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New StreetPilot Onboard App in your iPhone for safe GPS map guided trip

by Rus Abz 2011-08-04 12:57

iPhone StreetPilot Onboard App

iPhone steadily absorbs more global positioning system navigational features by providing new versions of down-loadable for a moderate in the cool gadget world price yet advanced GPS applications. One example is Garmin StreetPilot Onboard Application allowing for the on-board preloaded database of topographic maps and GPS satellite constellation guided vehicle driver navigation with convenient intuitive interface. iPhone and StreetPilot work together providing safe driving planning with fast topo map drawing, map areas panning and slide zoom. Maps are preloaded and include hundreds of (POI) Points of Interest along the GPS guided route. The preloaded GPS maps are there to calculate routes and serve as most precise topographic maps regardless of wireless coverage or provider network availability. The intuitive interface has been tried and tested on nuvi automotive GPS navigators and proven a success among GPS gadget user community. 

The StreetPilot has it roots in the famous Garmin GPS navigator device family with the same name - the StreetPilot 7200 and the StreetPilot 7500. For a quick comparison the thousand dollar StreetPilot 7500 is an awesome GPS navigator with 7-inch touch screen display, but it does one thing provides an excellent GPS services for safe driving, and can be used as XM Radio, Traffic, Weather, MP3 and audio book player. 

But iPhone's popularity is growing logarithmically and being the jack of all trades device for a fraction of cost of StreetPilot 7500 and taking into account the improving market of iPhone compatible available for considerable fee software GPS applications, it seems the software version of StreetPilot 7500 for iPhone is answering the iPhone enabled vehicle driver most requested needs and fitting the software GPS application market niche pretty well.      iPhone GPS guided safe drive

The StreetPilot 7500 are still on sale for the GPS enthusiasts who want GPS to be just a stand alone dedicated GPS device permanently mounted on their truck or RV dashboard. Such an installation may benefit the big city drivers as StreetPilot 7500 gives the driver turn-by-turn voice directions announcing the names of exits and streets. But more importantly the Dead Reckoning - Navigating without satellite signal - the StreetPilot 7500 includes dead reckoning capabilities. Which means the "original hardware" GPS navigator StreetPilot 7500 continues to provide pinpoint position data if the driver's GPS device loses GPS signal in areas with tall buildings or tunnels. The Dead Reckoning feature requires Professional installation.

In the meanwhile the new baby StreetPilot Onboard Application, the quite sophisticated GPS software application becomes available for the iPhone users. It does not need a professional to get installed. The new owner of the Garmin StreetPilot Onboard edition on iPhone will enjoy a suite of the advanced GPS  navigation features. Crucial for safe driving and reliable navigation information provided the driver with “Where Am I?” safety feature, lane guidance, junction view, three dimensional buildings, trip planner, trip computer, and speed camera red-light information. The StreetPilot Onboard Application can be downloaded by users in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland for reasonably considerable price - about fifty dollars or even "less" in British Pounds. 

The efficient routing StreetPilot Onboard "soft GPS gadget" app for iPhone could be downloaded directly from the Application Store in your iPhone. Alternatively any iPhone user can use the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store website www.apple.com/appstore/. Moreover, with the "In-App" purchase feature the StreetPilot iPhone GPS application can be feed by the real time Live Traffic data-stream and, additionally, can receive vehicle fuel pricing information. These additional features are subject to the subscription fee, which resonates with the "original hardware" GPS navigator StreetPilot 7500 which comes with Audio book player and the subscription to Audible.com also required.

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