|NAVTEQ Announces Digital Terrain Model and Satellite Imagery|
Tuesday August 21, 1:13 pm ET
Additional Visual Content Enriches Map Display
CHICAGO, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ (NYSE: NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, has announced the launch of Digital Terrain Model and Satellite Imagery which enable richer, more realistic map display in location-based and navigation applications. These are in addition to NAVTEQ's 2D Landmark Footprints, Enhanced 2D Footprints, 3D City Models and 3D Landmark products.
Digital Terrain Model provides three dimensional elevation data that reflects the relative height of the earth's surface. This is further enhanced with texture and colors to help users better understand where they are in relation to surrounding natural landmarks.