TomTom Signs Strategic Deal with Samsung, the World's Largest Smartphone Manufacturer
AMSTERDAM, Jan 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
has signed a strategic deal with Samsung
whereby TomTom maps and location content will power the Wave3
smartphone. TomTom will provide information to support daily
location needs of Wave3 users, from navigation to search and find.
'Signing the deal with Samsung highlights TomTom's ability to deliver
the map and enhanced content needed to enable the location based
services for wireless users' said Charles Cautley, Managing Director
TomTom Automotive and Licensing. 'TomTom is excited to collaborate
with the global leader in the smartphone market.'
'As we strive to deliver innovations for the global smartphone
market, location-enabled content and applications are increasingly
important to our customers,' said David Noh, Vice President & Head
of Technology Alliance Group. 'We needed a partner that could deliver
to our strict requirements for quality and TomTom rose to the occasion.'
The agreement gives Samsung access to TomTom global maps and premium
location content including:
Map coverage for over 200 countries globally, providing over 35
million kilometers of road network
Points of Interest providing information that enables users to
find the people, places and services they need, wherever they are
3D City Maps and 3D Landmarks adding a dimension of
clarity and reality to the map, enhancing recognition and providing a
visual orientation aid
Enterprise Traffic delivering live road conditions, including
the location and length of a traffic incident, helping drivers find
the quickest route to their destination
Speed Cameras providing a location alert for safety related
cameras to promote safe driving habits and optimize the navigation
TomTom is a global supplier of location and navigation products and
services. We provide consumers and enterprise, government and automotive
industry customers with digital maps, traffic intelligence, navigation
software, PNDs, automotive systems, fleet management services,
smartphone apps, fitness devices, POIs and speedcam intelligence.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has over 3,500 employees and operates
from 50 locations in 35 countries.
TomTom (aex:TOM2) is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be
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