August 20, 2012

Telenav Updates Scout in the Apple App Store

Telenav, a provider of personalized navigation services, announced that its Scout app for Apple iPhone (News - Alert) is now available with personal GPS navigation at all times.

Telenav’s Scout is a daily personal navigator designed for people on the go. Whether one is running errands around town, exploring the city or just looking for the smartest way to power through their daily commute, Scout gives them personalized and important information that makes their trip easier, less stressful and more productive.  

Scout is now integrated with ‘Always There Navigation’, a downloadable offline navigation which works irrespective of users’ position in a wireless coverage. The free speech recognition also lets them carry out hands-free local business and address searches with voice commands.

U.S. customers can access the new GPS navigation facility in Scout for now and there are also provisions to let users to download different regions (Western, Central or Eastern) at any time to make sure that they are able to access GPS navigation while traveling.

“When you are driving in an unfamiliar area, the last thing you want to worry about is losing your GPS navigation if you drive out of wireless coverage and take a wrong turn. With our latest version, we are ensuring that this will no longer be a concern for our users. Scout will guide you anywhere, anytime – with or without wireless coverage,” stated Ryan Drake, Scout product manager at Telenav, in a statement.

Adding, “We originally launched offline navigation last year as part of the AT&T (News - Alert) Navigator iPhone app and it’s been a popular feature that we are now very happy to offer to our Scout iPhone customers.”

Users can download the new updated Scout app for iPhone from the Apple (News - Alert) App Store for $9.99 per year or $2.99 per month and it includes additional premium features. New customers can access a free 30-day trial. 

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Edited by Brooke Neuman
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