Items tagged with Tele Atlas

It's amazing what technology can discover these days. Like how Americans really aren't the speed demons they are made out to be. Believe it or not, we aren't being sarcastic. TomTom has just published a report that utilized lots of Speed Profiles data in order to provide the first fully detailed view of which interstate highways are the fastest and slowest in the United States.The results were nothing short of stunning in our opinion, as we tended to believe (much like everyone else, we think) that most drivers sped on Interstates. The report found that while the average travel speed exceeded the speed limit in a few places (understandable!), overall, drivers tend to be mindful of the posted... Read more...
Following in the footsteps of Google, Navigon, and Nextar, TomTom is promising free map updates for select GPS navigation systems starting in the second quarter of this year. Although details as to which models will be included in this offer are scant at this point, TomTom tells us that the updates will be available to users by simply connecting their navigation devices to TomTom HOME. Registered users will be notified of map updates as they become available. TomTom uses Tele Atlas maps, which are generally updated on a quarterly basis. TomTom Introduces Lifetime Map Updates in North America Feature to be incorporated in wide range of TomTom devices throughout 2010 CONCORD, Mass. -- TomTom, the... Read more...