Global LBS Challenge - Europe

By Joe Francica

LBS Challenge 2006 - Europe Last week at the 3GSM conference in Barcelona, Spain, NAVTEQ announced the winners of their Global LBS Challenge for Europe.

Additional Details and Prize Awards
Category Semi-Finalists
Navigation ALK Technologies developed CoPilot Live FleetCenter, which ultimately went on to win the Grand Prize in lieu of the category award. See more information below.
Grand Prize Winner
50,000 & 100,000 NAVTEQ Standard Territory License
appello's WISEPILOT


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Entertainment & Leisure

TikGames© developed a GeoWorld Universe which brings the phenomenon of geocaching to your GPSOne- enabled phone. Individual users can create and submit their own caches and clues via mobile phone for others to find. Players can manage every detail of their trip including mapping routes, checking elevation and tracking sunrise and sunset all by mobile phone.
10,000 & 75,000 NAVTEQ Standard Territory License

CITYNEO's MovingBlog

MS4 Spooks:Mobile
Social Networking

Datatronics developed Microgestel® designed for location, security and personal assistance applications in mobility environments. Features include permanent personal location and immediate telephone assistance.
10,000 & 75,000 NAVTEQ Standard Territory License MapTel's Localizame for Telefonica

Web Integration's Live Contacts

GRAND PRIZE WINNER - ALK Technologies' CoPilot FleetCenter
Product Description (Source: ALK Technologies): FleetCenter Professional (see image below) offers integration of satellite navigation and backend tracking, messaging, and dispatch on a one-device, one-SIM Windows Mobile Pocket PC or Smartphone. CoPilot Live Professional enables real-time mobile asset visibility and tracking by broadcasting up-to-the minute position data and additional trip information via GPRS to a backend server. Via a secure web interface, companies can track their fleets, digitally communicate with drivers, and dispatch destinations while leveraging a host of additional functionality to efficiently manage and control mobile assets and resources.
CoPilot Live Fleet Center
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Published Sunday, February 26th, 2006

Written by Joe Francica

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