Digital Maps for Oracle Spatial Capabilities Will Deliver Support for Geocoding, Routing, Display and Navigation
Tele Atlas(R) MultiNet is a turn-by-turn digital map database for creating compelling map-based solutions with support for geocoding, routing, display and navigation features. MultiNet is deployed globally in leading enterprise and consumer navigation applications and devices and provides an accurate foundation and flexible platform with hundreds of features and attributes required to efficiently build innovative, powerful map-based applications for different target markets.
MultiNet for Oracle Spatial 11g will allow Tele Atlas partners to incorporate the extensive suite of Oracle spatial capabilities into their applications and to speed application deployment with pre-built routing and geocoding functionality. In combination with the location features in Oracle Database 11g, a wide range of applications can be deployed using MultiNet digital map data, ranging from automated mapping/facilities management and geographic information systems (GIS), to wireless location services and location-enabled Business Intelligence. Oracle provides the industry's leading spatial database management platform, with native support for 3D, georaster, and vector data; geocoding and routing engines; and web services. Oracle Spatial 11g enables land management, utilities, public sector organizations, retail, insurance, finance organizations to create the location intelligent enterprise.
"With our expanding coverage availability of MultiNet for Oracle Spatial 11g, Tele Atlas partners will be able to leverage our powerful digital map database to help to rapidly bring their Oracle-based applications to market around the world," said Tele Atlas Global Product Director Purvi Rajani. "We are pleased to offer a growing range of technical and business resources to the Oracle community to help spatially-enable enterprises through advanced GIS applications and services."
"We're delighted that Tele Atlas' plans to make its MultiNet product available for Oracle Spatial 11g," said Xavier Lopez, director of Product Management for Oracle's Spatial and Semantic Technologies. "We expect this to allow users incorporating Tele Atlas' mapping, geocoding, and navigation content into their applications to take advantage of Oracle Database 11g's mission critical capabilities."
Through Tele Atlas' relationship with Oracle, sample data for developers will be available for download via Tele Atlas(R) DeveloperLink at http://developerlink.teleatlas.com. To further support Oracle customers, Tele Atlas' Consultative Services Group leverages years of industry expertise to assist with development customization and support. Additionally, in 2007, Tele Atlas and Oracle announced a collaboration to create the European Center for Innovation in Geospatial & Location Based Services (LBS), a multi- disciplinary community focused on the introduction of new ideas, knowledge sharing, value proposition building and networking for the geospatial and LBS arenas. Tele Atlas MultiNet for Oracle Spatial 11g with North America map data is scheduled to be commercially available later this year with a developer release scheduled to be available in Q2 2008. Currently, developers utilizing Oracle can access sample data for Western Europe via Tele Atlas DeveloperLink.
Tele Atlas is sponsoring the Oracle Spatial Awards Luncheon at 12:00 p.m. PDT on March 13 at the Oracle Spatial User Conference in Seattle. At that time, Michael Villarreal, senior global product manager for Tele Atlas, will be welcoming attendees and providing more details about this important release.
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About Tele Atlas DeveloperLink
Designed to provide Internet, mobile and other next-generation application developers access to technology, business tools and services that can help reduce their time to market and increase their potential for success, Tele Atlas DeveloperLink features an expanding library of sample map data and applications, technical tools and business information. Launched in the spring of 2006, the Tele Atlas DeveloperLink community has grown rapidly and now includes thousands of active participants - one of the world's largest community of geographic application developers.
About Tele Atlas
Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power some of the world's most essential navigation and location-based services (LBS). The information is the foundation for a wide range of personal and in-car navigation systems and mobile and Internet map applications that help users find the people, places, products, and services they need, wherever they are. The company also works with business partners who trust its digital map data to deliver critical applications for emergency, business, fleet, and infrastructure services. Through a combination of its own products and partnerships, Tele Atlas offers digital map coverage of more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. The company was founded in 1984 and today has approximately 2,500 full-time staff and contract cartographers at offices in 24 countries and uses a sophisticated network of professional drivers, mobile mapping vans, and more than 50,000 data resources to deliver highly accurate and up-to-date digital maps. Tele Atlas is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (TA6) and on Euronext Amsterdam (TA). For more information, visit www.teleatlas.com.
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