom app for iPhone Key Features:

TomTom app for iPhone includes the exclusive IQ Routes technology. Instead of using travel time assumptions, IQ Routes bases its routes on the actual experience of millions of TomTom drivers to calculate the fastest route and generate the most accurate arrival times in the industry. TomTom IQ Routes empowers drivers to reach their destination faster up to 35% of the time.

Additional TomTom app for iPhone features include:

Best routing and maps

  • Navigation software including fast route planning and clear voice instructions
  • Automatic re-routing if a turn is missed
  • Route demo or map of route when trip planning
  • Alternative route options if avoiding roadblocks, toll ways or looking for high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes along route
  • Latest Tele Atlas maps of the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
  • 6 million Points of Interest included

Easy to use and personalize

  • User interface fully optimized with iPhone.
  • Multiple display options including landscape and portrait navigation view
  • Night and day color mode for optimized screen visibility in varying light conditions
  • User interface available in 18 languages
  • Change view settings (2D or 3D map display)

Complete phone and map integration

  • Multi-touch gestures such as tap, swipe, pinch and zoom to operate the application and zoom in and out of the map
  • Navigation to contacts in address book
  • Points-of-interest search and call capabilities from iPhone

Pricing, Requirements and Availability

The TomTom app for iPhone 3G and 3GS users includes a map of the US and Canada from Tele Atlas available for USD 99.99 on the Apple App Store.

Requirements for use on the iPhone 3G or 3GS include phone installation of OS3.0 and installation of iTunes on the PC or Mac.

Compatibility with iPod touch and other iPhone models coming soon.

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