Telenav Integrated with Nuance Dragon Drive to Provide Automakers with Location and Context-Aware Cloud-Based Search for Vehicles

Nov 03, 2015, 10:00 ET from Telenav, Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Location-based services leader Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV) today announced that its in-vehicle cloud-based search capabilities have been integrated with the Nuance Dragon Drive connected car platform, allowing automakers to deliver innovative in-car search capabilities optimized and designed for the driving experience.

Telenav's services will be available through Nuance's Dragon Drive platform for automotive customers.  Nuance has been powering embedded and cloud-based voice and content solutions in more than 130 million vehicles globally. Telenav, which provides both onboard and cloud-based end-to-end navigation services for automotive, will be offering its broader cloud search technology through the Dragon Drive Connect content platform for deployment in 2015 and beyond.

"We are excited to work with Telenav to bring robust and intuitive cloud search capabilities to automakers through the Dragon Drive platform," said Arnd Weil, senior vice president, Nuance Automotive. "Cloud-based search allows automakers to deliver a wealth of relevant information and content to drivers, ultimately resulting in a simple and effective search experience that just works."

Designed specifically for use in vehicles, the foundation for Telenav's cloud search is location and contextual awareness, providing the most relevant results and delivered in a seamless experience through Nuance's content platform.

"We're proud to work with Nuance to deliver cloud-based search, for points of interest and addresses," said Hassan Wahla, co-president of Telenav's Automotive Business Unit. "Our cloud services always push the boundaries of vehicle connectivity. With a focus on deep vehicle integration, Telenav's cloud search service, delivered through Nuance's content platform, offers an enhanced driving experience with powerful, simplified search capabilities for automakers to bring to their customers."

About Telenav

Telenav is a leading provider of location-based platform services. These services consist of our map and navigation platform and our advertising delivery platform. The map and navigation platform allows Telenav to deliver enhanced location-based services to developers, auto manufacturers and users through various distribution channels, including wireless carriers. Our advertising delivery platform delivers highly targeted advertising services leveraging our location expertise.

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