Tele Atlas Offers Pedestrian-Specific Content on Mobile Devices

Tele Atlas (Belgium) has announced the availability of Tele Atlas Urban Maps, designed to enrich the mobile users' location-based services (LBS) experience. Urban Maps delivers premier out-of-car content such as enhanced views of sidewalks and footpaths, 2D representations of notable structures and building footprints that better orient pedestrians in city centers. Tele Atlas Urban Maps complements Tele Atlas MultiNet digital map database to deliver the complete street network, including non-drivable, pedestrian-only thoroughfares and a selection of points of interest (POIs) that enhance a user's ability to find their way through busy urban centres and reach their destinations. To enable a... (read more)
2008-11-07 08:45:32

Tele Atlas Expands Southern Europe Digital Map Coverage

Tele Atlas (Netherlands) has expanded its digital map coverage in southern Europe, including near 100% coverage of Greece, Malta, Italy, Spain and Portugal, and broadened coverage of new regions to the east including Bulgaria and Turkey. This expanded European coverage is part of Tele Atlas' ongoing global expansion strategy, and in response to increased demand from global customers for highly detailed and accurate maps of all major countries. The company currently offers coverage in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide and will continue its expansion efforts to meet the needs of partners and travelers around the globe. Updated digital... (read more)
2008-07-30 10:16:59

Tele Atlas Supports and Recommends the Revised Offer From TomTom

Tele Atlas (The Netherlands) has announced the receipt of a letter from TomTom dated 7th November 2007, announcing a revised offer for all outstanding shares in Tele Atlas of €30 in cash per share. The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of Tele Atlas have carefully considered the terms and conditions of the revised offer, taken as a whole, including all legal, financial and regulatory aspects of the Revised Offer, and have concluded that the Revised Offer is more favourable to Tele Atlas, its shareholders and other stakeholders, than the Garmin proposal dated 31st October 2007. Accordingly, the Management Board... (read more)
2007-11-08 11:43:52

Esri Honours Dartmouth Atlas Founder with Making a Difference Award

John E. Wennberg, MD, MPH, founder of the Dartmouth Atlas, received the 2013 Esri Making a Difference Award at the plenary session of Esri’s Annual International User’s Conference in San Diego, USA, on 8 June. For more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas has been documenting glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The Dartmouth Atlas uses Medicare data to provide comprehensive information and analysis about national, regional and local markets, as well as individual hospitals and their affiliated physicians. These reports and the research upon which they are based have helped policymakers,... (read more)
2013-07-11 09:28:09

Tele Atlas Expands Asia Pacific Presence with New Offices

Tele Atlas (Singapore) has officially launched its presence in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region with the opening of offices in Singapore and Seoul, South Korea and the introduction of new Southeast Asia maps. Tele Atlas has made significant investments to expand its operations and map coverage in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region since 1998, when the company first established an office in Japan. It has since focused on growing partnerships with leading OEMs and application providers and extending operations and coverage in Australia, China (including Hong Kong and Macau), Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand. Today, Tele... (read more)
2007-04-11 11:50:31

Tele Atlas Appointed Mark Steele COO for AMEA

Tele Atlas (MA, USA) appointed Mark Steele to the newly-created position of chief operating officer, Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA). In this role, Steele will be responsible for all corporate, finance and business development operations throughout the region. He reports to President and COO George Fink. "The AMEA area is a strategic one for Tele Atlas, as customer demand for digital maps grows and local navigation companies considering expansion into the U.S. and European markets look for a partner with highly accurate, up-to-date geographic content," said Fink. Before joining Tele Atlas, Steele was the president of ITT China, responsible... (read more)
2006-03-09 12:00:00

Tele Atlas/GDT Canada Invest in Canadian Market

To maximise its coverage of the Canadian marketplace, Tele Atlas/GDT Canada has announced the acquisition of digital geographic data for the province of Quebec. The users will benefit from the data acquired immediately and in upcoming releases of Dynamap/Canada and other products. (read more)
2005-04-08 12:00:00

USGS Satellite Imagery Featured in Global Environmental Change Atlas

A collection of USGS before-and-after satellite image pairs for 80 sites around the world is featured in a new atlas documenting global environmental changes released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The 332 page large-format atlas, One Planet, Many People: Atlas of Our Changing Environment was produced by UNEP in cooperation with USGS, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the University of Maryland. The atlas also highlights more than 30 environmental case studies supported by narratives, images, and ground photographs, and a compilation of recently released environmental maps. Using satellite imagery and other remote sensing technology, the atlas... (read more)
2005-06-27 12:00:00

MicaSense Atlas Integrated with Pix4D Software

MicaSense Atlas is now integrated with Pix4D desktop software. This new partnership is designed to offer MicaSense customers the power of desktop processing, as well as the flexibility of MicaSense Atlas. Customers value Atlas as an analytics and collaboration platform, said Gabriel Torres, CEO of MicaSense. They also indicate that processing data locally is important to them and their operations. Combining the processing capability of Pix4D’s software with the power of the MicaSense Atlas analytics is a solution that optimally fulfills these needs. With the new “Upload to Atlas” feature (available from 8 August, 2017), users can share the processed... (read more)
2017-07-31 11:25:30

Tele Atlas and ESRI Offer Scholarships for 2005 ESRI EdUC

Tele Atlas (NH, USA) and ESRI (CA, USA) will present five US and Canadian educators with scholarships to attend the 2005 ESRI Education User Conference (EdUC). Tele Atlas will provide recipients with US$ 400 toward travel costs, and ESRI will provide complimentary admission to the conference held from 23-26 July 2005 in San Diego, California, USA. The travel scholarships are part of Tele Atlas' long-standing commitment to supporting education through a variety of programs. Tele Atlas educational projects involve a range of activities that include company tours, school presentations, job shadowing, and developing and teaching courses at middle schools and... (read more)
2005-05-23 12:00:00
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