TomTom has announced several enhancements to its app for iPhone, including HD traffic compatibility and Local Search powered by Google. The latest version of the TomTom app (Version 1.3) can be purchased on the App Store starting today.
TomTom Traffic updates are received automatically every three minutes, providing real-time traffic speed and incident reports directly on the iPhone. As soon as a delay is found on the route, users are notified and can be automatically re-routed to an alternative, faster route.
Traffic delays can be heard audibly on the device as well as displayed on the screen.TomTom HD Traffic is an optional service available for purchase on the App store.
The app also provides a countless number of points of interest at the user’s fingertips. Users can tap into the latest local Google listings from within the TomTom app to locate and route to anything from restaurants to flower shops.
The new version of the software is available for free to existing TomTom app for iPhone customers. For new users, the TomTom app for iPhone including maps of Western Europe is available for €79.99. TomTom Traffic for iPhone users is available via in-app purchase for an additional €0.79/5.99/14.99/49.99 per day/month/quarter/year.