The Global Mobile Alert (GMA) Location Intelligence technology is the first of its kind deployed in a smartphone, as an enhancement. GMA provides audible alerts when a moving vehicle approaches an intersection at a dangerous predetermined speed and is ideally suited to those circumstances when a driver is on a phone call or otherwise distracted.
The Patented Cellular Telephone Safety System, Global Mobile Alert is an application that uses NAVTEQ digital map data.) The systems have been development to enable a smartphone to be aware of the proximity of upcoming traffic lights and other potentially hazardous areas such as school zones and railroad crossings. Global Mobile Alert makes your Smartphone a virtual passenger.
When "Pull Over to Text" is enabled in the options screen, an incoming SMS will trigger this message to remind you to wait until you reach a safe place to respond to your text message.
The message will automatically go a way after a few seconds or after you pull over.
Trial period of 48 hours once downloaded; annual subscription price is only $9.99. Sold where Navteq map data is available in your area.
The application is on the Android Market app store, in the following cities and countries where Navteq map data is available:Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Bridgeport, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, St Louis, Washington D.C. and Canada: Calgary, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver. European countries now have access to the application on all Android phones, including Germany, United Kingdom and Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Hergovinian, Crotia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine.