ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 9, 2009 — Telogis today announced that Quanta, a leader in automotive equipment in Brazil, will expand their aftermarket product portfolio with two lines of navigation devices, powered by Telogis’ navigation engine.
Quanta’s new solutions, RADAR Consumer Navigator and RADAR Automotive Navigator, will utilize the GeoBase mapping platform for visual and audible turn-by-turn navigation. Additionally, the Automotive Navigator series will incorporate next-generation “connected navigation” features, via GSM modem, allowing the device to receive routes and messaging instructions from any back-office system. “Improved navigation technology and connected services increase the efficiency of our transportation and field service customers. Fuel consumption and environmental impact are reduced and driver safety is increased with improved route planning and control,” said Silvio Cirelli, CEO, Quanta Technology.
“As a recognized leader in Brazil, Quanta’s selection of GeoBase is a validation of the flexibility of our geospatial platform. Our ability to quickly localize the product demonstrates our capability to meet our customers’ global expansion plans,” said David Cozzens, CEO.
GeoBase is Telogis’ market-leading geospatial platform for application developers, systems integrators, telematics/OEMs and enterprise customers. Features include rich and detailed maps, navigation, geocoding, reverse geocoding and route optimization. As demonstrated by Quanta, with GeoBase, organizations can quickly develop dispatching and navigation solutions leveraging traffic, commercial vehicle restrictions, and custom route strategies. The GeoBase mapping platform provides a scalable, feature-rich engine that delivers core geospatial functionality in a user-friendly software application.
Telogis, a leading global platform for enterprise location based services, is dedicated to enhancing the value of our customer's businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services. Telogis was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA with offices in Europe, and Latin America as well as a development center in Christchurch, New Zealand. Telogis’ products and services are used and distributed in over 60 countries worldwide. To learn more about Telogis visit our website at www.telogis.com or call toll free at 866-TELOGIS (866-835-6447).
Established in 1987, Quanta has been a pioneer and one of the main manufacturers of automotive alarms in Brazil. The Company launched the first tracking in Brazil beginning a 10-year heritage in automotive alarms. Today, Quanta is a leader in the development and manufacturing of alarms and tracking and tracing devices for trucks, motorcycles and cars, managing aspects of security, logistics and telemetry for more than 400,000 vehicles in Brazil. Currently, the portfolio of products is comprised of the TETROS line of tracking and tracing solutions and the RADAR line of alarms and accessories. Quanta Technology www.quantatec.com.br has two offices located in the Region North of São Paulo.
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