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TomTom Navigation SDK powers PTV Groupís new truck navigation app


Amsterdam, Netherlands – WEBWIRE
TomTom and PTV Groupís extended partnership helps to make road travel safer and more efficient
TomTom and PTV Groupís extended partnership helps to make road travel safer and more efficient

TomTom (TOM2), the geolocation technology specialist, announced it will power PTV Truck Navigator G2, the next generation of PTV Groupís professional truck navigation app. In a move that expands the firmsí partnership, PTV Group will be using TomTomís recently launched Navigation SDK (Mobile Software Development Kit) to power up-to-date maps, custom truck routing and more in their app, now available globally for the first time.

Using the freshest, richest map data from TomTom, PTV Truck Navigator G2 exemplifies the versatility with which TomTomís technology can support its partners in creating industry-leading, location-aware solutions that answer their customerís needs.

The app considers several attributes, including the size and weight of large vehicles, as well as truck-specific attributes such as cargo, hazard restrictions, and tunnels to calculate the best, most economical routes for truck drivers. To inform its calculations and accurately predict delays in the future, it relies on TomTomís full suite of real-time traffic data, historical traffic patterns, and predictions.

With these services neatly packaged in an easy-to-use format, the TomTom Navigation SDK enables PTV Group, a global expert in transport logistics solutions, to offer a highly accurate navigation solution which can be quickly and easily customized for fleet managers and drivers. Fleets across the globe can now rely on the PTV Truck Navigator G2 to keep them on track by warning them of changing road conditions, suggesting faster routes and providing more precise ETAs. To ensure optimized and reliable deliveries, the app also facilitates a seamless connection between back-office planning operations and drivers on the road.

ďBy combining TomTomís online maps with our technology and experience, we can offer the best and most accurate truck routing system, tailored exactly to our customersí needs,Ē says Christian U. Haas, CEO of PTV Group.

ďWeíre excited to expand our partnership with PTV Group, with the PTV Truck Navigator G2 now powered by TomTomís latest Navigation SDKĒ said Mike Schoofs, Managing Director of TomTom Enterprise. ďBy making fresh and accurate location data easily accessible to businesses, we can create safer and more comfortable experiences for drivers and end-customers around the world.Ē

For the past 10 years, the PTV Group has leveraged TomTomís expertise in mapmaking and location technology to strengthen its offerings in the fields of mobility and logistics. Together, the companies continue to create far-reaching impact with their technology, be it by monitoring and controlling congestion or by improving the safety and efficiency of public roads.

About TomTom

At TomTom we are mapmakers, providing geolocation technology for drivers, carmakers, enterprises and developers.

Our highly accurate maps, navigation software, real-time traffic information and APIs enable smart mobility on a global scale, making the roads safer, the drive easier and the air cleaner.

Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices worldwide, TomTomís technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of drivers, businesses and governments every day.

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