Appello releases Wisepilot 3.5 – with Traffic Sensitive Routing and Social Network Integration

The new Wisepilot version includes a comprehensive upgrade of the user interface as well as dynamic traffic sensitive routing, powerful One Line Search and full integration to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

21 million mobile users across EU5 markets accessed mapping, direction services during February, 68% growth

New research from comScore has revealed a 68% increase in the use of mobile mapping and direction services across Europe during the past year.

Vodafone closes Wayfinder after US$30M deal

Vodafone is to close its navigation business, Wayfinder, less than 18 months after acquiring the Swedish firm for US$30 million. Reuters notes that the offering could not compete with free services provided by Google and Nokia.

Buying your ski pass from your iPhone thanks to “iSkiPass” from SKIDATA

This solution is the first ski pass reservation application for iPhones. It is immediately available on the App Store – under “iSkiPass” – and will soon be accessible on other mobile platforms.

Telenor Connexion launches new platform for business critical M2M solutions

Less CO2 emissions, increased safety in traffic and improved life for patients is enabled by the recently launched technical platform solely built for reliable M2M data communication. Products, devices and vehicles are increasingly equipped with embedded mobile connectivity to further enhance product offering, enable new services and cut costs.

New ISO RFID standard will help trace products in the supply chain

For reasons of safety and reliability, the importance of being able to trace products throughout the supply chain has strongly increased in recent years. The new ISO 17367:2009 standard will help manufacturers and distributors to track products and to manage their traceability thanks to standardized RF tags.

Telmap Partners with GyPSii on Location-Enabled Social Media

GyPSii and Telmap have partnered to develop and introduce advanced location-based social networking as part of Telmap’s Mobile Location Companion.

Appello introduces Maploader to the Wisepilot platform

Appello Systems, the supplier of Wisepilot, now introduces Maploader to its platform. A service which enables the user to pre-load high quality maps to the mobile phone and always have them available, regardless connectivity.

ASF and ORANGE team up to develop an innovative solution in real-time road traffic information

ASF (Autoroutes du Sud de la France) and Orange Business Services have joined forces to develop an innovative solution in real-time traffic information aimed at local authorities and road operators.

Intrinsyc’s Destinator Delivers Social Media with GyPSii API

Intrinsyc Software International and GyPSii announced a partnership to integrate GyPSii’s award-winning social media and contextual advertising/coupon functionality into the Destinator navigation application for smartphones. The combination of the two heralds a first for the mobile navigation segment with the full integration of social media features into a mobile turn-by-turn navigation application.