Overview: The SmartCord Live (for Android) is a revolutionary cord that
provides easy access, via Bluetooth, to the ultimate real-time ticket protection
network, Escort Live, from your Android smartphone. By adding the SmartCord Live (for Android)
to your Escort or Beltronics detector, you'll be connected to other detector
owners on the road from your Android smartphone. Imagine millions of scouts giving you miles
of advanced warning for speed traps and other traffic related threats. Simply
add SmartCord Live, download the app to your Android, and get instant access to
the most powerful ticket protection network.
Note: The SmartCord Live (for Android) requires a compatible Escort
or Beltronics radar detector, and Android smartphone with installed Escort Live app.
Detector Compatibility: The SmartCord Live (for Android) is compatible
with select Escort and Beltronics Radar Detectors. including the Passport
9500ix, Redline, and most Passport 8500 X50 models.
Note: Passport 8500 X50 owners (before 2008), please call Escort
customer service at 1-800-543-1608 (8am-6pm, M-F).
Android Compatibility: The SmartCord Live (for Android) is compatible
with select Android smartphones (running Android OS 2.2 or later).
Your Android smartphone will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the
Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi.
Escort Live App: The Escort Live app uses your Android
smartphone to create the
ultimate display and control panel for your Escort or Beltronics detector. It
presents all of the information in two driving modes; dashboard mode and map
mode. In both modes you get speed limit data for major roads and interstates,
plus heading and quick access to live traffic in your area. An over speed limit
feature keeps you alert to speed limit changes, plus you get easy access to your
detector and application settings. In map mode, you can easily see your relevant
position to live alerts and fixed position (cameras) ticket threats, so you can
be alert and drive ticket-free.
Note: The Escort Live app (for Android) is available from
the Android Market.
Escort Live: Escort Live is social networking for the road. It
connects the community of Escort radar detector owners (known as "Escort
Nation") together to bring you the most accurate network of live speed traps,
speed cameras, and red light cameras which are updated in real time. Unlike
other apps that rely strictly on users to spot police cars, Escort Live alerts
you to real radar and laser alerts received from your Escort or Beltronics
detectors; and broadcasts the real threats while filtering out false alarms.
Note: The SmartCord Live (for Android) comes with a free
subscription for one year from time of registration. After that, you will need to pay a
$39.95 per year subscription fee.
Report Button: Push this button to manually report to other
uses a verified X or K-band alert, or a police officer observing traffic.
Mute Button: Push the Mute button to silence an alert. Push
this button three times to lock out or unlock a false alert.
Alert Light: The Alert light blinks read when receiving an
alert and remains solid orange when receiving a locked-out alert.
Power/Bluetooth Light: The Power/Bluetooth light is solid
green when the power is On, blinking blue when connected to your phone, or solid
blue when connected to Escort Live.
Lighter Adapter: The cigarette lighter adapter connects to
your vehicle's lighter/accessory 12-volt socket.
Mini USB Jack: The miniUSB (type-B) jack connects to your
computer via Mini-B/USB-A cable (sold separately) for downloading software
USB Jack: This USB (type-A) jack charges your connected
phone via optional cable (sold separately).
Modular Connector: The modular connector (RJ-11) plugs into
your Escort or Beltronics radar detector.