By December 18, 2012

CoPilot sat nav apps integrates Yelp content


ALK Technologies is pleased to announce version 9.4 of its award-winning CoPilot sat nav apps for iOS and Android. The new version, available as a free update for existing users, adds Yelp data pulled from its API (application programming interface), improved ActiveTraffic service and a variety of app-wide refinements to provide the best possible in-car navigation experience on mobile devices.

Via Yelp content, the Co-Pilot users are able to easily find interesting local businesses that have been reviewed and rated by the Yelp community. Once a location is chosen, CoPilot provides detailed voice instructions and clear 3D mapping straight to the door.

David Quin, Head of Consumer Applications at ALK Technologies said “CoPilot navigation has always combined access to great real-time local information with dependable on-board mapping for offline navigation. Yelp is a fantastic enhancement to CoPilot that makes it easy for customers to find the best places on-route or around them.”


CoPilot version 9.4 also brings a variety of additional improvements throughout the app, including:

· Traffic Incidents: CoPilot’s Live flow-based ActiveTraffic service has been enhanced to include detailed information about traffic incidents on-route

· Improved power consumption to maximize battery life when navigating on foot or without an in-car charger

· Universal app:  CoPilot single region iOS apps now run in full screen on iPads and iPad Minis for an incredible HD navigation experience

· Numerous refinements throughout the app based on customer feedback, including screen orientation lock, and support for additional coordinate formats

CoPilot version 9.4 is available now for iOS and Android the iTunes app store and Google Play. Existing customers can download the new version as a free update.

About CoPilot navigation apps for iOS and Android:

CoPilot® Live Premium is the paid edition of CoPilot, and includes lifetime-use voice-guided in-car GPS navigation with 3D maps and live traffic information as standard.

CoPilot® GPS is the free edition of CoPilot, providing powerful trip planning and offline maps. Voice-guided turn by turn navigation is available via in-app purchase.


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