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9/2/10

Customisable iPhone app from NAVIGON in five markets

NAVIGON is expanding the successful NAVIGON select business model to other countries. The customisable navigation app will be available in Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary and the Netherlands from the third quarter of 2010. Users can customise their individual navigation solution with up to seven feature packages.

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Berlin, IFA 2010 – Good news for iPhone users: the customisable navigation solution NAVIGON select will soon be available in a total of five European markets. iPhone customers who have contracts with Deutsche Telekom and their partners1 can get the basic version NAVIGON MobileNavigator iPhone free of charge. These can be upgraded with various feature packages. “Following the successful cooperation with Telekom Deutschland, we have now established the business model in other countries,” says Gerhard Mayr, Vice President World-Wide Mobile Phone Business at NAVIGON. “This means that we can make our innovative navigation app available to even more people, offering customers the opportunity to put together their personal iPhone navigation package according to their individual needs.”

The right package for every user
The free basic version can be upgraded according to individual requirements. Seven add-on packages are available to choose from. The 3D package not only gives users a realistic display of roads (“Reality View Pro”), thanks to “Panorama View3D“ they can also see landscapes on the screen of the navigation device. In addition, further feature packages offer even greater choice: the Premium package, the Safety & Relax package, the Sound & Fun package, the Traffic Live package, and the Europe 20 package.2 Upon registration of the application, the Bonus package can be activated free of charge and enables iPod control and access to iPhone contacts.
The NAVIGON select editions are available to download free of charge from Apple App Stores in the various countries. The add-on packages can be conveniently purchased from the application via In App Purchase. KASTEN_selectPakete_EN

Further markets – new platforms
In collaboration with Telekom Deutschland and its partners in other countries, the intention is to extend the modular system to further countries and platforms, starting with Telekom Deutschland: since the beginning of September the NAVIGON select Telekom Edition has been available free of charge in Android Market to users of Android smartphones.3
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1 NAVIGON select is available to customers of Deutsche Telekom and its partners, including mobilcom-debitel, from T-Mobile Austria, Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa, from Magyar Telekom in Hungary and from T-Mobile Nederland in the Netherlands.
2 Not all add-on packages are available to the same extent in all countries.
3 The NAVIGON select Telekom Edition Android is currently available for smartphones made by HTC, LG, Samsung and Sony Ericsson.

 

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Über NAVIGON:
Die NAVIGON AG ist einer der weltweit führenden Anbieter von Navigationssystemen. Mit eigenen portablen Navigationsgeräten und durch Partnerschaften mit namhaften Unterhaltungselektronik-Herstellern steht NAVIGON für qualitativ hochwertige GPS-Navigation auf Pocket PCs, PNDs und Handys. Daneben bietet NAVIGON professionelle Navigationslösungen wie Fahrerassistenzkomponenten für den Erstausrüstermarkt der Automobilhersteller. NAVIGON wurde 1991 gegründet und besitzt eigene Vertretungen in Asien, Europa und Nordamerika. - NAVIGON. And the world is yours.

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