Rotterdam, 9 January 2013 - AND has signed an agreement with US based deCarta to provide worldwide location-based services (LBS) including geocoding, local search, customized maps and routing.
This agreement allows AND to provide a fully integrated digital mapping offering running on deCarta's LBS platform technology.
deCarta, with 15 years’ experience, is the LBS software platform provider that has powered many of the largest LBS services globally, from Google Maps (2005-2008) to over 20 Mobile Operators today as well as Samsung, Inrix, Ford, General Motors OnStar, and MotionX GPS Drive – the best selling navigation app on the iPhone. Its location APIs are used by thousands of developers worldwide.
The deCarta platform provides all the core geospatial technology necessary to power scalable, global LBS services including geocoding, single-line local search, routing and customized maps, with developer APIs for all mobile platforms.
‘AND is very happy to work with a company that has powered the most important LBS companies as known today’ says Hugo van der Linde CEO at AND. ‘We will now start offering our customized solutions through this technology to add location intelligence to our customers.’
‘deCarta is pleased to partner with such a well-established mapping company as AND. The combination of AND map data and deCarta’s LBS platform will enable AND to provide innovative LBS solutions and we are excited to be part of this offering’ says J. Kim Fennell, CEO at deCarta.
AND intends to start offering a wide range of LBS APIs and services the first quarter of 2013. 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.
This is a translation of the Dutch press release. In the event of any discrepancy, the Dutch version will prevail.