New 3D Mapping Styles Bring Detailed New Views to MapQuest.com
DENVER — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 2, 2009 — Intermap Technologies, a leading worldwide 3D digital mapping company today announced that it has licensed shaded terrain products which leverage the nationwide NEXTMap 3D mapping database to MapQuest, Inc. Additionally, Intermap will deliver shaded terrain products for Europe and the remainder of the world for subsequent releases on the MapQuest.com consumer Web site and Platform products.
“We are excited to provide MapQuest with terrain products that will boost its innovative online assets with our advanced wide area 3D map database,” said Garth Lawrence, Intermap’s senior vice president of strategic business. “By incorporating Intermap’s data products, MapQuest is delivering detailed terrain visualization that will enhance the map-viewing experience for MapQuest’s millions of users.”
“Intermap’s data products provide depth to the map that is rich, informative and visually appealing,” said Christian Dwyer, MapQuest senior vice president and general manager. “Our customers will experience an enhanced map view that provides significant improvements to the look and feel including real-world terrain visualization based on Intermap's NEXTMap® 3D data products.”
Intermap is a key player in the industry for wide area 3D mapping content. The company has already created high-resolution 3D map products and solutions for all of Western Europe, and is in the final stage of creating the same products and solutions for the United States. Intermap has proactively mapped entire countries and built highly reliable national datasets, called NEXTMap®, consisting of elevation data and geometric images of unprecedented uniform accuracy.
About Intermap Technologies
Intermap (TSX: IMP.TO) is a preeminent digital mapping company creating uniform high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth’s surface. The Company has proactively remapped entire countries and built uniform national databases, called NEXTMap®, consisting of affordably priced elevation data and geometric images of unprecedented accuracy. Demand for NEXTMap data is growing as new commercial applications emerge within the GIS, engineering, automotive, GPS maps, insurance risk assessment, oil and gas, hydrology, renewable energy, environmental planning, wireless communications, transportation, aviation, and 3D visualization markets.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap has offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Prague, and Washington D.C. For more information, visit www.Intermap.com, www.mobile.AccuTerra.com or www.AccuTerra.com.
NEXTMap® and AccuTerra® are registered trademarks of Intermap Technologies Corporation. Other companies and products mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective trademark owners.
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