With Navigation Giant Sygic To Drive the First Asian Vehicle On Class-Leading SDL Technology

19. 04. 2018

Sygic, navigation leader trusted by 200 million users worldwide, unveils the cooperation with the first Smart Device Link [SDL] technology integrated partner in Asia. Sygic’s technology is available to iOS and Android smartphone users and its class-leading Sygic Car Navigation app is optimized to work seamlessly with SDL technology in newly introduced Datsun vehicle.

Sygic Car Navigation is the world's most advanced car navigation app, providing users with access to GPS mapping tools, real-time traffic data, parking advice, and real-time info about gas prices. The Sygic app is optimized to work seamlessly with the SDL technology developed for Nissan by Clarion Malaysia. The Smartphone-to-dash connectivity allows drivers to project the navigation directly onto the infotainment screen. Once the smartphone is connected via USB cable to the car, the touch screen display is adapted to be easily used while driving.

„SDL technology is most advanced technology in Car Connectivity with the smartphone. This technology brings the best from automotive and smartphone worlds together to make the user experience as simple as possible and to let user to adapt his car to his needs and wishes”, said Francisc Juras, Sygic Car Navigation Product Manager.

According to a Indonesia Infrastructure Initiative, estimated 32,000 road crash fatalities and 320,000 serious injuries from road crashes happen annually in Indonesia. Special attention needs to be given to discourage mobile phone use while driving, as many Indonesians especially young people are digital natives. – Sygic’s navigation app is the world's most downloaded navigation app and has been described by the BBC as one of the world’s most successful apps. The list of safety features integrated into Sygic’s navigation apps is available on Android and also iOS platform, including Head-up Display for safe night driving and automatic speed limit warnings.

Navigation giant Sygic provides its Car Connected app for various car manufactures. In brands as SKODA, Honda, Volkswagen, Citroen, Jaguar, LAND-ROVER, Peugeot and Seat drivers can use the Car Navigation app already for long time. Announced at MWC 2017, Sygic became first ever Navigation app working with Ford Motor Company’s SYNC AppLink.

Sygic’s app will be showcased at the 2018 Indonesian Motor Show (IIMS) in Jakarta starting on 19th April 2018. Attendees can check out the new feature at the Datsun booth.