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    Telmap releases Telmap Navigator for Palm webOS


    Telmap, a specialist in mobile location solutions, providing white-label, fully hosted and managed search, mapping and navigation solutions to mobile operators, has announced the availability of a special edition of Telmap Navigator for Palm webOS, allowing Telmap’s location-based services solution to be accessed on Palm Pre and Palm Pre Plus devices.

    The Palm webOS edition follows launches on iPhone, BlackBerry, Symbian, BREW, Android, and Windows Mobile and will allow webOS users to employ the Telmap Navigator solution.

    Telmap Navigator for Palm webOS will enable users to be set-up and navigating within seconds. It provides users with real-time, relevant and localized service and some of its key features include: All-in-one solution including in-car navigation, dedicated pedestrian navigation, local search and content; Real-time turn-by-turn navigation with 3D moving maps, voice and text instructions announcing street names; Real-time,  live traffic alerts with alternative route options; Points of Interests information such as gas stations and parking lots along the way; and a full route corridor download that’s conducted at the beginning of the navigation session, enabling quick and seamless re-routing when necessary with no need to re-connect to the server.

    The solution will be available first to webOS users on the O2 Germany network, and the solution will include German local content and services such as Lonely Planet and speed enforcement zone warnings. Telmap Navigator is expected to be available for webOS users on other networks in the near future.

    “Strategically, Telmap supports many mobile platforms in order to provide a true location experience that can be brought to a wider audience on a broad range of devices”, says Motti Kushnir, CMO of Telmap. “We are proud to bring Telmap Navigator to European webOS users and see this as an important step in our journey towards a more connected and location-aware society.”

     “Palm is pleased to support Telmap and our partner networks in offering European webOS customers Telmap’s popular search, mapping and navigation solution,” said Joe Hayashi, vice president of Platform and Tools at Palm, Inc., a subsidiary of HP. “We’re focused on bringing the best applications to our customers, and welcome Telmap to the growing range of compelling webOS software applications.”