Hungary: Nav N Go, the Hungarian navigation software company, has added on to its existing in-house map data range as it introduces map data solutions for two additional Asian countries – India and China, and one additional South American country –Chile. The releases were made during 2009 International CES in Las Vegas. The development further strengthens the company as it increases its global map coverage.
Republic of Chile map data
After the launch of Colombia and Argentina maps in 2008, Nav N Go has continued to focus on increasing coverage of South America. The first product version is expected in the first quarter of 2009. With approximately 115,000 km of road and over 61,000 Points of Interest, this additional South American map enables a well-planned and problem-free travel option for Chile.
“Chile is one of the most dynamic and fast-developing markets in South America; Nav N Go has a long history of investing development resources wherever we see significant and strategic potential,“ confirms Jim Nardulli, Nav N Go’s Vice President for the Americas.
Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau
The company announced the availability of its China mapping solution, based on Tele Atlas maps of Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Nav N Go iGO 8 offers Chinese Cantonese and Chinese Mandarin voice guidance as well as traditional and simplified Chinese as menu languages. The solution is completed by the localised keyboard and handwriting recognition software. In addition, hundreds of 3D landmarks for Mainland China are also available from the Tele Atlas portfolio.
Partnership with MapmyIndia to offer Indian Maps
Due to special regulations on a national level, Nav N Go has partnered with India-based MapmyIndia to offer the navigation map data for the country. MapmyIndia is India’s key provider of digital map data for the country. The India map supported by Nav N Go covers 202 cities at a detailed street level, over 600,000 km of roads connecting 130,000 towns and villages; and almost 450,000 POIs.