Now Scout users can communicate and share information with the people they are meeting, in a manner much quicker than sending a text. Joining friends for dinner, but running late and want to let them know to go ahead and order an appetizer? Just push-to-talk with the updated Scout app, and your friends will hear your message and be able to reply. Going home, and want to let your partner know that the kids should wait up for you? Share your ETA by easily sending a voice message, connecting with the ones that matter most in your life.
"When people are going places, more often than not there are other people involved - whether it's meeting friends at a destination, or simply going home to family," said
Scout users already have the ability to easily create an event, contact and invite friends, choose a location, communicate updates with the group (via text chat) and navigate to the destination with live traffic updates and voice guided turn-by-turn directions. With Scout, users spend less time managing a variety of tools and applications to connect with people to plan an event and more time actually enjoying the journey. Scout also provides the most up-to-date routes, harnessing the power of over 2 million OpenStreetMap editors, as well as
Voice chat is available today for Scout users on Android mobile devices, with a version for iPhone mobile devices to be released in July. This capability is part of Scout's new design updates, which were also released earlier this month, making the app more intuitive and easier to use.
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