The software provides turn-by-turn navigation with voice guidance
LG Electronics has selected Intrinsyc Software International to provide Destinator navigation and LBS software for multiple models of handsets running on Android, Symbian and Windows Mobile operating systems.
Destinator is a cross-platform navigation and location-based services (LBS) system capable of running on mobile phone operating systems.
According to Intrinsyc, features include turn-by-turn navigation with voice guidance, text-to-speech, pedestrian mode navigation, 2D and 3D views, local search of points of interest, integration with phone applications such as dialer and SMS, support of real-time traffic routing, speed camera travel guide, and the ability to integrate with social networking services (SNS) and other LBS offerings.
Doo-Whan Sang, vice president of LG Electronics, said: The Intrinsyc Destinator solution ideally matches with the LG smartphone portfolio. With the ability to seamlessly integrate with SNS, Intrinsyc brings an enhanced navigation experience to LG mobile phone users.
Souheil Gallouzi, senior vice president and general manager for mobile products development at Intrinsyc, said: We are excited to be working with LG Electronics, an industry leader, to bring innovative LBS to an expanding market. As a proven navigation solution, Destinator integrated with SNS and other location-based content will enhance LG device consumers’ experience.