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Nokia, Navteq show us how a map is made

We take a spin in the True mapping car, which is used to collect the data that powers Nokia Maps 3.0 on the all-new Lumia 822.

By Nov. 15, 2012


Mapping streets with a Navteq field team

CNET takes a ride with a Navteq field team to see how it collects information and updates the maps used in GPS devices.

By Sep. 28, 2011


Mapping the world: Navteq technology (photos)

A typical Navteq field team drives out in an older-generation Ford Escape equipped with an array of six cameras and military-grade GPS. Here is a look at the technology used to map the streets.

10 Images By Sep. 28, 2011


Navteq module enables terrain-aware cars

Navteq and M/A-COM Technology Solutions partner to create the Map and Positioning Engine module (MPE), a device designed to communicate terrain information and positioning data to a car's drive systems.

By Oct. 13, 2011


Navteq models European cities

Navteq announces the availability of 3D rendered maps of European cities.

By Feb. 17, 2010


Watching traffic with Navteq

CNET Car Tech visits the Navteq SF Bay Area Traffic Operations Center.

By Oct. 14, 2009


Navteq buys Trapster speed-trap reporting service

Map and traffic data giant purchases upstart police speed-trap reporting app and service for an undisclosed sum.

By Dec. 14, 2010


Navteq tries to make GPS directions more 'human'

Company creates a way to make GPS directions far more understandable to the average driver.

By Sep. 2, 2010


Mapmaking with Navteq

Have you ever wondered where all the detailed information in GPS navigation systems comes from? So did we: So we took a ride out with Fred and Enrique, two field analysts for Navteq, who gave us insight into how they collect data to keep their maps up to date. Check out our slide show on cartography in the digital age.

8 Images By Mar. 5, 2007