CoPilot® Live GPS Navigation available for iPhone in North America
Best-selling CoPilot Live voice-guided navigation app is now available from
iPhone App Store in North America, providing unlimited-use GPS navigation
for throughout the USA and Canada for only $34.99
Princeton, New Jersey – August 14, 2009 – ALK Technologies today announced
that the North American version of its CoPilot Live GPS navigation system
has been approved for sale on the iPhone App Store and is available
immediately for iPhone 3G and 3Gs for a one-time fee of just $34.99.
Detailed street maps of USA and Canada are stored on the phone – not
downloaded each trip, so there’s no need for extra hardware and no monthly
The announcement coincides with the news that CoPilot Live has raced to
become #1 paid navigation app and has moved into the top 20 of all paid
apps in the United Kingdom in just 1 week since launch.
Running in portrait or landscape display mode, CoPilot Live brings full
featured turn-by-turn navigation to iPhones, complete with automatic route
calculation, easy to follow 3D map displays and clear turn-by-turn voice
Navigating to any destination is easy with CoPilot Live on an iPhone.
Simply enter a house number, street or one of millions of pre-loaded points
of Interest and it immediately works out the best route to get there.
On the road, iPhone users will enjoy sophisticated guidance features
previously only found in expensive standalone or in-car systems.
Turn-after-Turn display shows your next turn and the one after, while
variable map zoom automatically adjusts the map display depending on your
speed. CoPilot can also provide continuous guidance when you lose a GPS
signal in a tunnel.
In addition to dependable guidance, CoPilot Live can use an iPhone’s mobile
Internet connection to bring additional real-time information to the
driver. These ‘Live’ services include a 5-day weather forecast and a
location-sharing feature called CoPilot LiveLink that allows users to
check to location of friends on-screen or online. Real-time traffic
information and gas prices will also be available shortly as an option.
Michael Kornhauser, Vice President and Managing Director of ALK
Technologies’ CoPilot Division said “We are delighted that iPhone users in
North America can now enjoy CoPilot Live v8’s full-featured and affordable
navigation experience. With advanced features, fluid finger touch interface
and useful Live services, CoPilot Live is the premium navigation app that
the iPhone deserves.”
CoPilot Live is available to buy immediately from iTunes and iPhone App
Store. Special offer pricing at launch is $34.99 for maps of USA and
Canada. Pricing is for unlimited use, with no on-going fees or
For more information about CoPilot Live visit www.copilotlive.com/iphone
About ALK Technologies, Inc.
ALK Technologies has been developing innovative mobile navigation and
transportation technology solutions since 1979. ALK’s award-winning
CoPilot GPS software is increasingly being adopted as the navigation
choice for mobile operators, hardware OEMs and systems integrators
globally, while the company’s PC*MILER® routing and mapping fleet solutions
are used by over 22,000 transportation, logistics and manufacturing
companies worldwide. Find out more about ALK Technologies and CoPilot Live
navigation at www.copilotlive.com