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Chicago, IL, United States, 2010/10/28 - NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, has extended its relationship with NDrive Navigation Systems.
Under the terms of a new global contract, NAVTEQ will supply the European based navigation specialist with maps, worldwide 3D Landmarks and also NAVTEQ Traffic™ services in Europe, North America and South America – the latter delivers comprehensive real-time traffic information aggregated from regional sources plus highly detailed commercial and consumer probe data.
The integration process to introduce NAVTEQ global mapping and additional content and services into NDrive applications began in April 2010.
NDrive navigation software runs on Android, Apple’s OS4, Bada, Symbian and multiple Windows platforms on hundreds of mobile devices and CEO, Luis Baptista-Coelho, believes, “The quality of NAVTEQ® data is second to none – as is its technology vision and innovation. Working with the company on a global scale is an extremely positive move for us.”
“Our single, worldwide specification is well suited to NDrive which operates in over 50 countries throughout Europe, North and South America, APAC and MEA supporting a huge range of mobile devices with its navigation software,” added Serge Bussat, Vice President, NAVTEQ Consumer & Wireless Sales Europe. “We are delighted to have strengthened our relationship with this innovative company even further by embarking on a long term relationship with a global agreement.”
NAVTEQ (navteq.com) is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. NAVTEQ was founded in 1985 and now supplies comprehensive digital location content to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions. The Chicago-based company is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2010, proudly supported by approximately 5,100 employees located in 212 offices in 48 countries.
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