Dubai firm seals smart phone deal
Dubai, November 12, 2011
Dubai-based Flagship Projects has entered into a strategic partnership with Visioglobe, a leading French company that specializes in the visualisation of map data on smart phones.
A hi-tech mobile and web applications provider, Flagship said the deal was aimed at enhancing cooperation in developing map data applications for their customers in the world.
Eric Bernard CEO, Visioglobe and Shadi Hasan, managing director, Flagship Projects signed the deal.
“This agreement reflects the importance of featuring maps on smart mobile phone applications. The partnership is designed to motivate businesses, governments and end users to embrace this technology which is in fancy in GCC," said Hasan.
"Visioglobe technology can be used for pedestrian navigation and automotive navigation and even ski trails navigation."
"Its advantages include quickly add 3D content and interactive elements to create rich applications, drastically reducing time-to-market to deliver a complete application. Visioglobe is also leading the market with the 2D & 2,5D indoor technology to provide navigation for exhibitions, " he added.
Bernard said the partnership with Flagship reflects its firm commitment in boosting services in the Gulf.
"This is part of our strategy to sustain our leadership position in the communications industry in the rapidly expanding and booming region," he noted.
Flagship creates fast, secure and efficient apps that connect users to complex back-end systems and data-warehouses, payment gateways and secure data channel transactions.
Bernard said, “Our automotive and mobile developments on large urban areas such as whole countries, cities have enabled Visioglobe to gain extensive expertise in 3D data processing."
"This is now available to ordinary people to find intuitively their positions or visit large cities around the world. Those applications are available on iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and all other OS on demand."
"We offer complete solutions that integrate both 2D and 3D data processing, as well as a visualization and navigation system on the net and mobile platforms," he added.-TradeArabia News Service