ALK Technologies unveils CoPilot Live Premium Navigation App

copilot live logoALK, makers of the fantastic CoPilot Navigation software, have unveiled their latest software the CoPilot Live Premium App.

Currently available on Android, and coming soon to the iPhone and iPad, CoPilot Live Premium brings a new interactive way to navigate with greater emphasis on ease of route selection, more detailed information about Points of Interest, and social engagement with the ability to update your journey and location to Twitter and Facebook.

Some of the Key new features are:

  • Personal Routes: CoPilot Live Premium helps you find your best way to any destination with a choice of up to three alternate routes, displaying journey time and mileage for each.
  • Intuitive User Interface: CoPilot Live Premium puts all the navigation features you need at your fingertips, simply tap on the map within the app to add it as a destination, access location-specific information, or share it with friends.
  • Social Navigation: CoPilot Live Premium is all about sharing. Share your journey details and check ins with in-app Facebook and Twitter updates. Includes Full integration with Bing.
  • ActiveTraffic: Connected, but not dependent on your mobile connection, CoPilot Live Premium provides seamless access to an array of useful dynamic online content. The optional ActiveTraffic™ service uses real-time traffic conditions to intelligently calculate the fastest route to your destination and automatically avoid delays.
  • Superior Guidance In-car or On-foot:  Lane Assist arrows, real signpost information and realistic ClearTurn™ display provide enhanced guidance at complex junctions. An all-new walking mode with digital compass support* makes it easy to find the way around a city on-foot.
  • Take Me to My Car: Save the exact location of your car and easily find it later
  • Thousands of updated points of interest (POI) pre-loaded, with in-app dialling

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If you are interested act fast as CoPilot Live Premium is available to purchase now via Android Market for a 7-day introductory price of £14.99 for UK and Ireland maps and £29.99 for European maps. After the 7 day promotion expires the app will be available for £29.99 for UK and Ireland and £59.99 for Europe. The ActiveTraffic service is available for an additional £9.99 for 12 months.

Personal Routes™: CoPilot Live Premium helps you find your best way to any destination with a choice of up to three alternate routes, displaying journey time and mileage for each. Fine-tuning the route is easy: simply drag the route to the preferred street you wish to take or destination to navigate to.

 

Intuitive User Interface: CoPilot Live Premium puts all the navigation features you need at your fingertips, right when you need them. Simply tap on the map within the app to add it as a destination, access location-specific information, or share it with friends.

 

Social Navigation: CoPilot Live Premium is all about sharing. Share your journey details and check ins with in-app Facebook and Twitter updates. Fully integrated Bing™ local internet search and Wikipedia makes it easy to find all the nearby businesses, services and local attractions you need.

 

ActiveTraffic™: Connected, but not dependent on your mobile connection, CoPilot Live Premium provides seamless access to an array of useful dynamic online content. The optional ActiveTraffic service uses real-time traffic conditions to intelligently calculate the fastest route to your destination and automatically avoid delays.

Superior Guidance In-car or On-foot: The sleek dashboard-style guidance display provides clear, non-distracting directions with a choice of 3D, 2D and Directions-only navigation views. Lane Assist arrows, real signpost information and realistic ClearTurn™ display provide enhanced guidance at complex junctions. An all-new walking mode with digital compass support* makes it easy to find the way around a city on-foot.

What else can you expect?

· On-board/offline maps: Premium-quality NAVTEQ street maps are stored on-board your mobile device, not downloaded each trip

· Text-to-Speech (TTS) voice directions as standard: pronouncing actual street names

· Take Me to My Car: Save the exact location of your car and easily find it later

· Speed limit display and excess speed warnings

· Door to door trip planning: enter up to 50 stops and optimise the itinerary

· Photo Navigation:  drive to a geotagged picture taken by your smartphone

· Copy/paste a destination into the address entry screen

· Enhanced map features with clearly labelled parks, rivers and lakes as well as country-specific road colours

· Detour feature: to avoid unexpected delays or specific sections of your route

· Thousands of updated points of interest (POI) pre-loaded, with in-app dialling

· Live Weather information

· In-app news and updates to keep you informed about improvements

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