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Issue: Feb 2013


CoPilotĀ® Brings Full-Featured GPS Navigation to Windows Phone 8



Award-winning CoPilot GPS navigation apps return to the Microsoft platform.

by Esther Francis

Mobile World Congress - ALK Technologies, a leading provider of navigation and GeoLogistics? software, is pleased to announce that its award-winning CoPilot® GPS navigation apps for smartphones and tablets will be available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.

CoPilot brings dependable voice-guided GPS navigation to Windows Phone 8 handsets and Windows 8 devices. Designed as an alternative to traditional in-vehicle systems, the app provides a full range of advanced turn-by-turn guidance features, comprehensive trip planning and automotive-grade street maps stored on-board the device for offline use. Integral real-time 'Live' services include ActiveTraffic?, Yelp, Wikipedia and Google Search to keep drivers fully informed on the road.

"We've always been fans of Microsoft's mobile solutions," said David Quin, head of consumer applications at ALK Technologies. "CoPilot was originally developed for Microsoft's Pocket PC and pioneered mobile na...

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