New Agreement Gives Customers Single Source of High Resolution Images that Bring Personal Navigation Device and Location Based Applications to Life
Under the agreement, Tele Atlas will provide a unique single-source global data solution through which its partners and customers can use GlobeXplorer's ImageBuilder(TM) and ImageConnect(TM) worldwide imagery products to seamlessly build custom aerial, satellite and map viewing features into applications. Combined with Tele Atlas' highly accurate digital map data and dynamic content, applications and devices using GlobeXplorer's online images will be able to generate visually rich and accurate maps.
"Consumers increasingly want to see a realistic representation of the world in their in-car and personal navigation, Internet and mobile map-based applications," said Basak Ozer, vice president of global product marketing, Tele Atlas. "By working with GlobeXplorer, we're conveniently offering our global partners maps that provide the visual and display elements that enrich the overall navigation experience for consumers, designed to help make navigation and local search easier and further a part of their 'everyday' activities."
"Tele Atlas continues to demonstrate its commitment to its partners and customers with superior digital map data and content that answers all their geographic content requirements," said Paul Smith, chief operating officer, GlobeXplorer. "We're pleased to work with Tele Atlas on a global scale to provide enhanced visualization features and tools that ease digital map application development and generate interactive, informative and interesting navigation and LBS applications."
About Tele Atlas
Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power the world's most essential navigation and location-based services. The information is the foundation for a wide range of personal and in-car navigation systems, mobile and Internet map applications that help users find the people, places, products and services they need, wherever they are. Tele Atlas also works with business partners that deliver critical applications for emergency, business fleet and infrastructure services. Founded in 1984, the company provides maps covering 54 countries around the world. Tele Atlas employs approximately 2,300 full-time staff and contract cartographers at offices in 20 countries and uses a sophisticated network of professional drivers, mobile mapping vans and more than 50,000 data resources to continually update its maps. Tele Atlas is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (TA6) and on Euronext Amsterdam (TA). For more information, visit www.teleatlas.com.
GlobeXplorer LLC is a leading geographic data integration and publishing company providing online access to the world's largest commercial library of aerial photos, satellite imagery, geographic maps, and real property information. Through dynamic Web applications, Web services, APIs, Internet portals, and Internet-aware devices, GlobeXplorer distributes interactive geographic content via flexible subscription services. GlobeXplorer owns AirPhotoUSA, the nation's largest, high quality aerial imagery provider. For further information, contact GlobeXplorer at Email Contact or visit www.globexplorer.com. GlobeXplorer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp.
Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE: STC) is a customer-oriented, technology-driven, strategically competitive, real estate information and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through more than 9,500 policy-issuing offices and agencies in the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, mortgage default management solutions, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com.