Tele Atlas, provider of digital map data and location content, is expanding its reach in the wireless market through two new service launches with cellular application developers. The company announced the initiation of service with Wayfinder Systems and MobileGates to integrate Tele Atlas’ accurate, real-time mapping and traffic data onto certain Cingular Wireless and Nextel phones, respectively.
Wayfinder Systems AB, provider of mobile phone navigation for wireless phones, is now implementing Tele Atlas high-quality, turn-by-turn mapping and navigation content on Nokia 6620 cell phones purchased through Cingular Wireless. Smartphone users can now access dynamic digital maps that deliver Tele Atlas location-specific road and travel information across the nation.
Tele Atlas is also offering nationwide traffic and real-time road speeds to MobileGates, a leading Application Service Provider (ASP), for its TrafficMobile 2 application that uses Tele Atlas color maps for traffic and fuel pricing.