Part of the Scout family of apps by
Scout GPS Link will soon be available for Toyota owners for both iPhone and Android mobile phones as a free download with a complimentary subscription from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Drivers also can use the app connected to the vehicle head unit free of charge.
"Scout GPS Link provides a flexible brought-in platform that enables car makers to customize the in-car experience to meet their customer needs," said
"We're pleased to add Scout GPS Link to Toyota's connected vehicle platform," said
"We're proud to have been selected by Toyota and to work with
Scout GPS Link features that will be available in upcoming 2016 Toyota vehicles include:
- Seamless usage between phone and car: Scout GPS Link is fully functional outside the car with the mobile app and automatically transfers the experience to the car for a full navigation experience enabled by UIEngine Link.
- No retyping necessary: Scout GPS Link automatically transfers search results, navigation routes and drivers' favorite locations and recent destinations from the phone to the car.
- Fast and easy: Drivers can get on the road faster with one tap from the Scout GPS Link home screen on the multimedia system.
- Enhanced search capabilities: Drivers can find the best places to eat and shop, get gas, and more, with intelligent conversational search commands and one-touch popular search categories.
- Voice activation: Hands-free voice commands allow users to keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.
- Easy-to-follow directions: Users receive voice-guided navigation with driver-friendly turn-by-turn views, displaying the most relevant information, including upcoming maneuvers.
- Multitasking without disruption: Drivers can use other multimedia functions, such as taking phone calls or listening to music, without disrupting navigation while keeping eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
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