Agreement allows Trimble to provide GIS map data to key industries including utilities, state & local government, and environmental
Chicago, Nov. 15, 2010 — NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announced that Trimble’s Mapping & GIS division has become a reseller of NAVTEQ® map data.
Trimble is a leading provider of advanced positioning solutions, integrating a wide range of technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete solutions that increase productivity. The Mapping & GIS division enables a wide range of industries to improve productivity by transforming their field workforce processes with the use of Trimble’s integrated field solutions that provide high accuracy, ease of use and field ruggedness.
NAVTEQ map data will enable Trimble to provide complete hardware, software, and data solutions to enterprise customers in key business areas including utilities, state & local government, and environmental. With NAVTEQ map data, Trimble brings a broad spectrum of solutions to its customers through delivery of the freshest, highest quality map data that is crucial for reliable applications.
"Trimble and NAVTEQ have worked together for several years and have developed a strong global relationship," said Robert Laudati, marketing director for Trimble’s Mapping & GIS division. "We are pleased to offer NAVTEQ map data and strengthen our vertical market offerings to enterprise field solutions that leverage Trimble hardware and software."
"We are pleased to see our long-standing relationship with Trimble extend to their Mapping & GIS division," stated Roy Kolstad, vice president, Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ. "NAVTEQ is committed to working with Trimble to optimize their ability to support their enterprise customers with complete solutions that include a rich map database. The accuracy of NAVTEQ maps, when used in GIS and asset management applications from Trimble, provides a distinct value proposition to customers."
Last week, NAVTEQ exhibited at the Trimble Dimensions International User Conference on November 8-10 in Las Vegas. NAVTEQ map data, which is defined by its high level of accuracy, its richness of content and its breadth of coverage, was highlighted at the conference.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. NAVTEQ was founded in 1985 and now supplies comprehensive digital location content to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions. The Chicago-based company is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2010, proudly supported by approximately 5,100 employees located in 212 offices in 48 countries.