AT&T Releases GPS Navigation App For iPhone

AT&T is jumping on the GPS navigation bandwagon, announcing today the availability of their own turn-by-turn app for the iPhone handset line, AT&T Navigator, offering “map updates, speech recognition, ETA updates, more than 10 million business listings, real-time traffic alerts, one-touch rerouting, daily gas prices and more.”

Features:

  • Automatic Content Updates: No manual updates required. The latest map and navigating details are automatically available to subscribers at no extra cost.
  • Voice and On-Screen Turn-By-Turn Directions: Real-time voice and visual guidance, including street names, automatic re-routes, ETA and total mileage updates. Drivers can also choose among multiple route options, including ‘traffic optimized’; ‘fastest’; ‘prefer streets’; ‘prefer highways’ and ‘pedestrian mode’ to ensure the most customized navigation experience.
  • Speech Recognition: Touch and talk capability for instant turn-by-turn directions to destination.
  • Traffic Alerts: Real-time route monitoring and proactive searches every five minutes for traffic congestion or incident. Voice and on-screen alerts, plus faster route options provided.
  • 3D Maps: Full-color 3D moving map brings navigation to life. Maps provide details on current location, plus streets and interstates within driving distance.
  • Business Listings: One-touch access to more than 10 million business listings from YELLOWPAGES.COM. Plus, access to business ratings, phone numbers and one-touch dialing.
  • In-Route Customization: Users have the advantage of finding convenient rest stops for gas, food and other needs along their current route – saving both time and mileage.
  • Online Trip Planning: Preplan trips, save addresses and manage travel accounts online at www.navpreplan.com. Save locations and send directions straight to iPhone.

You can learn more about AT&T Navigator at www.att.com/navigator. It’s available at a $9.99 monthly prescription and can be downloaded in the App Store.

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