CHICAGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions (LBS), announced expanded data samples and technical resources for the global developer community for its NAVTEQ Traffic(TM) and dynamic POI content products via the NAVTEQ Network for Developers (NN4D). These samples can be found in two product-specific web sections at www.NN4D.com/partnerzones.
The expanded content is designed to provide LBS developers the ability to create feature-rich and innovative applications that deliver the right content at the right time, offering more utility and value as part of the navigation experience.
NAVTEQ Traffic(TM) real-time traffic is a highly reliable comprehensive service that offers three types of critical traffic information - planned incidents, unplanned incidents and flow - aggregated from multiple, proven sources and all delivered into one feed. Rooted in the detailed, accurate NAVTEQ(R) map, the most widely used map for navigation, NAVTEQ Traffic(TM) products are preferred by service providers and users for their superior reliability. In North America, NAVTEQ Traffic is available in more than 124 markets with more than two million subscribers actively using NAVTEQ Traffic to save time and money.
In addition to sample data, technical information and tools, a dedicated NAVTEQ Traffic discussion forum moderated by product experts is now available at www.NN4D.com/forums.
This month also marks the debut of data samples, sample queries and developer documentation for "Air Travel Status" in the Location Content Zone of NN4D. This new dynamic POI content product from NAVTEQ provides frequently updated information about flight arrival/departure times for commercial flights, as well as overall airport weather conditions and general airport status for major airports in the United States and Western Europe.
"Developers can use the expanded NAVTEQ Traffic and Air Travel Status data samples found on NN4D to build applications which encompass the latest in real-time, location-based information," says Marc Naddell, vice president, Partner & Developer Programs, NAVTEQ. "By offering the widest variety of map products and formats, and constantly expanding our developer resources and reach, NN4D is the go-to developer program for LBS application development."
Complete development resources, information and technical support for creating LBS and navigation solutions using NAVTEQ products and services are available at www.NN4D.com.
About NAVTEQ Network for Developers
NAVTEQ Network for Developers (NN4D) is a dynamic online web portal and global community that provides developers and business partners with the technical and business support needed to build, showcase and launch the most innovative location-enabled solutions. Connect with the people, tools and resources you need to grow your business by visiting www.NN4D.com.
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 4,000 employees located in 196 offices and in 36 countries.
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