Navigation Services Include Live Traffic, Real-Time Fuel Prices, Online Map Updates, As Well As Optimum Points of Interest and Destination Searches, and More
SANTA CLARA, Calif. –Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), a leading provider of connected-car and location-based services, announced that its connected navigation is a key component in the latest generation of the Opel Multimedia Navi Pro Infotainment System found in the automaker’sInsignia models (Grand Sport, Sports Tourer, Country Tourer, and GSi; and in Astra vehicles later this summer). Telenav’s intelligent, connected car platform understands individual driver patterns and applies these insights to deliver more personalized searches.
“We are excited to supply our connected-navigation expertise to the new Opel infotainment platform”
Telenav’s connected-navigation solution uses over-the-air (OTA) map updates and online, real-time traffic alerts to guide the user to his/her destination the best way possible. Telenav routing integrates with real-time traffic data to provide drivers with personalized route options enhanced with up-to-the-second ETAs, traffic incidents, and speed flows.
The Opel Multimedia Navi Pro Infotainment system also has Telenav’s One Box Search feature that provides drivers with accurate, fast, and real-time results. Telenav’s Search Analytics Learning Engine constantly retunes to provide an enriched search experience that is consistent between text and voice, regardless of connectivity.
Telenav connected navigation provides Opel Multimedia Navi Pro Infotainment system users with the following features:
- Proactive key address detection enhanced with auto-suggest and word prediction
- Real-time traffic and ETA
- Easy destination entry with One Box Search with auto-suggest and word prediction
- Real-time destination information showing hours of operation, and gas and parking prices
- Smart POI icons showing fuel options when gas is low and parking options when approaching destination
- Enhanced voice recognition
- Cloud connectivity
- Over-the-air map updates with minimal user interaction, no usage interruption, and driver notification when a new map is available
“We are excited to supply our connected-navigation expertise to the new Opel infotainment platform,” commented Hassan Wahla, Co-President of Telenav’s Automotive Business Unit. “Our connected navigation services provide users of the Opel Multimedia Navi Pro system with optimum points of interest and destination searches, as well as Live Traffic, real-time fuel prices, parking information, and over-the-air map updates. Its use of a Telenav-designed user-experience interface ensures an intuitive layout with direct access to audio, phone, and navigation applications, making every ride in the vehicle a relaxing and enjoyable experience.”
Telenav is a leading provider of connected car and location-based services, focused on transforming life on the go for people – before, during, and after every drive. Leveraging our location platform, we enable our customers to deliver custom connected car and mobile experiences. Fortune 500 advertisers and local advertisers can now reach millions of users with Telenav’s highly-targeted advertising platform. To learn more about how Telenav’s location platform powers personalized navigation, mapping, big data intelligence, social driving, and location-based advertising, visit www.telenav.com.
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