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Telmap releases Telmap Navigator for Palm webOS

Telmap Navigator available on Pre and Pre Plus devices in Europe

(PresseBox) (London, ) Telmap, a market leader in mobile location solutions, providing whitelabel, fully hosted and managed search, mapping and navigation solutions to mobile operators, today announces the availability of a pioneering special edition of Telmap Navigator for Palm® webOS(TM) , allowing Telmap's awardwinning locationbased services solution to be accessed on Palm Pre(TM) and Palm Pre Plus devices.

As part of Telmap's strategy to optimise its solution on many operating systems, the Palm webOS edition follows successful launches on iPhone, BlackBerry, Symbian, BREW, Android, and Windows Mobile and will allow for webOS users to enjoy the popular Telmap Navigator solution.

Telmap Navigator for Palm webOS will enable users to be setup and navigating within seconds. It provides users with realtime, relevant and localized service and some of its key features include:

- A winning application: Allinone solution including incar navigation, dedicated pedestrian navigation, local search and content

- Realtime turnbyturn navigation with 3D moving maps, voice and text instructions announcing street names

- Realtime, live traffic alerts with alternative route options

- Points of Interests information such as gas stations and parking lots along the way

- Full route corridor download that's conducted at the beginning of the navigation session, enabling quick and seamless rerouting when necessary with no need to reconnect 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.

The Palm webOS edition can be downloaded for free by O2 Germany subscribers here.

"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 locationaware 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."

Telmap Ltd.

Telmap is a world leader in location solutions. The company has established a solid reputation for providing its customers with innovative, value added mapping and navigation solutions that open new business opportunities and generate new revenue streams. Telmap has a unique endtoend solution including a mobile location companion, a complementary web companion, robust location platform with a set of APIs to support its customers in delivering a strong LBS strategy. The company's flagship product, Telmap5 is the world's first personalized location companion integrating innovative and patented technologies including Telmap Active Interface, Telmap Active Search and Telmap Active Widgets.

Telmap is the #1 choice of location solution and its technology has been selected by leading industry players Orange FT Group, Vodafone, Vodacom, SFR, O2, Telefonica, MTS, SingTel, OPTUS, AOL, Pelephone, Carphone Warehouse and more.

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