9 January 2007 – AND Automotive Navigation Data, leading provider of worldwide digital mapping data for ‘in-car’ and personal navigation, has released new navigation maps data for Bulgaria. With these maps customers using the AND data can now develop the full range of applications such as Internet mapping, fleet management and navigation.
The maps for Bulgaria include all necessary navigation features and are in line with the high quality specifications as defined by AND in cooperation with its customers. The digital map of Bulgaria covers more than 60,000 kilometres linking more than 4,000 Bulgarian cities and villages to the road network.
The cities Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna and are available on street level allowing door-to-door navigation. The names are available in Unicode. Consequently, the data can handle both the local Cyrillic characters and the Latin alphabet. To make navigation easier, more than 3,200 Points of Interest are included such as airports, petrol stations, rest areas and railway stations.
“We are pleased to launch our maps for Bulgaria simultaneously with their entry in the European Union. The new citizens of the European Union now have access to detailed maps, allowing for door-to-door navigation in Bulgaria,” said Maarten Oldenhof, CEO at AND Automotive Navigation Data.
– About AND
Founded in 1984, AND (http://www.and.com) is one of the Netherlands’ longest established software groups, currently employing more than 250 people in the Netherlands and India. AND’s head office is located in Rotterdam. AND is a software company that specialises in navigation data, geographic data (addresses, roads, and routes) and the technology for the practical application of such data.