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NAVTEQ Map Data Selected by NVision Solutions, Inc. for Use in Real-Time Emergency Action Coordination Tool (REACT).

CHICAGO, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NAVTEQ , a leading global provider of digital map data for location-based solutions and vehicle navigation, has been selected by NVision Solutions, Inc. to provide map data for its Real-Time Emergency Action Coordination Tool and Vehicle Tracking solutions. NAVTEQ(R) map data, enhanced GIS attributes, and NAVTEQ Parcel Boundaries(TM) data will be integrated into REACT to allow for better collaboration and visibility among various agencies when responding to emergencies.

NVision is a leading provider of mission-critical, GIS-based decision support systems with a growing footprint in the EU geospatial space. By utilizing NAVTEQ data, NVision plans to add highly-accurate, detail-rich transportation and Points of Interest data to REACT, which is marketed to various local/state/federal agencies for real-time integrated GIS command and visualization solutions. NVision will also be using NAVTEQ data for its Vehicle Tracking solution, an asset tracking and alert application specifically designed for municipalities.

"Working with NAVTEQ will give NVision's emergency management customers the nationwide coverage and accuracy they need to help save lives and property. NAVTEQ data is critical for every aspect of NVision's REACT. Using NAVTEQ, NVision will provide more accurate resource tracking, dynamic evacuation routing, search and rescue, natural disaster damage estimates, recovery planning and operations, and more. As leading experts in the mapping requirements for modern Emergency Management, NVision is proud to work with NAVTEQ," commented Craig Harvey, CIO NVision Solutions, Inc.

"NAVTEQ is a longstanding supplier of data for government applications and is committed to providing map data designed to meet the specific needs of homeland security and emergency management, planning and response," stated Roy Kolstad, Vice President and General Manager -- Enterprise, NAVTEQ. "NVision is building this critical data into innovative products that provide support for these mission critical objectives."

About NVision Solutions, Inc.

NVision Solutions, Inc. is a Mississippi Development Authority-certified GIS consulting company. NVision's team has extensive experience developing GIS models, both vector and raster. NVision also provides a full range of remote sensing services in support of GIS implementations. NVision is the winner of the "2004 Governor's Technology Innovator of the Year" award in Louisiana, the "2005 Small Business Innovator of the Year" award in Mississippi and ESRI's "2005 New Business Partner of the Year" award. NVision, an active member of Mississippi's EIGS geospatial industry cluster, is headquartered at the NASA Stennis Space Center in south Mississippi.

About NAVTEQ

NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 2,800 employees located in 167 offices and in 28 countries.

NAVTEQ and NAVTEQ Parcel Boundaries are trademarks in the U.S. and other countries. (C) 2007 NAVTEQ. All rights reserved.

This document may include certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates" or words of similar meaning. The statements are based on our current beliefs or expectations and are inherently subject to various risks and uncertainties, including those set forth under "Item 1A. Risk Factors" in each of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 and the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 1, 2007, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global political, economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory factors. NAVTEQ does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document.

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CONTACT: Jennifer Schuh of NAVTEQ, +1-312-894-3913, jennifer.schuh@navteq.com; or Bob Richter, +1-212-802-8588, bob@richtermedia.com, for NAVTEQ; or Craig Harvey of NVision Solutions, Inc., +1-228-688-2205, charvey@nvisionsolutions.com
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