CoPilot Live GPS Navigation available for iPhone in US

ALK Technologies has 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. Detailed street maps of the US and Canada are stored on the phone, not downloaded each trip, so there’s no need for extra hardware and no monthly fees.

The announcement coincides with the news that CoPilot Live has raced to become the number one paid navigation app and has moved into the top 20 of all paid apps in the UK just one 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 directions.

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.

Michael Kornhauser, vice president and managing director at 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.”