AMSTERDAM — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 18, 2012 — TomTom today announces an extension of its partnership with Sygic in which its turn-by-turn navigation app for Android and iOS will be powered by TomTom global maps and HD Traffic. With the latest version of Sygic GPS Navigation, users will now have access to the highly accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date traffic information on the market via TomTom HD Traffic, ensuring an easy navigation while on-the-go.
"The opportunity to extend the reach of our HD Traffic product means that more drivers have access to live traffic information, ultimately helping to reduce congestion globally," said Nuno Campos, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for TomTom Licensing. "We’re confident that TomTom HD Traffic will help Sygic customers select the fastest route to their destination, saving them time and money."
“We’ve chosen TomTom’s real-time traffic solution because it has already proven to bring efficiency to commuters using it, with savings of up to 50 minutes per week,” said Michal Stencl, Chief Executive Officer at Sygic. “We believe that the navigation experience of Sygic users will be enriched not only by the live traffic content but also the other location content provided by TomTom.”
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 data aimed at delivering the quickest route through traffic.
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.
Sygic develops voice guided GPS navigation software trusted by millions of customers. Sygic was the first company worldwide to provide turn-by-turn navigation for Apple iPhone and a close second with navigation for Google Android. Today Sygic app is the top choice for people using iOS and Android smartphones around the globe, ranking Top 20 in more than 40 countries. Sygic professional platform powers solutions for private companies as well as civil services.
Sygic was honored six times as a Deloitte Fast 50 company among the fastest growing IT companies in Central Europe and in 2011 achieved ranking in Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA.
For further information, please visit www.sygic.com.
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