2013-01-09 07:44:35 -
Rotterdam, 9 January 2013 - AND has signed an agreement with US based deCarta to
provide worldwide location-based services (LBS) including geocoding, local
search, customized maps and routing.
This agreement allows AND to provide a fully integrated digital mapping offering
running on deCarta's LBS platform technology.
deCarta, with 15 years' experience, is the LBS software platform provider that
has powered many of the largest LBS services globally, from Google Maps (2005-
2008) to over 20 Mobile Operators today as well as Samsung, Inrix, Ford, General
Motors OnStar, and MotionX GPS Drive - the best selling navigation app on the
iPhone. Its location APIs are used by thousands of developers worldwide.
The deCarta platform provides all the core geospatial technology necessary to
power scalable, global LBS services including geocoding, single-line local
and customized maps, with developer APIs for all mobile
'AND is very happy to work with a company that has powered the most important
LBS companies as known today' says Hugo van der Linde CEO at AND. 'We will now
start offering our customized solutions through this technology to add location
intelligence to our customers.'
'deCarta is pleased to partner with such a well-established mapping company as
AND. The combination of AND map data and deCarta's LBS platform will enable AND
to provide innovative LBS solutions and we are excited to be part of this
offering' says J. Kim Fennell, CEO at deCarta.
AND intends to start offering a wide range of LBS APIs and services the first
quarter of 2013. AND provides worldwide digital maps and location-based
services. The company focuses on adding location intelligence to improve
business processes through location technologies and big geo data.
This is a translation of the Dutch press release. In the event of any
discrepancy, the Dutch version will prevail.
For more information
Contact for AND: Hugo van der Linde (CEO), Tel.: +31 10 8851200 or check
Contact for deCarta: Mike Cottle (VP), Tel: +1 408 625 3581 or www.decarta.com
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