NAVTEQ(R) Maps to Power HP iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger Navigation System
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NAVTEQ(R) Maps to Power HP iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger Navigation System

CHICAGO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, today announced that its expansive digital map data for North America will be available in the new HP iPAQ hw6500 series Mobile Messenger. With NAVTEQ premium data 'giving it direction', HP's iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger with integrated GPS receiver(1) offers users route guidance nationwide from one destination to another.

Easy to install, NAVTEQ maps drive the iPAQ Mobile Messenger's navigation solution that features:

     -- Graphic, text, and voice-prompted address-to-address, turn-by-turn
     -- Dynamic route guidance making automatic re-routing possible
     -- Detailed street maps including important road network information such
        as one-way streets, turn restrictions, and speed categories
     -- Millions of convenient points of interest covering approximately 50
        categories such as local ATMs, gas stations, parking and restaurants

The solution brings together HP's powerful technology and NAVTEQ maps to create a totally portable, totally wireless(2), GPS enabled(1), handheld navigation device.

"Location-ready devices have evolved to meet the demands of an increasingly mobile society. The GPS receiver(1) built into the HP iPAQ Mobile Messenger directly addresses the location-sensitive needs of the mobile customer. As a leader in the industry, NAVTEQ offers the high-quality map data necessary to build a mobile navigation system with optimal utility and flexibility. We are excited to see our maps enable HP's new iPAQ Mobile Messenger series," commented Winston Guillory, Senior Vice President - North American Sales, NAVTEQ.

"HP has made significant enhancements to our newest iPAQ, making it an ideal choice for running business and consumer applications beyond email," said John Brandewie, acting director of product marketing, Handheld Division, HP. "As handheld devices continue to evolve and HP looks to expand its ability to meet differing customer needs, HP is excited to work with NAVTEQ to deliver a dynamic navigation and location-based solution."

NAVTEQ Maps will be available in the HP iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger in North America. For more information, visit or visit the HP Mobility Solutions Evaluation Center at .


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 1,600 employees located in 122 offices in 21 countries.

NAVTEQ is a trademark in the U.S. and other countries.

This document may include certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates" or words of similar meaning. These statements are based on our current beliefs or expectations and are inherently subject to various risks and uncertainties, including those set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 26, 2005, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory factors. NAVTEQ does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

     (1) In order to perform GPS navigation, a software application and maps
         must be purchased separately at .

     (2) A standard GSM/GPRS/EDGE infrastructure, other Bluetooth-enabled
         devices, separately purchased equipment, and a service contract with
         a wireless airtime provider may be required for applicable wireless
         communication. GSM/GPRS/EDGE Wireless Internet access requires
         separately purchased Internet service contract. Check with service
         provider for availability and coverage in your area. Not all web
         content available. GPRS/EDGE may not be available in all networks.
         GPRS/EDGE data transmission speeds may vary based upon network
         capabilities and other conditions. Establishment and continuation of
         a GPRS/EDGE connection depends on network availability, provider
         support and signal strength.

CONTACT: Laura Richey of NAVTEQ, +1-312-894-7127, Email Contact
; or, Bob Richter for NAVTEQ, +1-212-802-8588, Email Contact

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