To enhance the mobile experience of its growing base of iPhone customers, Rogers Wireless today launched Rogers Navigator, powered by TeleNav, on the Apple App Store. Rogers Navigator transforms the iPhone into a full-featured GPS navigation device, so customers can easily navigate to restaurants and local businesses, avoid traffic congestion and travel with confidence. Rogers Navigator for the iPhone includes on-screen and spoken turn-by-turn GPS directions, speech recognition, more than 12 million business listings in North America, an online preplanning site, and Shake-to-Go, a feature that provides guidance to a pre-entered home address instantly with a simple shake of their iPhone. Available as a free download from the Apple App Store, Rogers Navigator includes unlimited use for $4.99 per month.
Other key Rogers Navigator features include:
* Full-Color 3D Moving Maps ? 3D maps that turn, move, and stop with you and can be seen in portrait or landscape view.
* Speech Recognition - Want to speak in addresses or search for businesses instead of typing? That?s no problem because you can!
* Voice & On-Screen Turn-By-Turn Driving Directions - Get up-to-the minute voice and on-screen guidance, including street names. Don?t worry if you miss a turn ? Rogers Navigator will re-route you.
* Real-time Traffic Alerts & One-Click Re-Routing ? We all know that traffic happens but Rogers Navigator monitors your specific route and will search every five minutes for congestion or incidents.
* Other useful information on the screen, including: o Estimated-time-of-arrival (to your destinations o Distance to the next turn o Both the current and upcoming street along the route
* Listings for Businesses & Services ? At your fingertips, you have access to businesses and listings all over Canada so you can find exactly what you?re looking for!
* Contact Integration - Rogers Navigator on the iPhone makes it easy to navigate you to all the contacts already in your phone!
* Online Trip Pre-planning - Want to instantly send an address from your PC to your iPhone? Just go to rogers.telenav.com, enter in the location and hit send!
* Shake-to-Go - Want to find your way home and got a little rhythm? Just shake your iPhone and it?ll instantly take you home!
* Last Origin ? Want to go back to where you started? Last Origin makes it easy to get there!
* Integrated iPod Controls - You can listen to your music & use Rogers Navigator at the same time. Even better? The music will fadeout when the GPS? voice speaks.
* Customized preferences include: o Pedestrian mode o Bluetooth connectivity for speech entry as well as audio playback through vehicle speakers o Pause and resume navigation at any time o Option for ?nighttime? display mode for easier viewing in the dark.