Tele Atlas Maps and Rich Content Deliver Innovative Navigation Experience for HP Personal Navigation Device
Tele Atlas digital maps for the United States and Canada and content for more than 12 million points of interest, as well as turn-by-turn directions and text to speech verbal guidance provide clear, useful, user-friendly navigation tools on the new HP iPAQ 300 Series Travel Companion. The device's HP Navigation System combines high-performance GPS technology, a high- resolution 4.3-inch touch screen display and a premium audio/visual entertainment system for a complete mobile navigation and multimedia offering. The advanced navigation system provides a unique immersive experience and Bluetooth connectivity allows customers to talk hands free when the iPAQ is paired with a Bluetooth phone.
"The new HP iPAQ 300 Series and Tele Atlas maps and content marks a new level of innovation in the personal navigation arena and illustrates our continued commitment to advance this market," said Quan Vu, vice president, personal navigation, Tele Atlas. "Combining GPS navigation with Tele Atlas' rich point-of-interest content and map features provides a unique offering for on-the-go consumers."
"Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the HP iPAQ 300 Series Travel Companion provides a first class travel experience. Before you go, you can tailor your travel experience and download a trip plan to your device. Upon arrival, enjoy your digital content on the entertainment system or play one of the fun games," said David Risdal, iPAQ product manager, worldwide, HP. "This combination of powerful features and Tele Atlas' rich, accurate digital map content allows you to enjoy the journey as much as the destination."
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 2,400 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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