Infogroup’s Points of Interest Data Continues to Power JVC
JVC Extends Strategic Alliance with Infogroup to Provide Premium POI Data for In-Car Navigation Units
(OMAHA, NE) – Infogroup, the leading provider of local business listings and Points of Interest (POI) data for navigation, local search and location-based service (LBS) applications, today announced a license agreement with JVC, a leader in consumer electronics and in-car navigation devices.
The contract marks the extension of a strategic alliance that began in 2007. Under the agreement, JVC will integrate Infogroup’s U.S. Points of Interest (POI) data into high end in-car navigation devices it services.
“We are excited JVC has selected Infogroup to be the premier provider for their in-car navigation units. Our commitment to the highest quality of data combined with JVC technology makes this a winning situation for both companies,” said Jim DeRouchey, President of Infogroup Licensing. “Infogroup POI data will help JVC customers find nearby places such as eating, drinking, lodging, shopping, and personal services accurately on the map and be able to drive to store fronts through turn-by-turn directions.”
“JVC Mobile Entertainment prides itself on delivering the best performance in every product that we manufacture. Infogroup provides us with the most accurate, up-to-date points of interest in the business. We’re thrilled to work with Infogroup.” Bill Turner, Vice President, JVC USA, Mobile Entertainment Division.
About JVC Mobile Entertainment
JVC Mobile Entertainment products are marketed by JVC U.S.A., a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment for the consumer and professional markets.
About Infogroup Licensing
Infogroup Licensing, a division of Infogroup, is a leading provider of proprietary business and consumer database solutions to value added resellers (VARs). Infogroup’s comprehensive suite of databases is utilized in business-to-business applications including geographic information systems (GIS), mapping, research, marketing, verification and analytical applications. Infogroup’s verified points of interest (POI) data powers business-to-consumer solutions including Internet and local search, directory assistance, mobile devices, global positioning systems (GPS), navigation systems and location-based (LBS) applications. To learn more, please visit us at www.license.infousa.com or call (866) 661-7682.
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enable targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. Our information powers innovative tools and insight for businesses to efficiently reach current and future customers through multiple channels, including the world’s most dominant and powerful Internet search engines and GPS navigation systems. Infogroup’s headquarters are located at 5711 South 86th Circle, Omaha, NE 68127. For more information, call (402) 593-4500 or visit www.infogroup.com.