TOYOTA GEN 6 NAVIGATION TUTORIAL LINK AND NEW FEATURESWritten by gary on May 14th, 2010
Toyota GEN 6 Navigation introduces a host of new and improved capabilities and may convince you to do away with that Garmin NuVi or TomTom. GEN 6 GPS navigation equipped vehicles now include Camry, Tundra Limited and Platinum grades, Venza, Prius, 4Runner, Sienna and the new 2011 Avalon.
GEN 6 Navigation in these vehicles now include a built-in USB port that allows a connected iPod to be controlled via steering wheel switches or touchscreen buttons on the nav unit. Plus, USB power from the port will charge the iPods’s battery. But it’s not just iPods that work, many flash drives containing MP3 or WMA files can also be connected and controlled in a similar manner.
Here Are New And Improved Features With Toyota GEN 6 Car Navigation…
ImprovedBluetoothPhoneOperations The interactive display for Bluetooth hands-free phone operation is greatly improved. Connecting a phone and transferring contact numbers is simplified making dailing by name or number much easier.
BluetoothAudioFeatures Enables Wireless connection between a portable audio device and the vehicle’s audio system. The driver can control certain device functions from the steering wheel switches or from the Nav unit’s touchscreen.
SimplifiedAddressAndPOISearch Like a Google search, GEN 6 lets you search for an address or Point of Interest without knowing the exact spelling. Similar and suggested names are presented automatically as options to choose from. You may not want that Garmin or TomTom.
ImprovedVoiceCommandFunctions You can speak a topic such as “Go Home” , “Destination”, “Phone”, or “Audio” froma new Voice Menu to narrow the field. Voice prompt can be by-passed by pushing the Voice Recognition Button twice.
StreetNameVoiceGuidance GEN 6 Car Navigation announces the actual street prior to the turn,unlike generic commands given by GEN5