NAVTEQ Secures Business Arrangement With Samsung Electronics
Contract includes Entire NAVTEQ(R) Map Database and Premium Map Content
Samsung Electronics will have access to all 76 countries in the NAVTEQ map database. The agreement also allows Samsung Electronics the rights to utilize NAVTEQ content including Visual Content, Speed Limits, Extended Lanes and NAVTEQ Discover Cities(TM). This robust and comprehensive portfolio is designed to enhance navigation device functionality.
- Visual Content: enabling a better end-user sense of orientation when interacting with the device through a 3D display of prominent landmarks and 3D city models;
- Speed Limits: facilitating improved arrival times, information about maximum road speed, and warnings to users of potential speed violations;
- Extended Lanes: expanding capabilities to guide end-users to the correct lane at complex junctions;
- NAVTEQ Discover Cities(TM): enabling pedestrian orientation and navigation by foot and via public transit systems.
Samsung Electronics will launch the Samsung I8910 HD with NAVTEQ(R) Map and content in
“By providing end users with intuitive, unrivaled mobile experience based on state-of-the-art technology, Samsung has remained as one of the leaders in mobile industry. This agreement with NAVTEQ will enable us to continually provide users with the most powerful mobile experience possible,” said
“We are very pleased to be selected as the map supplier to Samsung, one of the world’s leading handset manufacturers,” said
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data that enables navigation and location-based platforms around the world. NAVTEQ supplies comprehensive digital map information to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions. The
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About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of