Garmin Mobile XT update with Google Local Search and Panoramio
Garmin, the satellite navigation people has announced their latest version of Garmin Mobile XT which now has access to Google’s location aware Local Search, along with Google’s Panoramio geo-tagging picture sharing service.
Pocket-lint reckons Garmin says the new version of XT is an “all-in-one software solution that turns smartphones with internal GPS into full-feature Garmin navigators.”
This new updated user interface and features for the Garmin Mobile XT will carry no extra cost, and a Garmin spokesperson states: “By including Google Local search and Panoramio in Garmin Mobile XT, customers will have more points of interest and navigation options than ever before.”
The spokesperson went on to confirm: “Other new features include speed limits while driving and the ability to check the status of your flight along with departure and arrival information. Garmin Mobile XT is already compatible with over 100 GPS smartphones, and we expect this number to increase as more smartphones are introduced with internal GPS.”
The Garmin Mobile XT’s Google Local and Panoramio version is expected to be available in September at an RRP of Â£59.99 or Â£89.99 covering Europe.