Alliance with DENSO Extended to Deliver Points of Interest (POI’s) of North America for In-Car Navigation and Telematics Systems Deployed by Leading Automobile Manufacturer
OMAHA, Neb. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 14, 2010 — Infogroup, the leading provider of local business listings and Points of Interest (POI) data for navigation, local search, and location-based service (LBS) applications, today announced an agreement to license its business database to DENSO Corporation.
The agreement marks the extension of a long-time relationship, originating in 2002. Under the agreement, DENSO integrates Infogroup’s Points of Interest into in-car navigation systems map databases for many of the world’s largest automakers.
Independent studies reveal Infogroup’s business and POI databases have the most accurate company names, highest percentage of current phone numbers and addresses, best categorization, and the least amount of out of business records, which ensures more successful and accurate results.
“Infogroup realizes that accurate data is critical for DENSO because their customers depend upon them to provide current and correct results. Our commitment to the highest quality of data combined with DENSO’s technology makes this a winning situation for both companies. We are pleased to continue our relationship with DENSO,” said Jim DeRouchey, President, Infogroup Licensing. For more information, please contact Jim DeRouchey at (402) 537-7915 or Email Contact.
About DENSO Corporation
DENSO is a leading global supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components. As one of the world’s top automotive suppliers, DENSO works hand-in-hand with all major automakers worldwide in the fields of climate control, engine management, body electronics, driving control and safety, hybrid vehicle components, and information and communication. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com.
About Infogroup Licensing
Infogroup Licensing, a division of Infogroup, is a leading provider of proprietary business and consumer database solutions to value added resellers (VARs). Infogroup’s comprehensive suite of databases are utilized in business-to-business applications including geographic information systems (GIS), mapping, research, marketing, verification and analytical applications. Infogroup’s verified Point of Interest (POI) data powers business-to-consumer solutions including Internet and local search, directory assistance, mobile devices, global positioning systems (GPS), navigation systems and location-based (LBS) applications. To learn more, please visit us at www.license.infogroup.com or call (866) 661-7682.
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enable targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. Our information powers innovative tools and insight for businesses to efficiently reach current and future customers through multiple channels, including the world’s most dominant and powerful Internet search engines and GPS navigation systems. Infogroup’s headquarters are located at 5711 South 86th Circle, Omaha, NE 68127. For more information, call (402) 593-4500 or visit www.infogroup.com.
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Jim DeRouchey, 402-537-7915
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