At the Symbian Exchange and Exposition, Intrinsyc Software International, today announced a new version of Destinator GPS navigation software for Symbian Qt phones and touch devices. Starting in early 2010, Destinator 9 will be available through Ovi Store https://store.ovi.com , Nokia’s online application and media portal for Symbian handsets.
“The market for navigation applications on smartphones is growing rapidly because users find it more convenient and cost-effective to have a single converged device for both communications and navigation,” said Souheil Gallouzi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Products Development, Intrinsyc. “People who own Symbian Qt smartphones can now get Destinator 9 and enjoy the navigation industry’s best user experience totally integrated with such powerful new technologies as touch.”
Destinator Version 9 leverages Qt’s powerful frameworks for graphics, rich GUI widget set, and tools for internationalization, providing both drivers and pedestrians with an unparalleled navigation experience that gets them to their destinations faster and safer. Destinator delivers voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions with complete visual dashboard information. Users can set destinations by browsing location on a map or entering an address, street/city, intersection, or postcode, keyword search of POI, history, favorites, and SMS. Map view modes include 2D/3D and day/night. Search options include search by POI categories, browse POIs, search for a POI near specific address, and navigate to selected search result.