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AND Brings its Mapping and Location Services to Ubuntu

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Monday, February 24th 2014


Barcelona, 24 February 2014 - AND brings its mapping and location services to Ubuntu with an easy to use mobile application providing detailed local information and high granular map data. For the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona AND developed a map viewer with the proprietary AND navigation maps of Europe to start to showing the capabilities of AND for Ubuntu on phones.

Ubuntu is backed by Canonical, which is the commercial organisation behind Ubuntu. It provides hardware services to the world's biggest PC, server and cloud organisations. Ubuntu now ships preinstalled on 10% of the world's new PCs. With staff and offices all over the world, Canonical has the resources to deliver Ubuntu on phones, which will be shown at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Victor Palau Canonical's VP for Mobile Engineering says "We are delighted to welcome AND's mapping and location services to the Ubuntu mobile ecosystem. AND has provided a mapping application now running on Ubuntu which will be demonstrated at this year's Mobile World Congress event."

"AND is very happy to work with Ubuntu in offering location technologies via the AND Location Based Services (LBS) Platform for the Ubuntu OS. This technology has powered the most important LBS companies as known today and will be available to all Ubuntu developers shortly," says Hugo van der Linde CEO at AND.

AND brings its mapping and location services to Ubuntu with an easy to use mobile application providing detailed local information and high granular map data. In addition, AND will make its developer tools, web services and APIs available to Ubuntu's application developer community to allow rich mapping experiences to be built into any mobile application.

AND provides worldwide digital maps and location-based services. The company focuses on adding location intelligence to improve business processes through location technologies and big geo data.

 
 
 
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