Have you been to the new NAVTEQ.com yet? the company has rolled out a new look to the website featuring a “showcase” right on the homepage. From the get go you’ll be greeted with a map that’s centered on your location (approx) and have local search at your fingertips. You can easily enter an address then search for major POIs nearby, printing directions or emailing yourself the results. You’ll also have access to drive times and traffic information as well (from Traffic.com).
NAVTEQ.com showcase content includes the following Top 10 new features:
1. The Freshest Version of the NAVTEQ Map
2. Point Addressing
3. Junction Views & Sign As Real
4. Branded Icons
5. 2D Footprints
6. Satellite Imagery
7. Enhanced Elevation Contours
8. Transit Access / Transit Stops / Taxi Stands
9. Real-time Traffic Data
10. Integration of Map Reporter
The following is a sample map that shows the search results for “Treasure Island hotel, Las Vegas, NV”. Very interesting and useful to see the building footprints along with labels for nearby hotels – very useful and this is exactly the kind of information that people need!