NAVTEQ(R) map data and content will be used within NGA's global commodity dataset
CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, today announced that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded NAVTEQ a contract as the map data and content provider for the comprehensive global commodity dataset (SATNAV) that offers transportation, public venues and miscellaneous points of interest data layers.
NGA provides responsive Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) products, support, services and information to the United States DoD components, and for national intelligence purposes. NAVTEQ map data and content will provide NGA with geocoding and map display capabilities for (GEOINT) products, as well as contribute toward national security objectives.
NAVTEQ map data includes geospatial information such as roads, cities, political boundaries, physical features, places, railroads, census boundaries, parks, schools, fire departments, police departments, and hospitals and many other geospatial vector data layers.
"NAVTEQ is proud to expand our relationship with the NGA on such a crucial program that serves the global map data needs of the US Federal Government Defense and Intelligence Community," said Roy Kolstad, vice president, Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ. "This contract award offers another validation point for the best-in-class nature of the NAVTEQ product portfolio in serving our Government customers. We look forward to expanding our relationship with the NGA as their needs evolve."
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data that enables navigation and location-based platforms around the world. NAVTEQ supplies comprehensive digital map information to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 4,400 employees located in 192 offices and in 43 countries.
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