TomTom for iPhone US & Canada Released

On August 17, 2009

TomTom released the US & Canada version of their iPhone app today for $99 and according to the TomTom press release features include;

  • Navigation software including fast route planning and clear voice instructions
  • Automatic re-routing if a turn is missed
  • Route demo or map of route when trip planning
  • Alternative route options if avoiding roadblocks, toll ways or looking for high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes along route
  • 6 million Points of Interest included
  • Night and day color mode for optimized screen visibility in varying light conditions
  • Change view settings (2D or 3D map display)
  • Points-of-interest search and call capabilities from iPhone

In addition, the app includes multi-touch pinch to zoom capabilities, portrait and landscape modes, and integration with the phone’s contact list. TomTom IQ Routes are also included (recommends the best possible route based on the driving habits of others).