TeleNav Released for Treos
TeleNav have announced that TeleNav GPS Navigator is now available on the recently-launched Palm Treo 680 smartphone along with the other Treo smartphones currently available from Palm in the U.S. TeleNav GPS Navigator offers unlimited turn-by-turn voice and on-screen driving directions, pedestrian mode for use while walking, full-color moving maps, information and directions to more than 10 million business listings including frequently updated fuel prices.
“The availability of TeleNav GPS Navigator for our current U.S. Palm Treo family means our customers can experience the convenience and value of mobile navigation no matter which Treo they prefer or what network they are on,” said Mark Bercow, senior vice president, business development, Palm, Inc. “TeleNav’s proven experience in developing cutting-edge location-based services means we can feel confident that our customers are getting one of the most dynamic, feature-rich and cost-effective solutions available.”
The TeleNav service features voice and on-screen turn-by-turn directions. Users can also preview their routes before they begin driving and specify navigation preferences including highways and streets. It also has a business and fuel finder and full color moving maps with automatic updates.
Treo users interested in activating TeleNav GPS Navigator can do so by visiting www.telenav.com, calling TeleNav at 1 88 TeleNav 4 (1-888-353-6284), or by contacting their wireless carrier. A Bluetooth GPS receiver is required to use TeleNav GPS Navigator on Palm Treo smartphones. Ongoing subscription to the service ranges from $5.99 per month for up to 10 trips or $9.99 a month for unlimited trips (prices vary dependent on carriers and a carrier data plan also required). The TeleNav GPS Navigator subscription includes free, automatic and ongoing map and Point of Interest (POI) content updates.