TomTom to supply Telenav mobile navigation customers with TomTom HD Traffic in the US
Las Vegas, Consumer Electronics Show January 8, 2013 – TomTom has signed a partnership with Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV) to deliver improved real-time traffic content to Telenav's mobile navigation customers, including those using the popular Scout™ personalized GPS navigation application on iPhone, Android and Windows devices. TomTom's HD Traffic services will deliver enhanced congestion, incident and estimated time of arrival data, resulting in improved traffic-based routing.
TomTom HD Traffic combines information from over 76 million live data sources, including connected navigation devices, mobile phones, and real time incident data to produce the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date traffic information for dynamic routing.
"Traffic is a daily pain point for many drivers and we are passionate about helping our customers save time and reduce stress," said Ryan Peterson, Director of Product Management for Traffic and Navigation at Telenav. "We selected TomTom HD Traffic in order to improve the quality of our traffic services across our mobile apps."
Added Charles Cautley, Managing Director, TomTom Automotive, Enterprise and Government, "TomTom is committed to providing a dependable, traffic solution to help drivers reach their destinations faster. By integrating TomTom HD Traffic, Scout and Telenav's other GPS navigation services will receive the most precise traffic information possible, delivering significant advantages to their users that will improve their daily commutes."
On iPhone and Android devices, Telenav's Scout application includes free voice GPS navigation, local search, traffic information, speech recognition, and automatic rerouting. It also features My Dashboard, a customizable home screen that provides users with personalized, real-time commute times to work and home.
For further information, visit www.tomtom.com and www.telenav.com.