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MapInfo Launches StreetPro China and Vietnam

  • 15 December, 2005 16:22

<p>SYDNEY, Australia, Dec. 15, 2005 — MapInfo Corporation (Nasdaq: MAPS), the leading global provider of location-intelligence solutions, today announced the launch of two premier StreetPro products, the People’s Republic of China and Vietnam.</p>
<p>StreetPro is a comprehensive digital database of road networks and points of interest, providing users with a flexible, multipurpose foundation for location-intelligent business initiatives including site selection, infrastructure management, customer mapping and resource visualisation.</p>
<p>StreetPro China comprises:</p>
<p>· Venues and locations for the 2008 XXIX Olympiad</p>
<p>· A comprehensive array of layers including a high-quality street network and a variety of contextual layers to enhance analysis and map presentation</p>
<p>· Integration of 2,300 cities/counties throughout China</p>
<p>· Comprehensive postcodes including four-digit boundaries and six-digit points</p>
<p>· Bilingual attribution of streets, administrative boundaries, features and landmarks in English and simplified Chinese</p>
<p>· Detailed coverage of the major population centres and major roads across the entire country.</p>
<p>StreetPro Vietnam provides:</p>
<p>· A comprehensive array of layers including a high-quality street network and a variety of contextual layers to enhance analysis and map presentation</p>
<p>· Bilingual attribution of streets and landmarks in English and Vietnamese</p>
<p>· Detailed coverage of major urban areas.</p>
<p>Gavin Lennox, vice president and general manager for MapInfo Asia Pacific said, “More and more organisations across the region are using StreetPro to make intelligent decisions about where to locate their offices and outlets in order to reach the most customers possible.</p>
<p>“With the expansion of StreetPro into China and Vietnam, MapInfo has effectively mapped the majority of the population in the Asia Pacific region, giving users, including global organisations, access to location-intelligence data in key markets.”</p>
<p>MapInfo continues to maintain and to expand a high-quality regional data suite across the Asia Pacific region. Currently, the company has established StreetPro products for Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong S.A.R. and now in Vietnam and China, with plans for additional countries underway. For information, please contact a MapInfo representative or call the company on 1 800 351 576.</p>
<p>About MapInfo
MapInfo Corporation is a global company that integrates software, data and services to help organisations realise greater value from location-based information and drive more insightful decisions. MapInfo solutions are available in 20 languages through a network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60 countries. Headquartered in Troy, NY, MapInfo Corporation is on the World Wide Web at</p>
<p>MapInfo and StreetPro are trademarks of MapInfo Corporation and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates.</p>
<p>Of Note
This press release contains forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. Any statement not a statement of historical fact is a forward-looking statement, including without limitation statements concerning demand for and benefits of MapInfo products and integration of MapInfo products with existing solutions. Actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those factors contained in the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 31, 2004 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the heading “Factors Affecting Future Performance” MapInfo takes no responsibility to update any forward-looking statements.</p>
<p>Kristy Easterbrook</p>
<p>MapInfo Corporation</p>
<p>+61 7 3226 4550</p>
<p>Marty Filipowski
Spectrum Communications
+61 2 9954 3299</p>

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