Envista’s Software as a Service helps coordinate the planning of infrastructure construction and repair projects
Appleton, WI – October 20, 2008– NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has been chosen by Envista Corporation, to supply map data for their Software as a Service location-based application that enables infrastructure project coordination among utilities and government agencies. American Digital Cartography, Inc. (ADCi), a leading authorized distributor of NAVTEQ map data, supplied Envista with NAVTEQ data that included unique custom views of roadways, backgrounds and labels for use in the Software as a Service solution.
Envista’s application helps to coordinate projects such as gas, water, sewer and roadway construction and maintenance. By coordinating projects among diverse organizations, key stakeholders can identify “dig once” opportunities where joint work can be planned in order to realize cost savings and decrease traffic congestion.
A critical component of the application is NAVTEQ map data, which is used to geo-locate addresses and display project locations and backgrounds.
“Using NAVTEQ map data has distinctly influenced Envista’s early success in developing a breakthrough, map-based Software as a Service,” stated Marc Fagan, executive vice president of product management—Envista. “Our customers consider NAVTEQ data to be accurate and trust it for planning their projects. Working with NAVTEQ has enabled us to shorten our time to market significantly.”
Additionally, ADCi was able to create a custom look and feel for the Envista application, which helped Envista reduce their application development time by 20 percent.
“ADCi is proud to be an integral part of providing NAVTEQ data for Envista’s application that benefits so many public agencies as well as the general public,” commented Jim Reid, president, ADCi. “From listening to Envista’s needs starting with the initial data evaluation phase through determining unique licensing terms and delivering the data with customizations, ADCi has felt a strong partnership in enabling Envista’s application with NAVTEQ data.”
“NAVTEQ values our business relationship with ADCi and is pleased to be a part of Envista’s success,” said Roy Kolstad, vice president and general manager—Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ. “ADCi’s experience as a NAVTEQ valued reseller combined with the high-quality NAVTEQ map data give rise to many exciting opportunities for every type of utility and government solutions.”
About Envista Corporation
Envista is a provider of web-based software for the management oversight of infrastructure that is built and maintained by utility companies and government agencies. The company provides the only centralized, map-driven infrastructure project coordination solution for the exchange of construction and maintenance projects online. Envista’s patent-pending solution for infrastructure coordination leverages construction budgets and optimizes the planning of utility and roadway projects while reducing the impact of street cuts on local communities. Envista headquarters are located north of Boston in Beverly, MA. For more information, Envista can be reached at (978) 232-6300 or visit the web site at www.envista.com .
About American Digital Cartography, Inc. (ADCi)
ADCi has been a leading authorized distributor of NAVTEQ data since 2001. During that time, ADCi has successfully helped hundreds of satisfied customers in virtually every market, secure the correct NAVTEQ data and license for their mapping application. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, ADCi has specialized in providing digital mapping products and services since 1988.
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 more than 3,800 employees located in 194 offices and in 42 countries.
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