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Friday, November 13, 2009
TomTom iPhone App updated with important improvements awaiting approval
TomTom iPhone App updated with important improvements awaiting approval

Thanks to a free upgrade, users of the popular iPhone navigation App TomTom, will soon have a range of advanced features, that will ensure that these users always have the best navigation experience possible.

This update 1.2 *, which has been submitted to Apple for review and is awaiting approval, will give users a number of important additional advanced features of TomTom fans around the world already appreciate. They are:

- Lane Road Indication that provides drivers with great clarity when navigating difficult junctions. For the first time this option will be available in widescreen mode and portrait mode.

- Text To Speech Technology (TTS) that helps especially drivers to keep their eyes on the road, to allow the names of streets and other places to be read as part of voice instructions.

- “Emergency Menu” that provides direct access to emergency numbers and instructions to go to the nearest emergency sites.

- Updated maps and radar**.

- Ability to customize alerts on radar approaching or driving above the permitted limits, improving driving safety and save money.

- Control the iPod player for drivers to access their iPod music collection from within the application.

“The application of TomTom for iPhone is a priority for us and we are committed to its long term and improving it day by day,” said Benoit Simeray, Vice President On-Board Mobile TomTom. “The current and future customers of our iPhone application can have many major free upgrades from TomTom.

* This update is for U.S., Canada, UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand.

** Information radar is available in Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

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