McGuider delivers enhanced features for mobile navigation

Mobile navigation software provider Sygic, and Tele Atlas, a global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions, have announced the availability of McGuider Europe 2009, the next generation of the popular software that turns users’ mobile devices into powerful navigation systems.

McGuider 2009 features a 4GB memory card to convert PDAs and smartphones using Windows Mobile or Symbian systems into fully functioning navigation devices. The new release includes enhanced navigation content and features to enrich the user experience such as safety cameras data, multilingual support for major cities and McGuider Assistant, which enables easy downloads for fresh content. The new, larger micro SD card will also deliver 2GB of free space for photos, music and videos.

Designed to help mobile phone users easily leverage their devices as powerful navigation systems, McGuider installs quickly and automatically. It delivers a simple, intuitive, touch screen or keyboard operation, based on the latest Sygic software, as well as clear graphics, fast refresh and detailed guidance including lane assistance and dynamic signpost indications. McGuider Europe 2009 features comprehensive Tele Atlas digital maps and content such as millions of points of interest (POIs) in all western European countries, including Scandinavia and Malta, and expanded coverage of Eastern Europe. Maps of Russia and North America for global travellers will be available soon.

Michael Stencl, CEO and founder at Sygic, commented: “McGuider helps mobile device users enhance their lifestyle with rich navigation information. Accurate digital maps and powerful location-based content ensure they can effectively leverage our products to find and navigate to what they need, wherever they are. Now enhanced with community input and new content, high quality maps from Tele Atlas give our users the best experience around the world.”