TomTom today announced the availability of the latest version of its maps and its comprehensive portfolio of products, with more extensive coverage and new features. With the addition of 400,000 miles worldwide, the database of maps to TomTom reached 35.2 million km of roads covering 104 countries and 3.4 billion people around the world.
“ In the latest version of the maps TomTom has added a significant coverage in emerging countries such as Brazil, Russia and India , “Maarten van Gool said , Managing Director of TomTom Licensing. “ With the latest update, TomTom is able to offer its customers the best coverage and most advanced content, to meet all their needs . “
TomTom has also increased coverage of road network and improved some of its characteristics across Europe by entering, for Italy , 14,000 km of roads (or added details). For example, have been added or 74,000 km of roads detailed well in Western Europe, including the area of London that will host the 2012 Summer Olympics. Were added content related to eco-routing: the mapping of restricted traffic areas (ZTL). In Eastern Europe, however, more than 36,000 km of roads have been upgraded in Russia, Poland and Turkey.
In the Americas, TomTom has extended its coverage in growing markets like Brazil, where they were detailed with more precision than 100,000 km of roads were added, and 600,000 points of interest (POIs) , giving users the ability to find companies, places and people so much easier. Users can now benefit from functions such as the type of dedicated lanes and secondary roads, which provide safer navigation. Also now available the most current information available concerning the postal codes for U.S. and Canada that are particularly important for companies and business customers.
The latest version of the product has allowed an increase in the Address Point (civic point) for a total of over 1.5 million throughout the Far East, resulting in more accurate locations of dynamic markings, and a comprehensive geolocation of the region. Have been updated Points of Interest 3D Icons Points of interest, 2D maps of cities’ and Visualization of Complex intersections can improve the graphics a more realistic display of the map.