Ford & Telenav Collaborate for Offline Vehicle Navigation
SYNC 4 technology, which is at the heart of the new F150 and Bronco line of Ford vehicles, offers rich interactive mapping software via Telenav which in addition to providing traditional navigation, can also offer suggestions for specialized routes for towing or 4X4 adventures. These navigation features will work with or without cell network coverage, and while the idea of storing maps for offline use isn’t new, Ford and Telenav hope to provide a more seamless user experience whereby routes and information are still available offline so customers can count on their nav system anywhere.
“Customers want connected vehicle technologies to work more like smartphones with real-time, personalized services – and that is exactly what we are offering with Ford SYNC 4 innovations such as Telenav’s navigation system,” said Gary Jablonski, manager, Ford Connected Vehicle Infotainment Systems. “F-150 and Bronco drivers now can get richer, q.... Continue Reading at Expedition Portal