Marine Chart Apps for the iPhone Now Available from Navionics06 March 2009Category:MarineChart AppsiPhoneNavionics
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MASSAROSA, ITALY - Navionics, the leader in electronic charts for the leisure marine market since 1984, has recently developed a new revolutionary software App optimized specifically for use on iPhone & iPod touch devices. Navionics Mobile offers “anytime & anywhere” viewing of detailed marine charts, lake maps, and outdoor & ski trails. Those attending CeBIT electronics trade show in Hannover, Germany can test drive live versions of the App and Charts by visiting Hall 014 Stand J24, or by downloading the FREE version of the Navionics Mobile on the App Store.
Navionics Mobile allows fingertip access to renowned marine and outdoor cartography featuring the unparalleled clarity and detail that are the hallmark of all Navionics digital charts. Navionics Mobile Charts may be downloaded to smartphone devices enabling users to view their GPS position, seamlessly pan and zoom, query objects, locate tide and current buoys, and much more. With Navionics Mobile, once the map is downloaded, it is then stored in the iPhone’s memory allowing users to view charts even when they are outside of mobile signal range.
The FREE version of Navionics Mobile, currently available on the App Store, includes FREE chart samples of Northwest Tuscany, Italy and Southeastern Florida. The smartphone versions of Navionics Gold XL9 Charts include select coverage of the coastal USA, USA lakes, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, the Mediterranean, Africa and the Middle East are also available now and may be purchased directly from iTunes.
Navionics Mobile has won the coveted DAME Award in the ‘Marine Related Software’ category at METS 2008. The DAME prize is awarded annually to the best-designed product at the internationally respected METS exhibition in Amsterdam, and has been nominated for the awards at the HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show as well as for the Innovation Award at this year’s Miami International Boat Show in the US.
For more information on Navionics Mobile and compatible smartphone models, please visit www.navionics.com, or contact Navionics Spa, Via Fondacci 269, 55040 Massarosa (Italy), tel. +39 0584 329111, fax +39 0584 962696, [email protected].
For 25 years, Navionics has developed and manufactured electronic navigation charts and systems for marine, inland lakes and rivers, and for outdoors use. Navionics is based in Massarosa, Italy, and operates sales and manufacturing facilities in seven countries - conducting research and development, operations, production, sales, marketing and distribution. Navionics headquarters in Massarosa, Italy serves Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania, and manages the research, development, and production facilities globally. Navionics US headquarters, based in Wareham, Massachusetts, oversees the Americas. Navionics UK and Navionics Australia provide sales and distribution to their local regions.