Verizon Wireless today announced VZ Navigator VX, the latest version of VZ Navigator is now available on select DROID smartphones, including DROID X by Motorola, DROID Incredible by HTC and the Samsung Fascinate. Powered by TeleCommunication Systems, VZ Navigator VX offers 3D navigation views using enhanced 3D city models and true-to-life images of highway and exit signs. here is more info:
To compete with Google Maps that uses real life satellite imaging for navigation, the 3D capabilities of VZ Navigator VX are available in six cities at launch, including: Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Mo., New York, and Washington D.C., with more cities being added in 2011. The 3D city and road views add dimension to the turn-by-turn directions VZ Navigator VX offers. Other enhancements in the newest version include "real" signs and road views, satellite maps and day/night modes among other features.
VZ Navigator VX builds on existing location-based technology, including an easy-to-use interface, improved functionality for finding points of interest, the ability to run multiple VZ Navigator functions simultaneously within a navigation session and integration with Facebook.