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ASTON MARTIN LAUNCHES PREMIUM ‘EXPERIENCE’ APP FOR THE IPHONE
The James Bond-pampering British automaker, Aston Martin will now pamper users of the iphone with their cool app which it calls Premium ‘Experience’. It builds on Aston Martin’s earlier app ‘Explore’ which was released in December 2010. The new app sports cutting edge features that Aston Martin says are ‘designed to meet the exceptional standards of engineering, luxury and quality synonymous with the iconic British marque’.
Standout features include
Ignition – Experience the distinctive Aston Martin start-up exhaust note.
Accelerator – Your phone is your accelerator. Rev ‘em up and indulge your ears in pure ecstasy of engine notes of V8 & V12 Vantage, DB9, DBS, Rapide and the One-77.
Top Roads – Discover some of the best driving roads, complete with route information and checkpoint to share the experience.
Speedometer – Thanks to the motion sensors, the iphone, with a little help from satellites and inbuilt GPS will measure your car’s speed and reproduce it on screen.
City Guide – Hg2, A Hedonist’s Guide, highlights of 40 of the world’s coolest cities with the full London guide included-find the best bars, restaurants, hotels with GPS and checkpoint to share the experience. Its like your own travel guide sitting cosily in your pocket.
Telemetry – Using the accelerometers and gyroscope display the G Force placed on the vehicle with a 0-60 timer and sharing functions.
On board camera – Transform your iPhone into an onboard camera; augment an overlay of key driving data into your view. Record your videos to make your own road movie! Apps just don’t get better than this.
Push notification will allow users to see all the latest Aston Martin news and exclusive content as well as all updates via the company’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
The Aston Martin Experience app is available from iTunes store now priced at £3.49 / $5.99.
Source : http://www.autotechblog.org/