Veldhoven – July 11, 2011 – NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, has established a pan-European reseller agreement with Esri Schweiz AG.
As an authorised NAVTEQ reseller, the GIS specialist will be able to provide customers with a complete set of NAVTEQ geodata which, depending on individual requirements, can be supplied in formats optimised for use within Esri software. The navigable map data and associated content - such as Speed Limits, 3D City Models, NAVTEQ Traffic™ and NAVTEQ Transport™ which is focused on providing navigable attributes for large vehicles - will be used to enable a range of GIS, geomarketing, geocoding, mobile asset management and telematics applications utilising Esri’s GIS products and solutions.
The Esri philosophy is that a geographic approach to problem solving allows for better communication and collaboration. GIS technology leverages this geographic insight to address social, economic, business, and environmental concerns at local, regional, national, and global scales. “Our agreement with NAVTEQ will enable us to provide a more comprehensive geographic package to our customers in the region,” explained Martin Probst, Associate Managing Director of Esri Schweiz AG. “From developer tools to online GIS platforms, the quality and precision of NAVTEQ map data will impact on all our products and help us meet our customers requirements.”
NAVTEQ has a long standing relationship with Esri and its international distributors in Europe and this agreement with Esri Schweiz AG builds on this established association. “It will enable Esri Schweiz AG to offer enhanced product offerings and innovative solutions to customers,” added Peter Beaumont, Customer Marketing Director, Enterprise EMEA of NAVTEQ. “Organisations across Europe are recognising the benefits of spatially enabling their Enterprise applications. NAVTEQ’s navigable map database, together with Esri’s comprehensive suite of GIS technology and solutions, will support improvements in efficiency.”
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of location content in the form of maps, traffic and places data that enables navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. NAVTEQ supplies precise, comprehensive location content to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 5,600 employees located in 213 offices in 50 countries.
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For spatial analysis, planning and decision-making, the geoinformation solutions based on Esri’s ArcGIS platform are the first choice in private and public sectors as well as in education and sciences. Adaptable and intuitive with integration options, the industry standard ArcGIS can be used on mobile devices, desktops, and servers, and it is highly appreciated by more than one million users worldwide.
Headquartered in Zurich, Esri Schweiz AG has been providing support to users since 1993 offering distribution, training, support, and consultancy backed by combined experience and expertise of more than 40 employees at the Zurich head office and the branch in Nyon near Geneva.