Cobra Electronics Announces Availability of Cobra iRadar for Android
Cobra iRadar is the industry’s most advanced smart detection system, providing Cobra customers with personal safety, driving peace-of-mind, and near real-time safety information updates. The system uses Bluetooth® wireless technology to communicate between an advanced, dash-mounted radar/laser detector and the Cobra iRadar app, which is free and easily downloaded to an Android smartphone. When connected, the app displays radar/laser alerts, allows the user to control detector settings, and alerts the driver to upcoming photo enforcement areas using the AURA™ Camera & Driving Hazard Database. The Cobra iRadar platform consists of:
- A sleek, compact, dash-mounted detection unit, providing state-of-the-art radar and laser detection technology,
- Cobra’s exclusive AURA Camera & Driving Hazard Database, for up-to-the-minute speed and red light camera alerts, known speed traps and dangerous intersection alerts — all 100-percent verified and updated twice daily,
- Smartphone hardware technologies, including GPS, Bluetooth short-range data connectivity, 3G/4G data services, a brilliant LCD display for rich informational content, and more,
- A smartphone app (for Android and iPhone) for safety alerts, configuration, mapping software, compass heading, car battery status, and more,
- Cloud-based services with social media-like safety alert sharing. Cobra iRadar users can now submit database updates and alert other iRadar customers in real time to upcoming threats based on their GPS location.
In a press release, Cobra has informed us that they will be at CTIA this week, and will be showing off the new Android version.
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