WHERE powers two third of North America LBS Challenge semi-finalists

Today, uLocate Communications announced that ten of the fifteen applications selected as semi-finalists in the 2008 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge – Americas were built on WHERE, its LBS platform for mobile phones.

"With their ability to aggregate location-based content, WHERE proved to be a tremendous asset to developers in this year's NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge," said Marc Naddell, Vice President, Partner and Developer Programs, NAVTEQ. "Their offering simplifies the process for creating innovative location-based applications and distributing them on multiple carriers."

The 2008 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge – Americas semi-finalist applications built on WHERE are: AEN Mobile (Real time emergency information); Game Park (Location-based multi-player game); HeyWhatsThat (Interactive views of mountain peaks and skylines); POI Cruiser (Find local businesses on a color-coded grid); Proxido (Set location-based reminders for yourself); SportsTalk (connects you to local sports teams and nearby fans); Trapster (report and share speed-traps and speed cameras); UMI Transit (Detailed public transportation information and maps); WildLab (Tag and share sightings of bird species); ZooM (mobile enterprise application for connecting direct labor providers with customers).

Wednesday, March 12th 2008

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