NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, announced today that it has established a reseller agreement with TELEMATICA S.A., a leading provider of geographic information system (GIS) tools and technology in Peru since 1986 and the official ESRI distributor in Peru.
As an authorized NAVTEQ distributor, TELEMATICA S.A. will have the ability to sell the NAVTEQ Intermediate Map of Peru. Additionally, TELEMATICA S.A. will specialize in bundling ESRI software and tools with NAVTEQ map data to provide comprehensive GIS solutions for end users. This reseller agreement marks the addition of TELEMATICA S.A. to a growing number of NAVTEQ map data resellers in South America.
NAVTEQ’s Intermediate Map for Peru includes over 77,000 km of roads and approximately 12,000 POIs. Intermediate Maps are a separate class of map data provided by NAVTEQ to support customers who are interested in introducing LBS applications in emerging markets. Allowing for basic route calculation, the Intermediate Map offering is an important tool for customers who need a faster time-to-market in key regions of the world.
“Peru is a growing market for our enterprise customers,” stated Alberto Guillén, executive director—TELEMATICA S.A. “The bundling of the best available maps of Peru delivered in NAVTEQ formats along with ESRI software provides our customers with a set of industry-leading tools to give them a competitive edge.”
“We are pleased to be working with TELEMATICA S.A. to more strategically distribute our Intermediate Map of Peru to ESRI users in Latin America,” stated Helder Azevedo, general director for Latin America for NAVTEQ. “ESRI users can use the Intermediate Map of Peru as a stepping stone to develop applications that can later be ported for use in fully navigable NAVTEQ maps when they become available.”
About TELEMATICA S.A.
TELEMATICA S.A. is a private company founded in 1986 in the Peruvian capital of Lima in order to provide optimum support for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology, which is today one of the indispensable tools for thousands of public and private enterprises. TELEMATICA’s close relationships with industry leaders ensure our commitment to offer comprehensive solutions for our customers.
NAVTEQ (navteq.com) is the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data that enables navigation and location-based platforms around the world. NAVTEQ supplies comprehensive digital map information to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 4,600 employees located in 203 offices and in 45 countries.
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