Map Data Utilized to Synchronize Emergency and Natural Disaster Planning and Response
NAVTEQ provides the U.S. Government with extensive map data for road networks in the United States and Canada, along with Point-of-Interest data that is used in mapping critical infrastructure assets in support of the Department of Homeland Security. The Federal Government's decision to license NAVTEQ data helps federal, state and local governments better synchronize planning and response for emergencies and natural disasters.
"We are pleased to be recognized as an important component in the government's strategy to provide infrastructure information for critical initiatives such as homeland security," commented Roy Kolstad, Vice President and General Manager - Business and Government Solutions, NAVTEQ. "Using consistent and reliable map data across all government levels helps to facilitate coordinated emergency responses throughout the U.S."
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 2,100 employees located in 139 offices in 25 countries.
NAVTEQ is a trademark in the U.S. and other countries.
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