UAE: Visioglobe, a French company that specialises in the visualisation of map data on smart phones, entered into a strategic partnership with Flagship Projects, a Dubai-based hi-tech mobile and web applications provider. The agreement was signed by Eric Bernard, CEO of Visioglobe and Shadi Hasan, Managing Director, Flagship Projects.
“This agreement reflects the importance of featuring maps on smart mobile phone applications. The partnership is designed to motivate businesses, governments and end users to embrace this technology which is in fancy in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC),” said Hasan. He added, “We have partnered with Visioglobe because we believe in its thought leadership in the global map data visualisation industry. We expect this partnership to facilitate the dissemination of mobile apps technology on smart phones to enjoy innovative Visioglobe technology that provides outdoor and indoor environments in 3D irrespective of the operating systems.”
Visioglobe technology can be used for pedestrian navigation and automotive navigation and even ski trails navigation. Its advantages include quickly add 3D content and interactive elements to create rich applications, drastically reducing time-to-market to deliver a complete application. Visioglobe is also leading the market with the 2D and 3D indoor technology to provide navigation for exhibitions.
Eric Bernard added, “Our partnership with Flagship Projects reflects the firm commitment of Visioglobe in boosting its services in the Gulf. This is part of our strategy to sustain our leadership position in the communications industry in the rapidly expanding and booming region.”