"Mobile users have sent us feedback that they have switched to our partner apps due to the addition of free navigation," said Shannph Wong, chief architect at
Scout for Apps gives developers an easy way to offer consumers free, voice-guided, turn by turn, GPS navigation directly from their application or website. Developers can integrate the service by simply adding one line of code, making it ideal for social, travel and shopping apps, or any other app or website that includes points of interest, places or addresses. Scout for Apps is also the only GPS navigation service that developers can embed within their own mobile applications, just like embedding video into a website, allowing them the ability to keep their users within their own branded app throughout the entire navigation session.
"No other service will allow developers to provide GPS navigation within their own app," continued Wong. "This is a major difference between Scout for Apps and any other GPS navigation service on iOS, Android or Windows Phone."
Scout Drive Button: GPS Navigation for Websites
If website visitors click on the Scout Drive Button from their computer rather than their phone, Scout will offer the option of sending a link to launch navigation on their phone via a text message or mobile email. The Scout Drive Button eliminates the need to write down directions, print out maps, or copy and paste the address into another GPS device or application.
"Most websites include a long laundry list of written driving directions or picture of a map that are static and hard to use," continued Wong. "With our Scout Drive Button, businesses can offer a sophisticated and reliable experience to their patrons. This is a technology that will change the way businesses share driving directions and help their customers before they even arrive at their store."
Website owners can personalize the Scout Drive Button by typing in their address into the widget, then copying and pasting the automatic code into their website. They can also easily modify the size and choose from different graphic options. The Scout Drive Button is available at www.telenav.com/scoutdrivebutton/.
More information on Scout for Apps is available at developer.telenav.com.
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