TomTom Expands India Map Coverage and Unveils Intuitive Software for Portable Navigation Devices

tomtomNavigation and location-based products and services provider TomTom India has announced a new map update, software enhancement and up gradation to its MyTomTom application for faster map downloads. With the new map update, the coverage now expands to more than 7200+ cities and towns across India.

According to the company,the new navigation software incorporates all the key navigation logic and every element has been enhanced to deliver an improved user experience including Points of Interest (POI) stepper, Advanced Lane Guidance with split screen, modified address search functionality, device boot up during Ignition On, Improved Zoom In/Out, Interface changes, Improved display with font size & line result display changes.

Commenting on this launch, Mr. Sanu Vasudevan, Country Sales Manager, Consumer B.U, TomTom India said, “The key components for a seamless navigation experience are the maps, applications and the software. We have increased our map coverage and enhanced our software and application capabilities. We believe these improvements and upgrades will help our consumer drive faster, smarter and easier.”

Consumers using the TomTom Portable Navigation Device, intending on activating the latest maps along with the new software must connect to an Internet –enabled personal computer and create a MyTomTom account to register. This would enable them to access all the map and software updates.

Some key features of this update include:

  • Stepper Points of Interest (POI): Enable move to next POI within same search. POI addresses are viewable under “show Info”
  • Landmark navigation with new dart icon
  • Advanced Lane Guidance (ALG) with split screen
  • Device Auto Switch On during Car ignition
  • Font size increase for better viewing

[Source: Business Wire India]

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