New agreement expands the range of class-leading navigation services supplied by TomTom ~
Barcelona, Mobile World Congress, 26 February 2013 – Today, TomTom announces the extension of its longstanding partnership with leading PND supplier MiTAC International Corporation. Under the global agreement, TomTom will provide a range of world-class navigational services for use in all of the PND brands owned by MiTAC including Mio, Navman and Magellan.
PNDs from MiTAC brands will continue to be powered by TomTom maps and associated location content. This includes navigable map data for over 100 countries, Points of Interest, 3D Landmarks and Voice Maps among other products.
"Navman, Mio and Magellan are some of the most respected PND brands in the world,” says Steve Chang, Vice Present at MiTAC International Corporation. "That is why I am so pleased about this extension of our relationship with TomTom. I am confident that their world-class data and services will ensure we remain at the forefront of the global market for years to come.”
"The reputation of Mio, Navman and Magellan PNDs depends upon the quality of the map data and navigational services that they provide," says Charles Cautley, Managing Director Licensing at TomTom. "That's why today's announcement is so important. Once again, MiTAC has trusted TomTom to power the strategic futures of these global brands."
Notes for editors
TomTom provides MiTAC International Corporation with the following location content:
- World-class maps
Highly-accurate TomTom maps.
Puts local information at drivers’ fingertips. It displays the location and key attributes of restaurants, petrol stations, hotels, retailers and more.
Enables speech technology to be integrated into map applications. Drivers can enter commands simply by speaking to the device.
3D Landmarks & Landmark Icons
Adds significant structures and monuments to maps to aid navigation and improve the display.
About MiTAC International Corporation
MiTAC International is a global information technology company headquartered in Taiwan and publicly listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. MiTAC’s Brand Business Units include Mio, Magellan and Navman, and is devoted to delivering leading location-based services and solutions to the global market. The comprehensive product line covers car navigation systems, outdoor GPS, mobile accessories and software.
For more information, visit www.mitac.com