Teleatlas to offer 3-D maps of select cities by the end of 2006

According to a report on My TomTom Go, Teleatlas is working on providing 3-D maps of select cities in Europe and America by the end of 2006. In order to create these maps Teleatlas has been using 6 cameras on their map-data-capturing mobile homes as well as measuring the height of buildings with a gyroscope. While it is undecided what GPS units will be the first to to employ the 3-D maps, or which cities will be the first to be available, it is likely it will be dedicated GPS units. Because of the power needed to render the maps it is likely PDA's will employ the data for a while. Overall the project seems exciting and another step closer to easy navigation.

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