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CoPilot Live Truck GPS Navigation App released for iPhone

Mary Kelly, Media Relations
Phone: 609-252-8160
E-mail:kelly@alk.com
Fax: 609-252-8166

CoPilot Live Truck GPS Navigation App released for iPhone
The first truck-specific GPS navigation app is now available to purchase from the iTunes App Store

October 19, 2010 – ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ – ALK Technologies today announced the release of CoPilot Live Truck for iPhone, the first voice-guided GPS navigation app designed specifically for professional truck drivers.  Available immediately to download from the iTunes App Store, the new app makes truck-specific GPS navigation more portable and more affordable than dedicated navigation devices.

Unlike consumer navigation apps, CoPilot Live Truck provides safe and reliable routes on truck-legal roads throughout North America.  Based on driver and vehicle profiles, CoPilot Live Truck automatically calculates routes taking into account vehicle size, weight, width and load type to avoid commercial truck restrictions. Truck-specific capabilities include:

  • Avoids low bridge clearances and weight/height/width-restricted roads
  • Avoids HazMat or flammable materials-restricted roads as appropriate
  • Commercial Truck routing options include – Practical, Shortest, 53’/102” Trailer or Twins,National Network and Toll Avoidance
  • Ability to create custom trip, vehicle and driver profiles
  • Truck-specific POIs including weigh stations, CAT scales, rest areas, truck stops, and truck service facilities
  • Generate state mileage logs  to provide an accurate record for billing and tax calculation

Based on the award-winning CoPilot Live GPS navigation apps, it features ALK Digital Maps™ of the U.S. and Canada enhanced with industry standard PC*MILER truck-specific routing attributes. All maps are stored directly on the iPhone, eliminating the need for large map downloads each trip.  Drivers do not need to rely on a mobile internet connection for navigation.

CoPilot Live Truck is available to purchase from the iTunes App Store immediately for a one-time cost of $149.99. It is compatible with iPhone 4, 3GS and 3G, as well as iPad 3G.

Visitors at the 2010 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition can see a demonstration of CoPilot Live Truck for iPhone at the PC*MILER booth.

Detailed product information is available at  www.copilotlive.com/truck or view the image gallery For further information and review samples, please contact: Mary Kelly, Media Relations Manager, ALK Technologies. kelly@alk.com

About ALK Technologies, Inc.

ALK Technologies has been developing innovative mobile navigation and transportation technology solutions since 1979. Find out more at www.alk.com.
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