LocatioNet launches amAze

LocatioNet launches amAze

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London, July 19th 2007: LocatioNet Systems Ltd., a leading provider of mobile mapping and location applications, launched ‘amAze’ – the UK’s first free mobile mapping, navigation and local search solution for regular mass-market mobile phones. amAze has been tailored to the UK market following on from the successful worldwide beta launch announced by LocatioNet in February, 2007.

amAze enables regular, Java-enabled mobile phone users to access with satellite images, clear maps, route-planning, weather forecasts and local search information from anywhere in the UK. An additional voice-guided navigation feature can be accessed using any external bluetooth GPS device or phones with a built-in GPS.

amAze delivers the following easy to use features:

  • Easy to use visual and voice guidance to any destination
  • Ability to search any location by address
  • Highlight any required location on high quality map or Satellite imagery
  • Search and navigate to businesses listed in Yellow Pages directories
  • Calculate the fastest route between two locations
  • Save and manage personal favourites
  • View graphical weather forecasts displayed on maps

    amAze is being launched as a collaborative effort led by LocatioNet and includes leading vendors in the fields of mapping, satellite imagery, Yellow Pages, weather and other geographically related content.