Real-Time NAVTEQ Traffic Solutions Transmitted Over HD Radio(TM) System
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Press release date: January 8, 2007
Live Demonstrations Being Held During CES
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /- NAVTEQ (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, today is announcing it will be demonstrating the capability to deliver its traffic solutions over HD Radio(TM) systems.
"HD Radio(TM) technology will serve as an important traffic distribution channel as HD Radio capable devices become more prevalent. By offering increasing relevant data across the multiple distribution channels our customers demand, our commitment to enhancing the NAVTEQ® map and user experience is stronger than ever," said Howard Hayes, Vice President of Dynamic Content.
The primary features of HD Radio include the additional bandwidth and the reliability of digital transmission; in the near future, NAVTEQ expects to be taking advantage of the bandwidth by offering content beyond traffic data. Currently, NAVTEQ Traffic can be delivered over satellite networks, mobile cellular networks, analog FM radio networks (RDS) and soon Internet and HD Radio systems.
To see a working prototype visit the NAVTEQ booth (#36226) during the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 8-11.
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
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