NAVTEQ® Map Data Enhances Business and Delivery Products
CHICAGO, March 20 -- NAVTEQ (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, announced today that it has been chosen by Intelligent Direct to provide map data for their wide selection of business, delivery, custom, and internet-based mapping solutions.
Intelligent Direct, through its MarketMAPS and GbBIS divisions, creates maps and mapping solutions covering the United States, Canada and countries around the world. By utilizing NAVTEQ data, Intelligent Direct can offer a wide variety of geographic map detail such as 3- or 5- digit zip codes, carrier routes, census tract boundaries and more. They also provide products specifically geared toward the delivery industry such as wall maps for restaurants, map books for delivery drivers, and digital maps.
"NAVTEQ is a trusted name in maps, and we rely on their data to be fresh, accurate and comprehensive," said Dan Olasin, President of Intelligent Direct. "By incorporating NAVTEQ map data into our product lines, we provide best-in- class products to our customers."
"Intelligent Direct offers a new perspective on selling maps designed specifically for businesses, and we are extremely pleased that they chose to incorporate NAVTEQ map data into their product lines," said Roy Kolstad, Vice President and General Manager - Enterprise, NAVTEQ. "NAVTEQ looks forward to supporting Intelligent Direct as they continue to bring innovative mapping solutions to the business community."
Intelligent Direct will be featuring their delivery maps, powered by NAVTEQ map data, at the 2007 International Pizza Show from March 20 through March 22, 2007 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth #520.
About Intelligent Direct
Intelligent Direct sells maps under the name MarketMAPS and internet mapping solutions under the name GbBIS. Based in Wellsboro, Pa. with an office in Irvine, Ca., Intelligent Direct has over 50 employees serving almost 20,000 clients. The company was founded in 1985 and provides a comprehensive selection of business maps and mapping solutions. The firm sells over 1,500 printed and digital map products each week. Intelligent Direct uses the latest data available, proprietary software and state-of-the-art printing technology to offer custom wall maps, map books and digital maps as well as internet applications. The company provides maps of the U.S., Canada and other countries including ZIP/postal codes, demographics and business data.
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 2,200 employees located in 144 offices in 27 countries.
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