Boston, USA, 15 May 2006 – Tele Atlas announced the Tele Atlas DeveloperLink programme, designed to provide developers access to free map data and technical and business resources to support development of next-generation map-enabled applications. In addition, Tele Atlas’ DeveloperLink forms a first-of-its-kind online networking community for application developers bringing new location based and navigation services to market.
DeveloperLink was created to serve application developers in a variety of markets, spanning wireless, Internet and personal navigation to geographic information systems and in-car navigation. Program participants receive free technical information, sample data in Shape, GDF-AS, GDF-AR and Oracle formats, links to useful software from industry-leading geospatial platform providers, as well as documentation and training materials.
With access to business planning, networking, and marketing and sales assistance through DeveloperLink, developers can bring new applications to market faster. Participants are able to connect with the world’s largest community of developers focused on location and navigation based applications to discover new business opportunities, open sales channels and increase exposure for solutions.