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

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

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

Tele Atlas Unveils China Map, Expansion in China

Tele Atlas (Belgium) has introduced Tele Atlas MultiNet China, a complete digital map of the country available with street-level coverage for more than 3,000 provincial and county cities. The company also announced it has opened a Display Technology Center in Shanghai, focused on producing visual enhancements such as 3D landmarks, 3D city maps and crossing magnifications for the Asia Pacific region. The company cited market research figures in explaining its expansion in China. "According to our recent studies, the in-vehicle navigation market in China is projected to grow from 80,000 units in 2005 to nearly 1.5 million systems by 2012,"... (read more)
2007-08-31 08:53:03

Atlas Services Group Participates in South West Surveys

Atlas Services Group has completed the acquisition of a 75% interest in South West Surveys (UK) Ltd. This acquisition aims to add further scope and options for the combined existing client base and consultants.     Since 1978, South West Surveys has specialised in supplying highly experienced personnel to the offshore energy and telecommunication industries worldwide, primarily as offshore client representatives and marine project managers. SWS have undergone a period of managed growth since 2007 and are now a major supplier of offshore survey and construction expertise. With an evolving marketplace, both Atlas and South West Surveys share the view, and... (read more)
2011-04-14 12:00:00

Tele Atlas Integrates Points of Interest from infoUSA

Tele Atlas (NH, USA) has announced an enhanced collaboration with infoUSA to incorporate millions of Points Of Interest (POIs) into its digital map database. infoUSA (NE, USA), a provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales and marketing solutions, validates and verifies that important POIs - such as hotels, restaurants, and gas stations - are in the correct location and contain the right information for its clients. infoUSA provides 12 databases for sales and marketing solutions, and its database of 14 million businesses is the best in the industry. The comprehensive database is matched to Tele Atlas' turn-by-turn digital... (read more)
2005-04-12 12:00:00

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

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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