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4/21/11

NAVIGON is giving away the second birthday app: Traffic information for iPhones and iPads

The NAVIGON app “Traffic4all” is now available from the Apple App Store. This new app lets iPhone and iPad users keep up to date on the latest traffic flow situation and even report traffic problems themselves. The application is the second free app that NAVIGON has published to celebrate their 20th birthday. traffic4all is fully compatible with the NAVIGON MobileNavigator iPhone.

Hamburg, 21.04.2011 – To celebrate their 20th birthday, NAVIGON is giving away the next app to iPhone and iPad users: “traffic4all”  provides real time information about the traffic situation in the immediate neighbourhood and additionally offers an option to call up traffic congestion risk reports for selected destinations across Europe. The database of this traffic app is provided by INRIX, the long established NAVIGON partner who also supplies current traffic information for NAVIGON Traffic Live.

Display and forecast of traffic volume

After activation of the app, traffic4all shows the map view of the current traffic flow in various colours – from normal (green) to slow (red) and standstill (black and white). iPHONE_4_trafficforall_logo_lowresIf users wish to preview the expected traffic situation at a particular time of day, they can use the traffic4all forecast feature. With this feature, drivers receive indications about the expected traffic volumes on a particular road – for example an urban main road during the rush hour. For a clearer view, a single click activates full screen mode and hides the menu bar. Users who already own the NAVIGON MobileNavigator or NAVIGON select with the Traffic Live package in addition to traffic4all can let themselves be navigated directly to their chosen destination on the optimum route. Congestion reports and traffic obstructions are then already taken into account.

Report traffic problems to other drivers as well

With traffic4all, drivers can not only view data about the current traffic situation, they can also report traffic problems to other road users. For example, if a truck is stranded, or an accident has recently happened on their route, they can share this information along with the precise location. All traffic obstructions reported are indicated in the map view and users can also access them directly from a list. traffic4all is is the second app of a series and available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPad now. Last year NAVIGON already published the “help2park”  app that helps users to find parking facilities anywhere in the world. help2park is available for iPhones from the Apple App Store and for Android-Smartphones from the Android Marketplace.

Please find further information regarding NAVIGON online or contact us directly: www.navigon.com and presse@navigon.com.

1 The “traffic4all” app is available in English, German and French in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland.

2 help2park can only be used on iPhones and Android phones. It is not compatible with the iPad.


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NAVIGON AG is a world-leading provider of premium navigation technology. NAVIGON delivers software on mobile phone platforms and for the automotive industry as well as branded personal navigation devices. The company has partnerships with leading consumer electronics companies and stands for high quality products, innovation and elegant design. Founded in 1991, NAVIGON is present in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South Africa. – NAVIGON. And the world is yours.
 

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