Official introduction: Amap is a free map navigation product provided by Amap (Nasdaq: Amap), a provider of electronic maps, navigation and LBS service solutions. AutoNavi map data covers mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau, covering 337 prefecture-level 2,857 administrative divisions above the county level; navigation supports GPS, base station, network and other methods. Various route plans such as "shortest", "fastest" and "most economical" can be automatically generated for selection, and the optimal bus/driving travel route can be selected according to real-time traffic conditions.
3. Product development history
(1) The first stage: hard exploration and technology accumulation (2002-2004)
AutoNavi's entrepreneurial team has country email list been involved in the GPS field since the 1990s. After the establishment of AutoNavi Software Co., Ltd. in July 2002, AutoNavi's R&D team went through arduous exploration. According to the characteristics of the national basic map data at that time , After half a year, finally developed a set of data acquisition tools and editing processing platform with independent intellectual property rights.
Technological exploration and innovation have brought business opportunities to AutoNavi. In August 2002, AutoNavi, Aisin AW, Fuji Ten and other companies jointly established Beijing Aidifei Navigation Technology Co., Ltd., and began to develop the sales market of in-vehicle navigation electronic maps.
processing platform with independent intellectual property rights.
In June 2004, AutoNavi became the first private enterprise in China to obtain the Class-A surveying and mapping qualification for navigation electronic maps, and passed the ISO9001 certification. After obtaining the Class A surveying and mapping qualification, AutoNavi began to collect data on a large scale and gradually built a high-quality database.
【Memorabilia】In June 2004, AutoNavi became a national Class-A surveying and mapping qualification unit and became the first private enterprise in China to obtain the Class-A surveying and mapping qualification for navigation electronic maps.