TOMTOM : HD Traffic Powers MetroView GPS Navigation App for Australia
09/05/2012| 03:05am US/Eastern
today announces an extension of its partnership with Geobyte
in which TomTom HD Traffic will be available via the MetroView GPS
Navigation app for Australia. Users of Australia's top rated iPhone
navigation app will now have access to the most accurate, comprehensive
and up-to-date traffic information on the market via TomTom HD Traffic.
With TomTom's award-winning traffic, Geobyte customers will be able to
select the best route to their destination, saving both time and fuel.
"TomTom is excited to extend our partnership with Geobyte,
bringing our innovation in real-time traffic to users of the MetroView
app," said Nuno Campos, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
for TomTom Licensing. "Our services will ensure that drivers will
have the most up-to-date traffic information whenever they are on the
"At Geobyte, we believe that by offering TomTom's high quality
traffic information we are further enriching the navigation experience
of our users, especially as traffic congestion is expected to worsen in
the region," said Babak Vahebzadeh, Managing Director for Geobyte.
TomTom HD Traffic contains information from multiple data sources,
including connected navigation devices, mobile phones, road sensors and
real time incident data. TomTom combines this anonymous information to
produce the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date traffic
information for dynamic routing.
Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world's leading supplier of
in-car location and navigation products and services focused on
providing all drivers with the world's best navigation experience.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees and sells its
products in over 40 countries.
Our products include portable navigation devices, in-dash infotainment
systems, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services,
including the award winning TomTom HD Traffic.
For the world's most up-to-date route planner, including live traffic
information, go to www.tomtom.com/livetraffic.
For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com.
Geobyte is a mapping company specializing in custom integrated mapping
solutions. Geobyte utilizes TomTom's global map content and MetroView's
mapping tools for solutions including iPhone, Android and fleet
management. The Geobyte/MetroView turn by turn navigation systems have
been integrated with many leading fleet systems around the world.
For further information, please visit www.geobyte.eu;
Maureen Williams, +1 603-667-7646
Richard Piekaar, +31 20 7 575 194
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