Fidelity ADT embraces geospatial intelligence

Fidelity ADT has partnered with mapIT (previously TomTom South Africa) for the provision of geospatially enriched on-board devices for its fleet of close to 1 000 reaction service vehicles. The technology will improve customer service and mitigate safety risks to customers and staff alike. Geospatial intelligence is a rapidly growing sector and can make a […]

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TomTom SA sells maps business to black entrepreneurs

Dutch multinational TomTom confirmed today that it has concluded a transaction with local black entrepreneurs that will see it sell off its South African maps business for an undisclosed amount. The deal sees TomTom South Africa (TTSA) transform into a 100% black-owned business with complete rights to continue serving all existing mapping clients of TomTom… […]

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SA could be a pathfinder for simple mapping tech

Mapping has been reinvented, but almost no one has noticed. We still rely on street addresses in a world where billions live on streets with no names. We depend on GPS — the global positioning system developed by the US military — despite widespread ignorance of how to express that position…. Read more [download] Arthur […]

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