|By Business Wire||
|June 10, 2014 02:30 AM EDT||
TomTom (TOM2) today launches an open developer portal for TomTom Bridge enabling the easy integration of business applications with TomTom technologies. AppCarousel and Page Up are the first partners to develop solutions.
The new portal gives developers, integrators and value added partners an open platform to build business apps. Developers will get access to Software Developer Kits*, including tips on how to best use this flexible platform.
“TomTom Bridge opens up a world of possibilities for every business that runs a fleet of vehicles," says Corinne Vigreux, Managing Director at TomTom. “We believe that every business on the move should be able to harness the power of our technology to work more efficiently and bring exciting new services. Now this new developer platform makes it easier to integrate business applications with TomTom technologies.”
AppCarousel provides TomTom a fully customisable app store for businesses to match their choice of apps, branding and features. Page Up is enabling a series of mobile solutions with Near Field Communication and bar code scanner, digital signature app and connection to a Bluetooth printer.
The developer portal also offers detailed information on Application Programming Interface, a document library, case studies and links to TomTom content downloads.
TomTom Bridge is currently available for developers**.
Notes for editors
* the SDK and API also works with TomTom Telematics devices, the forthcoming PRO 8270 and PRO 8275 driver terminals – the WEBFLEET-enabled TomTom Bridge versions. A dedicated PRO.connect SDK, which allows business applications to be hosted on the device, will later be unveiled.
** Pre order special offer is valid until 31st of July: more information with local distributor to get a special developer price. Maximum of 2 premium connected device per developer at €499 instead of €599 excluding VAT.
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TomTom (TOM2) empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products.
Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 3,600 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries.
AppCarousel, a Wmode company, is a leading app store provider that provides custom app store solutions and app ecosystem management for major organizations across a variety of sectors including consumer electronics, automotive, telecommunications and IoT (Internet of Things). AppCarousel takes the complexity away from app distribution and app ecosystem management by powering the curation, management, distribution and monetization of apps. AppCarousel helps to drive app discovery, adoption and revenues by putting organizations in control of their app strategies and allowing them to capitalize on the growing app economy, while delivering an enhanced customer experience across multiple screens and connected devices. For more information, visit http://www.appcarousel.com.
About Page up
Page Up is specialized in field mobility for professional workers. Page Up leverages its expertise for nearly 25 years in a whole range of sectors like transport, field forces automation, and logistics. We develop and markets a full range of professional rugged devices, and services tailored to meet the needs of companies to equip their mobile staff (delivery drivers, technicians, sales persons).
Page Up is a longtime partner of TomTom, with whom we have developed many solutions based on geolocation and surrounding services, always with the shared aim to meet the expectations of our common clients.
Page Up based in France, in Dijon and also have offices in Paris and Lyon. For more information, visit www.pageup.fr.
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