NAVTEQ, Inc (NYSE:NVT) Maps Power New Voice Navigator(TM) Product from NavStar Technologies, Inc. (NVST.PK)
NAVTEQ, Inc (NYSE:NVT), a leading provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation systems, announced that NavStar Technologies, Inc., a technology development company, will power its new Voice Navigator product with NAVTEQ’s maps. Each quarter, NavStar will upload and integrate freshly updated NAVTEQ data maps, providing all users with optimal routing information.
The Voice Navigator is a leading navigation product that directly interfaces with a wireless phone to create a hands and eyes free navigation system. Thus, turn-by-turn directions will be delivered to the user without diverting the driver’s attention from the road.
Doublas Pritt, CEO and President of Navstar, stated, “As NavStar forges into the fresh navigation space of interactive voice command routing, we need to establish Voice Navigator as a quality product with the most precise maps and robust routing capability available. NavStar selected NAVTEQ because we wanted to align with the clear leader of enhanced map data. The NAVTEQ quarterly map downloads on Voice Navigator will help provide our customers with the most up-to-date maps available.”
Winston Guillory, Senior Vice President of NAVTEQ, added, “NAVTEQ is pleased to be powering a device that offers a new approach to getting people to their destinations in the most efficient and accurate manner possible. We look forward to supporting NavStar as it enters the growing connected services industry.”
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