NAVTEQ(R) Map Data Aids in the Efficient Routing of U.S. Armed Forces and Cargo
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NAVTEQ(R) Map Data Aids in the Efficient Routing of U.S. Armed Forces and Cargo

GeoDecisions' IRRIS(R) Software Features Enhanced Functionality Using NAVTEQ Map Data

CHICAGO, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, has been chosen to provide map data for GeoDecisions(R) IRRIS, a web-based portal of U.S. military infrastructure information. Currently, GeoDecisions maintains and enhances IRRIS using NAVTEQ map data for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency.

IRRIS provides near-real-time information necessary for enhanced decision making to organize military and emergency personnel and track military convoys and freight globally. By providing decision makers with critical, timely, and relevant information, it is possible to deploy equipment, troops, and emergency personnel in a rapid, efficient manner during an emergency. Additionally, Points of Interest vital to America's security such as government offices, medical facilities and hospitals, fire and police departments, bus and commuter rail lines, and gas stations are indicated in NAVTEQ's quality-driven database.

"The use of detailed infrastructure data to deploy troops and cargo in emergency situations is a testament to the quality of map data that NAVTEQ provides," says Roy Kolstad, Vice President and General Manager - Business and Government Solutions, NAVTEQ. "NAVTEQ has been a longstanding supplier of data for US Government applications that provide infrastructure information for road and transportation programs and critical initiatives such as homeland security. NAVTEQ is proud to continue to support key government initiatives such as the innovative IRRIS application."

About GeoDecisions

GeoDecisions' experienced staff of professional consultants, analysts, and developers supports clients across the United States. Fundamental to the company's award-winning approach is the integration of spatial information to empower existing systems and processes. GeoDecisions' philosophy is based on an enterprisewide approach to the integration of diverse information technologies, data formats, and systems.

    GeoDecisions is ISO 9001:2000 certified for its operations nationwide.


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. GeoDecisions and IRRIS are trademarks of their respective owners.

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 "Item 1A. Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, and "Item 1A. Risk Factors" in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended July 2, 2006, in each case 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.

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