NAVIGON for Windows Phone Now Available


NAVIGON has just been released for Windows Phone 7. There are two versions available, one for the USA for an introductory price of $29.99 until 11/15/11 when it will be regular price $49.99 and one for Europe for $69.99. One unique feature of Navigon is the augmented reality function Reality Scanner, which provides an instant and effortless way of identifying nearby destinations while on foot. You can also select address information directly from the phone’s contact list and save a favorite or home address as a shortcut on the start screen.

Other features include:

– Traffic Live

– NAVIGON MyRoutes

– Lane Assistant Pro

– Speed Assistant

– Safety Camera

– NAVIGON Reality Scanner

– Text-to-Speech and precise spoken announcements

– Different voices (accents)

– Extended Pedestrian Navigation

– Google Local Search

– Destination entry with coordinates

– Emergency help

– Sending current position via SMS or email

– Special destinations along the route

– Simple, intuitive user interface

– Can be used in portrait and landscape format

– 2D and 3D map views

– Automatic day and night mode for map display

– Direct access and navigation to contacts saved in the smartphone’s address book

– Take Me Home function with a single click

Source: Windows Phone Marketplace

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Adam Z. Lein
Adam has had interests in combining technology with art since his first use of a Koala pad on an Apple computer. He currently has a day job as a graphic designer, photographer, systems administrator and web developer at a small design firm in Westchester, NY. His love of technology extends to software development companies who have often implemented his ideas for usability and feature enhancements. Mobile computing has become a necessity for Adam since his first Uniden UniPro PC100 in 1998. He has been reviewing and writing about smartphones for since they first appeared on the market in 2002. Read more about Adam Lein!