Digital map data will be used for future telematic services.

Navigation Technologies, a leading provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation, Internet/wireless applications and business solutions announced that its NAVTECH maps have been selected by Wingcast LLC, for use in its future telematic services offering. Wingcast, a company formed by Ford Motor Company and QUALCOMM to provide telematics services and applications, cited the accuracy and depth of Navigation Technologies’ maps, as well as the company’s established leadership in the automotive market as primary factors in their selection. Wingcast will begin offering its telematics service later this year.