Webraska Opens Detroit Operations

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Webraska

    DETROIT, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Webraska, the
 worldwide provider of wireless navigation services and technologies, has
 announced the opening of its Detroit/Novi sales office to serve automotive OEM
 and first-tier supplier customers throughout North America.
     As an innovator and technology enabler for real-time mobile applications
 on a global scale, Webraska has partnered with numerous global telecoms and
 technology providers, including IBM, Nortel, VoiceStream and many others, to
 assist them in combining real-time distributed navigation with any location-
 based applications.
     "Opening our Detroit office shows our commitment to the North American
 market," said Bruno Bourguet, General Manager for Webraska's automotive
 division.
     "The telematics market is set for explosive growth," Bourguet added, "as
 OEMs are looking to connect in real time with their customers.  Wireless
 navigation is an essential part of the telematics value proposition.  We look
 forward to working with North American OEMs and their partners by offering our
 wireless navigation technology, which is already being used by major telecom
 customers across the globe."
     Focusing on telematics for the rapidly changing automotive market,
 Webraska's Detroit office will be providing the company's expertise in Call
 Centers, its Personal Navigation API(TM) and Wireless Navigation Platform,
 based around Webraska's patented IbDN(R) technology, to help OEMs integrate
 the many pieces of the real-time wireless navigation puzzle.
 
     About Webraska
     Webraska is the worldwide provider of wireless navigation, spatial
 searching, mapping and traffic information services and technologies for
 telecom operators and car manufacturers.
     Turning mobile devices into worldwide personal navigation systems,
 Webraska's revolutionary IbDN(R) (Internet-based Distributed Navigation)
 patented technology and its Personal Navigation Suite(TM) of valued-added
 services are solving mobile users' needs everyday, increasing revenues,
 customer loyalty and brand recognition for leading service providers around
 the world, including SFR, TIM, Vizzavi, KPN, Belgacom, Airtel, Orange, ADAC,
 VoiceStream and M1.
     Helping carriers leverage their UMTS, Wireless Internet and Location-
 Technology assets, Webraska also offers the Personal Navigation API(TM) that
 allows application developers to launch, in a matter of hours, anywhere in
 most of Europe, North America and increasingly in the Asia-Pacific region,
 "location & navigation-enabled" wireless applications (location-based
 services, m-commerce, games, city guides, fleet management, mobile Extranet,
 etc.).  It is available directly to all developers via Webraska's ASP Centres,
 and via licensees of the Global Navigation Server(TM) platform and Global
 Navigation Database(TM).
     Webraska's technology has already been chosen by industry leaders,
 including IBM, Nortel, Oracle, Openwave, Alcatel, Sagem, Schlumberger,
 SignalSoft, Wireless Car, PSA, Cellpoint, CT Motion, CPS and Acunia.
     The company is headquartered in Poissy, France and has offices in London,
 Brussels, Madrid, Amsterdam, Milan, Stockholm, Tokyo, Singapore, Melbourne,
 Montreal and Detroit.
     For more information visit: www.webraska.com
 
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    DETROIT, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Webraska, the
 worldwide provider of wireless navigation services and technologies, has
 announced the opening of its Detroit/Novi sales office to serve automotive OEM
 and first-tier supplier customers throughout North America.
     As an innovator and technology enabler for real-time mobile applications
 on a global scale, Webraska has partnered with numerous global telecoms and
 technology providers, including IBM, Nortel, VoiceStream and many others, to
 assist them in combining real-time distributed navigation with any location-
 based applications.
     "Opening our Detroit office shows our commitment to the North American
 market," said Bruno Bourguet, General Manager for Webraska's automotive
 division.
     "The telematics market is set for explosive growth," Bourguet added, "as
 OEMs are looking to connect in real time with their customers.  Wireless
 navigation is an essential part of the telematics value proposition.  We look
 forward to working with North American OEMs and their partners by offering our
 wireless navigation technology, which is already being used by major telecom
 customers across the globe."
     Focusing on telematics for the rapidly changing automotive market,
 Webraska's Detroit office will be providing the company's expertise in Call
 Centers, its Personal Navigation API(TM) and Wireless Navigation Platform,
 based around Webraska's patented IbDN(R) technology, to help OEMs integrate
 the many pieces of the real-time wireless navigation puzzle.
 
     About Webraska
     Webraska is the worldwide provider of wireless navigation, spatial
 searching, mapping and traffic information services and technologies for
 telecom operators and car manufacturers.
     Turning mobile devices into worldwide personal navigation systems,
 Webraska's revolutionary IbDN(R) (Internet-based Distributed Navigation)
 patented technology and its Personal Navigation Suite(TM) of valued-added
 services are solving mobile users' needs everyday, increasing revenues,
 customer loyalty and brand recognition for leading service providers around
 the world, including SFR, TIM, Vizzavi, KPN, Belgacom, Airtel, Orange, ADAC,
 VoiceStream and M1.
     Helping carriers leverage their UMTS, Wireless Internet and Location-
 Technology assets, Webraska also offers the Personal Navigation API(TM) that
 allows application developers to launch, in a matter of hours, anywhere in
 most of Europe, North America and increasingly in the Asia-Pacific region,
 "location & navigation-enabled" wireless applications (location-based
 services, m-commerce, games, city guides, fleet management, mobile Extranet,
 etc.).  It is available directly to all developers via Webraska's ASP Centres,
 and via licensees of the Global Navigation Server(TM) platform and Global
 Navigation Database(TM).
     Webraska's technology has already been chosen by industry leaders,
 including IBM, Nortel, Oracle, Openwave, Alcatel, Sagem, Schlumberger,
 SignalSoft, Wireless Car, PSA, Cellpoint, CT Motion, CPS and Acunia.
     The company is headquartered in Poissy, France and has offices in London,
 Brussels, Madrid, Amsterdam, Milan, Stockholm, Tokyo, Singapore, Melbourne,
 Montreal and Detroit.
     For more information visit: www.webraska.com
 
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