Tele Atlas MultiNet Digital Map Database

Tele Atlas has announced that the new version of its MultiNet digital map database is the first global digital map database to use community-provided data to validate changes. Released in October, MultiNet version 2008.10 incorporates community input provided by TomTom users in Europe and North America that strengthened Tele Atlas' map change detection and validation process. MultiNet version 2008.10 also features an initial delivery of major specification upgrades including improved navigation, visualisation and search capabilities. To update its maps, Tele Atlas captures and verifies changes from more than 50,000 global sources, ranging from government documents and public safety officials to... (read more)
2008-10-28 09:18:21

Atlas: a Window on the World

This is an exciting time for cartography. The volume of available geographic information continues to increase, from diverse sources and providers each with their own characteristics and quirks. One of the best ways to consolidate such data is in an atlas. Atlases are visual windows on our surroundings. Whether they offer views of the entire world or focus on small areas of interest, atlases offer a unique geographic perspective. Atlas Information System Turning the page of a printed atlas allows the reader to discover and explore distant places. Atlas information systems operate as a focal point for use and dissemination... (read more)
2006-01-10 12:00:00

Joint Venture Tele Atlas with Kalyani Group

Tele Atlas (Netherlands) has signed a definitive agreement with Kalyani Group (India) to acquire substantial equity position in Kalyani Net Ventures Limited (KNVL), headquartered in Pune, India.   Kalyani Net Ventures Limited is a leading map provider in India serving the consumer application, business-to-business and business-to-government market segments. Previously, the company was solely owned by Kalyani Group. The joint venture with Kalyani Net Ventures will significantly strengthen Tele Atlas' operations in India and its direct interaction with customers and other partners in the region. Through this venture, Tele Atlas will gain access to an extensive map of India and to... (read more)
2008-04-16 08:53:17

Tele Atlas and ESRI Support GIS Education

ESRI (CA, USA) and Tele Atlas (MA, USA) are working together for the sixth year in a row to offer five educators scholarships to attend the ESRI Education User Conference (EdUC). The grants awarded will give each recipient $400 for travel expenses and complimentary admission to EdUC, being held August 2-5, 2008, in San Diego, California, at the Marriott Hotel & Marina.   EdUC is an inspiring forum for discovering how GIS technology enhances learning and provides solutions throughout the education community. Educators, administrators, researchers, librarians, and museum professionals are invited to explore the power of spatial thinking at this... (read more)
2008-04-01 08:30:42

Tele Atlas Adds Full Coverage China

Tele Atlas (The Netherlands) has signed a license and distribution agreement with Beijing Changdi Youhao Mapping Technologies Co., Ltd., an affiliate of China-based Ritu Information Systems Inc. The agreement gives Tele Atlas Asia- Pacific full map coverage of 337 Chinese cities, complete with censor codes. Tele Atlas chief operating officer of Asia-Pacific Mark Steele said that China is a burgeoning market for in-car, portable, and wireless navigation systems and applications. "The potential is significant in this market, which has more consumers than the U.S. and European markets combined. This agreement accelerates our ability to deliver high quality, detailed digital maps... (read more)
2006-11-02 12:00:00

Tele Atlas Joint Venture in Indonesia

Tele Atlas NV (The Netherlands) has opened an Indonesian joint venture, PT Tele Atlas Indonesia. Formed as a business partnership between Tele Atlas and Indonesian map solutions provider PT Navindo Technologies, the new company will focus on delivering a highly accurate digital map database of Indonesia and on in-country marketing and sales activities. PT Tele Atlas Indonesia will initially focus on enhancing its map database of core population centres, including Jakarta, Bandung and Surabaya, and is expected to deliver map products starting in early 2007. The joint venture will initially employ 20 people in an office located in central Jakarta. (read more)
2006-09-08 12:00:00

Tele Atlas Digital Map of India

Tele Atlas (Netherlands) has announced the availability of Tele Atlas digital maps for India, which includes 5,463 sub-districts, 593 districts and 35 states and union territories (UTs), and includes detailed street level coverage for approximately 109,000 kilometers in eight major cities: Ahmadabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi NCR (the National Capital Region, including Faridabad, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Bahadurgarh as well), Hyderabad-Secunderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai (including Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan and Navi Mumbai) and Pune. Tele Atlas delivers maps and dynamic content in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Tele Atlas' new map offering of India covers the complete national... (read more)
2008-09-10 09:26:56

Tele Atlas Launches MultiNav Digital Map Database

Tele Atlas (MA, USA) has unveiled Tele Atlas MultiNav, the company's newest digital map platform that is designed to allow navigation application developers even greater speed and flexibility for building next generation mapping applications. MultiNav features all of the benefits of Tele Atlas' rich digital map database, delivered with a smaller data footprint to help decrease time-to-market, enable developers spend less time in the development process and allow a smaller run-time format for their innovative applications for a competitive advantage. Tele Atlas' comprehensive map content spans across 27.2 million kilometres in more than 70 countries, to the front doors of... (read more)
2008-06-12 09:22:38

Tele Atlas Appoints Managing Director Japan

Tele Atlas (The Netherlands) has appointed Shinya Banno as managing director of Tele Atlas Japan. In this role, Banno will be responsible for all business operations in Japan, including sales, customer support and marketing. He reports to Asia Pacific chief operating officer Mark Steele. "Tele Atlas has made significant investments to expand its map coverage and operations in the Asia Pacific region this year, and looked to secure a leader with unparalleled navigation industry experience in our core market, Japan," said Steele. "Banno's successful track record in the navigation and automotive markets in both North America and Japan made him... (read more)
2006-10-30 12:00:00

Tele Atlas Forms JV in Taiwan

Tele Atlas (The Netherlands) has announced a joint venture with Systems and Technology Corporation (S&T) to form Tele Atlas Taiwan Co., Ltd., an independent entity focused on delivering a complete digital map of the territory for portable, Internet, in-car and wireless navigation systems and applications. Tele Atlas Taiwan also unveiled its first mobile mapping van in the Asia Pacific region in the heart of downtown Taipei.   Formed in 1987, S&T is recognised for delivering automatic vehicle location systems that track mobile assets and producing high quality digital maps of Taiwan. The S&T map database includes 100 percent coverage of... (read more)
2007-07-19 02:19:09
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