Where To? 2.5 works together with NAVIGON MobileNavigator

Munich/Wuerzburg, December 8, 2009. The popular points of interest finder Where To? for iPhone and the several times awarded NAVIGON MobileNavigator from now on work together seamlessly. The MobileNavigator is able to be started via the “AppInteract-Interface” directly out of the Where To? 2.5 application and users will be guided to searched points of interest. That way Location Based Services and real Turn-by-Turn navigation never have been so close before.

“Our vision of the App Store is a more collaborative ecosystem where specialized apps for different purposes seamlessly work together”, says Ortwin Gentz, FutureTap CEO. “Instead of implementing a broad range of functionality in every app, we believe the trend is towards linked high-quality apps each focusing on one particular use case.”

Bernd Hahn, Head of Technical Product Management Software at NAVIGON AG adds: “We’re delighted to welcome ‘Where To?’ as the first iPhone app compatible with MobileNavigator. iPhone users can now combine the strength of ‘Where To?’ in local search with our award-winning navigation technology.”

On top of Navigon support, Where To? 2.5 adds a variety of new features such as free search, more customization options and full VoiceOver support for visually impaired users.

Where To? has sold over 190,000 copies and has received numerous accolades including an Apple staff pick. Where To? is best known as a worldwide points of interest finder that utilizes the iPhone GPS and doesn’t require the user to do any typing. It works on any iPhone or iPod touch running iPhone OS 3.0 or later and is available for $2.99 on the App Store (http://www.futuretap.com/whereto/buy). More information including a screen cast is available at http://www.futuretap.com/press

If you’re interested in reviewing Where To? we’ll gladly provide a promo code on request.

About FutureTap:
FutureTap was founded in 2008 by Ortwin Gentz with the mission to create innovative and easy-to-use apps that fully leverage the iPhone user interface concept. The first app under the brand name of FutureTap is Where To?, acquired from tap tap tap. Where To? is just the beginning, interesting new apps are being planned.

NAVIGON AG is one of the world’s leading innovators of high-quality navigation devices standing for outstanding technology in attractive lines. Besides, the company offers GPS software solutions for well-known electronic brands as well as automotive software components for outstanding navigation systems. Founded in 1991, NAVIGON employs a total staff of more than 400 and is represented by its own offices in Asia, Europe and North America. – NAVIGON. And the world is yours.

Press contacts:

Ortwin Gentz
FutureTap GmbH
Seefelder Str. 17
82229 Seefeld
Phone: +49-8152-993944
email: pr@futuretap.com
Web: www.futuretap.com
Michael Hoffmann
Director Corporate Communication
Schottmüllerstr. 20A
20251 Hamburg
Phone: +49-40-370 88-421
Fax: +49-40-370 88-479
email: michael.hoffmann@navigon.com
Web: www.navigon.com

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