December 4, 2008, Toronto, Canada, NAC Geographic Products Inc. announced the release of NAC Addin – a powerful complement for MapPoint 2009 and brings the ease and power of Universal Addresses/Natural Area Codes directly onto the desktop software. You can immediately get the detail maps, make local business search and turn-by-turn driving directions not only with lat/lon pairs, street addresses, street intersections, POIs and postcodes/ZIPs, but also with Universal Addresses/Natural Area Codes.
Commonly used street addresses for location based services have many problems. They are always very long and time consuming to input. They are language dependent and difficult to type when they contain foreign characters. They are full of variations and frequently result in failures. They are available to very limited locations (