Subscribe to our free daily newsletters
  GPS News  




Subscribe to our free daily newsletters



Tele Atlas Expands Global Coverage

File image.
by Staff Writers
Gent, Belgium (SPX) Mar 04, 2009
Tele Atlas has announced the availability of its first navigable databases for Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia in Africa, providing a rich offering that allows Tele Atlas customers such as Google and TomTom to launch solutions across the continent.

The database also includes coverage for the French Overseas Territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin.

Strengthening Tele Atlas' regional leadership, the announcement builds on the company's recently-launched Africa database, which now encompasses coverage for more than 1.1 million kilometers, more than 290,000 POIs, and coverage of Botswana, Egypt, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa.

In South Africa alone, research leader GfK Group reports that Tele Atlas maps power 99% of the personal navigation units currently deployed.

Tele Atlas partners in the global personal navigation, wireless, Internet, automotive and enterprise navigation solutions markets now have access to navigable digital maps for Northern, Southern and Eastern Africa, demonstrating the company's continued commitment to expand in the region.

"As the markets for location based products and services continue to expand-from wireless and LBS services to enterprise and government applications-Tele Atlas remains committed to delivering digital maps and content to help our partners enrich their offerings," said Peter Davie, Global Product Manager, Tele Atlas.

"The addition of navigable map coverage across the continent significantly strengthens Tele Atlas' position in the emerging African market and ensures we are able to deliver the coverage our customers' end users seek. Furthermore, the addition of the French Overseas territories will help our customers deploy solutions that include accurate, high-quality coverage of France."

Subsequent African database products are planned to include additional street network coverage and countries, rich POI content and Tele Atlas' extensive range of enhancement products such as 3D landmarks and detailed city maps.

Related Links
Tele Atlas
GPS Applications, Technology and Suppliers



Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News


CalAmp Helps Locate Kidnapping Victims And Apprehend Suspect
Oxnard CA (SPX) Mar 04, 2009
CalAmp has announced that with the help of CalAmp's Aercept GPS tracking platform, police in Albany, Georgia were able to rescue kidnapping victims and apprehend the suspected kidnapper.







  • British, Chinese firms seal major aviation deal
  • Top Chinese aircraft maker launches global recruitment drive
  • Swiss aircraft firm to cut jobs in Ireland
  • Major airlines call for climate deal to include aviation

  • Tesla Begins Selling Cars In Canada
  • Carbon emissions from freight can be cut: report
  • China's Chery Auto unveils electric car: company
  • Electric car charging stations power-up in San Francisco

  • Russian military satellite in orbit after launch
  • Boeing Delivers First Communications Payload To MUOS Prime Contractor
  • Raytheon Delivers Final Sentinel R Mk 1 Aircraft For UK ASTOR System
  • USAF Awards LockMart Team Contract To Extend TSAT Risk Reduction/System Definition Phase

  • Japan says would shoot down inbound NKorean rocket
  • Israel government rapped over rocket shield delays
  • Russia expecting new US missile defence proposals
  • Obama vows to help troops, cut weapon programs

  • Chinese courts to accept milk-scandal cases: report
  • UN report warns fishing industry on climate change
  • Soybean Oil Reduces Carbon Footprint In Swine Barns
  • Federal Research Program Should Realign Climate Change Priorities

  • Pilot in California crash opted to fly over homes
  • Landslide buries Peru village, 13 dead, 30 missing
  • Floods, landslides kill six in Indonesia: officials
  • Indonesian mud victims to receive compensation: company

  • Microsoft goes intercontinental via cloud and Surface
  • Hit videogames have stories to tell
  • Outside View: Radar shield at risk
  • Russian General Says US May Have Planned Satellite Collision

  • U.S., Chinese scientists build nanorobot
  • NASA And Caltech Test Steep-Terrain Rover
  • NASA And Caltech Test Steep-Terrain Rover
  • ASI Chaos Small Robot To Participate In Series Of Exercises

  • The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright Space.TV Corporation. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space.TV Corp on any Web page published or hosted by Space.TV Corp. Privacy Statement