AfriGIS Navigator (South Africa) Now With LIVE TRAFFIC, in Proud Partnership with Altech Netstar.

AfriGIS Navigator, trusted by over 100 thousand South African, now boasts LIVE TRAFFIC* with National Coverage.

November 12, 2012

AfriGIS Navigator (South Africa), trusted by over 100 thousand South African, now boasts LIVE TRAFFIC* with National Coverage.

“We are very excited about the launch of the long-anticipated AfriGIS Navigator with Traffic application. We believe that our Navigator users will hugely benefit from the features built into the application, like the national coverage and automatically adjusted routes based on live traffic conditions,” says AfriGIS MD Magnus Rademeyer.

The state-of-the art app offers a complete voice guided navigation system for mobile devices on data for South Africa. Convert your GPS smartphone into a complete navigational device; experience 3D navigation views and voice commands, switch to a bird’s eye view with satellite imagery and find addresses and points of interest (POI) instantly using free text search.

The AfriGIS Navigator with Traffic (South Africa) application makes use of the AfriGIS Navigation Server via the mobile Internet, integrated with the comprehensive AfriGIS map set, to provide dynamic, 3D navigation views and voice commands.

Whilst routing with the AfriGIS Navigator users have access to all Points of Interest (POI) along the route by simply enabling the function on the menu with results returned from AfriGIS’s comprehensive data sets.

The Navigation tool also presents users with a unique Inbox feature that eliminates the hassle of written directions – simply send it to their Navigator Inbox. Register on your mobile device and create your Inbox account.

Key benefits and features of AfriGIS Navigator with Traffic (South Africa) include:

  •  Real time traffic updates every 5 minutes
  •  Automatically adjusts ETA based on live traffic conditions
  •  Selects the best route based on live traffic conditions
  •  Offers you a bird’s eye view of the traffic conditions
  •  NATIONAL coverage

“The support of developers such as AfriGIS has played an important role in making BlackBerry South Africa’s number one smartphone brand,” says Lelany Sommers, Senior Business Development Manager at Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry® solution. “AfriGIS Navigator is one of the most popular navigation apps on BlackBerry App World. Now, with the live traffic functionality, we are sure that the AfriGIS Navigator app will become even more valuable to our customers.”

Download AfriGIS Navigator (South Africa) with LIVE Traffic NOW from BlackBerry App World™: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/17843323/?lang=en.

* AfriGIS Navigator with Traffic (South Africa) supports GPS enabled BlackBerry® smartphones

Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Close the app when you are not using it to safe battery life.