The update, which has been submitted to Apple for review and is awaiting their approval, will bring significant and advanced additional features to the iPhone app.
– Advanced lane guidance giving drivers extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions. For the first time this is in both landscape and portrait mode.
– Text-to-speech helping motorists to keep their eyes on the road by enabling street names and places to be read aloud as part of the spoken instructions.
– “Help Me” providing direct access to emergency numbers and directions to the nearest emergency providers.
– Updated map and safety camera database.
– Customisable audio warnings when approaching safety cameras or driving over the speed limit, increasing driver safety and saving money.
– iPod player control ensuring drivers can conveniently control their music from within the application.
“The TomTom app for iPhone is a priority for us and we are committed to both its long term development and everyday improvements,” said Benoit Simeray, TomTom’s senior vice president, On-board Mobile. “Current and future customers of our application for the iPhone can count on more great updates from TomTom for free.”