WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc.

November 08, 2007 07:00 ET

NAVTEQ Transport™ Selected by WebTech Wireless for Quadrant™ Transportation Solution

Wireless Fleet Management Powered by NAVTEQ® Map Data

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2007) - WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of location-based and fleet Telematics services, has selected NAVTEQ to provide map data and NAVTEQ TRANSPORT® truck attribute data for Quadrant, WebTech Wireless' fleet management system. Quadrant provides users with GPS-based location information in real-time for efficient fleet management.

Powered by NAVTEQ map data, Quadrant enables fleet managers and dispatchers to access detailed fleet operational data, both real-time and historical. Offered on a scalable platform that allows for a wide range of future enhancements, Quadrant provides a real-time map interface for reporting and messaging activities that result in lower administration costs while increasing productivity. Fleet managers are able to connect their fleet to back-office applications providing instant access to data that can reduce unnecessary paperwork.

With the inclusion of NAVTEQ TRANSPORT, fleet managers can also route trucks away from low-clearance areas and streets in which trucks cannot maneuver, helping to reduce incidents and minimize out-of-route miles. NAVTEQ TRANSPORT provides road attributes that directly affect truck routing such as legal restrictions, physical restrictions and preferred truck routes.

"WebTech Wireless needs a mapping solution that provides detailed and up-to-date coverage with key information such as truck routing attributes," said Cameron Fraser, CTO and co-founder, WebTech Wireless. "We will continue to work with top industry suppliers such as NAVTEQ to help us remain a leader in the vehicle tracking industry."

"NAVTEQ's selection as the map of choice for WebTech Wireless highlights the value of accurate map data and industry-specific datasets," said Roy Kolstad, vice president and general manager-Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ. "We look forward to supporting WebTech Wireless as they continue to bring innovative fleet solutions to their customers."

WebTech Wireless will be featuring Quadrant, powered by NAVTEQ map data, at the 2007 Logistics and Fleet Management Show from November 12 through November 13, 2007 at the Chicago City Center Hotel, Booth #19.

About WebTech Wireless Inc.

WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW) is a global Telematics, location-based services provider that develops, manufactures, and delivers turnkey wireless solutions designed to improve productivity and profitability. WebTech Wireless products include wireless hardware and software services running on cellular and satellite networks, and include Automatic Vehicle Location, Mapping, Reporting, Vehicle Diagnostics, Driver Status, In-vehicle Telemetry, Messaging, In-vehicle Navigation, and wireless application and Internet connectivity. WebTech Wireless is currently providing devices and services worldwide in eight languages to over forty-one countries covering five continents. WebTech Wireless' scalable solutions are used by a broad range of small, medium and Fortune 500 companies and by governments. For more information, please visit www.webtechwireless.com.


NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 3,000 employees located in 168 offices and in 30 countries.

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