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nanonavi Launches Powerful Features to Facebook Application


nanonavi Virtual Care™ to Millions of Facebook members

April 23th, 2009 - Sunnyvale, California - Nanomatic, a global company that is a pioneer in GPS social ecommerce announced today powerful features for nanonavi on Facebook. The application offers the leading search, mapping and tracking technology for personal and family safety. Facebook users are being offered advanced features to download to their mobile phones that will allow them to find those they love and care about anywhere in the world, as well as link to Nanomatic nanofinders, small devices for enhanced security.

"We believe that Facebook has revolutionized how people connect online. We also believe nanonavi revolutionizes how people can care for each other, virtually. There is no need for expensive call centers for security; nanonavi is a fun way for people to have the benefits of security for their family using their phone, while connecting to our nanofinders,” said August Schnabel, Chairman of Nanomatic. “We are pleased to offer our upgraded Facebook application to all members, giving them a chance to utilize our advanced mobile social software to add virtual care to their online, mobile, and social network experience.”

nanonavi is an application for people to plug in on social networks and download to their mobile phone. It mashes up all the relevant profile information of family and friends from every major social network to map to locations using GPS on any GSM network in the world. Consumers stay connected to those they care about with a whole new layer of information to share and receive, including mapped locations, Geo-tagged photos or videos, and points of interest to show to friends across all major social networks so they can stay in contact via maps or satellite images.

The nanonavi application syncs with Nanomatic nanofinders, small devices that round out a family focused offering that provides a system for finding, alerting and caring for children, elders, assets like cars as well as family pets. nanonavi runs on all the major mobile smart phones including Nokia, Sony-Ericsson, Symbian, Samsung, and Windows Mobile. nanonavi is free for download on Facebook, MySpace, BeBo, Hi5, and Orkut. The product also differentiates itself by allowing people to access their contacts across their social networks, something unavailable in today’s market.

nanonavi Facebook application features include:

· Users have state of the art tracking/monitoring features include, virtual care support, assign/unassign nanofinders, and viewing of track records (the route recorded by nanofinders)

· Users now have five different categories to catalog their life: Family, Friends, Things, Media and Place

· Users can now have direction functions showing locations to desired point of interest, family, friends, and things leveraging other members using nanoavi

· Users have a search function that filters locations by area radius and category

· Users can easily switch between Map View and List View

· Users can create objects other than people, e.g. Add Things, Add Media and Add Places

About Nanomatic

Nanomatic is a leader in Nano-Information-Technology, and creates software for enterprises around the world, as well as secure mobile social applications and location aware devices for the consumer market. The company was founded in London, has R&D headquartered in Hong Kong, with America headquartered at Plug and Play Technology Campus, Silicon Valley, California. For more information please visit and All nanoFinders can be purchased at the Nanomatic nanoStore.


Sarah Kornfeld

EVP, Marketing Worldwide

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