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Free NAVIGON LITE GPS App for iPhone Launches in Australia

The LITE version can simulate NAVIGON’s full navigation solution for the iPhone. It can also display the user’s position on a map and allows to search for nearby points of interest (POIs).
  • 20 July, 2009 08:39

<p>Hamburg/Germany, JULY 20, 2009 — NAVIGON AG, the leading innovator in the navigation market, today announced the launch of an Australian version of its MobileNavigator LITE application for the iPhone. The free software is now available in the Apple App Store. The LITE version can simulate NAVIGON’s full navigation solution for the iPhone, so users can experience the new software before buying it. The app can also display the user’s position on a map and allows to search for nearby POIs, but it has no active route guidance.</p>
<p>“The LITE version offers a preview of NAVIGON’s full application for the iPhone,” said Egon Minar, CEO of NAVIGON AG. “In Europe, the NAVIGON MobileNavigator for the iPhone has been tremendously successful, and very soon, it will be available in Australia as well.”</p>
<p>The full version transforms any iPhone 3G equipped with the new Apple OS 3.0 operating system and any iPhone 3G S into a complete navigation device. NAVIGON will offer this solution for a one-time fee. After downloading the application, the NAVIGON software and the map data from NAVTEQ® are saved directly on the device. This means that users don’t have to pay subscription fees or to download maps during the navigation. It will include many of NAVIGON’s signature features such as Reality View Pro, Lane Assistant Pro, Speed Assistant and Day &amp; Night Mode. NAVIGON has also implemented typical iPhone functions into its application such as an automatic switch between portrait and landscape view. The only requirement for using the MobileNavigator on the iPhone is the new Apple OS 3.0 operating system. The LITE version also runs on iPod Touch devices with the OS 3.0.</p>
<p>The iPhone LITE application launch follows NAVIGON’s recent introduction of three new portable navigation devices (PNDs) to the Australian market – now available in all Harvey Norman stores.</p>
<p>For more information, please visit: www.navigon.com. You can also follow us on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/NAVIGON_. Contact Johan-Till Broer (details below) for images.</p>
<p>About NAVIGON:
NAVIGON AG is a world-leading manufacturer of navigation systems. With its own portable navigation systems, and thanks to its partnership with reputable consumer electronics manufacturers, NAVIGON stands for high-quality GPS navigation on pocket PCs, PNDs and mobile phones. NAVIGON also provides professional navigation solutions such as driver-assistance features for the automotive OEM market. NAVIGON was founded in 1991, and employs over 400 workers in locations in Asia, Europe and North America. – NAVIGON. And the world is yours.</p>
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<p>Media Contact</p>
<p>Johan-Till Broer
Public Relations Manager
Telephone: +49 40 370 88 540
E-Mail: johan-till.broer@navigon.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/JohanTill</p>

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