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Paris, France – January 20, 2005 — Webraska Mobile Technologies, the pioneering provider of voice-enabled GPS wireless navigation applications and location-based services, is pleased to announce that its market acclaimed SmartZone Navigation solution is now available for all four major wireless operating platforms: Symbian Series 60, Symbian UIQ, Microsoft Windows Mobile for Smartphones, and Microsoft Windows Mobile for Pocket PC Phone Edition.
Orange France is the first wireless carrier to benefit from this new release, recently extending distribution of the product to include the following retail chains: France Telecom, FNAC, Darty, Tel and Com and Internity. A free trial version of the application for http://gps.orange.fr.
New features in this version also include:
Enhanced design style optimising map display for small screen sizes helping to distinguish the proposed route from other road segments and surrounding areas.
Display of even more street names than before – and many more than competitive products.
Integration of radar warnings, alerting drivers of approaching “speed trap” or radar.
One-way streets indicated with arrows.
Turn arrows on vector maps to indicate manoeuvres.
Merged or “concatenated” intersection pictograms at complex junctions coupled with merged voice instructions such as “turn left at the roundabout and then turn right”
Support for many new devices including the Nokia 7610 (Symbian Series 60), SPV C500 (Microsoft Windows for Smartphone), Qtek 9090 (Microsoft Windows for Pocket PC) and SonyEricsson P800/ P900 (Symbian UIQ).
Webraska is the leading provider of white labelled GPS navigation solutions for wireless carriers and branded service providers worldwide. Webraska enables customers to maximize revenues through a rich user experience, flexible pricing models and the integration of value added content. Customers benefit from our unrivalled experience deploying location-based services with more carriers in more countries than any other vendor.
Webraska now powers offerings for Orange, Vodafone, O2, Sensis (a wholly owned subsidiary of Telstra), and Toyota France. Webraska has a long track record of innovation, winning awards from Unstrung Magazine, TIME, Business Week, Tornado Insider and Frost & Sullivan.
Webraska has its headquarters in Paris, France, with satellite offices across Europe and Australia.
For more information visit: www.webraska.com