|[January 08, 2013]
TomTom to Supply Telenav Mobile Navigation Customers with TomTom HD Traffic in the US
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
has signed a partnership with Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV) to deliver improved
real-time traffic content to Telenav's mobile navigation customers,
including those using the popular Scout™
personalized GPS navigation application on iPhone (News - Alert), Android and Windows
devices. TomTom's HD Traffic services will deliver enhanced congestion,
incident and estimated time of arrival data, resulting in improved
TomTom (News - Alert) HD Traffic combines information from over 76 million live data
sources, including connected navigation devices, mobile phones, and real
time incident data to produce the most accurate, comprehensive and
up-to-date traffic information for dynamic routing.
"Traffic is a daily pain point for many drivers and we are passionate
about helping our customers save time and reduce stress," said Ryan
Peterson, Director of Product Management for Traffic and Navigation at
Telenav. "We selected TomTom HD Traffic in order to improve the
quality of our traffic services across our mobile apps."
Added Charles Cautley, Managing Director, TomTom Automotive, Enterprise
and Government, "TomTom is committed to providing a dependable,
traffic solution to help drivers reach their destinations faster. By
integating TomTom HD Traffic, Scout and Telenav's other GPS navigation
services will receive the most precise traffic information possible,
delivering significant advantages to their users that will improve their
On iPhone and Android (News - Alert) devices, Telenav's Scout application includes free
voice GPS navigation, local search, traffic information, speech
recognition, and automatic rerouting. It also features My Dashboard, a
customizable home screen that provides users with personalized,
real-time commute times to work and home.
For further information, visit www.tomtom.com
Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX: TOM2) is a leading provider of navigation
and location-based products and services.
TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power
automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and
government and business solutions.
TomTom also designs and manufactures its own location-based products
including portable navigation devices and fleet management solutions, as
well as GPS-enabled sports watches.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees worldwide and
sells its products in over 35 countries.
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com
Telenav's mission is to help make people's lives easier, less stressful,
more fun, and more productive while they are on the go. Our personalized
navigation services help people make faster and smarter daily decisions
about where to go, when to leave, how to get there, and what to do when
We aim to be everywhere people need us. Our partners are wireless
carriers, automobile manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers
(OEMs), app developers, advertisers and agencies, as well as enterprises
large and small. Our partners include AT&T, Bell Mobility, Boost Mobile,
China Mobile, Ford, NII Holdings, QNX Software Systems, Rogers, Sony,
Sprint Nextel (News - Alert), Telcel, T-Mobile US, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless and
Vivo Brazil. You can also find us in mobile app stores and on the web at www.telenav.com
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