NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announced that NAVTEQ map data of Brazil powers the new versions of Orbital Sistemas’ W700 in-cab connected navigation device and Smart700 phone-based navigation software.
All NAVTEQ maps are built using a step-by-step process to deliver accurate, complete and precise map data. The higher the quality of the map data, the better solutions, such as W700 and Smart700, will operate. Orbital’s selection of NAVTEQ map data of Brazil was based upon the high level of accuracy, richness of content and breadth of coverage exhibited in the map; all of which contribute to the improved performance of the enhanced versions of W700 and Smart700.
“Orbital’s commitment to providing fleet customers with the highest-quality navigation solutions is evident in their selection of NAVTEQ map data to power W700 and Smart700,” said Helder Azevedo, general director—Latin America, NAVTEQ. “Enhancing the W700 and Smart700 with NAVTEQ map data of Brazil enables more precise navigation and an improved end-user experience.”
W700 in-cab navigation device is designed with the professional business driver in mind. The W700 boasts a 7” touch-screen interface with highly visual turn-by-turn navigation and easy-to-read street names, fully integrated with a fleet dispatching application. Highly popular with taxis, the W700 integrates both vehicle tracking and GPS navigation as well as connection capabilities to taxi meters, receipt printers and other devices.
Smart700 software helps business to navigation-enable their fleets using hardware that many drivers already own resulting in time and cost savings. Smart700 can be installed in any of the main smartphones and PDA models available in Brazil. Additionally, Smart700 has the ability to route drivers directly to their job destination without the need for manual address input.
About Orbital Sistemas
Since 1999, Orbital Sistemas has been a provider of cutting edge technology in the area of mobile data communication and dispatch systems for vehicle tracking, fleet management and distribution logistics. Based out of São Paulo, Brazil, Orbital provides complete solutions that meet countless market needs.
NAVTEQ (navteq.com) is the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data (digital location content) enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. NAVTEQ supplies comprehensive digital 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 4700 employees located in 204 offices in 46 countries.
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