SEK Large Handset Manufacturer to Order Wayfinder’s Navigation Services
STOCKHOLM, Sweden–Wayfinder wins an order from a large handset manufacturer. The order value amounts to 19.5 million SEK to be delivered during Q3 2007. Wayfinder will provide Wayfinder Navigator software and services together with GPS receivers.
Approximately 60% of the order consists of hardware and 40% of services with a substantial potential for additional services to be delivered at a later point in time. The order includes Wayfinder Navigator 7 software and service and Wayfinder GPS receivers.
“We are delighted that a large handset manufacturer has entrusted us to be the global provider of navigation solutions,” says Magnus Nilsson, CEO at Wayfinder. “At Wayfinder we will continue our efforts to further strengthen our position as a world leading provider of location aware services. We intend to develop this position by being the preferred ‘One-stop-shop’ for location applications and services” adds Magnus Nilsson.
Wayfinder Navigator 7 Wayfinder Navigator combines the best of GPS navigation with the convenience and functionality of a mobile phone. The user is guided from A to B with voice, graphical and map turn-by-turn directions. In addition to the navigation and positioning service, it features a wide range of features and extras, including traffic information, weather reports, information on selected local services and locations of particular interest and patent applied for – Power Search functionality.
About Wayfinder Systems Wayfinder offers map, direction and GPS navigation services accessible by mobile phones. From these basic navigation services, we provide mobile phone users with content services including digital city guidebooks traffic information, currency conversion and weather reports. Wayfinder has selected Tele Atlas digital maps because they are complete, accurate and up-to-date. Our clients include major handset manufacturers and operators such as Telenor, 3, Cingular, Vodafone, SFR, Pannon, Telefonica and mobilkom austria. The products are sold to end users throughout Europe and North America. Wayfinder has over 1000000 unique users. Wayfinder has been listed on the NGM Equity stock exchange since 21st October 2005. After Wayfinder’s recently announced acquisition of Navicore in July 2007, Wayfinder and Navicore currently have 90 employees altogether. For further information, please visit www.wayfinder.com.