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Pakistan ready to walk in right directions with TPL Maps

By Fazil Jamili
August 15, 2016

KARACHI: Pakistani nation is ready to walk in the right directions with the help of country’s first indigenously developed digital mapping solution.

The country’s largest tracking solutions provider TPL Trakker has launched TPL Maps, created using state-of-the-art technology, are inlayed with smart features that provide real-time intelligent routing, live traffic updates, turn-by-turn navigation options and smart search amongst a host of other features.

Briefing about the digital maps, Ali Jameel, CEO, TPL Trakker Ltd. Stated, “TPL Maps have been developed indigenously and I firmly believe that these localized mapping solutions will provide a holistic navigational experience to people all over Pakistan,” and added “Globally, maps have taken the center stage for e-commerce, fintech, advertising and games.”

He said today we have enabled Pakistan to leverage the power of Maps for businesses, consumers and the Government sector.

“This is just the beginning of a new era for technology in the country and we are honored to be in the driving seat of this change,” he maintained.

He said these maps also correctly showcase Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan as a part of Pakistan.

Company’s Product Manager Asim Mushtaq and the Head of Maps Adeel Hashmi were also present at the occasion and briefed the media.

Adeel Hashmi said that with over 22,000 hours of research, TPL Maps have been developed with data collected over the last 15 years by a dedicated team of over 100 IT & GIS analysts who have worked diligently to make these maps a reality.

“TPL Trakker aims to add further innovation and exciting features in upcoming releases,” he added.

Asim Mushtaq said the TPL Maps boost of 1.5 million points-of-interest (POIs) – this is the highest number of POIs compared to any other mapping service in Pakistan.

“With close to a million housing addresses, the largest collection of housing data ever recorded, TPL Maps have approximately 1,000 3D building models and approximately 300,000 kilometers of road network mapped across the country,” he concluded.

TPL Maps app can be downloaded from Google Play Store and Apple App Store.