EU: INRIX to provide traffic info for Sygic navigation apps

Sygic and INRIX have announced the launch of Real-Time Traffic service for Sygic’s turn-by-turn voice guided navigation applications Mobile Maps and Aura in Europe.

Countries covered are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

Subscribers to Real-Time Traffic will receive up-to-date information about traffic incidents such as accidents, road closures, traffic congestion and major road works.

Integrated into the Sygic applications, this on-line service will help users avoid long traffic delays by suggesting alternative routes.

Sygic’s Mobile Maps and Sygic Aura apps also notify drivers about the location of speed cameras and road crossings, as well as of changes in speed limits for added safety.

Real-Time Traffic is available as an add-on feature for Sygic navigation applications running on all the major mobile platforms including the iPhone, iPad, Symbian, Maemo, Android and Windows Mobile.

The 12-month subscription to Real-Time Traffic service can be purchased at Sygic web e-shop for introductory prices valid till November 30, 2010: EUR 7.49 per country or EUR 14.99 for Europe package, which includes all the countries listed above.

Standard pricing will be: EUR 9.99 pre country or EUR 19.99 per Europe package.

As it is a connected feature, internet connection is required in order to use the service.

Note: Data transfer costs are not included in the subscription to the service.

Source: Sygic.

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