Handles tickets and boarding passes, movie tickets, etc
Your movie passes just pop up onto your screen when you get to the movie theater.
Even supports starbucks cards and shows your balance.
Also supports Amtrack boarding passes, United Boarding passes, Target Coupons, Hotel checkins.
Passbook is fully location aware, meaning your start bucks card will pop up on the lock screen of your phone when you under a starbucks location and you just swipe to access it.
Also gives alerts for gate and track changes for airlines and rails.
Focusing on improving the iOS experience for children with autism. Can disable certain controls in an app.
Can lockdown an iPad into a single App so a student can take a test.
Entirely new Apple homegrown mapping
solution built from the ground up with all cartography done in-house by apple
Local search with support for 100 million business listings around the world.
Includes a built in traffic service
Leverages anonymous real-time crowd sourcing data, supports turb-by-turn.
Fully integrated with Siri
You can ask it "where can i get gas?"
If you ask it "Are we there yet?"
, Siri will tell your children to chill out.
Apple has been flying over cities to build 3D models, similar to what google reviewed it has been working on last week at its own event.
Maps are vector based, allowing for quick rotating and fast zooming with multitouch gestures.
If you zoom in far enough, the 3D mode activates.
Showing a building being rendered in real times as you rotate around it on the iPad screen in Maps
Running a comprehensive deo
Siri dictates directions in turn by turn
Recapping some of the other 200 new features: individual account signatures, Lost Mode, Gae Center Friends from Facebook,
Personal Dictionary in iCloud,
iOS 6 will include APIs for developers to tap into Passbook, Reminders, and the new Maps app.
First public beta of iOS 6 coming out today for developers
Recapping today;s announcements... we may be near the end here.
Thanks guys. Stay tuned to AppleInsider.com for full coverage. We'll also have discount coupons set up for the new Macs once they get added to reseller's inventory systems.