New BlackBerry Maps application to leverage Tele Atlas

New BlackBerry Maps application to leverage Tele Atlas

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Los Angeles, 12 September 2006: Tele Atlas announced Research In Motion’s (RIM) new BlackBerry Maps application (currently available in North America only) will leverage Tele Atlas’ map data to provide mapping and location based services (LBS). The BlackBerry Maps application is featured in the new BlackBerry Pearl smartphone.

The BlackBerry Maps application will feature Tele Atlas’ highly accurate map data to help mobile users easily find addresses and the best routes to them. Leveraging Tele Atlas map data, BlackBerry Maps works together with other BlackBerry applications enabling users to send maps via email and launch maps from contacts in their address book.

– Tele Atlas
Based in the Netherlands, Tele Atlas a geographic content provider delivers the digital maps and dynamic location content that power the world’s most essential geographic solutions. Tele Atlas also works with business partners who deliver critical applications for emergency, business fleet and infrastructure services.

– Research In Motion (RIM)
Based in Waterloo, Ontario, Research In Motion is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for mobile communications market. The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.