TomTom extends location-based services portfolio

TomTom extends location-based services portfolio

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Netherlands, October 15, 2014: TomTom has enlarged its location-based services product portfolio with an online turn-by-turn navigation service for users who want to offer a navigation application on an internet-connected device, without having to store a large offline map.

The new service can also be integrated with TomTom’s existing navigation products like NavKit, NavKit Worker and NavCloud. This service includes TomTom’s latest maps,best-in-class routing, real-time traffic, a comprehensive search function and easy-to-use software development kits.

The new navigation service allows mobile device vendors and web service providers to provide online mapping and navigation applications that do not require an offline map. It is also apppropriate for products in the emerging wearables and internet-of-things product categories.

Charles Cautley, Managing Director of TomTom Licensing said, “By offering an online service for our maps, turn-by-turn navigation and traffic information we can better support the needs of our customers. This extension of our product portfolio gives our customers the most flexible and complete end-to-end location-based services available today.”

Source: TomTom