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TomTom to Support Location Context Enhancements for Zenly

September 5, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--TomTom ( TOM2 ) today announced that its Routing APIs and the reverse geocoding part of its Search APIs have been chosen by Zenly, the social map app with leading real-time location technology, to make it easier for Zenly users to gather context about their friends. Zenly’s app lets users see where their friends currently are on a map, allowing them to message them in the app and get information on how to meet up with them.

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Anders Truelsen, Managing Director, TomTom Enterprise, said: “Our collaboration with Zenly confirms that our personal approach to delivering high quality Maps APIs is resonating with developers. We’re delighted that a fast expanding start-up is trusting TomTom to support its growth.”

Laurent Cerveau, CTO, Zenly, adds: “Data accuracy is critical to the user experience in Zenly which is why we have selected TomTom as a provider of reverse geocoding and routing data. By using their APIs, we can immediately provide people with relevant information about their friends.”

Developers can easily get going with TomTom Maps APIs, a full suite of location services on TomTom’s self-service developer portal: https://developer.tomtom.com/.

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About TomTom

TomTom created the easy-to-use navigation device, one of the most influential inventions of all time. Since then, we have grown from a start-up, into a global technology company.

We design and develop innovative navigation products, software and services, that power hundreds of millions of applications across the globe. This includes industry-leading location-based and mapmaking technologies, embedded automotive navigation solutions; portable navigation devices and apps, and the most advanced telematics fleet management and connected car services.

Combining our own R&D expertise with business and technology partnerships, we continue to shape the future, leading the way with autonomous driving, smart mobility and smarter cities.

Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 37 countries, we offer advanced digital maps that cover 142 countries, and our hyper-detailed and real-time TomTom Traffic information service reaches more than five billion people in 69 countries. www.tomtom.com

About Zenly

Zenly started in 2011 as a small team of passionate designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs gathered around the idea that frictionless location sharing is the next mobile commodity. Our R&D has brought us to release the best location sharing app in the world

And now, Zenly is the mobile application that lets you instantaneously see where your friends are. We believe that making maps more social and personalised is our opportunity to improve the way people live, communicate and share moments together. Our product empowers people to find themselves, enjoy improvised moments and have fun together.

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CONTACT: TomTom Media:

Remco Meerstra

+31 6 5569 0480

remco.meerstra@tomtom.com

or

TomTom Investor Relations:

ir@tomtom.com

or

Zenly Media:

hello@zen.ly

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SATELLITE MOBILE/WIRELESS SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS

SOURCE: TomTom

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