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

Unique 17th-century Atlas Sells at Auction for €600,000

An exceptionally well-preserved first edition of the ‘Atlas Maior’ by the world-famous 17th-century Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu has sold at auction in Brussels, Belgium, for €600,000. According to the auction house Arenberg Auctions, the work was purchased by a private collector at the sale on 26 May. Experts had valued the atlas at between €250,000 and €350,000, but it ended up fetching close to twice that price. Published between 1662 and 1665 in eleven volumes, the Atlas Maior contains extremely detailed descriptions of all the countries around the world. It comprises over 590 hand-coloured maps, as well as more than... (read more)
2018-05-30 02:46:45

Tele Atlas Licenses Intermap 3D Terrain Models

Intermap Technologies, the international 3D digital mapping company, has signed an agreement with Tele Atlas, a provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Intermap will furnish uniform 3D elevation data derived from its 5-metre posted NEXTMap countrywide digital map database.   "We're pleased that our precision elevation data is being used to enhance the display of road networks for a full range of navigation services," said Brian Bullock, Intermap's president and CEO. "Tele Atlas is continuing to demonstrate its leadership in delivering what navigation system users want - the... (read more)
2009-11-13 11:41:44

Google Signs Five Year Map Agreement with Tele Atlas

Tele Atlas (Netherlands) and Google have signed a long term license agreement that gives Google access to Tele Atlas maps and dynamic content in more than 200 countries around the world. The agreement spans Google's current and future map-based services and navigation offerings across mobile, online and desktop environments. These include the Google Maps and Google Earth services and mobile applications such as Google Maps for Mobile. The agreement also gives Tele Atlas access to edits for its maps from Google's community of users, whose suggested changes can help the company further increase the quality and richness of Tele Atlas... (read more)
2008-07-01 10:33:30

GPS Tuner Teams with Tele Atlas and DigitalGlobe

Tele Atlas is to supply digital maps on GPS Tuner Atlas, GPS Tuner’s off-road navigation software. The software also uses satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe. Through the agreement, GPS Tuner Atlas leverages Tele Atlas’ digital maps for Europe and North America to provide navigation for outdoor enthusiasts ranging from geo-catchers to golfers, cyclists and runners. “More and more mobile consumers want location information that enhances their lifestyles and leisure activities, ” said Filip Neirynck, Vice President of Consumer Markets, Tele Atlas. “Working together with GPS Tuner and long-time industry partner DigitalGlobe, we are pleased to extend our portfolio with a powerful,... (read more)
2009-12-07 01:38:45

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 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

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 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
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