Telenav Launches Scout for Android: Free, Voice-Guided, Personalized GPS Navigation App

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- Sep 17, 2012 -- Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), the leader in personalized navigation, today launched Scout™ for Android, a free, daily personal navigator that sets itself apart from other navigation and discovery services by providing customized information on where to go, when to leave, how to get there, and what to do upon arrival.

Scout includes voice and on-screen turn by turn GPS navigation, local search, traffic information, speech recognition, and automatic rerouting for free. The app features My Dashboard, a customizable start screen that provides users with personalized, real-time commute times to work or home. Scout also offers instant access to local search categories for easy discovery of new places and saved favorites.

"Scout is designed for people on the go. Whether you're a commuter looking to avoid traffic or a foodie driving around town looking for the best new restaurant, Scout is designed to make it easy to discover and drive every day," said Dariusz Paczuski, vice president of products at Telenav.

A video of Scout for Android is available at www.telenav.com/products/scout. Telenav is offering a premium version of Scout for Android for $24.99 per year or $4.99 per month. The premium version provides unique features for road warriors such as speed traps, traffic camera information, lane assist, as well as access to Car Connect.

Car Connect: Scout for Ford® SYNC AppLink
Also announced today, Scout is now available in Ford vehicles through SYNC AppLink. Scout integrates with SYNC AppLink to provide hands-free, voice-activated access to directions, local search, gas prices, and more. Drivers hear directions through the car's speakers and see turn by turn prompts on the radio display.

Through the launch of Scout for Ford SYNC AppLink, Telenav and Ford are offering mobile users the ability to access the same navigation app in their cars that they have on their phones. This results in a familiar, personalized experience through quick access to their saved favorites and recent destinations.

"The addition of Scout for AppLink makes SYNC even more valuable to drivers by adding personalized, connected navigation services in more Ford vehicles -- and makes it easy for them to connect the phone to the car," continued Paczuski.

Scout for Android is immediately available for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint customers through Google Play. Telenav also expects to launch it soon for T-Mobile customers. Drivers who download the premium version of Scout on their Android phone will have access to Scout for Ford SYNC AppLink through a feature called Car Connect.

About Telenav, Inc.
Telenav's mission is to help make people's lives easier, less stressful, more fun, and more productive while they are on the go. Our personalized navigation services help people make faster and smarter daily decisions about where to go, when to leave, how to get there, and what to do when they arrive.

We aim to be everywhere people need us. Our partners are wireless carriers, automobile manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), app developers, advertisers and agencies, as well as enterprises large and small. Our partners include AT&T, Bell Mobility, Boost Mobile, China Mobile, Ford, MapmyIndia, NII Holdings, QNX Software Systems, Rogers, Sony, Sprint Nextel, Telcel, T-Mobile UK, T-Mobile US, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless and Vivo Brazil. You can also find us in mobile app stores and on the web at www.telenav.com and www.scout.me.

Follow Telenav on Twitter at www.twitter.com/telenav or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/telenav.
Copyright 2012 Telenav, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

"Telenav," "Scout," "Scout for Android," the Telenav and Scout logos, "telenav.com" and "scout.me" are registered and unregistered trademarks and/or service marks of Telenav, Inc. Unless otherwise noted, all other trademarks, service marks, and logos used in this press release are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

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