Trapster(R) is a FREE app that alerts you as you approach police speed traps, red light cameras, speed cameras, and other roadway wallet hazards. It gives a spoken warning as you approach, such as "live police" or "red light camera". Also, see the Google Live Traffic, turn by turn directions, local search, full iPod control, and My Trips trip recorder all from within Trapster!* CNET #1 automotive iPhone app* WIRED Magazine #1 of apps that make the most of location* A Time Magazine top 10 iPhone App for Dads
(also available for other phones, see trapster.com)"Trapster maps out where speed traps are in real time, a boon to my occasionally spirited driving."
- Roy Furchgott, The New York Times"Trapster is a new, geopositioning-based anti-ticket technology all driving enthusiasts will want to know about."
- Arthur St. Antoine, Motor TrendJoin 2 million mobile users world-wide, with over 1 million of those using the iPhone!It's a high tech way to do the same thing people have been doing for years with CB radios and flashing headlights at other drivers to warn them of a speed trap ahead. Social networking meets radar detectors. It works using the GPS location capabilities of your iPhone.Now also with local search (e.g. "pizza"), directions, traffic, and a trip recorder feature with geotagged photo support.
Features:- World's most complete and up to date speed trap and camera database with nearly 1 million traps reported.- Alerts for speed traps, red light cameras, speed cameras, mobile speed vans, checkpoints, and more. Temporary traps such as motorcycle police with laser expire automatically.- Virtual Radar(R) dynamic alert area narrows and elongates based on your speed and direction of travel.- As you approach a reported trap a spoken voice alert will play, and on-screen icons will animate, according to the type of trap (for example "Live Police!"). Alerts can be in English, French, German, Spanish, plus a lot of fun sound themes.- Report traps that you see by simply tapping the screen.- Rate traps submitted by other users (agree/disagree).- The system learns the credibility of users over time based on how many other users agree with the traps they report.- Push notifications (optional) can alert you even when the app is not running.* My Trips feature- This feature broadens the scope of the app beyond speed traps, to a useful and fun travel tool.- Record your trips, see them in the app, and on the Web.- Share your trips with your friends and family. They can watch your progress in real time from any computer, or iPhone.- Geo-tag your trip with photos and notes about interesting things you see.- Privacy: Keep your trip totally private, share it with the world, or share it only with certain people you choose.* Facebook and Twitter integration- Now Trapster can post the traps you report, and the trips you record, directly to your Facebook wall or Twitter account. Uses Facebook Connect and Twitter OAuth so that you never need to give your private Facebook or Twitter account credentials to Trapster.