Scout GPS Navigation & Traffic« Travel & Local « Downloads
|Updated||April 27, 2014|
|Category||Travel & Local|
Drive with Scout everyday to beat traffic like never before on your daily commute and wherever you go. Powered by over 100 million traffic sources, Scout offers even more traffic-beating tools, stress-reducing features, and a design tailored especially for daily drivers.
Join the community of millions of drivers using award-winning Scout, your personalized mapping and GPS navigation travel application for Android. Whether it’s your daily commute, discovery of local events, or a simple direction to or map of a nearby store, you’ll travel like a boss with Scout. Current maps and traffic features get you what you need with instant speed, from voice-guided directions and traffic to nearby restaurants, cheap gas, and more!
✔ My Dashboard – Think of this home screen as your go-to, daily toolbar to view a map of your current location, traffic-based commute times to your work or home address, and local weather. Plus, find any nearby place like restaurants, gas, coffee, and ATMs or any recent destination with just a tap or simple voice command.
✔ My Traffic –Street-Level Traffic shows you traffic flows on major roads and side streets and is also used to calculate the most traffic-optimized, real-time routes and provide accurate ETAs, making your overall trip faster and more efficient.
✔ Meet up with friends with real-time ETA sharing–Plan a meet up with friends at a restaurant, organize group weekend travel, or have an impromptu coffee date with real-time group ETA sharing on a map and free voice-guided turn-by-turn directions for all invitees, even if they don’t have the Scout for Android app!
✔OnMyWay® – NEW! Share your ETA from anywhere along your route to let others know when you’ll arrive at your destination and let them follow your real-time progress.
✔ Things to do and weekend events – No more boredom or stressing about making plans! Discover live music, family fun, activities for the outdoor enthusiast, and cool local events in the community. You can also plan online at www.scout.me. Log in to sync your favorites between the site and the Scout application.
✔ Nearby Places – Use one-tap search and discovery to quickly view coffee, restaurants and cheap gas stations nearby, with Yelp and TripAdvisor community reviews. Whether it’s a familiar community in your hometown or travel to a new destination, get the detail on the best place to grab a bite or store to shop at while you’re in transit.
✔ Voice Commands – Speak, don’t type, to view a map or directions to a street address or saved place and navigate there hands free while keeping your eyes on the road to avoid accidents, hazards and being stopped by the police.
✔ Fresh Mapping – Scout’s maps are always updated and provide you with both 2D and 3D view options during navigation.
✔ Voice Turn-by-Turn Directions – Pick your route and get turn-by-turn directions with award-winning Telenav® GPS navigation with voice guidance. Control your route settings with just a tap and avoid tolls or highways.
✔ Car Connect – Stop fumbling between your phone, radio, and headset, and instead use Bluetooth® to connect to Scout in your car with Ford SYNC® AppLink™. View turn-by-turn directions on your car’s infotainment system and hear the voice guidance over the car speakers (in-app purchase required for Car Connect).
What’s the word on Scout?
From our users on Google Play:
I like this app better than Google’s. Easier to see when I’m driving, and links to Yelp reviews for nearby businesses. Highly recommended.”
Never thought I’d stop using Google maps.”
In the press:
“Scout is as easy on the eyes as it is easy to use.” – Mashable
“Scout wins Best for Design” Travel & Leisure, Best GPS Apps for Travel,
“Top Travel App” – Departures
2012 Best of CES Finalist
2012 CTIA Emerging Technology Award Winner
2012 IAVA Communicator Award of Excellence
2012 Telematics Update Best Navigation Product
2012 Appy Award Finalist