Geneva, 5 March 2014 – TomTom (TOM2) has today announced a strategic partnership with worldwide indoor mapping leader, Micello Inc., extending its range of mapping products to include indoor venues.
Integrating Micello’s maps and venue content gives TomTom’s business customers access to accurate pedestrian friendly indoor maps with points of interest data in venues worldwide.
“The indoor mapping functionality means that step-by-step guidance can be integrated into daily life for a wide variety of venues, including shopping malls, airports and retail stores,” said Charles Cautley, Managing Director TomTom Maps. “By partnering with Micello our customers can now develop smarter apps and locations-based services helping users navigate with ease in and out of the car.”
“We’re excited to be partnering with TomTom, the global leader in navigation.” added Ankit Agarwal, CEO of Micello. “Our agreement means that TomTom’s business customers can use our indoor venue maps and incorporate the content into their automotive, online, or mobile solutions.”
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Founded in 2007, Micello is the leading provider of indoor venue maps and navigation data, with over 20,000 venues in 50 countries. Micello maps are available in a variety of formats and are a key enabler for indoor location services. The company, with over 50 employees worldwide, is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA and has operating offices in Tokyo, Japan and Ahmedabad, India.
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