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TCS Confirms Our Scoop: RIM to Use Their Navigation & LBS APIs



TCS Confirms Our Scoop: RIM to Use Their Navigation & LBS APIs
Telecommunication Systems (TCS) today officially announced that its map, local search, location services and navigation application, along with software components, are included in the new BlackBerry 10 platform.

GPS Business News already published about that agreement between TCS and RIM on January 4th (read our article here). Our investigation also indicated this is a “multi-million, multi-year contract“, per TCS’s CEO words.

The TCS-powered maps application ships preinstalledwith the new BlackBerry 10 smartphones and TCS' associated Application Program Interfaces (APIs) are also available for BlackBerry 10 developers.

TomTom is the supplier of the map database and real-time traffic feed in the turn-by-turn navigation solution.


Friday, February 1st 2013


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