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deCarta, Appello partner to provide navigation for LG handsets

BARCELONA, Spain: deCarta, the supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, and Appello, the supplier of Wisepilot, an online navigation and local search service, announced that they have reached an agreement with LG Electronics, Inc. (LG) to install navigation and local search services on LG feature phones worldwide. This will allow owners of LG phones to have state-of-the-art navigation directly on their GPS-enabled mobile phone.

Under the agreement with LG, deCarta will supply the Appello Wisepilot navigation application built on deCarta’s Drill Down Server (DDS), providing LG handset users with an unparalleled navigation experience. Additionally, the application will be integrated with other mobile services such as geotagging and social networking. The users will also benefit from a companion personal web portal allowing further customization.

Wisepilot is built on deCarta’s DDS geospatial platform. DDS allows Wisepilot to easily integrate digital maps and database content drawn from multiple sources for fast, accurate access to the user. DDS provides flexible, patented spatial searching, geocoding and routing for LBS applications.